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Taxonomy: Affected Trading Partner - Venezuela


Cuba: New foreign investment law

Measure #6112 | Published 20 Mar 2014 | Inception 29 Mar 2014 ▲

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On March 29, 2014, the National Assembly of People’s Power of Cuba in an extraordinary session passed a new foreign investment law, replacing older regulations from 1982 and 1995. The new law strengthens guarantees to investors.

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Mexico: Extension of definitive antidumping duty on imports of aluminium collapsible tubular containers from Venezuela following an expiry review

Measure #6094 | Published 17 Mar 2014 | Inception 14 Aug 2010 ▲

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On July 29, 2010, the Mexican authorities decided, after having conducted an expiry review, the continuation of the anti-dumping duty on imports of aluminium collapsible tubular containers from Venezuela (Resolución final del examen de vige

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Colombia: Temporary import quotas on nine different foods

Measure #6079 | Published 7 Mar 2014 | Inception 7 Oct 2013 ▲

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On 7 October 2013, Colombia’s Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism adopted Decree no. 2210 stipulating a temporary import quota on various goods originating from the Andean Community and Mercosur:  

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Colombia: Decrease of import tax on polyvinyl chloride (PVC)

Measure #6076 | Published 7 Mar 2014 | Inception 22 Nov 2013 ▲

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On 7 November 2013, Colombia’s Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism adopted Decree no. 2459 decreasing the import tax on polyvinyl chloride (tariff line 3904) from 10% to 5%. This measure is effective on 22 November 2013.

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China: Import quota on crude oil for non-state-owned enterprises

Measure #5995 | Published 17 Feb 2014 | Inception 1 Jan 2010 ▲

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On 11 October 2013, the Ministry of Commerce released the Notice NO.72, announcing the 2014 crude oil import quota for non-state-owned enterprises. The quota amounts for 29.1 million tons.

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India: Exemption from excise duty for exporters under Focus Market Scheme

Measure #5971 | Published 11 Feb 2014 | Inception 9 Jul 2012 ▲

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On 9 July 2012, the Indian Ministry of Finance allowed exemptions to exporters under the Focus Market Scheme from payments of local excise duties (taxes on domestic production).  

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Brazil: Up to 25% of preferential margin for public procurement of pharmaceutical drugs and biological medial products

Measure #5889 | Published 30 Jan 2014 | Inception 4 Apr 2012 ▲

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On 3 April 2012, the Brazilian government decided in Decree no. 7.713 to apply a margin of preference of 8% to 25% for the public procurement of nationally produced pharmaceutical drugs and biological medical products.  

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Ghana: Special import levy on a variety of goods

Measure #5859 | Published 24 Jan 2014 | Inception 3 Jul 2013 ▲

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On 3 July 2013, Ghana introduced a Special Import Levy on several product groups, namely:  

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Brazil: Temporary import tariff reduction on terephthalic acids (PTA) and steel plates

Measure #5727 | Published 19 Dec 2013 | Inception 5 Apr 2012 ▲

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On 5 April 2012, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) reduced the import tariffs on terephthalic acids (PTA) and steel plates. The products have been labeled as ex-tarifários, i.e.

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EC: Increase in tariff rate quota on Rum from certain countries

Measure #5711 | Published 13 Dec 2013 | Inception 19 Nov 2011 ▲

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On 19 December 2011, the European Commission increased the annual tariff quota for Rum (HS code 2208.40) from 108 000 hectoliters to 120 000 hectoliters (article 3 (1) Council Decision 896/2011).  

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