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India: FDI cap and rules liberalised for several sectors

Measure #10355 | Published 12 Nov 2015 | Inception 10 Nov 2015 ▲

Description

On 10 November 2015, the Indian Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion liberalised FDI conditions in several sectors as summarised below.   General changes 

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India: Increase in FDI cap on defence investments

Measure #10235 | Published 24 Oct 2015 | Inception 26 Aug 2014 ▲

Description

On 26 August 2014, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion increased the cap on FDI in the Defence Industry from 26% to 49%. Such investments will still require prior approval of the government.   

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India: Increase in fund allocation for exports incentive scheme for 2015-16

Measure #10126 | Published 16 Oct 2015 | Inception 7 Oct 2015 ▲

Description

On 7 October 2015, as per an official Press release India increased the funds allocation for exports under the Merchandise Exports Incentive Scheme (MEIS) for the financial year 2015 (until 31 March 2016) from INR 18,000 crore (USD 2771 million) t

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[+ 8 more sectors]

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[+ 794 more tariff lines]

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Canada: Streamlining of licensing procedures for exports of dual-use goods to certain destinations

Measure #9756 | Published 9 Sep 2015 | Inception 12 Aug 2015 ▲

Description

In the August 12, 2015 edition of Canada Gazette (Vol. 149, No. 16) the Ministry of Foreign Affairs provided for a new General Export Permit No.

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[+ 5 more tariff lines]

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United States of America: Elimination of the requirement for a Special Comprehensive License to export security-related goods

Measure #9735 | Published 6 Sep 2015 | Inception 25 Sep 2015 ▲

Description

In a final rule published in the Federal Register on August 26, 2015 (Volume 80, Number 165) the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) in the U.S.

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Eurasian Economic Union: Decreased import tariffs as of 1 September 2015 (part 1)

Measure #9479 | Published 11 Aug 2015 | Inception 1 Sep 2015 ▲

Description

On 2 June, 2015, the Board of Eurasian Economic Commission approved Decision N 85.

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[+ 8 more sectors]

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[+ 336 more tariff lines]

India: Amendments to merchandise export incentive scheme of foreign trade policy 2015-2020 (July 2015)

Measure #9467 | Published 25 Jul 2015 | Inception 14 Jul 2015 ▲

Description

On 14 July 2015, the Ministry of Commerce & Industry through Public Notice No. 27/2015-2020 introduced the following amendments to the Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) -   

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[+ 3 more sectors]

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[+ 51 more tariff lines]

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Iceland: Removal of all customs duties apart from food starting 2017

Measure #9431 | Published 17 Jul 2015 | Inception 1 Jan 2017 ▲

Description

On 9 July 2015, the Icelandic Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs announced that Iceland will scrap all its customs duties on non-food items starting 1 January 2017.  

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[+ 8 more sectors]

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[+ 294 more tariff lines]

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[+ 21 more jurisdictions]

Ecuador: Increased import tariff rates on several hundred products

Measure #9304 | Published 30 Jun 2015 | Inception 11 Mar 2015 ▲

Description

The Ecuadorian Committee of Foreign Trade (Comex), on 11 March 2015, decided to apply an additional tariff surcharge on a wide range of products. The surcharge varies between 5% and 45% depending on the type of product. 

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[+ 15 more sectors]

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[+ 616 more tariff lines]

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EC: Amended country list for GSP & GSP+

Measure #9117 | Published 12 Jun 2015 | Inception 1 Jan 2015 ▲

Description

On 27 September 2014, the European Commission announced in regulation 1015/2014 further changes to the list of countries eligible for the GSP and GSP+ programmes.

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[+ 18 more sectors]

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[+ 858 more tariff lines]