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Indonesia: Migration ban on domestic workers to the Middle East

Measure #8853 | Published 15 May 2015 | Inception 4 May 2015 ▲

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 On 4 May 2015, the Indonesian Ministry of Manpower announced a ban on Indonesian nationals from working as domestic workers in 21 Middle Eastern and African countries.

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China: New Import Tax Rebate on Liquefied Natural Gas

Measure #8815 | Published 12 May 2015 | Inception 1 Jan 2011 ▲

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On 1 August 2011, the Ministry of Finance issued Notice No. 39 of 2011.

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China: Import Consumption Tax on Petroleum Products Raised

Measure #8808 | Published 11 May 2015 | Inception 13 Jan 2015 ▲

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On 12 January 2015, the General Administration of Customs issued Notice No. 2 of 2015.  

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China: Extension of Import Tax Rebate on Liquefied Natural Gas

Measure #8797 | Published 8 May 2015 | Inception 1 Jan 2011 ▲

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On 21 April 2014, the Ministry of Finance issued Notice No. 8 to extend a similar notice published in 2011 (Notice No. 39 of that year). 

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China: New VAT rebates for exporters of 246 products

Measure #8792 | Published 7 May 2015 | Inception 1 Jan 2015 ▲

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On 31 December 2014, the Ministry of Finance published Notice No. 150 to adjust the current VAT rebate policy to include exports on additional product codes.

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EC: State aid for pig meat storage

Measure #8791 | Published 7 May 2015 | Inception 9 Mar 2015 ▲

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On 5 March 2015, the European Commission issued regulation 360/2015 providing storage aid for pig meat producers. The aid was argued to be necessary due to the low prices of pig meat on international markets.

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China: Canceled VAT rebate for exporters of boron-added steel products

Measure #8790 | Published 7 May 2015 | Inception 1 Jan 2015 ▲

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On 31 December 2014, the State Council canceled the export tax rebate on boron-added steel products. The new policy will come into effect from 1 January 2015.   

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China: Removal of export taxes on pig iron, rare earths, tungsten, processed aluminum articles and molybdenum

Measure #8787 | Published 7 May 2015 | Inception 1 May 2015 ▲

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On 23 April 2015, the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council issued Notice No. 3, revoking the export taxes on pig irons, rare earths, tungsten, processed aluminum articles and molybdenum.

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France: Expanded list of restricted sectors requiring approval before foreign acquisition

Measure #8777 | Published 5 May 2015 | Inception 15 May 2014 ▲

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 On 14 May 2014, the French government announced decree 479/2014 expanding the list of "sensitive" sectors requiring an approval of any foreign purchase of controlling stakes in equity (cf.

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Turkey: Increased import quota for LED-printed circuit boards

Measure #8743 | Published 1 May 2015 | Inception 1 Jan 2015 ▲

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 On 27 October 2014, the Turkish government decided to raise the import quota for LED -printed circuit boards from the previous 16,000,000 pieces to now 40,000,000.   

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