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Taxonomy: Affected Trading Partner - South Africa


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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EC: Import tariff increases on maize, sorghum and rye

Measure #7630 | Published 30 Oct 2014 | Inception 19 Sep 2014 ▲

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On 18 September 2014, the European Commission issued Regulation No. 984/2014, increasing the import duties on maize, sorghum and rye from EUR 5.32 per tonne to EUR 10.44 per tonne.

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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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India: Initiation and subsequent termination of safeguard investigation on imports of cold-rolled flat products of stainless steel

Measure #7615 | Published 29 Oct 2014 | Last Updated 23/03/2015 ▲

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On September 19, 2014, the Indian Directorate General of safeguards initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of cold-rolled flat products of stainless steel (of chromium type, 400 series encompassing all martensitic and ferritic grades as pe

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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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India: Export benefits to certain textile and leather products to the EU

Measure #7598 | Published 27 Oct 2014 | Inception 1 Mar 2014 ▲

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 On 27 February 2014, the Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry provided export benefits under the Market Linked Product Focus Scheme (MLPFS) for exports of finished leather, cotton yarn, cotton facbric, knitted fabrics, and cotton madeups

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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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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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