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Thailand: Import duty exemptions for certain export industries

Measure #7239 | Published 11 Sep 2014 | Inception 24 Nov 2010 ▲

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On 24 November 2010, Thailand published Announcement No. 1/2554 including import duty exemptions on imports of raw and essential materials required for production of export products and on products which are imported for re-export.

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Malaysia: Export duty reintroduced on crude palm oil exports

Measure #7235 | Published 11 Sep 2014 | Inception 1 Mar 2013 ▲

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Malaysia set the export duty on crude palm oil at 4.5% from March 2013 after allowing a duty exemption for the months of January and February 2013 (see related measure).  

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Russian Federation: Discussed legal amendments concerning oil extraction and exports

Measure #7233 | Published 11 Sep 2014 ▲

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Rossiyskaya Gazeta, an official newspaper of the Russian Government, Issue № 6478 of 11 September 2014, reports that the Cabinet of Ministers has prepared a draft bill that alters the oil tax and customs legislation.

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Malaysia: Reduction and eventual exemption from export duty for crude palm oil

Measure #7232 | Published 10 Sep 2014 | Inception 1 Jul 2014 ▲

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In July 2014, Malaysia reduced the export duty on Crude Palm oil from 5.5% to 5%.  

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Vietnam: Rubber exports exempt from tax

Measure #7231 | Published 10 Sep 2014 | Inception 2 Oct 2014 ▲

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On 18 August 2014, the Vietnamese Ministry of Finance issued Circular No. 111/2014/TT-BTC reducing export tax of rubber products under HS 4001, 4002, and 4005 from 1% to 0%.   The Circular tokk effect on 2 October 2014. 

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India: New strategy for promoting defense exports introduced

Measure #7229 | Published 10 Sep 2014 ▲

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The Indian Ministry for Defense issued a "Strategy for Defense Exports" in September 2014, which states measures to encourage and facilitate export of defence products:  

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China: Import Tax Incentives for the Development of the Software and Integrated Circuit Industries

Measure #7214 | Published 8 Sep 2014 | Inception 12 May 2011 ▲

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 On 12 May 2011, the General Administration of Customs issued the Annoucement on the Measures of Customs for Supporting the Development of the Software and Integrated Circuit Industries (Announcement [2011] No.30).

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Republic of Korea: Measures to mitigate volatility of capital flows

Measure #7202 | Published 7 Sep 2014 | Inception 13 Jun 2010 ▲

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On 13 June 2010, the Republic of Korea introduced macro-prudential measures to mitigate the volatility of capital flows. The three specific measures are:

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Republic of Korea: FDI zones for services sector extended

Measure #7201 | Published 7 Sep 2014 | Inception 5 Oct 2010 ▲

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On 5 October 2010, the Republic of Korea amended the Presidential Decree on the FDI Act. The amendments opened up investment in certain service sectors inside the designated FDI zones.

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South Africa: Preferential procurement rules for local products under the B-BBEE scheme

Measure #7200 | Published 7 Sep 2014 | Inception 7 Dec 2011 ▲

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On 8 June 2011, the National Treasury of South Africa gazetted new Preferential Procurement Regulations, which grants preference for local firms in line with the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) Act.

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