ANNOUNCEMENT 31 Aug 2014In August 2014, the government of Japan announced a change in import duties.
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Japanese Ministry of Finance. . Available at http://www.mof.go.jp/customs_tariff/trade/plan/houfuku/ka20140820.htm
Effective 31 of August 2014, the Ministery of Finance removed retaliatory tariffs on ball bearings and other steel products imported from the United States. The ministery had imposed a 17.4% retaliatory duty on 13 US products in response to the Byrd amendment since September 2005.