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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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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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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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[+ 15 more tariff lines]

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[+ 8 more jurisdictions]

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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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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[+ 28 more tariff lines]

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Canada: Proposal to allow trace amounts of genetically modified organisms

Measure #3586 | Published 21 Aug 2012 ▲

Description

Canada is preparing a proposal addressing trade in genetically modified organisms (GMO) in food and feed to present to the World Trade Organization (WTO).

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[+ 53 more tariff lines]

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