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Republic of Korea: Elimination of import-licensing capital requirement on certain alcoholic beverages

Measure #7194 | Published 7 Sep 2014 | Inception 15 Feb 2013 ▲

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On 15 February 2013, the Republic of Korea abolished the import-licensing capital requirement (previously at 50 million won, roughly US$ 44,500) for wines, beers, and whiskeys.

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Republic of Korea: Foreign exchange derivative positions restricted

Measure #7193 | Published 7 Sep 2014 | Inception 1 Dec 2012 ▲

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On 27 November 2012, the Ministry of Strategy and Finance of the Republic of Korea announced restrictions on the extent that banks can hold foreign exchange derivative positions, lowering the maximum to 30% of equity for domestic banks (down from

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Republic of Korea: Increased foreign ownership limits in the telecom sector

Measure #7192 | Published 7 Sep 2014 | Inception 13 Aug 2013 ▲

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On 13 August 2013, the Telecommunications Business Act was amended. Foreign investors from FTA partners are henceforth allowed to indirectly own up to 100% of Korean facility-based telecommunication business.  

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Brazil: Temporary import tariff reduction on ten goods

Measure #7191 | Published 6 Sep 2014 | Inception 23 Jul 2014 ▲

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On 22 July 2014, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued Resolution no. 56 reducing the import tariffs within specified quotas for various goods:  

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Ukraine: Proposed introduction of export duty on sunflower oil

Measure #7181 | Published 4 Sep 2014 ▲

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In the Verkhovna Rada (legislature) draft law #4858 was discussed. It proposes the exports of unrefined sunflower oil (code 1512 11 91 00) to be charged with a duty at the amount of 3%, starting from 1 January 2015. 

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The Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan: Temporary cancellation of import duties on certain components and apparatus

Measure #7178 | Published 3 Sep 2014 | Inception 1 Jul 2014 ▲

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From 1 July 2014 to 31 December 2015 inclusive the Customs Union (CU) of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan temporary cancels the import tariffs on gas-insulated circuit breakers, disconnections, earthing (grounding), bushings, and housings of alumini

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China: Extended import duty exemption for domestic airlines

Measure #7163 | Published 31 Aug 2014 | Inception 1 Jan 2013 ▲

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On 10 March 2014, the Ministry of Finance, the General Administration of Customs and the State Administration of Taxation jointly issued the Amendment on the "Notice concerning the Taxation on Aircraft Equipment Imported for Maintenance Purpo

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China: Import Tax Exemption on Aircraft Equipment Imported by Domestic Airlines

Measure #7162 | Published 31 Aug 2014 | Last Updated 19/05/2014 | Inception 1 Jan 2011 ▲

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On 9 December 2010, the Ministry of Finance, the General Administration of Customs and the State Administration of Taxation jointly issued the "Notice on Issues concerning the Taxation on Air Materials Imported for Maintenance Purposes by Dom

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Vietnam: Reduced restrictions for import of lubricating oils and greases by foreign invested enterprises

Measure #7154 | Published 29 Aug 2014 | Inception 27 Mar 2014 ▲

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 On 27 March 2014, Vietnam issued Circular 3161/TCHQ-GSQL which removed the requirement for foreign invested enterprises (FIEs) in Vietnam to obtain a certification form the Ministry of Industry and Trade for the import of lubricating oils an

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The Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan: Temporary cancellation of import duties on certain types of timber wood

Measure #7142 | Published 28 Aug 2014 | Inception 12 Jun 2014 ▲

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With Decision № 64 of the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission of 13 May, 2014 a zero rate of the import duty on certain types of timber wood (code 4408 39 850 9) was introduced. The decision entered into force on 12 June 2014 and will b

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