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Taxonomy: Sector Affected - 72


Water transport services

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

Measure #6837 | Published 23 Jul 2014 ▲

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Follow the filing of a complaint by Alta Steel Inc.

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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 ▲

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

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Vietnam: Restrictions on use of foreign currency in Vietnam

Measure #6045 | Published 26 Feb 2014 | Inception 10 Feb 2014 ▲

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On 26 December 2013, the State Bank of Vietnam issued Circular No. 32/2013/TT/NHNN which stated the regulations regarding use of foreign currency in the country.

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Brazil: BNDES and PAC finance loan for waterway in São Paulo

Measure #5941 | Published 7 Feb 2014 | Inception 2 Jan 2014 ▲

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On 2 January 2014, the Brazilian Development Bank announced that it will support the Hidrovia Tietê-Paraná waterway in the state of São Paulo with a BRL 307 million (USD 137 million) loan, or 31,2% of the total investment.

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Brazil: BNDES finances Cuban Port of Mariel

Measure #5932 | Published 4 Feb 2014 | Inception 9 Feb 2009 ▲

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On 9 February 2009, the Brazilian Ministry for Industry, Development, and Trade (MDIC) and the Brazilian Agency for Industrial Development (ABDI) signed an agreement with the Cuban government which includes a loan of US$300 million for the develop

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Brazil: BNDES to develop Port of Pecém with 630.5 million real

Measure #5846 | Published 21 Jan 2014 | Inception 7 Jan 2014 ▲

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On 7 January 2014, the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) released a statement that it is going to finance the amplification of the Port of Pecém, Cearà, with 630.5 million Real (US$ 280 million).

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