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Taxonomy: Sector Affected - 02


Live animals and animal products

Azerbaijan: Exemption of certain agriculture-related goods from import VAT

Measure #12499 | Published 9 Aug 2016 | Inception 1 Apr 2016 ▲

Description

As of 1 April 2016 the Government of Azerbaijan (with Law No.

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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 ▲

Description

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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Saudi Arabia: Elimination of export duty on hides and skins

Measure #12460 | Published 3 Aug 2016 | Inception 10 Sep 2013 ▲

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On 10 September 2013, the Saudi Arabian authorities eliminated the export duties on untanned hides and skins according to the World Trade Organization's Trade Policy Review 2016 (WT/TPR/S/333).

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India: Special tax and incentives package announced for the textiles sector

Measure #12222 | Published 27 Jul 2016 | Inception 22 Jun 2016 ▲

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On 22 June 2016, the Government of India approved a package for the Textiles and Apparel sector. According to the official press release, these measures are expected to promote "employment generation, economies of scale and boost exports

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[+ 138 more tariff lines]

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Russian Federation: State support (ca. 31.43 USD) for small farms

Measure #12224 | Published 27 Jul 2016 | Inception 20 Feb 2016 ▲

Description

On 20 February 2016 the Russian Government approved Resolution № 260-p.

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Russian Federation: State support for small farms (ca. 35.69 million USD)

Measure #12029 | Published 26 Jul 2016 | Inception 9 Jul 2016 ▲

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On 9 July 2016 the Russian Government approved Resolution № 1464-p.

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Australia: Efic provides export working capital guarantee to Australian Rural Exports Pty Ltd in 2012

Measure #12117 | Published 26 Jul 2016 | Inception 30 Jun 2012 ▲

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On 16 August 2012, the Australian export credit agency Efic published its 2011/12 annual report. The report included a list of all beneficiaries of trade finance for the given fiscal year.

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Argentina: The government reintroduced for 5 years a rebate for exports from ports in the geographical region of Patagonia

Measure #11963 | Published 24 Jul 2016 | Inception 11 Nov 2015 ▲

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The government on Argentina via Decree 2229/2015 reintroduced for 5 years a rebate for exports from ports in the geographical region of Patagonia. Only goods produced in the region are eligible for this rebate.  

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[+ 21 more tariff lines]

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Indonesia: Reduced cattle quota for 2012

Measure #11926 | Published 13 Jul 2016 | Inception 1 Jan 2012 ▲

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According to consistent press reports, on 1 January 2012, Indonesia reduced its annual cattle quota from 500'000 pieces to 280'000 pieces. It also lowered its quota for beef imports (cf. Related Measures).

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Australia: Lowered screening threshold for foreign owners of agricultural land

Measure #11911 | Published 11 Jul 2016 | Inception 1 Mar 2015 ▲

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 On 12 February 2015, the Australian government announced that it had significantly reduced the screening threshold for foreign owners of agricultural land from 252 million AUD to 15 million AUD.

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