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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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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]

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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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 ▲

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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[+ 22 more sectors]

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[+ 877 more tariff lines]

Norway: Increased duty-free quota access for agricultural products from EU

Measure #3613 | Published 5 Sep 2012 | Inception 1 Jan 2012 ▲

Description

In January 2011, the Norwegian government proposed a bill to Parliament on the entry into force of an agreement with the EU concerning extended trade in agri

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[+ 69 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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United States of America: Reforms to licensing and enforcement for agricultural imports

Measure #2926 | Published 22 Nov 2011 ▲

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[+ 173 more tariff lines]

United States of America: Postponement in imposition of reinspection user fees for food

Measure #2897 | Published 28 Oct 2011 ▲

Description

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[+ 180 more tariff lines]

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China: VAT rebates for more than 2600 products

Measure #2781 | Published 12 Oct 2011 | Inception 3 Jan 2009 ▲

Description

On 3 June 2009, the government of China raised the Value Added Tax (VAT) rebates for designated textile and garment exports. Exporters of the benefiting products may recuperate part of the VAT included in intermediate products.

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[+ 16 more sectors]

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[+ 339 more tariff lines]

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