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Taxonomy: Sector Affected - 41


Basic metals

Venezuela: Import facilitation for raw materials, consumable and capital goods

Measure #5148 | Published 27 Jul 2013 | Inception 30 Jan 2013 ▲

Description

On 29 January 2013, Venezuela’s Ministry of Planning and Finance (Ministerio del Poder Popular de Planificación y Finanzas) adopted Resolution No.

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India: Additional restrictions on gold imports

Measure #5133 | Published 24 Jul 2013 | Inception 13 May 2013 ▲

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On 22 July 2013, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) issued A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 15, adding further conditions for gold imports.  

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United States of America: Antidumping investigation of ferrosilicon from Russia and Venezuela

Measure #5129 | Published 24 Jul 2013 ▲

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In a petition filed on 19 July 2013, two U.S. firms (Globe Specialty Metals, Inc. and CC Metals and Alloys, LLC) seek the imposition of antidumping duties on ferrosilicon imported from Russia and Venezuela.  

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Venezuela: Elimination of import tariffs and taxes on goods for use in the construction sector

Measure #5114 | Published 20 Jul 2013 | Inception 3 May 2011 ▲

Description

On 30 April 2011, the President of the Republic Hugo Chavez adopted Decree No. 8.174 eliminating all import tariffs and taxes on a total of 52 specified goods for use in the construction of residential housing.

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Germany: Renewable Energy Sources Act to distort competition

Measure #5066 | Published 16 Jul 2013 | Inception 1 Jan 2009 ▲

Description

On 25 October 2008, the German Bundestag adopted the “Erneuerbare Energien Gesetz” (EEG), a law to support the development of renewable energies.

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United States of America: Possible easing of Buy American rules in highway projects

Measure #5060 | Published 15 Jul 2013 ▲

Description

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) of the United States is seeking comments regarding the continued need, in whole or in part, for the general waivers from Buy American rules for manufactured products; for ferry boat equipment; and for pig

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Colombia: Provisional antidumping duty on imports of certain wires from China

Measure #5051 | Published 15 Jul 2013 | Last Updated 16/12/2013 | Inception 26 Aug 2013 ▲

Description

On June 17, 2013, the Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism decided to initiate an antidumping investigation on imports of black annealed wires, galvanised wires and barbed wires from China (Resolution 136, 17.06.2013).

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Colombia: Definitive antidumping duty on imports of aluminum extrusions from China and Venezuela

Measure #5050 | Published 15 Jul 2013 | Last Updated 13/11/2013 | Inception 3 May 2013 ▲

Description

On February 27, 2013, the Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism decided to initiate an antidumping investigation on imports of aluminum extrusions from China and Venezuela (Resolution 027, 27.02.2013).

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Viet Nam: Initiation of antidumping investigation on certain cold-rolled stainless steel imported from China, Chinese Taipei, Indonesia and Malaysia

Measure #5047 | Published 15 Jul 2013 ▲

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On 2 July 2013, the Ministry of Industry and Trade of Vietnam initiated an antidumping investigation on certain cold-rolled stainless steel imported from China, Chinese Taipei, Malaysia and Indonesia.

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Canada: Possible suspension of MFN duties on steel fibres

Measure #5039 | Published 14 Jul 2013 ▲

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The Canadian Department of Finance is reviewing a request to remove customs duties on imports of steel fibres for use in the manufacture of reinforced concrete structures.  These goods are inserted into preset concrete for the purpose of repl

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