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Taxonomy: Sector Affected - 72


Water transport services

Republic of Korea: FDI zones for services sector extended

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

Description

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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Germany: Investment aid to Hamburg City Port

Measure #6853 | Published 24 Jul 2014 | Inception 9 Apr 2014 ▲

Description

On 9 April 2014, the Commission allowed German authorities to grant an investment aid to the Hamburg City Airport. The aid worth EUR 10.85 million will be used to finance an alternative power supply for cruise ships during a port call.

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Canada: AD/CVD investigations of concrete reinforcing bar imported from China, Korea, and Turkey

Measure #6837 | Published 23 Jul 2014 ▲

Description

Follow the filing of a complaint by Alta Steel Inc.

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Italy: Investment aid to the port of Salerno

Measure #6823 | Published 22 Jul 2014 | Inception 27 Mar 2014 ▲

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On 27 March 2014, the European Commission allowed the Italian authorities to provide the port of Salerno in the region of Campania with an investment aid worth EUR 71 million.  

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Hungary: Investment aid for Freeport of Budapest

Measure #6807 | Published 21 Jul 2014 | Inception 18 Dec 2013 ▲

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On 18 December 2013, the European Commission decided to allow Hungarian authorities to fund the intermodal development of the Freeport of Budapest in the form of a direct grant.  

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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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Panama: Introduced restrictions concerning foreign-owned vessels

Measure #6485 | Published 14 May 2014 | Inception 14 Jun 2013 ▲

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On 14 June 2013, the government of Panama introduced restrictions for foreign-owned vessels in the maritime transport sector.

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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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United States of America: Pending legislation to increase cargo preferences and restrict foreign seamen's legal rights

Measure #6085 | Published 10 Mar 2014 ▲

Description

The Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2014 (H.R.4005), currently under consideration in the U.S.

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