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EAC: Impose of levy on all imports into the Community

Measure #10882 | Published 22 Jan 2016 | Inception 1 Jul 2014 ▲

Description

On the 1 July 2014 the East African Community (EAC) imposed an infrastructure levy of 1.5% on all imports into the Community. This is with the exception of the United Republic of Tanzania, which will temporarily apply this levy for one year.

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Malaysia: Customs duty decrease on various steel and iron goods, polyethylene and propylene copolymers

Measure #10871 | Published 20 Jan 2016 | Inception 1 Jan 2012 ▲

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On 1 January 2012 the government of Malaysia decreased the custom duty on various steel and iron goods and articles thereof as well as calcium carbide and specific unsaturated acyclic hydrocarbons from 25% to 20%.

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EC: Extended state aid for wine sector prolonged

Measure #10865 | Published 18 Jan 2016 | Inception 17 Jan 2016 ▲

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 On 16 January 2016, the European Commission announced regulation 2016/38 on the extended advance payments ceiling for the wine sector.

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United States of America/State of New York: Subsidies to Alcoa aluminum plant

Measure #10846 | Published 9 Jan 2016 | Inception 24 Nov 2015 ▲

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo of New York announced on November 24, 2015 that the state had come to an agreement to keep open an Alcoa aluminum plant on the St. Lawrence River. The deal entails nearly $70 million in state subsidies.

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Malaysia: Import tariff decreased on various plastics, teats for feeding bottles and specific flat-rolled iron or alloy-steel products

Measure #10825 | Published 3 Jan 2016 | Inception 1 Jan 2013 ▲

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On 1 January 2013 the government of Malaysia decreased import tariffs on various plastic articles i.e. polyethylene, polypropylene and propylene copolymers; as well as teats for feeding bottles and the like from 15% to 10%.

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Argentina: Argentina eliminates export taxes on several agricultural products as well as reduces export taxes on soybeans

Measure #10815 | Published 30 Dec 2015 | Inception 14 Dec 2015 ▲

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On 14 December 2014, the government of Argentina announced its decision to eliminate the export taxes on the following products: wheat, corn, sunflower, sorghum and meat.

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India: Minimum Export Price on Onions withdrawn (December 2015)

Measure #10799 | Published 29 Dec 2015 | Inception 24 Dec 2015 ▲

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 On 24 December 2015, the Indian government withdrew the Minimum Export Price (MEP) applicable on export of onions. The MEP was last set at USD 400 per metric tonne in December 2015 (see related measure). 

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Kazakhstan: Abolition of export duty on various aluminium products

Measure #10794 | Published 26 Dec 2015 | Inception 15 Aug 2013 ▲

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On the 5 August 2013 the government of the Republic of Kazakhstan approved Decree No. 788. It entered into force on 15 August 2013 and introduced changes to Decree No. 520 of 7 June 2010.

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Sri Lanka: Import levy decreased on certain plant crude oils (July 2015)

Measure #10783 | Published 19 Dec 2015 | Inception 21 Jul 2015 ▲

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 On 21 July 2015, Sri Lanka decreased the Special Commodity Levy on imports of crude oils of soyabean, palm and sunflower from Rs. 105 per kg. to Rs.

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EC: Export refunds restricted as part of CAP reform

Measure #10770 | Published 17 Dec 2015 ▲

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On 20 December 2013, the European Commission published regulation 1308/2013 on EU's single common market organisation for agricultural products.

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