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China: Import duty exemption on steel used as raw materials scrapped

Measure #11309 | Published 5 Apr 2016 | Inception 1 Jan 2015 ▲

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 On 2 July 2014, the Chinese Ministry of Finance issued a Notice scrapping the import duty exemptions for steel products used as raw materials.

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China: Eleven import/export processing bans lifted

Measure #11307 | Published 5 Apr 2016 | Inception 10 Nov 2015 ▲

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 On 10 November 2015, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce issued Announcement no.59/2015 scrapping the import/export processing bans on eleven products.

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China: New customs inspection regulations starting 2016

Measure #11306 | Published 5 Apr 2016 | Inception 1 Jan 2016 ▲

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 On 29 December 2015, the Chinese General Administration of Customs issued announcement 165/2015 changing the inspection regulations for a number of products.

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Russian Federation: State subsidies for the Far East and the Baikal region

Measure #11303 | Published 4 Apr 2016 | Inception 18 Mar 2016 ▲

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On 18 March 2016 the Russian Government (with Resolution No. 455-p) approved the upper bounds of state subsidies that nine investment project in the Far East and Baikal region can receive, as well as their respective upper bounds for 2016.

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China: Tariffs on several consumer goods reduced

Measure #11301 | Published 4 Apr 2016 | Inception 1 Jun 2015 ▲

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 On 21 May 2015, the Chinese Ministry of Finance announced in Notice 6/2015 the reduction of import tariffs on fourteen consumer goods. The new import tariffs came into force on 1 June 2015.

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China: Tariff adjustments starting 2016

Measure #11295 | Published 4 Apr 2016 | Inception 1 Jan 2016 ▲

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 On 4 December 2015, the Chinese Ministry of Finance announced in a Notice that it would change the import and export tariffs starting 1 January 2016.

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India: Deadline for meeting industry standards on sale of certain steel products extended by 6 months

Measure #11291 | Published 2 Apr 2016 | Inception 17 Mar 2016 ▲

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On 17 March 2016, the Indian Ministry of Steel extended the deadline for compliance with Indian standards for designated steel products ("Steel and Steel Products (Quality Control) (Amendment) Order, 2016"). 

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India: Indian standards certification made compulsory for manufacture or sale of steel products

Measure #11290 | Published 2 Apr 2016 | Inception 18 Mar 2016 ▲

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On 15 December 2015, the Indian Ministry of Steel published the Steel and Steel Products (Quality Control) Order, 2015.

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Canada/Province of Ontario: $85.7 million subsidy for a Honda plant

Measure #11281 | Published 2 Apr 2016 | Inception 6 Nov 2014 ▲

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On November 6, 2014 the government of Ontario announced that it will provide a conditional grant of up to $85.7 million to enhance workers' skills for a Honda project in Alliston.

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Canada/Province of Ontario: $50.25 million subsidy to an auto parts manufacturer

Measure #11279 | Published 2 Apr 2016 | Inception 12 Jan 2015 ▲

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On January 12, 2015 the government of Ontario announced a subsidy to Linamar, a global auto parts manufacturer based in Guelph. Provided through the Jobs and Prosperity Fund, the total investment is valued at $506.8 million.

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