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Lettuce And Chicory, Fresh Or Chilled

Canada: Consideration of a proposed fee for licenses to import food

Measure #5685 | Published 10 Dec 2013 ▲

Description

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is proposing to charge a user fee for the issuance of import licences for food.

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[+ 180 more tariff lines]

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Sri Lanka: Across-the-board tariff increases in budget for 2014

Measure #5606 | Published 29 Nov 2013 | Inception 1 Jan 2014 ▲

Description

Sri Lanka’s budget proposal for 2014 raises tariffs across the board in a bid to reduce the country’s budget deficit. A total of 394 tariff lines are affected.

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[+ 16 more sectors]

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[+ 379 more tariff lines]

Canada: Removal of 72 countries and territories from the General Preferential Tariff program

Measure #5557 | Published 14 Nov 2013 | Inception 1 Jan 2015 ▲

Description

Effective January 1, 2015, Canada will remove 72 countries and territories from beneficiary status under the General Preferential Tariff (GPT) program. The declared purpose of the change is to concentrate the remaining preferences on the leas

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[+ 29 more sectors]

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[+ 1199 more tariff lines]

Germany: Tax rate reduction for agricultural diesel

Measure #4999 | Published 11 Jul 2013 | Inception 1 Jan 2014 ▲

Description

On 11 March 2013, Germany notified the EU about its tax relaxation scheme for agricultural diesel (HS 2710.1941 and 2710.1949) .

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[+ 8 more tariff lines]

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Colombia: Import clearing approval (Visto Bueno) for vegetables and molluscs

Measure #4672 | Published 23 May 2013 | Inception 27 Dec 2012 ▲

Description

On 27 December 2012, Colombia’s Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism published Circular No.

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Poland: Tax refund scheme for the agricultural sector

Measure #4635 | Published 22 May 2013 | Inception 19 Dec 2012 ▲

Description

On 21 June 2012, Poland notified the EC on the amendment of their agriculture support scheme from 2006.  

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[+ 1 more tariff lines]

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United States of America: New farm bill under development

Measure #4632 | Published 21 May 2013 ▲

Description

The agriculture committees in both the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate are developing new farm bills to replace the previous (2008) farm bill. Each of them approved their versions in the week of May 13, 2013.

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[+ 180 more tariff lines]

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Uzbekistan: Higher import duties on foodstuffs and cigarettes

Measure #4475 | Published 8 May 2013 | Inception 1 May 2013 ▲

Description

Effective from May 1, 2013, Uzbekistan has announced import tariff increases on a number of foodstuffs. The products involved are:

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[+ 25 more tariff lines]

EC: New Generalised Scheme of Preferences

Measure #4047 | Published 10 Jan 2013 | Inception 1 Jan 2014 ▲

Description

On 25 October 2012, the EC adopted a new scheme of generalised tariff preferences for selected developing countries (regulation EU 978/2012) that replaces the 2008 regulation (EU 732/2008).  

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[+ 20 more sectors]

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[+ 997 more tariff lines]

Canada: Enactment of the Safe Food for Canadians Act

Measure #3915 | Published 21 Nov 2012 ▲

Description

On November 20, 2012, the House of Commons in Canada approved on a unanimous vote Bill S-11, The Safe Food for Canadians Act. The bill will proceed to the Senate for royal assent, but will not come into force until the regulations are completed.

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[+ 180 more tariff lines]

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