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Malaysia: Export duty on crude palm oil increased from April 2014

Measure #7635 | Published 30 Oct 2014 | Inception 1 Apr 2014 ▲

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 Malaysia increased the export duty on crude palm oil in April 2014 from 5% to 5.5%. The export duty had been raised to 5% only in December 2013 (see related measure).

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Malaysia: Export duty on crude palm oil increased from December 2013

Measure #7634 | Published 30 Oct 2014 | Inception 1 Dec 2013 ▲

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Malaysia increased the export duty on crude palm oil in December 2013 from 4.5% to 5%.  

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Brazil: Import tariff increase on cylindrical sections of stainless steel and convex plates

Measure #7631 | Published 30 Oct 2014 | Inception 10 Nov 2011 ▲

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On 9 November 2011, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued Resolution no. 87 revoking the tariff rate quotas for:

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India: Expansion of product and market range for export subsidy

Measure #7624 | Published 29 Oct 2014 | Inception 1 Jan 2013 ▲

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 On 31 December 2012, the Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry made the following amendments in its export subsidy schemes -   

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Tunisia: Initiation of safeguard investigation on imports of medium density fibreboard (MDF)

Measure #7616 | Published 29 Oct 2014 ▲

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On September 30, 2014, the Tunisian Ministry of Trade and Crafts initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of medium density fibreboard (MDF).

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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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