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Taxonomy: Sector Affected - 34


Basic chemicals

Argentina: Elevated biodiesel export taxes for January 2016

Measure #11773 | Published 31 May 2016 | Inception 21 Jan 2016 ▲

Description

On 21 Janaury  2016, the government of Argentina increased export taxes on biodiesel retroactively for the month of January (2016) from 0% (i.e. the export tax for the month of December in 2015) to 1.62%.  

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Thailand: Incentives for investments in vehicle parts manufacturing and rubber industrial zones

Measure #11762 | Published 30 May 2016 | Inception 16 Sep 2015 ▲

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 On 27 October 2015, the Board of Investment of Thailand announced additional incentives for certain projects, thereby amending its Investment Promotion policy that had been announced on December 2014.  

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Bolivia: The government nationalizes Swiss mineral trader Glencore

Measure #11703 | Published 30 May 2016 | Inception 2 May 2010 ▲

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On 2 May 2010, the Bolivian Government nationalized the antimony trioxide (HS Code 2825.8000) plant under the ownership of the Swiss mineral trader Glencore.

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United States of America: AD & CVD investigation of ammonium sulfate imported from China

Measure #11723 | Published 26 May 2016 | Inception 8 Feb 2017 ▲

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On May 25, 2016 PCI Nitrogen, LLC filed a petition seeking the imposition of countervailing and antidumping duties on ammonium sulfate imported from China. On July 8, 2016 the U.S.

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Indonesia: Licensing requirement for processed mining products

Measure #11708 | Published 25 May 2016 | Inception 1 Apr 2014 ▲

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 On 1 April 2014, the Indonesian Ministry of Industry issued regulation 15/M-IND/PER/3/2014, requiring all exporters of processed and/or refined mining products to obtain a recommendation from the Ministry ("ET-Produk Pertambangan Hasil

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Venezuela: Nationalization of the Spanish-Venezuelan agricultural company Agroislena

Measure #11702 | Published 16 May 2016 | Inception 4 Oct 2010 ▲

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On 4 October 2010, the Venezuelan Government  expropriated a portion of land that was under the ownership of the Spanish-Venezuelan agricultural company Agroislena.

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Japan: JBIC signs USD 133 million loan agreement with partially Japanese owned joint venture company in Kazakhstan

Measure #11647 | Published 15 May 2016 | Inception 31 Mar 2010 ▲

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On 31 March 2010, the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) signed an USD 133.245 million (maximum) overseas investment loan agreement with SKZ-U Limited Liability Partnership (SKZ-U) in Kazakhstan.

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Brazil: Temporary tariff-rate quota on three products

Measure #11634 | Published 14 May 2016 | Inception 6 May 2016 ▲

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On 5 May 2016 the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued Resolution No. 43 introducing temporary tariff-rate quotas on three products.

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Brazil: Temporary tariff-rate quota on barium carbonate

Measure #11633 | Published 14 May 2016 | Inception 6 May 2016 ▲

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On 5 May 2016 the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued Resolution No. 41 reducing the import tariff on barium carbonate from 10% to 2% limited to a quota of 7,300 tonne.

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Brazil: Import tariff changes on eight products following revision to the Exceptions list

Measure #11632 | Published 14 May 2016 | Inception 6 May 2016 ▲

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On 5 May 2016, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued Resolution No. 42 changing the import tariff on a number of specific goods by including or excluding them from the List of Exceptions to the Common External Tariff (LETEC).

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