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Taxonomy: Sector Affected - 02


Live animals and animal products

Saudi Arabia: SFD signs financing agreements totalling SAR 283.75 to support Saudi exports to Sudan

Measure #12688 | Published 17 Aug 2016 ▲

Description

On 22 and 23 May 2011, the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) signed a number of financing agreements totalling SAR 283.75 million (approx.

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Russian Federation: Approved rules for support of economically important regional programmes for development of the local agricultural farming

Measure #12635 | Published 16 Aug 2016 ▲

Description

Decree No. 1042 of 17 December 2010 introduced rules (without allocation of subsidies) for support of economically important regional programmes for the development of the local agricultural farming.  

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Australia: Taxation conditions introduced on foreign takeover of Tasmanian Land Company

Measure #12590 | Published 15 Aug 2016 | Inception 23 Feb 2016 ▲

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On 23 February 2016, the Australian Treasurer announced in a press release that the Foreign Investment Review Board (henceforth: FIRB) had positively approved the takeover of the Tasmanian Land Company by China's Moon Lake Investments followi

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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 ▲

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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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Russian Federation: Breeding animals exempted from import VAT (turnover tax)

Measure #12500 | Published 9 Aug 2016 | Inception 1 Oct 2016 ▲

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With Federal law N 187-FZ of 23 June 2016 "On amendments to part  II of the Tax Code of the Russian Federation", the Russian Government exempted the imports of certain breeding animals of VAT (turnover tax).

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

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

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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 ▲

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

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

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

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