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Taxonomy: Affected Trading Partner - South Africa


India: Import duty exemptions on certain pharmaceutical drugs withdrawn

Measure #11365 | Published 10 Apr 2016 | Inception 28 Jan 2016 ▲

Description

 On 28 January 2016, the Indian Ministry of Finance through Notification No. 6/2016-Customs withdrew duty exemptions on 76 pharmaceutical drugs.

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United States of America: Countervailing and antidumping duty investigation of carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length plate imports from twelve countries

Measure #11363 | Published 8 Apr 2016 ▲

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On April 8, 2016 a coalition of three firms (ArcelorMittal USA LLC, Nucor Corporation, and SSAB Enterprises, LLC) filed a petition seeking the imposition of countervailing and antidumping duties on imports of carbon and alloy steel cut-to-length p

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United States of America/State of Pennsylvania: Relaxation of Buy America rules for certain products made from steel

Measure #11351 | Published 8 Apr 2016 | Inception 24 Dec 2012 ▲

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On October 24, 2012 the Pennsylvania state legislature enacted a bill (H.B. 1840) that relaxed the state’s existing Buy American provisions with respect to certain steel products.  

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United States of America: Stricter Buy-American rules for steel and other materials in transportation projects

Measure #11347 | Published 7 Apr 2016 | Inception 6 Jul 2012 ▲

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On July 6, 2012 President Obama signed into law a bill (H.R.4348) known as the “Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act” (MAP-21).

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United States of America: Buy-American waivers struck down by court decision

Measure #11346 | Published 7 Apr 2016 | Inception 6 Jan 2016 ▲

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On January 6, 2016 the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) of the U.S.

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EC: Import ban on citrus products from certain South African regions

Measure #11344 | Published 7 Apr 2016 | Inception 13 Dec 2013 ▲

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 On 13 December 2013, the European Commission announced regulation 2013/754 banning the imports of citrus products from certain areas of South Africa faced by the black spot disease.

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China: Bail out of Heilongjiang Longmay Mining Holding Group

Measure #11340 | Published 7 Apr 2016 | Inception 20 Nov 2015 ▲

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 On 20 November 2015, the Chinese coal mining company Heilongjian Longmay Holding Group announced it will receive 3.8 billion RMB (ca. 600 million USD) in bailout from the local government.

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Greece: Export restrictions for 25 medicinal products

Measure #11335 | Published 7 Apr 2016 | Inception 16 Jul 2015 ▲

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On 16 July 2015, the Greek Health Ministry announced it would ban the re-export of 25 medicinal products. The move came after numerous reports of alleged "re-export abuses" which took advantage of the low prices in Greece.

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Indonesia: Changed provisions on importing used capital goods

Measure #11315 | Published 6 Apr 2016 | Inception 1 Feb 2016 ▲

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 On 29 December 2015, the Indonesian Ministry of Trade issued regulation 127/M-DAG/PER/12/2015 changing the regulations on importing used capital goods. The regulation replaces a 2011 regulation (cf. Related Measures).

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China: Import ban on solid waste

Measure #11310 | Published 5 Apr 2016 | Inception 1 Jan 2015 ▲

Description

 On 30 December 2014, the Chinese government issued Announcement No. 80/2014 introducing a ban on imports of solid waste. The annex to the announcement includes a catalogue of all products facing the import ban.

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