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Taxonomy: Tariff Line Affected - 0709


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Netherlands: Energy tax reduction to the horticulture sector

Measure #4516 | Published 14 May 2013 | Inception 1 Jan 2013 ▲

Description

On 5 September 2012, the Netherlands notified the EC on the reduction of energy taxes in the horticulture sector. The new measure is in line with the previous scheme (N270/2010), but is extended with two main provisions:

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[+ 8 more jurisdictions]

Uzbekistan: Higher import duties on foodstuffs and cigarettes

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

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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]

EU: Import price scheme based on standard import values

Measure #4420 | Published 25 Apr 2013 | Inception 14 Jul 2011 ▲

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On 7 June 2011, the EC introduced (according to Regulation No. 543/2011) a new scheme of minimum import prices (so-called standard import values, SIVs) for certain fruits and vegetables.

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EU: Adjustment of tariff quotas on certain fruits & vegetables

Measure #4417 | Published 25 Apr 2013 | Inception 19 Apr 2013 ▲

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Indonesia: Temporary import ban of certain fruits and vegetables

Measure #4116 | Published 29 Jan 2013 | Inception 28 Sep 2012 ▲

Description

On 26 January 2013, the Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture banned the import of 15 fruits and vegetables, namely:  potato, cabbage, Brussels sprout, other cabbage variety, cauliflower, broccoli, carrots, chillies, pineapple, honeydrew, banana

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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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[+ 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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Chile: Elimination of import duties by 2015

Measure #3834 | Published 1 Nov 2012 | Inception 5 Sep 2012 ▲

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On 27 April 2012, the Minister of Finance and Treasury, Felipe Larraín, announced that Chile will eliminate all import tariffs by 2015 (as a part of its tax reform which entered into force on 4 September 2012).

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China: Temporary changes in export taxes on certain products

Measure #3817 | Published 26 Oct 2012 | Inception 1 Dec 2008 ▲

Description

As from 1 December 2008, China made a series of adjustments to export tariffs on certain goods. The changes were announced in the General Administration of Customs Report 84, 2008. The following adjustments were announced:

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Turkey: Import certification requirement for herbal food and feeds

Measure #3757 | Published 11 Oct 2012 | Inception 1 Jan 2012 ▲

Description

Turkey has introduced a new regulation that requires 'certificates approved by the relevant authorities of the origin or loading country for herbal food and feeds as well as for articles and materials contacting with food to be imported by Turkey'

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