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Taxonomy: Sector Affected - 71


Land transport services

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

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

Description

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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Russian Federation: Imposed temporary ban by the state monopoly JSC RZD on loading of wagons from CIS and Baltic countries

Measure #5790 | Published 15 Jan 2014 | Inception 25 Dec 2013 ▲

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As of 25 December 2013, the Russian state monopoly company JSC Russian Railways (JSC RZD) imposed a temporary ban on the loading of wagons whose owners reside in CIS and Baltic countries. In a telegram of 24 December 2013, JSC RZD informed it

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Indonesia: Revision of Negative Investment List

Measure #5769 | Published 10 Jan 2014 | Inception 1 Jan 2014 ▲

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On December 24, 2013, the Indonesian Government announced that its triennial revision of the so-called “Negative Investment List”(Daftar Negatif Investasi, DNI), which limits foreign ownership in certain sectors, was completed

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India: Scheme for support of industrial infrastracture upgrading extended

Measure #5703 | Published 12 Dec 2013 | Inception 23 Feb 2009 ▲

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On 23 February 2009, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs India approved the Industrial Infrastructure Upgradation Scheme (IIUS) with a total budget allocation of INR 1050 crores (USD 170.15 million).   

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Germany: Possible discrimination against foreign car owners

Measure #5657 | Published 5 Dec 2013 | Inception 1 Jan 2016 ▲

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On 27 November 2013, the political parties CDU, CSU and SPD signed a coalition agreement for the next 4-years term.

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Russian Federation, Belarus and Kazakhstan: Additional requirements for goods transport into Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan

Measure #5554 | Published 9 Nov 2013 | Inception 14 Sep 2013 ▲

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As of September 14, 2013, the international road transport operators are requested to present  additional guarantees for the transportation of goods into Russia.

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