Syndicate content

Taxonomy: Affected Trading Partner - Venezuela


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.

Sectors:


[+ 4 more sectors]

Tariff Lines:


[+ 63 more tariff lines]

Implementing Jurisdiction:

China: Eleven import/export processing bans lifted

Measure #11307 | Published 5 Apr 2016 | Inception 10 Nov 2015 ▲

Description

 On 10 November 2015, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce issued Announcement no.59/2015 scrapping the import/export processing bans on eleven products.

Sectors:

Tariff Lines:

China: Tariff adjustments starting 2016

Measure #11295 | Published 4 Apr 2016 | Inception 1 Jan 2016 ▲

Description

 On 4 December 2015, the Chinese Ministry of Finance announced in a Notice that it would change the import and export tariffs starting 1 January 2016.

Sectors:


[+ 22 more sectors]

Tariff Lines:


[+ 338 more tariff lines]

Implementing Jurisdiction:

United States of America: Increase in fees on certain non-immigrant visas

Measure #11275 | Published 1 Apr 2016 | Inception 18 Dec 2015 ▲

Description

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2016 (Public Law 114-113) that President Obama signed into law on December 18, 2015, increased fees for certain petitioners seeking visas under the H-1B (i.e., a non-immigrant visa allowing U.S.

Sectors:

Tariff Lines:

Implementing Jurisdiction:

Italy: Investment support to Novamont SpA

Measure #11235 | Published 30 Mar 2016 | Inception 14 Dec 2015 ▲

Description

 On 14 December 2015, the European Investment Bank agreed to provide 15 million EUR for the production of biochemicals and bioplastics by Novamont SpA, as part of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (henceforth: EFSI).

Sectors:

Tariff Lines:

Implementing Jurisdiction:

Italy: Investment support to Milazzo refinery

Measure #11231 | Published 30 Mar 2016 | Inception 17 Nov 2015 ▲

Description

 On 17 November 2015, the European Investment Bank agreed to provide 30 million EUR for the renovation of the Milazzo refinery, north off the coast of Sicily, as part of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (henceforth: EFSI).

Sectors:

Tariff Lines:

Implementing Jurisdiction:

EC: New support package for European farmers

Measure #11191 | Published 22 Mar 2016 | Inception 14 Mar 2016 ▲

Description

 On 14 March 2016, the European Commission announced a new support package for European farmers. A previous package was announced on 7 September 2015 (cf. Related Measures).

Sectors:

Tariff Lines:

Germany: State aid to Salzgitter AG

Measure #11188 | Published 22 Mar 2016 | Inception 14 Apr 2010 ▲

Description

 On 14 April 2010, the European Commission approved state aid worth 19 million EUR to the German steel manufacturer Salzgitter AG to finance a new production method.

Sectors:

Tariff Lines:


[+ 9 more tariff lines]

Implementing Jurisdiction:

Italy: Investment support for the steel products manufacturer Arvedi

Measure #11187 | Published 22 Mar 2016 | Inception 22 May 2015 ▲

Description

On 22 May 2015, the European Investment Bank initiated the Arvedi Modernisation Programme as part of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (henceforth: EFSI).  

Sectors:

Tariff Lines:

Implementing Jurisdiction:

Italy: Bail out to steel producer Ilva

Measure #11186 | Published 22 Mar 2016 | Inception 21 Oct 2015 ▲

Description

On 20 January 2016, the European Commission announced in a press release that it had initiated an investigation into the state aid provided by Italy to its bankrupt steel producer Ilva in Taranto, where the  EU's largest steel plant is locate

Sectors:

Tariff Lines:


[+ 8 more tariff lines]

Implementing Jurisdiction: