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Taxonomy: Sector Affected - 72


Water transport services

Germany: Energy tax relief on machines & vehicles used in seaports

Measure #10644 | Published 5 Dec 2015 | Inception 1 Jan 2009 ▲

Description

 On 1 January 2009, the German government announced energy tax reliefs on machines and vehicles used exclusively at seaports.

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France: State aid to Port of Calais

Measure #10204 | Published 19 Oct 2015 | Inception 2 Jul 2015 ▲

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 On 2 July 2015, the European Commission approved state aid to the French Port of Calais worth 270 million EUR. The aid will be used to build a new cross-channel terminal.

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Japan: JBIC signs USD 252 million loan agreement with Tartaruga MV29 B.V. to participate in Brazilian crude oil project

Measure #10044 | Published 11 Oct 2015 | Inception 10 Sep 2015 ▲

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On the 10 September 2015 the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) signed an aggregated (maximum) USD 252 million loan agreement with Dutch Tartaruga MV29 B.V. (MV29). The company is owned by the Japanese companies MODEC, Inc.

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Indonesia: VAT on imported transport equipment abolished

Measure #9987 | Published 4 Oct 2015 | Inception 17 Oct 2015 ▲

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On 29 September 2015, the Indonesian Finance Ministry announced government regulation 69/2015 relieving imports in the aviation, fishery, railway and port services industries from the value-added tax.

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Azerbaijan: Approved list of sectors exempted from temporary work permit requirement

Measure #9977 | Published 3 Oct 2015 | Inception 14 Dec 2014 ▲

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On 14 December 2014 entered into force a resolution of the Azerbaijani Cabinet of Ministers with migration content.

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Ukraine: Measures to stabilise the balance of payments

Measure #9970 | Published 2 Oct 2015 | Inception 25 Feb 2015 ▲

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On 25 February 2015 entered into force Law of Ukraine #1562 “On measures concerning the stabilisation of the balance of payments of Ukraine in compliance with the Article XII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade of 1994 #73-VIII&rdq

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Norway: Eased registration procedure for international cruise ships

Measure #9702 | Published 28 Aug 2015 | Inception 27 Mar 2015 ▲

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 On 27 March 2015, Norway amended its International Ship Registration regulation 596/1993 allowing cruise ships registered in the International Ship Register (henceforth: ISR) to also travel between Norwegian ports.

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Indonesia: Land tax holiday on certain industries revoked

Measure #9698 | Published 27 Aug 2015 | Inception 20 Aug 2015 ▲

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 On 20 August 2015, the Indonesian Finance Ministry announced regulation 161/PMK.010/2015, revoking a 1990 decision, 748/KMK.04/1990, which introduced a 50% reduction of the land and construction tax in all provinces apart from Java, Sum

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Singapore: Internationalisation Finance Scheme extended to financing of M&A activities

Measure #9668 | Published 21 Aug 2015 | Inception 1 Apr 2015 ▲

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On 1 April 2015, Singapore extended its Internationalisation Finance Scheme to finance also mergers and acquisitions transactions aimed at the overseas expansion of Singaporean businesses.

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Russian Federation: Federal targeted programme for socio-economic development of the Kurile Islands (Sakhalin Region) in the period 2016-2025

Measure #9583 | Published 11 Aug 2015 | Inception 1 Jan 2016 ▲

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On 4 August 2015 the Russian Government approved Decree No. 793. It introduced the federal target program "Socio-economic development of the Kuril Islands (Sakhalin region) for the period 2016-2025".

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