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United States of America: Buy-American requirement for flags

Measure #6781 | Published 18 Jul 2014 ▲

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On June 25, 2014 the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs in the U.S. Senate approved the All-American Flag Act (S.1214). The full text of this "Buy American" measure is reproduced below.

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Belgium: State funding to steel group Duferco

Measure #6777 | Published 18 Jul 2014 | Inception 1 Sep 2009 ▲

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On 16 October 2013, the European Commission launched an investigation into the funding of the steel group Duferco granted by the Belgian region Walloon. In the past, the steel company has received around EUR 517 million (incl.

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Slovenia: Regional aid to car manufacturer Revoz/Renault

Measure #6771 | Published 16 Jul 2014 | Inception 7 Oct 2011 ▲

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On 7 October 2011, the Slovenian authorities notified the European Commission on their intention to grant regional aid of EUR 40 million to the Revoz, d.d., for its production facility in Novo Mesto, Slovenia.

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Poland: Regional aid to car manufacturer Fiat

Measure #6770 | Published 16 Jul 2014 | Inception 9 Feb 2011 ▲

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On 28 January 2010, the Polish authorities notified the European Commission on their intention to grant regional aid of EUR 39.34 million to the Fiat Powertrain Technologies Poland Sp. z o.o.  

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Hungary: Regional aid to car manufacturer Audi

Measure #6769 | Published 16 Jul 2014 | Inception 28 Oct 2009 ▲

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On 28 October 2009, the European Commission has approved a regional aid package of EUR 49.52 million for an investment project of the car manufacturer Audi in Gyor, Hungary.  

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Germany: Regional aid to car manufacturer BMW

Measure #6768 | Published 16 Jul 2014 | Inception 13 Jul 2011 ▲

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On 13 July 2011, the European Commission has approved a regional aid of EUR 17 million for the car manufacturer BMW in order to produce two new car models - the “i3 Mega City Vehicle” and the “i8 sport” in the city of Leipz

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Germany: Regional aid to car manufacturer Porsche

Measure #6767 | Published 16 Jul 2014 | Inception 11 Jul 2012 ▲

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On 11 July 2012, the European Commission approved a regional aid of EUR 43.67 million for the car manufacturer Porsche in order to extend a production plant in Leipzig, Germany.

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India: Removal of export restrictions on 5000 bales of Assam Comilla cotton for 2012 season

Measure #6730 | Published 26 Jun 2014 | Inception 22 Mar 2012 ▲

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 On 22 March 2012, India removed any restrictions on export of 5,000 bales of Assam Comilla cotton for the 2012 season up to 30 September 2012. The export will require registration with the Director General of Foreign Trade.

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India: Reduced restrictions on export of casein and its derivatives

Measure #6729 | Published 26 Jun 2014 | Inception 1 May 2012 ▲

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 On 1 May 2012, India removed the export ban on casein, caseinates, casein derivatives and casein glues. However, a license is still required for the export of the above products.

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Australia: Liberalised foreign investment screening

Measure #6727 | Published 26 Jun 2014 | Inception 4 Aug 2009 ▲

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On 4 August 2009, Mr Wayne Swan, Deputy Prime Minister and Treasurer, announced reforms to Australia's foreign investment screening framework.

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