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Taxonomy: Sector Affected - 28


Knitted or crocheted fabrics; wearing apparel

India: Subsidy scheme to facilitate exports

Measure #4126 | Published 3 Feb 2013 | Inception 26 Dec 2012 ▲

Description

On 26 December 2012, the Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry introduced the following amendments to the 2% interest subvention scheme:

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[+ 12 more sectors]

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[+ 258 more tariff lines]

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Argentina: Increased import tax and VAT rate for imports

Measure #4074 | Published 16 Jan 2013 | Inception 24 Aug 2012 ▲

Description

The Argentinean government has increased taxes relating to imports in Resoclución General 3373/2012 (published in the official gazette on August 24, 2012).

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[+ 6 more sectors]

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Mexico: Postponement of MFN tariff reductions applicable to certain apparel and footwear tariff lines.

Measure #4052 | Published 10 Jan 2013 | Inception 31 Dec 2012 ▲

Description

On December 31, 2012, the Government of Mexico announced that the tariff reduction established on December 24, 2008 applicable to certain apparel and footwear items will enter into force on January 1st 2014, rather than in January 1st 2013, as it

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[+ 35 more tariff lines]

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EC: New Generalised Scheme of Preferences

Measure #4047 | Published 10 Jan 2013 | Inception 1 Jan 2014 ▲

Description

On 10 May 2011 the European Commission (EC) announced plans to reform its Generalised System of Preferences (GSP).

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[+ 20 more sectors]

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[+ 997 more tariff lines]

EC: Quota on certain textile products from Belarus

Measure #4045 | Published 10 Jan 2013 | Inception 18 Dec 2009 ▲

Description

On 7 March 1994, the EC adopted a regulation to allow for import restrictions  on certain textile products.

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[+ 34 more tariff lines]

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Chinese Taipei: Looser regulations on incoming FDI

Measure #4039 | Published 9 Jan 2013 ▲

Description

On December 20, 2012, the Taiwanese Executive Yuan approved amendments to the respective Statutes for Investment by Foreign Nationals and by Overseas Chinese (i.e. persons from the PRC).

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[+ 20 more sectors]

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Iran: Import ban on luxury goods

Measure #3994 | Published 11 Dec 2012 | Inception 8 Nov 2012 ▲

Description

On 8 November 2012, the Islamic Republic of Iran announced a ban on over 70 types of foreign luxury goods.

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[+ 14 more sectors]

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Italy: Fund to support "Made in Italy" sectors

Measure #3936 | Published 26 Nov 2012 ▲

Description

On 19 November 2012, the Fondo Strategico Italiano (FSI, holding company controlled by the Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, a public Ltd) and the Qatar Holding LLc (QH, a global investment house founded by the Qatar Investment Authority and licensed by

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[+ 1 more sectors]

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EC: Temporary abolition of import duties on textiles from Pakistan

Measure #3863 | Published 5 Nov 2012 | Inception 13 Sep 2012 ▲

Description

On 13 September 2012, the European parlament decided to temporarily abolish the import duties on multiple textile products originating in Pakistan.

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[+ 15 more tariff lines]

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United Kingdom: Government-backed Green Investment Bank of £3bn

Measure #3846 | Published 2 Nov 2012 | Inception 18 Oct 2012 ▲

Description

On 18 October 2012, Vince Cable, the business secretary, announced the approval by the EC for the Green Investment Bank (GIB), "world's first investment bank solely dedicated to greening of the economy." The bank is expected to begin ope

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[+ 21 more sectors]

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