ANNOUNCEMENT 29 Dec 2015In December 2015, the government of the United States of America announced a change in import duties.
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In a proclamation published in the Federal Register (Vol. 80 No. 249) on December 29, 2015 President Obama utilized authority granted to him by Congress in the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 to reduce tariffs on environmental goods. The tariff reductions stem from commitments made in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation group in 2012 and reaffirmed in 2015. More specifically, the reductions that take effect on January 1, 2016 are as follows: