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Cotton Waste (Including Yarn Waste Etc.)

Argentina : Elimination of the mandatory use of the export certificate ‘Certificado de Transporte Argentino Protegido’ (in English: Certificate for Protected Argentine Transport)

Measure #12835 | Published 30 Aug 2016 | Inception 31 Aug 2016 ▲

Description

On 31 August 2016, the Argentine General Administration of Ports, in order to reduce the logistic costs related with exporting from the port of Buenos Aires, via Resolution 076, eliminated the mandatory use of the export certificate ‘Certifi

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[+ 7 more sectors]

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[+ 220 more tariff lines]

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Tunisia: Elimination of import tariffs on raw materials and specific equipment not locally produced

Measure #12478 | Published 5 Aug 2016 | Inception 1 Jan 2016 ▲

Description

On 11 May 2016, the Tunisian authorities notified the World Trade Organization that they have eliminated import tariffs on raw materials and specific equipment not locally produced corresponding to 2,168 tariff lines as of 1 January 2016.

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[+ 16 more sectors]

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[+ 826 more tariff lines]

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India: Special tax and incentives package announced for the textiles sector

Measure #12222 | Published 27 Jul 2016 | Inception 22 Jun 2016 ▲

Description

On 22 June 2016, the Government of India approved a package for the Textiles and Apparel sector. According to the official press release, these measures are expected to promote "employment generation, economies of scale and boost exports

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[+ 138 more tariff lines]

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United States of America: Removal of exemption of some cotton product imports from an assessment

Measure #11861 | Published 24 Jun 2016 | Inception 15 Jul 2016 ▲

Description

In a final rule published in the Federal Register (Volume 81, Number 115) on June 15, 2016 and effective July 15, 2016, the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) of the U.S.

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Indonesia: Separate import licenses for non-hazardous and non-toxic waste

Measure #11774 | Published 1 Jun 2016 | Inception 2 Sep 2009 ▲

Description

On 2 September 2009, the Indonesian Ministry of Trade announced regulation 39/M-DAG/PER/9/2009 introducing import restrictions on non-hazardous and non-toxic waste.

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[+ 19 more tariff lines]

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China: Import tariff increases on numerous consumer goods

Measure #11271 | Published 1 Apr 2016 | Inception 8 Apr 2016 ▲

Description

On 16 March 2016, the Chinese Ministry of Finance announced import tax increases for numerous goods. The rates (a combination of import tariffs, consumption tax & VAT) were increased from 10 to 15% for the following products:

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[+ 12 more sectors]

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[+ 222 more tariff lines]

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EC: GSP for certain countries' sectors revoked for 2017-2019 period

Measure #11164 | Published 18 Mar 2016 | Inception 1 Jan 2017 ▲

Description

 On 9 March 2016, the European Commission announced regulation 330/2016 changing its Generalized Scheme of Preferences (henceforth: GSP) for a number of countries.

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[+ 11 more sectors]

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[+ 391 more tariff lines]

India: Establishment and extension of Status Holder Incentive Scheme for 1 year

Measure #11056 | Published 2 Mar 2016 | Inception 1 Sep 2010 ▲

Description

On 31 October 2011, the Ministry of Commerce & Industry through Notification No.84 (RE-2010)/2009-2014 extended the Status Holder Incentive Scrip under the Foreign Trade Policy 2009-14 for exports made during 2012-2013 as well.

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[+ 2 more sectors]

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[+ 302 more tariff lines]

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United States of America: Numerous changes made to the Generalized System of Preferences

Measure #9982 | Published 3 Oct 2015 | Inception 1 Oct 2015 ▲

Description

Effective January 1, 2017, three countries - Seychelles, Uruguay, and Venezuela – will no longer receive GSP benefits. As provided under U.S.

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United States of America: Reduction in the fees assessed on imports of cotton and cotton-containing products

Measure #9734 | Published 6 Sep 2015 | Inception 2 Nov 2015 ▲

Description

In a direct final rule published in the Federal Register on September 3, 2015, the Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) lowered the assessments paid by importers of cotton and cotton-containing products under the

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[+ 38 more tariff lines]

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