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Taxonomy: Implementing Jurisdiction - Japan


Japan: Import tariffs on molasses suspended

Measure #9202 | Published 16 Jun 2015 | Inception 20 Apr 2015 ▲

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On 20 May 2015, the Permanent Delegation of Japan to the WTO confirmed that the country had temporarily eliminated its import tariffs on molasses. The duration of the suspension was left unspecified.

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Japan: Additional emergency state-funded credit to Japan Airlines

Measure #7866 | Published 4 Dec 2014 | Inception 24 Nov 2009 ▲

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On 24 November 2009, the Japanese government released an additional emergency state-funded credit to Japan Airlines. The amount of this credit line is 100 billion Yen (830 million USD).

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Japan: Emergency state-funded credit to Japan Airlines

Measure #7865 | Published 4 Dec 2014 | Inception 22 Jun 2009 ▲

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On 22 June 2009, the Japanese government released an emergency credit line to Japan Airlines as part of a cooperate revitalization programme. The total volume of the credit line is 100 billion Yen (830 million USD).

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Japan: Increased state-funded credit to Japan Airlines

Measure #7864 | Published 4 Dec 2014 | Inception 19 Jan 2010 ▲

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On 19 January 2010, the Japanese government released a credit line to Japan Airlines as part of an agreed cooperate revitalization programme.

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Japan: Loan guarantee by Japanese Export Credit Agency NEXI to Petrobras of Brasil

Measure #7862 | Published 4 Dec 2014 | Inception 2 Aug 2014 ▲

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On 2 August 2014, the Japanese Export Credit Agency NEXI announced a loan guarantee of USD 500 million for Petrobras of Brasil.

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Japan: Subsidy program to promote investment in advanced Equipment

Measure #7715 | Published 13 Nov 2014 | Inception 24 May 2013 ▲

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Announced 24 of May 2013, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry announced subsidy program to promote investment in advanced equipment as measures to deal with yen appreciation and energy constraints.

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Japan: Removal of retaliatory tariff on ball bearings and other steel products

Measure #7713 | Published 13 Nov 2014 | Inception 31 Aug 2014 ▲

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Effective 31 of August 2014, the Ministery of Finance removed retaliatory tariffs on ball bearings and other steel products imported from the United States.

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Japan: Extension of antidumping duty on imports of electrolytic manganese dioxide from China, South Africa and Spain

Measure #6867 | Published 28 Jul 2014 | Inception 6 Mar 2014 ▲

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On October 30, 2012, the Japanese authorities initiated a sunset review of the antidumping duty imposed on imports of electrolytic manganese dioxide from China, South Africa and Spain.

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Japan: Definitive antidumping duty on imports of toluenediisocyanate from China

Measure #6866 | Published 28 Jul 2014 | Last Updated 25/04/2015 | Inception 25 Dec 2014 ▲

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On February 14, 2014, the Japanese authorities initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of toluenediisocyanate from China. The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code: 2929.10.

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Japan: Eased points-based system rules for highly skilled workers

Measure #5779 | Published 13 Jan 2014 | Inception 24 Dec 2013 ▲

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Effective 24 December 2013, relaxed criteria were added to the points-based immigration program of Japan for highly skilled workers.  

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