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Taxonomy: Affected Trading Partner - Viet Nam


China: Relaxation of import taxes on certain cross-border transactions via e-commerce for personal use

Measure #12569 | Published 12 Aug 2016 | Inception 8 Apr 2016 ▲

Description

On 23 March 2016, the Chinese Ministry of Finance announced changes to the import taxes on certain cross-border transactions via e-commerce. Hereto, certain goods falling under a value thresholds of RMB 2,000 (approx.

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[+ 372 more tariff lines]

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France: Investment support to Daher

Measure #12556 | Published 11 Aug 2016 | Inception 19 Jul 2016 ▲

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On 19 July 2016, the European Investment Bank agreed to provide 60 million EUR for Daher, as part of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (henceforth: EFSI).

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France: Amendment to state guarantees for shipbuilding industry

Measure #12549 | Published 10 Aug 2016 | Inception 1 Apr 2016 ▲

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 On 1 April 2016, the European Commission approved the extension of a state guarantee scheme for the shipbuilding industry. The scheme, initially approved in 2006, has now been prolonged until 31 December 2025.

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France: State aid for indirect CO2 costs

Measure #12548 | Published 10 Aug 2016 | Inception 8 Jun 2016 ▲

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On 8 June 2016, the European Commission approved state aid for French energy-intensive industries within the EU Emission Trading System (henceforth: ETS).

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[+ 198 more tariff lines]

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Eurasian Economic Union: Import duty exemptions related to the 3rd power transmission line between Iran and Armenia

Measure #12503 | Published 9 Aug 2016 | Inception 15 May 2016 ▲

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With Decision No. 24 of the Eurasian Economic Commission of 6 April 2016, the Eurasian Economic Union exempted certain goods to be used in the construction of the third power transmission line Iran – Armenia from import VAT.

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[+ 3 more tariff lines]

Germany: State aid for indirect CO2 costs

Measure #12539 | Published 9 Aug 2016 | Inception 1 Jan 2014 ▲

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 On 17 July 2013, the European Commission approved state aid for German energy-intensive industries within the EU Emission Trading System (henceforth: ETS).

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[+ 198 more tariff lines]

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Indonesia: Import restrictions on cell phones and tables loosened in 2016

Measure #12490 | Published 8 Aug 2016 | Inception 1 Jul 2016 ▲

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 On 30 May 2016, the Indonesian Ministry of Trade issued regulation 41/M-DAG/PER/5/2016 changing the import provisions on cell phones and tablets earlier set in regulations 82/M-DAG/PER/12/2012 and 38/M-DAG/PER/8/2013 (cf.

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Indonesia: Import restrictions on cell phones and tables further tightened in 2013

Measure #12489 | Published 8 Aug 2016 | Inception 1 Aug 2013 ▲

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 On 1 August 2013, the Indonesian Ministry of Trade published regulation 38/M-DAG/PER/8/2013 amending previous regulation 82/M-DAG/PER/12/2012 on import restrictions for cell phones and tablets (cf. Related Measures).

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Tunisia: Elimination of import tariffs on raw materials and specific equipment not locally produced

Measure #12478 | Published 5 Aug 2016 | Inception 1 Jan 2016 ▲

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On 11 May 2016, the Tunisian authorities notified the World Trade Organization that they have eliminated import tariffs on raw materials and specific equipment not locally produced corresponding to 2,168 tariff lines as of 1 January 2016.

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EC: New import and export license regime for agricultural products

Measure #12469 | Published 4 Aug 2016 | Inception 6 Nov 2016 ▲

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 On 18 May 2016, the European Commission issued regulation 2016/1239 consolidating its legislation on importing and exporting licences for agricultural products.

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