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Chile: The Launch of the Phoenix Fund for Mineral Exploration

Measure #9718 | Published 1 Sep 2015 | Inception 4 Mar 2011 ▲

Description

On 4th March 2011, the Chilean Corporation for Production Development (CORFO) together with the Chilean Ministry of Mining established the Phoenix Fund for Mineral Exploration.

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Peru: The elimination of import tariffs on 1085 tariff lines

Measure #9609 | Published 14 Aug 2015 | Inception 6 Nov 2014 ▲

Description

Effective 7 November 2014, Peru eliminated the import tariffs on 1,085 tariff lines with Decree 314-2014.  The initial list, published as Decree 312-2014 foresaw tariff rebates for 800 further products.

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[+ 7 more sectors]

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[+ 337 more tariff lines]

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UK: Introduction of the Export Refinancing Facility

Measure #9545 | Published 3 Aug 2015 | Inception 30 Apr 2014 ▲

Description

On 30 April 2014, the UK government launched its Export Refinancing Facility (ERF) with a volume of GBP 5 billion and the aim to allow UK exporters to provide favourable financing conditions to overseas customers.  

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[+ 23 more sectors]

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[+ 834 more tariff lines]

Afghanistan: Introduced export duties on natural resources

Measure #9530 | Published 2 Aug 2015 | Inception 1 Feb 2010 ▲

Description

On 1 February 2010, the government of Afghanistan introduced export duties on certain natural resources (Letter CS2-538570 of the Ministry of Finance of the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan).

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[+ 87 more tariff lines]

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Indonesia: Letters of credit as mandatory payment method for certain goods

Measure #9209 | Published 17 Jun 2015 | Inception 1 Apr 2015 ▲

Description

 On 5 January 2015, the Indonesian Ministry of Trade announced regulation 04/M-DAG/PER/1/2015 requiring the exporters of certain products to use letters of credit as a mandatory payment method.

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[+ 17 more tariff lines]

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China: Increased import VAT on several minerals

Measure #9011 | Published 2 Jun 2015 | Inception 1 Jan 2009 ▲

Description

On 19 December 2008, the Ministry of Finance issued Notice No. 99 of 2008, to increase the import VAT on 82 tariff lines, from 13% to 17%. The new policy will come into effect on 1 January 2009. No further information is stated.  

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[+ 21 more tariff lines]

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[+ 77 more jurisdictions]

China: Tariff Execution Plan 2015

Measure #8931 | Published 21 May 2015 | Inception 1 Jan 2015 ▲

Description

On 12 December 2014, the State Council has approved the new Tariff Execution Plan for 2015. Based on the Notice No. 32 of 2014, Customs Tariff Commission clarified several regulations in 2015:  

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[+ 22 more sectors]

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[+ 346 more tariff lines]

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Turkey: Abolishment of surcharge on import of some products

Measure #8746 | Published 2 May 2015 | Inception 10 Apr 2015 ▲

Description

On 08 April 2015 the Turkish government decided to lift the Resource Utilization Support Fund (RUSF) surcharge for foreign loans financing imports of selected products.

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[+ 10 more sectors]

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[+ 682 more tariff lines]

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Indonesia: Relaxed divestment requirements for foreign mining companies

Measure #7787 | Published 27 Nov 2014 | Inception 14 Oct 2014 ▲

Description

On 14 October 2014, the Indonesian president signed government regulation no. 77/2014 relaxing the divestment requirements for foreign mining companies. These provisions were already the third amendment to law no.

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[+ 13 more tariff lines]

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Indonesia: Conditional export tax exemptions for unrefined mineral exporters

Measure #7492 | Published 15 Oct 2014 | Inception 1 Aug 2014 ▲

Description

On 25 July 2014, the Indonesian Ministry of Finance amended its regulation on export tax for unrefined metal minerals (cf. Related Measures).

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