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Taxonomy: Sector Affected - 34


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United Arab Emirates: Forms of foreign ownership allowed in strategic industries

Measure #4533 | Published 15 May 2013 | Inception 3 Nov 2010 ▲

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On 3 November 2010, the Emirate of Abu Dhabi launched the Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), which allows for some forms of foreign ownership in strategic industries such as metallurgy, petrochemicals and pharmaceuticals.  In the Kiza

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China: Export quota on Rare Earths for 2012

Measure #4521 | Published 14 May 2013 | Inception 22 Aug 2012 ▲

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On 22 August 2012, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) announced the 2012 second batch of export quota on rare earths. The 2012 second batch of 9,770 tons is 37 per cent lower compared to the 2011 second batch quota.

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China: Exclusion of Somali charcoal

Measure #4520 | Published 14 May 2013 | Inception 1 Jun 2012 ▲

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On 25 July 2012,  the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) issued the Notice No. 27 announcing that it would prohibit import of charcoal from Somalia (HS Tariff No. 4402) whether originating in Somalia or not.

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Pakistan: Initiation of antidumping investigation on phtalic anhydride imported from Iran, Italy and Thailand

Measure #4499 | Published 14 May 2013 ▲

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On 17 August 2012, the Government of Pakistan initiated an antidumping investigation in phtalic anhydride originating in Iran, Italy and Thailand. The HS code in question is 2917.3500.

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India: Extension of antidumping duties on caustic soda imported from Iran, Saudi Arabia and US

Measure #4496 | Published 14 May 2013 | Inception 26 Nov 2012 ▲

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On 2 September 2011, the Indian Government initiated a sunset review investigation on caustic soda originating in Iran, Saudi Arabia and US. The HS codes in question are 2815.1100 and 2815.1200.

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India: Extension of antidumping duties on tires for trucks imported from China and Thailand

Measure #4494 | Published 14 May 2013 | Inception 8 Oct 2012 ▲

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On 3 August 2011, the Indian Government initiated a sunset review investigation on tires for trucks originating in China and Thailand.  

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India: Extension of antidumping duties on metronidazole imported from China

Measure #4493 | Published 14 May 2013 | Inception 30 Aug 2012 ▲

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On 30 May 2011, the Indian Government initiated a sunset review investigation on metronidazole originating in China.  

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India: Imposition of antidumping duties on soda ash imported from the Russian Federation and Turkey

Measure #4492 | Published 14 May 2013 | Inception 18 Apr 2013 ▲

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On 10 February 2012, the Indian Government initiated an antidumping investigation on soda ash originating in the Russian Federation and Turkey. The HS code in question is 2836.2000.  

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India: Increased import tariffs on titanium dioxide, polymers and iron, steel & aluminium scraps

Measure #4485 | Published 13 May 2013 | Inception 8 May 2013 ▲

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On 8 May 2013, the Government of India (according to Notification No. 25/2013) increased import tariffs on the following goods:  - titanium dioxide (HS 2823) from 7.5 to 10 per cent, 

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Vietnam: Import duty on hydrogen peroxide

Measure #4479 | Published 12 May 2013 | Inception 24 May 2013 ▲

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On May 24, 2013, the Ministry of Finance in Vietnam (according to Circular No.39/2013/TT-BTC) will introduce an import duty of 3 per cent on hydrogen peroxide (HS 2847.00.10). 

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