IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

NFI

AFFECTED FLOW

Outflow (subsidised)

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

firm-specific

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
← back to the state act
Inception date: 11 Nov 2015 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Trade finance

On November 11th, 2015 a 28.612 billion yen ($227 million USD) loan agreement was signed with the Socialist Republic of Vietnam and the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for the building of the Cho Ray Vietnam-Japan Friendship Hospital. This loan will be part of the Japanese International Cooperation Agency's STEP program which implies that the loan will go towards the construction of the hospital facilities, the installation of the medical device and healthcare information system, Japanese medical devices and consulting services.

Special Terms for Economic Partnership (STEP)
A stipulation in JICA ODA loan agreements is the utilization of advanced Japanese technologies and the employment of Japanese firms in overseas projects.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

481 Medical & surgical equipment & orthopaedic appliances
8419 Machinery, plant or laboratory equipment, whether or not electrically heated (excluding furnaces, ovens and other equipment of heading 85.14), for the treatment of materials by a process involving a change of temperature such as heating, cooking, roasting
841920 Medical, surgical or laboratory sterilisers
9018 Instruments and appliances used in medical, surgical, dental or veterinary sciences, including scintigraphic apparatus, other electromedical apparatus and sighttesting instruments.
901811 Electrocardiographs
901812 Ultrasonic scanning apparatus
901813 Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus
901819 Other
901820 Ultraviolet or infrared ray apparatus
901831 Syringes, with or without needles
901832 Tubular metal needles and needles for sutures
901839 Other
901841 Dental drill engines, whether or not combined on a single base with other dental equipment
901849 Other
901850 Other ophthalmic instruments and appliances
901890 Other instruments and appliances
9019 Mechanotherapy appliances; massage apparatus; psychological aptitudetesting apparatus; ozone therapy, oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, artificial respiration or other therapeutic respiration apparatus.
901910 Mechanotherapy appliances; massage apparatus; psychological aptitudetesting apparatus
901920 Ozone therapy, oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, artificial respiration or other therapeutic respiration apparatus
9020 Other breathing appliances and gas masks, excluding protective masks having neither mechanical parts nor replaceable filters.
902000 Other breathing appliances and gas masks, excluding protective masks having neither mechanical parts nor replaceable filters.
9021 Orthopaedic appliances, including crutches, surgical belts and trusses; splints and other fracture appliances; artificial parts of the body; hearing aids and other appliances which are worn or carried, or implanted in the body, to compensate for a defect
902110 Orthopaedic or fracture appliances
902121 Artificial teeth
902129 Other
902131 Artificial joints
902139 Other
902150 Pacemakers for stimulating heart muscles, excluding parts and accessories
902190 Other
9022 Apparatus based on the use of Xrays or of alpha, beta or gamma radiations, whether or not for medical, surgical, dental or veterinary uses, including radiography or radiotherapy apparatus, Xray tubes and other Xray generators, high tension generators,
902212 Computed tomography apparatus
902213 Other, for dental uses
902214 Other, for medical, surgical or veterinary uses
902219 For other uses
902221 For medical, surgical, dental or veterinary uses
902229 For other uses
902230 Xray tubes
902290 Other, including parts and accessories
9402 Medical, surgical, dental or veterinary furniture (for example, operating tables, examination tables, hospital beds with mechanical fittings, dentists' chairs); barbers' chairs and similar chairs, having rotating as well as both reclining and elevating mo
940210 Dentists', barbers' or similar chairs and parts thereof
940290 Other
541 General construction services of buildings
873 Installation services (other than construction)
931 Human health services

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