ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Jan 2009
In January 2009, the Swiss government introduced a refund scheme for cream exporters. The scheme was terminated in January 2010.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
WTO, Trade Policy Review Body, Report to the TPRB from the Director-General on Trade-Related Developments, Document WT/TPR/OV/W/3 of 14 June 2010: https://docs.wto.org/dol2fe/Pages/FE_Search/FE_S_S009-DP.aspx?language=E&CatalogueIdList=229756,133100,125531,117874,75733,38383,94335,59703,87914,73793&CurrentCatalogueIdIndex=7&FullTextHash=&HasEnglishRecord=True&HasFrenchRecord=True&HasSpanishRecord=True
In January 2009, Switzerland temporarily introduced a refund scheme for exporters of cream from Switzerland. The products subject to refunds are classified under 2007 HS code 0401.30.20. It is understood that the intention is to cease paying such refunds before the end of 2009. The subsidy has been abolished on 4 January 2010.