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Land transport services

Russian Federation: Reduced interest rates loans "Housing for the Russian family"

Measure #7324 | Published 24 Sep 2014 | Inception 15 May 2014 ▲

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On 17 September 2014 the Russian Minister of Construction and Housing, Mr Mikhail Men, announced at a press conference related to the implementation of the state programme “Housing for the Russian Family” that home builders will receiv

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Pakistan: Import of PCT coke allowed through land truck route from India

Measure #7236 | Published 11 Sep 2014 | Inception 8 Jan 2014 ▲

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 On 8 January 2014, the Economics Coordination Committee of Pakistan allowed the import of PCT coke from India through the Wagah/Attari land border route. Such imports were already allowed through the rail and sea route.

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Republic of Korea: FDI zones for services sector extended

Measure #7201 | Published 7 Sep 2014 | Inception 5 Oct 2010 ▲

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On 5 October 2010, the Republic of Korea amended the Presidential Decree on the FDI Act. The amendments opened up investment in certain service sectors inside the designated FDI zones.

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Poland: Regional aid to passenger rail operator PKP IC

Measure #6826 | Published 22 Jul 2014 | Inception 22 Jan 2014 ▲

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On 22 January 2014, the European Commission allowed the Polish authorities to grant state aid for the renewal of rolling stock for PKP IC to serve the interregional line Warszawa-Szczecin.  

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United States of America/State of New Jersey: Taxes prohibited on certain foreign-owned transportation firms

Measure #6818 | Published 21 Jul 2014 | Inception 7 Aug 2013 ▲

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On August 7, 2013, a new law in New Jersey (bill A1887, now P.L.2013, c.98) was enacted to prohibit the imposition of corporation business tax on certain foreign corporations carrying passengers into and out of state in motor vehicle or motorbus.

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United States of America/State of California: Recognition of foreign commercial driver's licenses

Measure #6817 | Published 21 Jul 2014 | Inception 8 Oct 2013 ▲

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In a bill (AB1047) signed into law by the governor of California on October 8, 2013 the state liberalizes the provision of ground transportation services.

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France: Law to protect against foreign takeovers in various sectors

Measure #6515 | Published 15 May 2014 | Inception 15 May 2014 ▲

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On 14 May 2014, the French Minister of the Economy, Arnaud Montebourg, signed an extension to a law that allows blocking foreign investment in French firms.

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Pakistan: Long term financing facility for export based service sector

Measure #6302 | Published 23 Apr 2014 | Inception 20 Aug 2013 ▲

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 On 20 August 2013, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) through Circular No. 3 (2013) introduced the Long Term Financing for the Export Oriented Services Sector to finance purchases of new capital goods.  

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Vietnam: Logistics sector opened to foreign investors

Measure #6291 | Published 22 Apr 2014 | Inception 11 Jan 2014 ▲

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On 11 January 2014, Vietnam opened certain types of logistic services to foreign investors, albeit in some cases with restrictions. Such market access is required under Vietnam's service sector commitments to the WTO.  

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Russian Federation: Measures to stimulate the acquisition of high-tech cargo wagons with greater axle load capacity

Measure #5875 | Published 27 Jan 2014 | Inception 22 Jan 2014 ▲

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On January 20, 2014, the Government of the Russian Federation approved Resolution No. 41 introducing rules for the allocation of federal budget subsidies to Russian leasing companies.  

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