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Knitted or crocheted fabrics; wearing apparel

EC: Suspension of autonomous common customs tariff duties on certain goods

Measure #3781 | Published 18 Oct 2012 | Inception 1 Jan 2012 ▲

Description

On 19 December 2011, the EC decided to suspend the common customs tariff on a multitude of goods, especially agricultural, fishery and industrial products. This tariff liberalisation will enter into force on 1 January 2012.

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[+ 235 more tariff lines]

Turkey: New investment incentives schemes

Measure #3687 | Published 25 Sep 2012 | Inception 19 Jun 2012 ▲

Description

On June 19, 2012, the new investment incentive schemes including the (1) General Investment Incentives Scheme, (2) Regional Investment Incentives Scheme, (3) Large-Scale Investment Incentives Scheme and the (4) Strategic Investment Incentives

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Turkey: Simplified conditions for foreign direct investors

Measure #3686 | Published 25 Sep 2012 | Inception 1 Jul 2012 ▲

Description

On July 1, 2012, the new Turkish Commercial Code No. 6102 (according to Turkish Official Gazette of February 14, 2011) came into effect.  

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Norway: CO2 compensation scheme for manufacturing industry

Measure #3647 | Published 13 Sep 2012 | Inception 1 Jul 2013 ▲

Description

Norway will become one of the first countries in Europe to introduce a scheme aimed at compensating its energy-intensive manufacturing industry for higher electricity prices, the government announced on September 11, 2012.

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[+ 43 more jurisdictions]

Germany: Subsidized loans for SMEs (ERP Unternehmenskapital)

Measure #3618 | Published 6 Sep 2012 | Inception 7 Mar 2012 ▲

Description

On 11 December 2009, Germany informed the EU Commission about the subsidized loan scheme called "ERP Unternehmenskapital, Kapital für Gründung", that allows for favourable fixed interest rate loans to support the creation of ne

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Egypt: Import certification required for imports of textiles and related products

Measure #3616 | Published 6 Sep 2012 | Inception 15 Jun 2012 ▲

Description

In November 2011, the Egyptian government (according to Ministerial Decrees 626 and 660) imposed additional requirements on imports of textiles, clothing, leather, footwear and bags, namely an inspection certificate to guarantee conformity with th

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United States of America: Buy-American policy for athletes' parade uniforms

Measure #3574 | Published 24 Jul 2012 | Inception 23 Jul 2012 ▲

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In a deal reached between by Senator Robert Menendez (Democrat of New Jersey), Chairman Larry Probst of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), and USOC Chief Executive Officer Scott Blackmun, the USOC declared a strict “Buy American&rdq

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United States of America: Renewal of preferences for African LDCs

Measure #3572 | Published 23 Jul 2012 ▲

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The Finance Committee of the U.S.

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Peru: Definitive antidumping duty on imports of certain types of apparel articles and clothing accessories from China

Measure #3556 | Published 27 Jun 2012 | Last Updated 23/12/2013 | Inception 23 Dec 2013 ▲

Description

On June 20, 2012, the Peruvian National Institute of Antitrust and Intellectual Property Protection (Indecopi) decided to initiate an antidumping investigation on imports of certain type of apparel articles and clothing accessories from China (Res

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United States of America: Increased fees on imported cotton products

Measure #3541 | Published 18 Jun 2012 ▲

Description

The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is proposing in a June 12, 2012 Federal Register notice [http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2012-06-12/html/2012-14184.htm] to amend the Cotton Board Rules and Regulations by increasing the

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