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Taxonomy: Affected Trading Partner - Japan


Turkey: Increase in import tariff on certain flat-rolled stainless iron and steel products from 8% to 10%

Measure #12477 | Published 5 Aug 2016 | Inception 1 Jan 2016 ▲

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On 1 January 2016, the Turkish authorities increased the import tariff on certain flat-rolled stainless iron and steel products from 8% to 10%.

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Turkey: Elimination of import tariff on certain iron and steel goods

Measure #12476 | Published 5 Aug 2016 | Inception 1 Jan 2016 ▲

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On 1 January 2016, the Turkish authorities eliminated the import tariff of 6% on certain iron and steel products falling under HS code subheadings: 7225.40.12 and 7226.91.20.

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SACU: Initiation of safeguard investigation on imports of flat hot-rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel

Measure #12472 | Published 4 Aug 2016 ▲

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On 29 July 2016, the South African authorities announced the initiation of a safeguard investigation on imports of flat hot-rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel.

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GCC: Initiation and subsequent termination of safeguard investigation on imports of certain steel angles, channels and beams

Measure #12470 | Published 4 Aug 2016 ▲

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On 7 November 2009, the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of certain steel angles, channels and beams.

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EC: New import and export license regime for agricultural products

Measure #12469 | Published 4 Aug 2016 | Inception 6 Nov 2016 ▲

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 On 18 May 2016, the European Commission issued regulation 2016/1239 consolidating its legislation on importing and exporting licences for agricultural products.

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Canada/Province of Alberta: Revised taxes and new subsidies for beer

Measure #12464 | Published 3 Aug 2016 | Inception 5 Aug 2016 ▲

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The provincial government of Alberta announced a new policy on July 12, 2016 (effective August 5, 2016) by which it will tax brewers regardless of size at the rate of $1.25 per litre, and also provide grants to Alberta's smaller craft breweries.

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Mexico: Establishment of the list of petroleum and oil products subject to mandatory prior import authorization

Measure #12450 | Published 31 Jul 2016 | Inception 1 Jan 2015 ▲

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Effective 1 January 2015, the Energy Ministry of Mexico for the first time stated that the following petroleum and oil products were subject to mandatory prior import authorization: 2709, 2710, 2711 and 2712.

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Mexico: Import tariff increases on 31 tariff lines

Measure #12449 | Published 31 Jul 2016 | Inception 6 Jan 2016 ▲

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The government of Mexico on 6 January 2016 increased to up to fifteen percent the import tariffs on 31 tariff lines.

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China: Termination of definitive antidumping duty on imports of hydrazine hydrate from Japan, the Republic of Korea, the United States and France

Measure #12377 | Published 28 Jul 2016 | Inception 17 Jun 2011 ▲

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On 17 June 2010, the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty imposed on imports of hydrazine hydrate from Japan, the Republic of Korea, the United States and France (MOFCOM Ann

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India: Special tax and incentives package announced for the textiles sector

Measure #12222 | Published 27 Jul 2016 | Inception 22 Jun 2016 ▲

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On 22 June 2016, the Government of India approved a package for the Textiles and Apparel sector. According to the official press release, these measures are expected to promote "employment generation, economies of scale and boost exports

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