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Taxonomy: Tariff Line Affected - 0803


Bananas And Plantains, Fresh Or Dried

Egypt: Increase in import tariffs on certain luxury goods and foodstuffs

Measure #4435 | Published 1 May 2013 | Inception 26 Mar 2013 ▲

Description

On 25 March 2013, Egypt announced a heavy increase in the import duties on a variety of “unnecessary consumer goods”.

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Bangladesh: Decreased import duties on fresh fruits

Measure #4386 | Published 17 Apr 2013 | Inception 1 Apr 2013 ▲

Description

On March 25, 2013, multiple news websites consistently reported on the decision of the Bangladesh National Board of Revenue to decrease the so-called supplementary duty on fresh fruits from 30 to 20 per cent. 

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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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EU: Import tariff quota for bananas from Colombia and Peru

Measure #4090 | Published 22 Jan 2013 | Inception 22 Jan 2012 ▲

Description

On 15 January 2013, the EU introduced a stabilisation mechanism for bananas (HS code 08030019) originating in Colombia and Peru (Article 15, EU 19/2013).

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EC: New Generalised Scheme of Preferences

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

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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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EU: Equal treatment of imports of bananas

Measure #3913 | Published 21 Nov 2012 | Inception 27 Oct 2012 ▲

Description

Ending a twenty-year-long trade dispute over the imports of bananas into the EU from certain Latin American countries, the EU’s schedule of commitments following to the so-called Geneva Agreement on Trade in Bananas has been certified by the

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Chile: Elimination of import duties by 2015

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

Description

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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Viet Nam: Reference prices and minimum import values for certain products

Measure #3783 | Published 18 Oct 2012 | Inception 29 Jan 2011 ▲

Description

Official Letter no. 348/TCHQ-TXNK on the List of Administrated Imported Goods at Risks and (Reference) Prices was issued on January 21st, 2011 by the General Department of Customs (under the aegis of the Ministry of Finance).

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Turkey: Import certification requirement for herbal food and feeds

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

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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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