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Taxonomy: Sector Affected - 34


Basic chemicals

Republic of Korea: Tariff rate quota on manufactured agricultural chemicals, manioc chips and cane sugar

Measure #9573 | Published 7 Aug 2015 | Inception 1 Jan 2015 ▲

Description

On 29 May 2015, the Permanent Delegation of Korea to the WTO confirmed that the country had temporarily introduced tariff rate quotas of 1% for 20'000 tonnes of material for manufacturing agricultural chemicals.

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Brazil: Increased import quota on p-Xylene

Measure #9566 | Published 6 Aug 2015 | Inception 30 May 2015 ▲

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On 26 May 2015, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued Resolution no. 50 introducing a tariff-rate quota on p-Xylene (NCM 2902.43.00).

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Brazil: Tariff-rate quotas on waste-pipes, acrylics, and other chemicals

Measure #9562 | Published 6 Aug 2015 | Inception 21 May 2015 ▲

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On 20 May 2015, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued Resolution no. 43 introducing four tariff-rate quotas on goods carrying the Mercosur Common Nomenclature (NCM):

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[+ 8 more jurisdictions]

UK: Support through Export Working Capital Scheme widened

Measure #9547 | Published 3 Aug 2015 | Inception 31 Aug 2015 ▲

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 On 10 July 2015, the UK Export Finance authority announced it would expand its eligibility of its Export Working Capital Scheme to include also direct supply chains of UK-based exporters.  

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UK: Introduction of the Export Refinancing Facility

Measure #9545 | Published 3 Aug 2015 | Inception 30 Apr 2014 ▲

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On 30 April 2014, the UK government launched its Export Refinancing Facility (ERF) with a volume of GBP 5 billion and the aim to allow UK exporters to provide favourable financing conditions to overseas customers.  

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Afghanistan: Introduced export duties on natural resources

Measure #9530 | Published 2 Aug 2015 | Inception 1 Feb 2010 ▲

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On 1 February 2010, the government of Afghanistan introduced export duties on certain natural resources (Letter CS2-538570 of the Ministry of Finance of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan).

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Brazil: Increase of tariff-rate quota on methanol

Measure #9518 | Published 31 Jul 2015 | Inception 4 Apr 2015 ▲

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On 5 March 2015, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued resolution no. 13 increasing the tariff-rate quota on methanol which carries the Mercosur Common Nomenclaure (NCM) 2905.11.00.

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Japan: Initiation of antidumping investigation on imports of potassium hydroxide from China and South Korea

Measure #9489 | Published 28 Jul 2015 ▲

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On May 26th, 2015, the Japanese authorities initiated an antidumping investigation on imports of potassium hydroxide from China and South Korea. The product subject to investigation is classified under the following HS code: 2815.20.

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India: Amendments to merchandise export incentive scheme of foreign trade policy 2015-2020 (July 2015)

Measure #9467 | Published 25 Jul 2015 | Inception 14 Jul 2015 ▲

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On 14 July 2015, the Ministry of Commerce & Industry through Public Notice No. 27/2015-2020 introduced the following amendments to the Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) -   

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Argentina: Argentina reduces export tax on biodiesel

Measure #9463 | Published 24 Jul 2015 | Inception 18 Jun 2015 ▲

Description

On 18 June 2015, the Argentinian government reduced the export tax on biodiesel for the retroactively from May 2015. The effective rate for May was set at 9.8% compared with 13.2% under the preceding rule.  

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