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Taxonomy: Affected Trading Partner - Romania


Brazil: Extension of antidumping duty on imports of phenol from the European Union and the United States of America

Measure #7609 | Published 29 Oct 2014 | Inception 19 Sep 2014 ▲

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On September 18, 2014, the Brazilian authorities, after having conducted an expiry review, decided upon the continuation of the antidumping duty imposed on imports of phenol (industrial grade) from the European Union and the United States of Ameri

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Mexico: New law to open the Mexican electrical industry sector

Measure #7608 | Published 28 Oct 2014 | Inception 11 Aug 2014 ▲

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On 11 August 2014, the Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto, signed a new law (DOF: 11/08/2014), partially opening the domestic electrical market for foreign companies. Art.

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Indonesia: Eased import procedures for certain products

Measure #7603 | Published 28 Oct 2014 | Inception 1 Dec 2014 ▲

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On 14 October 2014, the Indonesian Ministry of Trade announced amendment 73/M-DAG/PER/10/2014 to the regulation 83/M-DAG/PER/12/2012 (cf.

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South Africa: Localisation measures in the Industrial Policy Action Plan 2014/15-2016/17

Measure #7594 | Published 27 Oct 2014 | Inception 8 Apr 2014 ▲

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Early in April 2014, the South African Department for Trade and Industry (DTI) published its annual update to the Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP), containing numerous pledges to strengthen localisation of products and sectors.

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United Kingdom: Relaxation of tax rules for short-term business visitors

Measure #7593 | Published 27 Oct 2014 | Inception 2 Sep 2014 ▲

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On 2 September 2014, Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) published a new EP 4 Agreement on its website.

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India: Domestic procurement policy for 23 IT products

Measure #7582 | Published 26 Oct 2014 | Inception 5 Oct 2012 ▲

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 On 5 October 2012, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology added 23 Information Technology (IT) products to the list of manufactured electronic goods where a preference is given to domestic products in procurement by govern

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India: Domestic procurement policy for biometric iris sensors

Measure #7581 | Published 26 Oct 2014 | Inception 1 Oct 2014 ▲

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 On 1 October 2014, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology added biometric iris sensors to the list of manufactured electronic goods where a preference is given to domestic products in procurement by government minsitries d

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India: Domestic procurement policy for biometric access control/authentication devices

Measure #7579 | Published 25 Oct 2014 | Inception 1 Oct 2014 ▲

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 On 1 October 2014, the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology added biometric access control/authentication devices to the list of manufactured electronic goods where a preference is given to domestic products in procurement b

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China: Adjustments to the import tariff rates of several products

Measure #7578 | Published 25 Oct 2014 | Inception 1 Mar 2014 ▲

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On 24 February 2014, the Chinese government announced plans to abolish import tariffs and import value-added taxes on semi-submersible drilling rigs, liquefied natural gas tankers and other facilities used for the exploration of natural resources

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Republic of Korea: Temporary lower in-quota tariffs on certain products 2014

Measure #7562 | Published 24 Oct 2014 | Inception 1 Jan 2014 ▲

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Effective from 1 January 2013, the Republic of Korea has established tariff-rate quotas (TRQ) for various products and various durations. The longest duration is from 1 Jan 2014 to 31 Dec 2014.

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