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Taxonomy: Tariff Line Affected - 0803


Bananas And Plantains, Fresh Or Dried

EC: Abolition of license obligations for imports of bananas

Measure #5654 | Published 5 Dec 2013 | Inception 1 Jan 2012 ▲

Description

On 20 December 2011, the EC abolished the current license obligation scheme for imports of bananas.

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Indonesia: Restricted import periods for horticultural products

Measure #5616 | Published 29 Nov 2013 | Inception 30 Aug 2013 ▲

Description

On 30 August 2013, Indonesia introduced a new regulation (86/2013) affecting the allowed periods to import horticultural products.

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[+ 4 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]

Angola: Import tariff increase affecting construction, luxury and primary agricultural goods

Measure #5030 | Published 12 Jul 2013 | Inception 1 Mar 2014 ▲

Description

On 21 March 2013, the Angolan parliament gave power to the executive to introduce a new tariff schedule (Nova Pauta Aduaneira) which will increase tariffs for various imported goods such as beverages, construction materials (e.g., roof tiles, bric

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Colombia: Export subsidy for flowers, foliage, bananas, plantains and prawns

Measure #4753 | Published 13 Jun 2013 | Inception 11 Sep 2009 ▲

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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]

Bangladesh: Reduced import duties on fresh fruits

Measure #4442 | Published 1 May 2013 ▲

Description

On 26 March 2013, the government of Bangladesh decreased import duties on certain fresh fruits by 10 percentage points.  After the reduction, the supplementary duty (including customs and regulatory duties) is set at 20 percent.

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

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

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

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[+ 15 more tariff lines]

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[+ 8 more jurisdictions]

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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