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Taxonomy: Affected Trading Partner - South Africa


Italy: Investment aid for processing and marketing of agricultural products in Bolzano

Measure #6856 | Published 25 Jul 2014 | Inception 1 Jan 2010 ▲

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On 7 July 2009, the European Commission allowed Italian authorities to provide investment aid for processing and marketing of agricultural products in the city of Bolzano.  

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UK: Tax relief for video games with cultural content

Measure #6854 | Published 24 Jul 2014 | Inception 1 Apr 2014 ▲

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On 27 March 2014, the European Commission allowed British authorities to introduce a tax relief for certain video games.

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United States of America/State of Minnesota: Buy American law for uniforms and safety equipment

Measure #6851 | Published 24 Jul 2014 | Inception 1 Jan 2010 ▲

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The Minnesota state legislature enacted a Buy American law in 2009 that concerns the purchase of uniforms and safety equipment. The law is reproduced in full below.

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Netherlands: Regional ad hoc aid to car manufacturer VDL NedCar

Measure #6842 | Published 23 Jul 2014 | Inception 13 Nov 2013 ▲

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On 13 November 2013, the European Commission allowed the Dutch authorities to provide the VDL NedCar with a direct grant worth EUR 6.5 million aimed at promoting regional development and job safeguarding in Born in the region of Limburg.

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Poland: Exemption from excise duty for taxable supplies of gas used for heating in agriculture, horticulture and fish farming

Measure #6822 | Published 22 Jul 2014 | Inception 28 Jan 2014 ▲

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On 28 January 2014, the European Commission allowed the Polish authorities to provide an exemption from excise duty for taxable supplies of gas used for heating to companies involved in agriculture, horticulture and fish farming.

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United States of America/State of Texas: Liberalization of law on informal imports of alcohol

Measure #6810 | Published 21 Jul 2014 | Inception 1 Sep 2011 ▲

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Alcohol is, by one of the peculiarities of U.S. constitutional law and history, one of the few products in which the state governments share regulatory authority over imports with the Federal government.

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Italy: Rescue aid for steam generator manufacturer Franco Tosi Meccanica SpA

Measure #6808 | Published 21 Jul 2014 | Inception 11 Mar 2014 ▲

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On 11 March 2014, the European Commission allowed the Italian authorities to provide rescue aid in the form a guarantee to the Tosi Meccanica SpA.  

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United States of America/State of Maryland: Bill expanding the scope of Buy American laws

Measure #6786 | Published 19 Jul 2014 | Inception 16 May 2013 ▲

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The Maryland General Assembly approved in its 2013 Regular Session, and the governor of Maryland signed into law, a law that expanded the scope of the local-content laws already on the books in that state.  

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Belgium: State funding to steel group Duferco

Measure #6777 | Published 18 Jul 2014 | Inception 1 Sep 2009 ▲

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On 16 October 2013, the European Commission launched an investigation into the funding of the steel group Duferco granted by the Belgian region Walloon. In the past, the steel company has received around EUR 517 million (incl.

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Poland: Regional aid to car manufacturer Fiat

Measure #6770 | Published 16 Jul 2014 | Inception 9 Feb 2011 ▲

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On 28 January 2010, the Polish authorities notified the European Commission on their intention to grant regional aid of EUR 39.34 million to the Fiat Powertrain Technologies Poland Sp. z o.o.  

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