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Taxonomy: Affected Trading Partner - Saint Vincent and the Grenadines


India: Exemption from excise duty for exporters under Focus Market Scheme

Measure #5971 | Published 11 Feb 2014 | Inception 9 Jul 2012 ▲

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On 9 July 2012, the Indian Ministry of Finance allowed exemptions to exporters under the Focus Market Scheme from payments of local excise duties (taxes on domestic production).  

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Indonesia: Easing of restrictions on imports of animal-based products

Measure #5621 | Published 29 Nov 2013 | Inception 28 May 2013 ▲

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On 28 May 2013, the Ministry of Trade (according to Regulation 22/2013) eased restrictions on imports of live animals, meat and other animal-based products.   The regulation eliminates:

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Canada: Removal of 72 countries and territories from the General Preferential Tariff program

Measure #5557 | Published 14 Nov 2013 | Inception 1 Jan 2015 ▲

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Effective January 1, 2015, Canada will remove 72 countries and territories from beneficiary status under the General Preferential Tariff (GPT) program. The declared purpose of the change is to concentrate the remaining preferences on the leas

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EU: Export Subsidy for poultry terminated

Measure #5525 | Published 31 Oct 2013 | Inception 19 Jul 2013 ▲

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On July 18, 2013, the European Commission issued Implementing Regulation No. 689/2013, ending its last export subsidy, that for exports of poultry.

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Italy: Facilitating measures for participants to the Milan Universal Exposition 2015

Measure #4141 | Published 14 Feb 2013 | Inception 26 Jan 2013 ▲

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On 14 January 2013, the Italian Senate published law 3/2013, concerning measures aiming at easing the transit and stay of foreign workers participating to the Universal Exposition 2015, taking place in Milan.

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Canada: Graduation of countries from the General Preferential Tariff program

Measure #4095 | Published 26 Jan 2013 ▲

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The Government of Canada is currently engaged in a comprehensive review of its General Preferential Tariff (GPT) program for imports from developing countries.

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United Kingdom: Eased immigration rules for skilled workers

Measure #4001 | Published 13 Dec 2012 | Inception 13 Dec 2012 ▲

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On 13th December 2012, the United Kingdom Border Agency (UKBA) eased immigration regulations for skilled worker (sponsored with a job, Tier 2) transfers. The main changes are:

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EC: Suspension of autonomous common customs tariff duties on certain goods

Measure #3781 | Published 18 Oct 2012 | Inception 1 Jan 2012 ▲

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On 19 December 2011, the EC decided to suspend the common customs tariff on a multitude of goods, especially agricultural, fishery and industrial products. This tariff liberalisation will enter into force on 1 January 2012.

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United Kingdom: Stricter immigration rules

Measure #3776 | Published 16 Oct 2012 | Inception 9 Jul 2012 ▲

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On 9 July 2012, new immigration rules for non-EEA citizens were introduced. The main changes cover these areas:

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Italy: Reduced cost of financing for exporting companies

Measure #3704 | Published 1 Oct 2012 | Inception 1 Jul 2009 ▲

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On July 1st, 2009, the Italian Parliament approved a law decree titled "Anti-crisis measures".

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