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United States of America: Increased emphasis on Buy American goals in railroad projects

Measure #6849 | Published 24 Jul 2014 | Inception 29 Sep 2010 ▲

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The Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration published a notice in the Federal Register on September 29, 2010 that appears to strengthen the Buy American emphasis in the procurement practices of the FRA.

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United States of America/State of Washington: Tax preferences for the aerospace industry

Measure #6843 | Published 23 Jul 2014 | Inception 11 Nov 2013 ▲

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On November 11, 2013 the governor of Washington signed into law a bill (SB 5952) incentivizing a long-term commitment to maintain and grow jobs in the aerospace industry in Washington state by extending the expiration date of aerospace tax prefere

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United States of America: Defeat of a bill to provide loan guarantees for the commercialization of rare earths

Measure #6841 | Published 23 Jul 2014 ▲

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On July 22, 2014 the U.S. House of Representatives voted down a bill (H.R.1022) that would  have provided for various forms of governmental support to certain industries in the United States.

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United States of America/State of Maryland: Bill expanding the scope of Buy American laws

Measure #6786 | Published 19 Jul 2014 | Inception 16 May 2013 ▲

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The Maryland General Assembly approved in its 2013 Regular Session, and the governor of Maryland signed into law, a law that expanded the scope of the local-content laws already on the books in that state.  

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United States of America: Easing of export restrictions on certain military-related items

Measure #6780 | Published 18 Jul 2014 | Inception 1 Jul 2014 ▲

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In a final rule published in the Federal Register (Volume 79, Number 126) on July 1, 2014, the Bureau of Industry and Security of the U.S.

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India: Reduced restrictions on export of casein and its derivatives

Measure #6729 | Published 26 Jun 2014 | Inception 1 May 2012 ▲

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 On 1 May 2012, India removed the export ban on casein, caseinates, casein derivatives and casein glues. However, a license is still required for the export of the above products.

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Russian Federation: Cancelled quotas for migrants from visa-free countries

Measure #6703 | Published 18 Jun 2014 | Inception 1 Jan 2015 ▲

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On 16 June 2014, the State Duma, the Lower House of the Russian Parliament, adopted at first reading Draft Bill № 535567-6.

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Sri Lanka: Trade implications of 2012-2013 budget

Measure #6622 | Published 21 May 2014 | Inception 9 Nov 2012 ▲

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 On 9 November 2012, the Sri Lankan Minister of Finance and Planning presented the budget for 2013 in the Parliament. The following are changes relevant to international commerce.

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United States of America: Buy America provision in water projects bill

Measure #6594 | Published 21 May 2014 | Inception 14 Jun 2014 ▲

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President Obama signed into law on June 11, 2014 legislation imposing a Buy American requirement on iron, steel, and manufactured goods used in government-financed water projects.

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United States of America: Easing of export controls on spacecraft and related items

Measure #6587 | Published 21 May 2014 | Inception 27 Jun 2014 ▲

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On May 13, 2014 the Bureau of Industry and Security of the U.S. Department of Commerce published in the Federal Register (Vol. 79 No.

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