IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 07 Aug 2015 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Production subsidy

 On 7 August 2015, the Indian state of Kerala extended its Rubber Production Incentive Scheme to Rubber Latex. The scheme originally covered only rubber sheets. The incentive is available mainly to small farmers who own less than 5 hectares of land and the assistance will be available up to 2 hectares for each farmer & up to 1800 kg. production per hectare per year.

As part of the assistance, the farmers will be paid the difference between Rs. 142 and the market price for the latex, hence assuring a price of Rs. 142/kg. The government has earmarked INR 3000 million for this scheme (see related measure).

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

019 Forage; natural rubber; living plants; raw vegetable materials
4001 Natural rubber, balata, guttapercha, guayule, chicle and similar natural gums, in primary forms or in plates, sheets or strip.
400110 Natural rubber latex, whether or not prevulcanised
400121 Smoked sheets
400122 Technically specified natural rubber (TSNR)
400129 Other

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