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Taxonomy: Sector Affected - 72


Water transport services

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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Russian Federation: Approved action plan targeting to increase the growth rate of the local economy

Measure #5261 | Published 14 Aug 2013 ▲

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On 30 July 2013, the Russian Government approved a general policy document (still without concrete implementation steps) targeting to increase the growth rate of the Russian economy.

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Russian Federation: Approved plan and main focus areas of federal property privatisation in 2014-2016

Measure #5016 | Published 12 Jul 2013 | Inception 1 Jul 2013 ▲

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On 1 July 2013 the Russian Government approved Resolution №1111-р, which contains the forecasting plan and main focus areas of federal property privatisation in 2014-2016.

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Japan: Export credit line for the purchase of four Japanese vessels

Measure #4427 | Published 29 Apr 2013 | Inception 28 Mar 2013 ▲

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On 28 March 2013, the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) agreed with PB Vessels Holding Limited (PBVH) to offer an export credit line to finance the purchase of four bulk vessels.

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Argentina: Further increase of tax on foreign purchases to 35%

Measure #4295 | Published 28 Mar 2013 | Inception 31 Aug 2012 ▲

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On 31 August 2012, the Federal Administration of Public Investments of Argentina introduced a 15 per cent tax on all purchases made abroad with Argentinian credit-cards.  

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Italy: Aid to compensate for damage caused by the earthquakes of May 2012

Measure #4233 | Published 13 Mar 2013 | Inception 1 Aug 2012 ▲

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On 14 September 2012, the Italian Government notified the European Commission about an aid measure designed to compensate the damage caused by the earthquakes of 20 and 29 May 2012 in the Regions Emilia-Romagna, Lombardy and Veneto.

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Argentina: Shipping restrictions for mining companies

Measure #4072 | Published 16 Jan 2013 | Inception 28 May 2012 ▲

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Resolution no. 12/2012 of the Argentinean mining ministry of May 14, 2012 (entry into effect on the 28th of May), introduced a number of measures for mining corporations with operations in Argentina.

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Switzerland: Devaluation of the Swiss Franc

Measure #3964 | Published 6 Dec 2012 | Inception 6 Sep 2011 ▲

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On 6 September 2011, the Swiss National Bank (SNB) announced a lower bound of 1.20 Swiss Franc (CHF) with respect to the Euro (€) and took steps to devalue the Swiss Franc to that level against the Euro.

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Myanmar: Permanent residence system for certain foreigners

Measure #3884 | Published 9 Nov 2012 ▲

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On 31 October 2012, the Vice-President of Myanmar, U Nyan Tun, announced plans to implement a permanent residence system for foreign investors, intellectuals, businessmen, and technicians.

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Myanmar: New foreign investment law

Measure #3883 | Published 9 Nov 2012 | Inception 2 Nov 2012 ▲

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On November 1st, 2012, the Burmese Parliament passed the Foreign Investment Law (Law No 21/2012). One day later, the President of Myanmar, Thein Sein, signed the new law.

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