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Taxonomy: Affected Trading Partner - Japan


United States of America: Possible imposition of fee to promote paper and paper packaging

Measure #5396 | Published 24 Sep 2013 ▲

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The Agricultural Marketing Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture proposes a Paper and Paper-Based Packaging Promotion, Research and Information Order.

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Russian Federation: Amendments to approved list of recognised foreign educational organisations

Measure #5393 | Published 23 Sep 2013 | Inception 19 Sep 2013 ▲

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With decree №1694-р of September 19, 2013, the Russian Government approved a list of 201 foreign educational organisations (a decrease of 11 compared to 2012) of 23 countries whose documents for earned qualifications and (or) educational degree ar

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United States of America: AD and CVD petitions against grain-oriented electrical steel imported from several countries

Measure #5392 | Published 22 Sep 2013 ▲

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On September 18, 2013, a coalition of two firms (AK Steel Corporation and Allegheny Ludlum LLC) and one labor union (United Steelworkers) filed a set of antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) petitions against grain-oriented electrical ste

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India: Increased import duties on jewellery

Measure #5391 | Published 21 Sep 2013 | Inception 17 Sep 2013 ▲

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On 17 September 2013, India increased import duties on jewellery. In particular, duties on the following tariff lines were increased from 10 to 15 per cent: 

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India: Loan to Sri Lanka for financing various infrastructure projects with the condition to source inputs from India

Measure #5390 | Published 21 Sep 2013 | Inception 11 Apr 2012 ▲

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On 17 January 2012, the Government of India agreed to provide a loan of USD 382.37 million to the Government of Sri Lanka for financing machinery, equipment, goods and services to develop the following:

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India: Loan to Zambia to develop pre-fabricated health posts with the condition to source inputs from India

Measure #5388 | Published 21 Sep 2013 | Inception 8 Jun 2012 ▲

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On 29 March 2012, the Government of India agreed to provide a loan of USD 50 million to the Government of the Republic of Zambia for financing machinery, equipment, goods and services to develop pre-fabricated health posts.  

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Viet Nam: Import duty on four commodities raised

Measure #5369 | Published 19 Sep 2013 | Inception 14 Oct 2013 ▲

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On August 30, 2013, the Vietnamese Ministry of Finance published Circular no. 125/2013/TT-BTC, announcing the increase in tariff rates on:

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Guam: ‘Buy Local’ policy extended to airport

Measure #5359 | Published 18 Sep 2013 | Inception 1 Oct 2013 ▲

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In the U.S. Territory of Guam on September 11, 2013, the island’s ‘buy local’ policy was extended to the main airport, where a “Made in Guam” Business Incubator Program was introduced.

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Brazil: Temporary import tariff reduction on IT and telecommunication goods

Measure #5358 | Published 17 Sep 2013 | Inception 14 Nov 2012 ▲

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On 13 November 2012, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) reduced the import tariffs on four items belonging to the information technology and telecommunication’s sector. The following tariff codes are affected:

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The Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan: Tariff increase on certain self-propelled machinery

Measure #5357 | Published 17 Sep 2013 | Inception 13 Sep 2013 ▲

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On 13 August 2013, the Collegium of the Eurasian Economic Commission of the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan (according to Decision № 170) amended the Commodity Nomenclature for Foreign Economic Activity concerning certain types of

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