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Brazil: Temporary tariff reduction on certain information technology and telecommunications goods.

Measure #4797 | Published 14 Jun 2013 | Inception 4 Jun 2013 ▲

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On June 3, 2013, the Government of Brazil announced the temporary tariff reduction of the ad-valorem import duty applicable to certain information technology and telecommunications goods such as: radio frequency transmitters, data communication mo

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China: Initiation of antidumping investigation on solar-grade polysilicon from the EU

Measure #4794 | Published 14 Jun 2013 ▲

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On 1 November 2012, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) of the People’s Republic of China initiated an antidumping investigation on solar-grade polysilicon from the EU. The HS code in question is 2804.6190.

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Canada: Restrictions to the temporary foreign worker program

Measure #4778 | Published 14 Jun 2013 | Inception 29 Apr 2013 ▲

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On 29 April 2013, the Canadian Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development, Diane Finley, and the Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, Jason Kenney, announced reforms to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP).

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Canada: Strengthened rules of the family reunification regulation

Measure #4774 | Published 14 Jun 2013 | Inception 2 Jan 2014 ▲

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On 10 May 2013, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) announced that the Parent and Grandparent Program (PGP) would be re-activated starting on 2 January 2014. The program was suspended in November 2011 due to a high backlog in processing.

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China: Initiation of antidumping investigation on perchlorethylene from the EU and the US

Measure #4734 | Published 10 Jun 2013 ▲

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On 31 May 2013, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) of the People’s Republic of China issued the Notice No.32 (2013), announcing the initiation of an antidumping investigation on perchlorethylene (PCE).

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Belarus: Indirect state support for the export-orientated "Mogilevski Metallurgicheski Zavod"

Measure #4713 | Published 6 Jun 2013 | Inception 23 May 2013 ▲

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With Decree № 416 of May 23, 2013, the Council of Ministers of Belarus stipulated Belarusbank to be compensated from the 2013-2016 state budget for the export loan (USD 40.5 million) it provided to Joint-Stock Company "Mogilev Metallurgi

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Brazil: Increased import tariffs on IT and telecommunication goods

Measure #4702 | Published 24 May 2013 | Inception 21 Aug 2012 ▲

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On 21 August 2012, Brazil increased its import tariffs for various IT and telecommunication goods. The measure aims at stimulating the national capacity to innovate and strengthen its IT sector. The product categories affected are:

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Poland: Tax refund scheme for the agricultural sector

Measure #4635 | Published 22 May 2013 | Inception 19 Dec 2012 ▲

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On 21 June 2012, Poland notified the EC on the amendment of their agriculture support scheme from 2006.  

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India: Additional import duties on fertilisers

Measure #4628 | Published 21 May 2013 | Inception 18 Aug 2012 ▲

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On 18 August 2012, the Indian Ministry of Finance published the Notification No. 46/2012 imposing a 1 per cent additional customs duty on the following fertilisers: 1) Kyanite salts 2) Muriate of potash

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India: Increased import duties on raw sugar and steel alloys

Measure #4627 | Published 21 May 2013 | Inception 13 Jul 2012 ▲

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On July 13, 2012, the Indian Ministry of Finance issued Notification No. 45/2012 increasing the import duties on raw sugar and stell alloy imports:

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