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Taxonomy: Affected Trading Partner - Thailand


China: Temporary changes in export taxes on certain products

Measure #3817 | Published 26 Oct 2012 | Inception 1 Dec 2008 ▲

Description

As from 1 December 2008, China made a series of adjustments to export tariffs on certain goods. The changes were announced in the General Administration of Customs Report 84, 2008. The following adjustments were announced:

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[+ 23 more tariff lines]

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Singapore: Changes to the Training Employment Pass

Measure #3802 | Published 22 Oct 2012 | Inception 3 Jul 2012 ▲

Description

On 3 July 2012, the Ministry of Manpower revised the eligibility criteria of the Training Employment Pass (TEP) and its validity. The new rules have immediate effect.

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Singapore: Tightened rules for accompanying family members migration benefits

Measure #3801 | Published 22 Oct 2012 | Inception 1 Sep 2012 ▲

Description

On 9 July 2012, the Ministry of Manpower approved a series of restrictions on the dependant privileges for work pass holders. The changes are effective as of 1 September 2012.

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Spain: Restrictions on imports of biodiesel

Measure #3800 | Published 22 Oct 2012 ▲

Description

On 20 April 2012, the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism approved a general provision concerning the supply of biodiesel in Spain.

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Viet Nam: Import certification requirements for cars up to 9 seats

Measure #3785 | Published 18 Oct 2012 | Inception 26 Jun 2011 ▲

Description

Circular 20/2011/TT-BCT on supplementary procedures for imports of cars with 9 seats or less was issued on May 12th, 2011, and took effect on June 26th, 2011.

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Viet Nam: Import restrictions on wines & spirits, mobile phones and cosmetics

Measure #3784 | Published 18 Oct 2012 | Inception 1 Jun 2011 ▲

Description

Notice 197/TB-BCT on imports of wines & spirits, mobile phones and cosmetics was issued on 6 May 2011 and entered into force on 1 June 2011.

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[+ 11 more jurisdictions]

Viet Nam: Reference prices and minimum import values for certain products

Measure #3783 | Published 18 Oct 2012 | Inception 29 Jan 2011 ▲

Description

Official Letter no. 348/TCHQ-TXNK on the List of Administrated Imported Goods at Risks and (Reference) Prices was issued on January 21st, 2011 by the General Department of Customs (under the aegis of the Ministry of Finance).

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[+ 61 more tariff lines]

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Viet Nam: New tariffs for 2012

Measure #3782 | Published 18 Oct 2012 | Inception 1 Jan 2012 ▲

Description

Circular 157/2011/TT-BTC was enacted by the Ministry of Finance on 14 November 2011 and took effect from 1 January 2012. Around 945 import tariffs are cut in line with Vietnam's WTO commitments.

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[+ 3 more sectors]

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[+ 92 more tariff lines]

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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 ▲

Description

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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[+ 9 more sectors]

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[+ 235 more tariff lines]

Viet Nam: New automatic license regime

Measure #3780 | Published 18 Oct 2012 | Inception 4 Jan 2009 ▲

Description

Automatic licensing regimes for imports of key consumer goods were re-introduced by the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade (MOIT) in January 2009 (Circular 17/2008/TT-BCT).

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[+ 2 more sectors]

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[+ 61 more tariff lines]

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[+ 30 more jurisdictions]