ANNOUNCEMENT 17 Dec 2010

In December 2010, the government of the United States of America announced .

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 2 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



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Inception date: 01 Jan 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

President Obama on December 17, 2010 signed into law the 'Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act' (H.R.4853), after the Senate approved the bill by a vote of 81-19 (December 15), followed by a House vote of 277-148 (on December 17).
Section 708 of the bill grants a one-year extension of domestic ethanol subsidies and tariffs on imported ethanol. The subsidies and tariffs were due to expire at the end of 2010, but have been extended through the end of 2011.

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AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
Inception date: 01 Jan 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Tax or social insurance relief

President Obama on December 17, 2010 signed into law the 'Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act' (H.R.4853), after the Senate approved the bill by a vote of 81-19 (December 15), followed by a House vote of 277-148 (on December 17).
Section 708 of the bill grants a one-year extension of domestic ethanol subsidies and tariffs on imported ethanol. The subsidies and tariffs were due to expire at the end of 2010, but have been extended through the end of 2011.