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Taxonomy: Affected Trading Partner - Venezuela


Colombia: Several changes to new visa regime of June 2013

Measure #6144 | Published 27 Mar 2014 | Inception 31 Jul 2013 ▲

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On 31 July 2013, the law firm Fragomen reported that the Colombian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued further changes to the new visa regime of June 2013 (see “Related Measures”). The new measure stipulates the following changes:

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Colombia: New rules for business as well as technical visitors and investors

Measure #6143 | Published 27 Mar 2014 | Inception 3 Oct 2009 ▲

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On 13 July 2009, Colombia released Decree 2622 setting new rules for visas.

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Colombia: Import tax exemptions on goods for domestic automobile industry

Measure #6116 | Published 21 Mar 2014 | Inception 15 Apr 2014 ▲

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On 17 December 2013, Colombia’s Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism adopted Decree no. 2910 allowing import tax exemptions on various goods for Colombia’s automobile industry.

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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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