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Taxonomy: Sector Affected - 28


Knitted or crocheted fabrics; wearing apparel

EC: Additional import duties on certain goods originating in the US

Measure #4418 | Published 25 Apr 2013 | Inception 18 Apr 2013 ▲

Description

In response to what it sees as the failure of the US to comply with a ruling of the WTO on trade remedies legislation, on 1 April 2013 the European Commission announced increases in tariffs from 6% to 26% on a range of imports from the US&nbs

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Argentina: Introduction of reference prices on imports of knitted cotton and polyester fibers

Measure #4392 | Published 17 Apr 2013 | Inception 11 Apr 2013 ▲

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On 9 April 2013, the Government of Argentina introduced reference prices applicable to the importation of knitted cotton and polyester fibers from China, India and other Asian countries.

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China: Import tax exemption on certain components and raw materials

Measure #4359 | Published 15 Apr 2013 | Inception 1 Apr 2013 ▲

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On 26 March 2013, the Ministry of Finance (MOF), the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), the General Administration of Customs (GAC) and the General Administration of Taxation (GAT) jointly released a Notice on Adjusting Import

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[+ 34 more tariff lines]

Argentina: Further increase of tax on foreign purchases to 35%

Measure #4295 | Published 28 Mar 2013 | Inception 31 Aug 2012 ▲

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On 31 August 2012, the Federal Administration of Public Investments of Argentina introduced a 15 per cent tax on all purchases made abroad with Argentinian credit-cards.  

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Italy: Aid to compensate for damage caused by the earthquakes of May 2012

Measure #4233 | Published 13 Mar 2013 | Inception 1 Aug 2012 ▲

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On 14 September 2012, the Italian Government notified the European Commission about an aid measure designed to compensate the damage caused by the earthquakes of 20 and 29 May 2012 in the Regions Emilia-Romagna, Lombardy and Veneto.

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[+ 61 more sectors]

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Japan: State aid to Nikko Textile Corporation

Measure #4219 | Published 11 Mar 2013 | Inception 5 Mar 2013 ▲

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On 5 March 2013, the Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) announced to support Nikko Textile Corporation with a ¥3bn (US$31.23 million) investment for business development.

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[+ 26 more tariff lines]

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Indonesia: Temporary elimination of import tariffs on certain goods

Measure #4209 | Published 7 Mar 2013 | Inception 15 Oct 2012 ▲

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Under its so-called “Government Borne Import Duty” regime ex Regulation 23/PMK.011/2012 - in which the Indonesian Ministry of Finance can decide to reduce/eliminate the import duties normally payable by importers in order to serve the

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[+ 35 more tariff lines]

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Belarus: State support for an investment project in the confectionery industry

Measure #4205 | Published 7 Mar 2013 | Inception 4 Feb 2013 ▲

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With Decree № 57 of February 4, 2013, the President of the Republic of Belarus authorised the state financing of an investment project (EUR 15.73 million) in the confectionery industry.

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Belarus: Indirect state support for the local textile industry

Measure #4204 | Published 7 Mar 2013 | Inception 7 Feb 2013 ▲

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With Decree № 92 of February 2, 2013, the Council of Ministers of Belarus authorised the compensation of the Development Bank of the Republic of Belarus in 2013-2015 for the export loan (15 Mio.

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Sri Lanka: Increased import duties on several products

Measure #4191 | Published 27 Feb 2013 | Inception 23 Jan 2013 ▲

Description

On 23 January 2013, Sri Lanka increased import duties on the following items:   - Waters, falling under HS codes 2202.10 and 2202.90;

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