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Basic chemicals

SACU: Reduction of customs duties on chemicals

Measure #10388 | Published 18 Nov 2015 | Inception 14 Aug 2009 ▲

Description

On 14 August 2009, the South African Revenue Service (SARS) issued Notice no. 836 reducing the customs duties on certain chemicals. In order to do this, the goods were granted rebate provisions, i.e., an exemption of customs duty.

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Malaysia: Introduction of import license requirements for a large number of goods

Measure #10379 | Published 17 Nov 2015 | Inception 1 Mar 2013 ▲

Description

On 1 March 2013 the Customs (Prohibition of Imports) Order 2012 came into effect. The Order consists of four schedules. The order was published on the on the 31 December 2012 under legislation number P.U. (A) 490.

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India: Loan to Zimbabwe to set up a thermal power plant with a condition to source inputs from India

Measure #10376 | Published 15 Nov 2015 | Inception 27 Oct 2015 ▲

Description

 On 27 October 2015, the Export Import Bank of India (EXIM), at the behest of Government of India, agreed to provide a loan of USD 87 million to the Government of the Republic of Zimbabwe for renovation/upgrading of Bulawayo Thermal Power Pla

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Brazil: Import tariff increase on acrylic acid and sodium polyacrylate

Measure #10375 | Published 15 Nov 2015 | Inception 12 Nov 2015 ▲

Description

On 11 November 2015, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued Resolution no.

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Ecuador: The introduction of an import duty for Peruvian and Colombian products

Measure #10373 | Published 15 Nov 2015 | Inception 5 Jan 2015 ▲

Description

According to numerous and consistent press reports, on 5 January 2015 the government of Ecuador introduced a temporary duty of 7 percent for imports originating from Peru and of 21 percent for imports originating from Colombia.

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Malaysia: Announces allocation of RM 2.4 billion in subsidies and incentives for the paddy, fertilizer and fishing industry for the year 2014

Measure #10372 | Published 15 Nov 2015 | Inception 1 Jan 2014 ▲

Description

On 25 October 2013 Malaysia's Prime Minister held the 2014 budget speech announcing the allocation of RM 2.4 billion (ca. USD 548 million) in subsidies and incentives for the paddy, fertilizer and fishing industry for the year 2014.

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Malaysia: Elimination of import tariffs on golf cars and buggies

Measure #10368 | Published 15 Nov 2015 | Inception 30 Apr 2010 ▲

Description

On the 7 March 2010 Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak of Malaysia announced that the country will eliminate import tariffs on golf cars and buggies in an effort to develop the golf industry further.

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Ukraine: Tariff and licensing changes in 2011

Measure #10350 | Published 10 Nov 2015 | Inception 1 Jan 2011 ▲

Description

On 22 December 2010 the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved Resolution No. 1183.

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Brazil: Tariff-rate quotas on copolyester resins and aluminium phosphide

Measure #10314 | Published 5 Nov 2015 | Inception 30 Oct 2015 ▲

Description

On 29 October 2015, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued Resolution no. 103 issuing two tariff-rate quotas on the following two goods:

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Brazil: Tariff-rate quotas on sardines and polymeric MDI

Measure #10313 | Published 5 Nov 2015 | Inception 30 Oct 2015 ▲

Description

On 29 October 2015, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued Resolution No. 102 issuing two tariff-rate quotas on the following two goods:

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