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Taxonomy: Affected Trading Partner - Republic of Moldova


Brazil: Government subsidizes wheat with USD 164 million

Measure #8919 | Published 20 May 2015 | Inception 17 Aug 2012 ▲

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On 17 August 2012, the government of Brazil stated that it is going to guarantee the minimum price for the wheat harvest of 2012 with a subsidy worth USD 163.7 million (330 million real).  

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Brazil: Government subsidizes wheat with USD 109 million

Measure #8917 | Published 20 May 2015 | Inception 24 Nov 2011 ▲

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On 24 November 2011, the government of Brazil stated that it is going to guarantee the minimum price for the wheat harvest with a subsidy worth USD 109.3 million (200 million real).  

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Russian Federation: EXIAR insures shipments of made-in-Russia medicines to Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan

Measure #8905 | Published 20 May 2015 | Inception 13 Mar 2015 ▲

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According to an official press report of 13 March 2015, the Russian Agency for Export Credit and Investment Insurance (EXIAR) and Materia Medica, a leading pharmaceutical company on the Russian market, have signed a one-year export credit insuranc

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China: Nationwide VAT & Consumption Tax Refunds on Exported Vessels under Financial Leasing

Measure #8806 | Published 11 May 2015 | Inception 1 Oct 2014 ▲

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On 1 October 2014, China extended the tax refund policy on leased vessels and marine structures nationwide. The policy was previously restricted to a pilot program in the Tianjin area (see related measure).

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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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Turkey: Reduction of import tariff on bran, mangel and cornstalk

Measure #8745 | Published 2 May 2015 | Inception 2 Jul 2012 ▲

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On 24 August 2012, the Turkish government decided to remove the import tariff for mangel and cornstalk ranging from 8 - 19.3%. Furthermore, it reduced the import tariff for bran from 13.5% to 5%.

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Turkey: Import quota for barley and wheat

Measure #8739 | Published 1 May 2015 | Inception 2 Jul 2012 ▲

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On 24 August 2012, the Turkish governent introduced an import quota for barley and wheat. Effective retroactively from 2 July 2012, the following quantities may be imported duty free:

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Turkey: Import quota for maize

Measure #8738 | Published 1 May 2015 | Inception 5 Aug 2011 ▲

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On 5 August 2011, the Turkish government issued a decree in which an import quota for maize has been set. From 5 August 2011, a total of 500,000 tons of maize may be imported duty free.

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EC: Extended intervention period for butter and skimmed milk powder

Measure #8736 | Published 1 May 2015 | Inception 6 Sep 2014 ▲

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 On 4 September 2014, the European Commission announced regulation 949/2014 extending the annual intervention period for butter and skimmed milk powder from March-September to March-December.

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