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United States of America: Safeguard petition against imports of primary, unwrought aluminum (suspended)

Measure #11444 | Published 19 Apr 2016 ▲

Description

On April 18, 2016 the United Steelworkers (USW) filed a petition under the U.S. global safeguards law (section 201 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended) seeking the imposition of restrictions on imports of primary, unwrought aluminum.

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Brazil: Reduced tariff-rate quota on methanol

Measure #11433 | Published 18 Apr 2016 | Inception 28 Mar 2016 ▲

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On 28 March 2016, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued resolution no. 28 altering the tariff-rate quota on methanol which carries the Mercosur Common Nomenclaure (NCM) 2905.11.00.

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India: Trade implications of the 2016-17 Budget

Measure #11409 | Published 14 Apr 2016 | Inception 1 Mar 2016 ▲

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On 29 February 2016, India's Finance Minister presented the 2016-17 Union Budget. Implications for trade and commerce from the measures within this budget are summarised below.  

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Germany: Investment support for Heidelberger Druckmaschinen

Measure #11386 | Published 12 Apr 2016 | Inception 4 Apr 2016 ▲

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 On 4 April 2016, the European Investment Bank agreed to provide 100 million EUR for the development of new printing presses for Heidelberger Druckmaschinen, as part of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (henceforth: EFSI).

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China: Changed oil export quota in Q2 2016

Measure #11385 | Published 12 Apr 2016 | Inception 1 Apr 2016 ▲

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 On 1 April 2016, the Chinese government introduced new oil export quotas for the second quarter of 2016. The quota was reduced compared to the first quarter from 21 million tonnes to 14 million tonnes.

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China: Increased oil export quota in Q1 2016

Measure #11384 | Published 12 Apr 2016 | Inception 1 Jan 2016 ▲

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 On 1 January 2016, the Chinese government increased its oil export quota for the first quarter of 2016. Compared to the first quarter of 2015, the quota was raised from 9.75 million tonnes to 20.93 million tonnes.

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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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China: Import ban on solid waste

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

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 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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China: Eleven import/export processing bans lifted

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

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

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China: Tariff adjustments starting 2016

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

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 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.

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