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Taxonomy: Sector Affected - 02


Live animals and animal products

Poland: Exemption from excise duty for taxable supplies of gas used for heating in agriculture, horticulture and fish farming

Measure #6822 | Published 22 Jul 2014 | Inception 28 Jan 2014 ▲

Description

On 28 January 2014, the European Commission allowed the Polish authorities to provide an exemption from excise duty for taxable supplies of gas used for heating to companies involved in agriculture, horticulture and fish farming.

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[+ 80 more tariff lines]

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United States of America/State of Oklahoma: Exports of agricultural products that are processed by prison labor

Measure #6791 | Published 19 Jul 2014 | Inception 12 May 2012 ▲

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On May 8, 2012, the governor of Oklahoma signed into law a bill that allows the state's prison system to engage in the processing and exportation of agricultural products.  

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United States of America: Proposed increase in user fees for import inspections of agricultural goods

Measure #6784 | Published 19 Jul 2014 ▲

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is considering a proposal to raise the user fees for the Agricultural Quarantine Inspection (AQI) program.

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Belarus: Reimbursement of interest rates on loans of companies, operating in the local milk and chicken industry

Measure #6728 | Published 26 Jun 2014 | Inception 9 Jun 2014 ▲

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On 9 June 2014 with Decree Nr.

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India: Extension of import ban on milk and milk products, introduction of import ban on products containing milk from China

Measure #6720 | Published 24 Jun 2014 | Inception 1 Dec 2008 ▲

Description

 On 1 December 2008, India extended an import ban on milk and milk products from China originally imposed on 24 September 2008 and introduced an import ban on chocolate, chocolate products, candies, confectionary, and other food preparations

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Sri Lanka: Trade implications of 2012 budget

Measure #6673 | Published 10 Jun 2014 | Inception 21 Nov 2011 ▲

Description

On 21 November 2011, the Sri Lankan Minister of Finance and Planning presented the budget for 2012 in the Parliament. The following changes are relevant to international commerce:

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[+ 15 more sectors]

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[+ 225 more tariff lines]

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Sri Lanka: Trade implications of 2012-2013 budget

Measure #6622 | Published 21 May 2014 | Inception 9 Nov 2012 ▲

Description

 On 9 November 2012, the Sri Lankan Minister of Finance and Planning presented the budget for 2013 in the Parliament. The following are changes relevant to international commerce.

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[+ 14 more sectors]

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[+ 148 more tariff lines]

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Myanmar: Sectoral restrictions on foreign investment

Measure #6621 | Published 21 May 2014 | Inception 31 Jan 2013 ▲

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On 31 January 2013, Myanmar promulgated a regulation that elaborates upon the Foreign Investment law enacted in 2012. That regulation restricts the investment of non citizens to certain sectors.

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Rep. of Korea: Temporary lower in-quota tariffs on certain agricultural products 2012

Measure #6550 | Published 19 May 2014 | Inception 1 Jan 2012 ▲

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Effective from 1 January 2012, the Republic of Korea has established tariff-rate quotas (TRQ) for various products and various durations. For the exact HS codes, tariffs, quotas, and durations, we refer to Tables II to IV of

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[+ 33 more tariff lines]

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India: Debt restructuring package for the textile industry

Measure #6499 | Published 14 May 2014 | Inception 29 May 2012 ▲

Description

On 29 May 2012, the Ministry of Textiles approved a INR 35,000 crores (USD 6 billion) restructuring package for the debt owed by the domestic textile industry. The applications will be considered on a case-by-case.

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[+ 135 more tariff lines]