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Taxonomy: Sector Affected - 28


Knitted or crocheted fabrics; wearing apparel

Colombia: Temporary import tax on clothing and shoes

Measure #6118 | Published 21 Mar 2014 | Inception 30 Mar 2014 ▲

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On 28 February 2014, Colombia’s Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism adopted Decree no. 456 imposing import duties on clothing and shoes:   Clothing (HS codes 61, 62, 63)

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Colombia: Import tax exemptions on goods for domestic automobile industry

Measure #6116 | Published 21 Mar 2014 | Inception 15 Apr 2014 ▲

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On 17 December 2013, Colombia’s Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism adopted Decree no. 2910 allowing import tax exemptions on various goods for Colombia’s automobile industry.

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Cayman Islands: Amendments of import tariffs

Measure #6092 | Published 13 Mar 2014 | Inception 1 Mar 2014 ▲

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On February 28, 2014, the Government of the Cayman Islands gazetted the Customs Tariff (Amendment of Schedules) Order, 2014, altering a number of import and duties.

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Belarus: State support for an investment project of Open JSC "BCPA"

Measure #6013 | Published 18 Feb 2014 | Inception 13 Feb 2014 ▲

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The Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus (according to Decree № 126 of February 13, 2014) has introduced beneficial state support to the company Open JSC "Baranovichi Cotton Production Amalgamation” (JSC BCPA).

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Russian Federation: Approved rules for granting subsidies to Russian organisations for investment projects in the children's goods industry

Measure #6008 | Published 18 Feb 2014 | Inception 15 Feb 2014 ▲

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Decree Nr. 108 of 15 February 2014, adopted in relation to the state programme "Development of the local industry and boosting of its competitiveness" includes subsidies for the children's goods industry.

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India: Exemption from excise duty for exporters under Focus Product Scheme

Measure #5972 | Published 11 Feb 2014 | Inception 9 Jul 2012 ▲

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On 9 July 2012, the Indian Ministry of Finance allowed exemptions to exporters under the Focus Product Scheme from payments of local excise duties (taxes on domestic production).

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India: Exemption from excise duty for exporters under Focus Market Scheme

Measure #5971 | Published 11 Feb 2014 | Inception 9 Jul 2012 ▲

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On 9 July 2012, the Indian Ministry of Finance allowed exemptions to exporters under the Focus Market Scheme from payments of local excise duties (taxes on domestic production).

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[+ 16 more sectors]

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Brazil: Preference margins in the public procurement of clothing and footwear

Measure #5891 | Published 30 Jan 2014 | Inception 15 Jun 2012 ▲

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On 14 June 2012, the Brazilian government decided in Decree no. 7.756 to apply a margin of preference of up to 20% for nationally produced clothing and footwear.  

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Brazil: Extension of increased IOF tax of 6% to debit cards, traveler checks, and cash withdrawal

Measure #5800 | Published 16 Jan 2014 | Inception 28 Apr 2011 ▲

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On 28 March 2011, the Brazilian government raised the financial operations tax, also known as the IOF, on credit card purchases by Brazilians made abroad (this includes internet commerce). The tax rate, was raised from 2.38% to 6.38%.

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Brazil: Federal Law reduces PIS and COFINS tax on imported goods

Measure #5754 | Published 7 Jan 2014 | Inception 10 Oct 2013 ▲

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On 10 October 2013, the Brazilian Supreme Court decided in Federal Law no 12.865/2013 to reduce the social contributions, i.e., the PIS and COFINS tax, levied on imported goods. The law does not apply to imported services.

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