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Basic chemicals

Brazil: Decrease in customs duty on p-Xylene

Measure #8696 | Published 28 Apr 2015 | Inception 1 Dec 2014 ▲

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On 21 November 2014, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued Resolution no. 112 decreasing the import tariff on p-Xylene (NCM 2902.43.00).

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Turkey: Higher import quota for butil acrylate

Measure #8692 | Published 27 Apr 2015 | Inception 1 Jan 2013 ▲

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On 20 December 2012, the Turkish government decided to raise the import quota from 30,000 to 60,000 tons.   This ruling was set to expire on 31 December 2013, but was subsequently prolonged by one year (Decree No. 2013/5723).

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Turkey: Duty free import of chlorobenzilate from developing countries

Measure #8691 | Published 26 Apr 2015 | Inception 18 Aug 2009 ▲

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On 14 July 2009, the Turkish government abolished the import tariffs for chlorobenzilate and polilactic acids imported from developing countries as enumerated on an official list.

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Turkey: Import quota of 200.000 ton of ethanediol

Measure #8690 | Published 26 Apr 2015 | Inception 1 Jan 2013 ▲

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On 20 December 2012, the Turkish government decided to raise the import quota on ethanediol from 140,000 tons to 200,000 tons for the year 2013.  

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Turkey: Import quota 140.000 for ethanediol

Measure #8689 | Published 26 Apr 2015 | Inception 13 Mar 2012 ▲

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On the 5 March 2012, the Turkish government decided to introduce an import quota for ethanediol for the first time. According to the ruling, 140,000 tons of ethanediol (HS code 290531) may be imported duty free.

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Turkey: Temporary tariff exemption for Phosphoric Acid

Measure #8681 | Published 24 Apr 2015 | Inception 8 Apr 2015 ▲

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On 8 April 2015, the Turkish government decided to remove the import tariff for one product belonging to the phosphoric acids (HS code 2809.20.00.00.17). This change is valid till 31 December 2015.

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SACU: Rebate of duty for solid sodium hydroxide used for sodium metasilicates

Measure #8666 | Published 20 Apr 2015 | Inception 7 Jun 2013 ▲

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On 12 July 2013, upon the advice of the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (ITAC), the South African Revenue Service (SARS) introduced a rebate of the full duty for solid sodium hydroxide (caustic soda, HS 2815.11) for u

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EC: Added Philippines to the list of countries eligible for GSP+

Measure #8661 | Published 20 Apr 2015 | Inception 24 Dec 2014 ▲

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 On 19 August 2014, the European Commission announced it positively reviewed a request by the Philippines to be added to the list of countries eligible for GSP+.

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EC: Changed tariff quotas for agricultural & industrial products

Measure #8623 | Published 16 Apr 2015 | Inception 1 Jan 2015 ▲

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 On 15 December 2014, the European Commission issued regulation 1340/2014 amending regulation 1388/2013 on autonomous tariff quotas for certain agricultural and industrial products.

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Denmark: Action plan for organic production

Measure #8614 | Published 16 Apr 2015 | Inception 30 Jan 2015 ▲

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 On 30 January 2015, the Danish government announced a new action plan to foster organic agriculture in the country.

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