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Taxonomy: Affected Trading Partner - Viet Nam


Ghana: Import restrictions on rice

Measure #5608 | Published 29 Nov 2013 | Inception 1 Nov 2013 ▲

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On 1 November 2013, Ghana introduced a ban on rice imports by land. Rice imports are now only allowed through the Kotoka International Airport and the ports of Tema and Takoradi.

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Sri Lanka: Across-the-board tariff increases in budget for 2014

Measure #5606 | Published 29 Nov 2013 | Inception 1 Jan 2014 ▲

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Sri Lanka’s budget proposal for 2014 raises tariffs across the board in a bid to reduce the country’s budget deficit. A total of 394 tariff lines are affected.

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Nigeria: Import tariffs on vehicles and tyres increased

Measure #5602 | Published 29 Nov 2013 | Inception 1 Jan 2014 ▲

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On November 25, 2013, the website Nigeria Trade Hub, which was initiated and developed by the Nigerian customs authority, posted

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Australia: Announced package of measures to ease international student visa rules

Measure #5593 | Published 27 Nov 2013 ▲

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On 29 October 2013, the Minister for Education, Christopher Pyne, and the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Scott Morrison announced a package of measures intended to simplify student visa rules through a streamlined assessment-level

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India: Exemptions of import duties for goods used in mega power projects

Measure #5581 | Published 22 Nov 2013 | Inception 11 Dec 2009 ▲

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On 11 December 2009, the Ministry of Finance of India issued several notifications to decrease the customs duty and additional customs duty applicable on imports of goods for the construction and expansion of mega power projects (MPP).

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Russian Federation: Decreased foreign worker quotas for 2014

Measure #5566 | Published 15 Nov 2013 | Inception 31 Oct 2013 ▲

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On October 31, 2013, the Russian Government (according to Decree of № 977) announced the number of new work visas for foreign workers to be issued in 2014.

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Turkey: Tariff increase on stainless steel cold rolled flat products

Measure #5549 | Published 8 Nov 2013 | Inception 1 Nov 2013 ▲

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In Decree no. 2013/5504, gazetted on October 30, 2013, Turkey has increased the import duty on stainless steel cold rolled flats products from 2% to 8%. The products affected are under the tariff headings 7219 and 7220.

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EU: Export Subsidy for poultry terminated

Measure #5525 | Published 31 Oct 2013 | Inception 19 Jul 2013 ▲

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On July 18, 2013, the European Commission issued Implementing Regulation No. 689/2013, ending its last export subsidy, that for exports of poultry.

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Nigeria: New automotive policy to phase out imports of used cars

Measure #5490 | Published 24 Oct 2013 ▲

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On October 2, 2013, Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council approved a new national automotive policy that aims to strengthen the country’s automotive sector and to limit imports of used cars.

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India: Reduced export duties on Basmati rice

Measure #5453 | Published 12 Oct 2013 | Inception 2 Feb 2009 ▲

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On 2 February 2009, the Ministry of Finance of the Government of India (according to Notification 10/2009-Customs) decreased the export duty on Basmati rice from INR 8000 per tonne to nil.

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