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Brazil: Government subsidizes cotton lint with USD 41 million for harvest of 2013/2014 and 2014

Measure #8921 | Published 20 May 2015 | Inception 24 Oct 2014 ▲

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On 24 October 2014, the government of Brazil stated that it is going to guarantee the minimum price for the cotton harvest of 2013/2014 and 2014 with a subsidy worth USD 40,67 million (101,3 million real).  

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Brazil: Government subsidizes wheat with USD 164 million

Measure #8919 | Published 20 May 2015 | Inception 17 Aug 2012 ▲

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On 17 August 2012, the government of Brazil stated that it is going to guarantee the minimum price for the wheat harvest of 2012 with a subsidy worth USD 163.7 million (330 million real).  

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Brazil: Government subsidizes wheat with USD 109 million

Measure #8917 | Published 20 May 2015 | Inception 24 Nov 2011 ▲

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On 24 November 2011, the government of Brazil stated that it is going to guarantee the minimum price for the wheat harvest with a subsidy worth USD 109.3 million (200 million real).  

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China: Canceled purchase incentives to foreign firms

Measure #8907 | Published 20 May 2015 | Inception 1 Jan 2009 ▲

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On 25 December 2008, the Ministry of Finance issued Notice No. 176.

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Turkey: Initiation of safeguard investigation on imports of porcelain and ceramic tableware/kitchenware

Measure #8904 | Published 20 May 2015 ▲

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On April 25th, 2015, the Turkish authorities initiated a safeguard investigation on imports of porcelain tableware and kitchenware as well as on imports of ceramic tableware and kitchenware.

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China: Canceled import tariff on Triacetyl Cellulose Film (TAC)

Measure #8889 | Published 20 May 2015 | Inception 1 Oct 2014 ▲

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On 13 October 2014, the Ministry of Finance issued Notice No. 59 of 2014.

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China: New export VAT rebates on pearl-, gem- and some metal-based products

Measure #8886 | Published 20 May 2015 | Inception 1 Jan 2015 ▲

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On 9 December 2014, the Ministry of Finance issued Notice No. 98 to include pearl-, gem- and some metal-based products to its VAT rebate policy.  

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China: Removal of most price controls for medicine

Measure #8876 | Published 19 May 2015 | Inception 1 Jun 2015 ▲

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On 4 May 2015, the National Development and Reform Commision issued Notice No. 904 to cancel the market price caps on medicines, except for anesthesia and psychiatric medicines. This policy will be effective on 1 June 2015. 

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Panama: Restored Import Tariffs on 37 Food Products

Measure #8871 | Published 19 May 2015 | Inception 21 Apr 2015 ▲

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On 21 April 2015, the government of the Republic of Panama restored import tariffs on 37 food products. The restored import tarriffs range from 1,5% to 155%.

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China: Cancelled VAT rebates for exporters of 406 products

Measure #8869 | Published 19 May 2015 | Inception 15 Jul 2010 ▲

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On 22 June 2010, the Ministry of Finance issued the Notice No. 57 of 2010. Starting from 15 July 2010, VAT rebate on 406 exported products will be canceled.

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