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Taxonomy: Affected Trading Partner - Venezuela


Brazil: Temporary reduction on the import tariff for primary aluminium

Measure #7542 | Published 21 Oct 2014 | Inception 19 Feb 2014 ▲

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On 18 February 2014, the Brazilian External Trade Chamber (CAMEX) issued Resolution No. 7 reducing the import tariff for primary aluminium from 6% to 2%.

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Mexico: New Law to open the Mexican hydrocarbons market

Measure #7537 | Published 20 Oct 2014 | Inception 11 Aug 2014 ▲

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On 11 August 2014, the Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto, signed a new law (DOF: 11/08/2014), opening up the domestic hydrocarbon market for foreign companies. Art.

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China: Regions have to abolish special requirements for electric and hybrid cars

Measure #7497 | Published 15 Oct 2014 | Inception 21 Jul 2014 ▲

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On 21 July 2014, the Chinese State Council issued a Directive which reduces regional protectionism regarding sales of domestically produced electric and hybrid cars.

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Brazil: Withdrawal of import tariff on 300,000 tonnes of aluminium

Measure #7477 | Published 14 Oct 2014 | Inception 6 Aug 2014 ▲

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On 5 August 2014, the Câmara de Comércio Exterior (CAMEX) has issued Resolution No. 61, withdrawing all import tariffs on 300,000 tonnes of primary aluminium for 12 months. 

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Brazil: Imposition of new local content requirements to boost the domestic solar industry

Measure #7469 | Published 13 Oct 2014 | Last Updated 12/08/2014 | Inception 12 Aug 2014 ▲

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On 3 July 2014, Mauricio Tolmasquim, the head of the Energy Research Agency (EPE), announced that EPE and the Brazilian development bank (BNDES) are working on new local content regulations with the intention to boost the domestic solar industry.

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Brazil: Temporary import tariff reduction on rutile pigments and on PVC

Measure #7412 | Published 9 Oct 2014 | Inception 26 Dec 2011 ▲

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On 23 December 2011, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued Resolution no. 97 introducing tariff rate quotas for 12 months on:

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Brazil: Temporary import tariff reduction on 286 capital goods and 93 integrated systems goods

Measure #7411 | Published 9 Oct 2014 | Inception 13 Dec 2011 ▲

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On 9 December 2011, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued Resolution no. 96 reducing the import tariffs on 286 capital goods and 93 integrated systems goods to 2%.

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Brazil: Temporary import tariff reduction on 162 capital goods and 29 integrated systems goods

Measure #7409 | Published 9 Oct 2014 | Inception 10 Nov 2011 ▲

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On 9 November 2011, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued Resolution no. 85 reducing the import tariffs on 162 capital goods and 29 integrated systems goods to 2%.

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Brazil: Introduction of export tax credit for Brazilian sugar and ethanol producers

Measure #7395 | Published 8 Oct 2014 | Inception 10 Sep 2014 ▲

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On 10 September 2014, the Brazilian Finance Minister Guido Mantega informed the media, that the Brazilian Government decided to introduce an export credit on sugar and ethanol exports.

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Brazil: Tariff changes on certain chemical products

Measure #7364 | Published 3 Oct 2014 | Inception 13 Oct 2011 ▲

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On 20 December 2011, Brazil’s Secretary of Foreign Trade (Secex) issued Circular no. 49, amending a number of tariff line descriptions in order to improve the description texts and the product classification in general.

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