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UK: New procurement guidelines to promote British steel

Measure #11183 | Published 21 Mar 2016 | Inception 3 Nov 2015 ▲

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 On 3 November 2015, the UK government announced in a press release that it had sent out a Procurement Policy Notice on steel to all government departments informing them of updated selection criteria.  

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Thailand: Initiation of safeguard investigation on imports of structural hot rolled H­-beam with alloy

Measure #11181 | Published 20 Mar 2016 ▲

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On 4 February 2016, the Thai authorities initiated a safeguard investigation on imports structural hot rolled H­-beam with alloy. The products subject to investigation are classified under the following HS codes: 7228.70.10 and 7228.70.90.

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Chile: Initiation and subsequent termination of safeguard investigation on imports of steel nails, wires and mesh

Measure #11180 | Published 20 Mar 2016 ▲

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On 1 December 2015, the Commission on Distortions of Chile initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of steel nails, steel wires and steel mesh (Official Journal of the Republic of Chile No. 41.321, 01.12.2015).

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Argentina: A financial state aid of 800 million pesos (USD 53,595,552) for producers of pears and apples from the region of Rio Negro and Nequen

Measure #11175 | Published 20 Mar 2016 | Inception 7 Jan 2016 ▲

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On 7 January 2016, the Ministry of Agroindustry alongside the Argentine Banca de la Nacion, announced their decision to introduce a financial state aid of 800 million pesos (USD 53,595,552) over the course of the year, for producers of pears and a

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Japan: JBIC signs USD 22 million loan agreement with PT Krakatau Nippon Steel Sumikin

Measure #11163 | Published 17 Mar 2016 | Inception 4 Mar 2016 ▲

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On 4 March 2016, the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) signed overseas investment loan agreement with PT Krakatau Nippon Steel Sumikin amounting to a maximum USD 22 million.

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Japan: JBIC signs USD 111 million loan agreement to support the Japanese steel industry’s overseas business activities

Measure #11162 | Published 17 Mar 2016 | Inception 22 Feb 2016 ▲

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On 22 February 2016, the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) signed a USD 111 million overseas investment loan agreement with Al Gharbia Pipe Company LLC (AGPC) from the United Arab Emirates.

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Iceland: State aid to Becromal

Measure #11160 | Published 16 Mar 2016 | Inception 30 Dec 2010 ▲

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 On 30 December 2010, the Icelandic government signed an investment agreement with a number of subsidiaries belonging to the Italian-owned aluminium foil producer Becromal with manufacturing locations in Iceland.

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Poland: Bail out of the Coal Company

Measure #11158 | Published 16 Mar 2016 ▲

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On 15 March 2016, three Polish state-owned energy companies PGE, Energa and PGNiG agreed to provide 1.5 billion PLN (ca. 350 million EUR) to the Polish Mining Company (henceforth: PGG).

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Russian Federation: State support for automakers in 2016

Measure #11156 | Published 15 Mar 2016 | Inception 23 Jan 2016 ▲

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On 23 January 2016 the Russian Government approved the state programme for support of the local automobile industry for 2016 (Resolution No. 71).

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Argentina: A reduction of export taxes for all minerals and manufactured products

Measure #11153 | Published 15 Mar 2016 | Inception 21 Dec 2015 ▲

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Argentina by means of Decree No. 160/2015,  announced the total removal of export taxes for all mineral and manufactured products.

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