IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

Subnational

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

firm-specific

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 01 Jul 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Tax or social insurance relief

In 2012 the Pennsylvania state legislature approved tax preferences for Royal Dutch Shell in order to attract an ethane cracker plant. The subsidy consisted of state tax credits worth $66 million per year over a 25-year period. 
 
The GTA includes state guarantees and other financial incentives that are likely to affect the restructuring and performance of firms facing international competition, whether from imports, in export markets, and from foreign subsidiaries.
 
As no official source could be obtained, this measure is coded "amber".

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

341 Basic organic chemicals
2901 Acyclic hydrocarbons.
290110 Saturated
290121 Ethylene
290122 Propene (propylene)
290123 Butene (butylene) and isomers thereof
290124 Buta1,3diene and isoprene
290129 Other

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