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Pulp, paper and paper products; printed matter and related articles

New Zealand: Extension of definitive antidumping duty on imports of diaries from China and Malaysia following a sunset review

Measure #5955 | Published 10 Feb 2014 | Last Updated 09/08/2013 | Inception 19 Apr 2013 ▲

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On April 19, 2013, the New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment decided, after having conducted a sunset review, to continue the anti-dumping duty on imports of diaries, with or without covers, excluding: diaries with steel rin

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Australia: Initiation and subsequent termination of antidumping investigation on imports of copy paper from China

Measure #5908 | Published 31 Jan 2014 | Last Updated 07/08/2014 ▲

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On October 10, 2013 the Commissioner of the Australian Anti-Dumping Commission initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of uncoated white paper of a type used for writing, printing or other graphic purposes, in the nominal basis weight ra

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Brazil: 20% preferential margin for public procurement of printing paper

Measure #5888 | Published 30 Jan 2014 | Inception 21 Sep 2012 ▲

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On 20 September 2012, the Brazilian government decided in Decree no. 7.810 to apply a margin of preference of 20% to the public procurement of nationally produced printing paper for paper money.  

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Ghana: Special import levy on a variety of goods

Measure #5859 | Published 24 Jan 2014 | Inception 3 Jul 2013 ▲

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On 3 July 2013, Ghana introduced a Special Import Levy on several product groups, namely:  

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Indonesia: Additional import requirements for machinery products

Measure #5858 | Published 24 Jan 2014 | Inception 1 Jan 2014 ▲

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On 17 December 2013, Indonesia introduced additional import requirements for certain machinery and equipment. This law only affects used goods.  

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United States of America: Imposition of fees on domestic and imported paper to promote exports and domestic sales

Measure #5851 | Published 22 Jan 2014 | Inception 23 Jan 2014 ▲

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The Agricultural Marketing Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture published a final rule on January 22, 2014, establishing a Paper and Paper-Based Packaging Promotion, Research and Information Order.

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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: Temporary import tariff reduction on 350 types of capital goods

Measure #5796 | Published 15 Jan 2014 | Inception 24 Sep 2012 ▲

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On 24 September 2012, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) reduced the import tariffs on 350 types of capital goods to 2%. 200 items are new ex-tarifários while 150 have been renewed.  

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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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Brazil: Temporary import tariff reduction on 587 types of capital goods

Measure #5751 | Published 6 Jan 2014 | Inception 6 Feb 2013 ▲

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On 6 February 2013, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) reduced the import tariffs on 587 capital goods to 2% (and one item to 0%).

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