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									     SUMMARY AND STATUS
G20 Trade and trade-related measures
   (October 2008 – 30 April 2011)


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                                                                     ARGENTINA
                                                        Trade and trade-related measures
                                                         (October 2008 – 30 April 2011)

VERIFIED INFORMATION
   Country/                                        Measure                                             Source/Date                       Status
 Member State
Trade remedies
                                                                            2008
Argentina        Initiation on 23 October 2008 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of       WTO document              Provisional and definitive duties
                 carbon steel but welded pipe fitting, of an external diameter of 2" or more but G/ADP/N/195/ARG,          imposed on 6 May 2009 and
                 not exceeding 12" (NCM 7307.19.20; 7307.93.00) from China                       22 February 2010          23 October 2009 respectively


Argentina        Initiation on 17 November 2008 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of WTO document                   Provisional duty imposed on
                 synthetic filament yarn (other than sewing thread), not put up for retail sale of G/ADP/N/202/ARG,        24 September 2009 (except for
                 polyester, measuring per single yarn more than 80 decitex but not more than       9 August 2010           imports from Chinese, Taipei).
                 350 decitex (NCM 5402.33.00) from China; Indonesia; and Chinese, Taipei                                   Definitive duty imposed on
                                                                                                                           18 May 2010 respectively

                                                                            2009
Argentina        Initiation on 12 January 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of      WTO document               Provisional duty imposed on
                 voile (NCM 5407.61.00; 5407.69.00) from Brazil and China                       G/ADP/N/209/ARG, 31        8 September 2009 for imports
                                                                                                March 2011                 from Brazil and China. Definitive
                                                                                                                           duty imposed on imports from
                                                                                                                           China on 8 July 2010

Argentina        Initiation on 14 January 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of      WTO document               Definitive duty imposed on
                 multifunction appliances for processing of food and beverages (NCM             G/ADP/N/209/ARG, 31        8 July 2010
                 8509.40.50) from Brazil and China                                              March 2011
Argentina        Termination on 12 February 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of           Resolución No. 43/2009
                 frames and forks, and parts thereof of bicycles (NCM 8714.91.00) from          Comercio Exterior -
                 Chinese, Taipei (imposed on 24 May 2002)                                       Ministerio de Producción
                                                                                                (12 February 2009)

Argentina        Initiation on 2 March 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         WTO document               Provisional duties imposed on
                 footwear (NCM 6401.10.00; 6401.92.00; 6401.99.10; 6401.99.90;                  G/ADP/N/202/ARG,           22 July 2009 (except for certain
                 6402.19.00;6402.20.00; 6402.91.10; 6402.91.90; 6402.99.10; 6402.99.90;         9 August 2010              tariff lines NCM 6402.19.00;
                 6403.19.00; 6403.20.00; 6403.40.00; 6403.51.00; 6403.51.90; 6403.59.10;                                   6402.91.90; 6402.99.90;
                 6403.59.90; 6403.91.10; 6403.91.90; 6403.99.10; 6403.99.90; 6404.11.00;                                   6403.19.00; 6403.91.90;
                 6404.19.00; 6404.20.00; 6405.10.10; 6405.10.20; 6405.10.90; 6405.20.00;                                   6403.99.90; 6404.11.00;
                 6405.90.00) from China                                                                                    6405.10.90). Definitive duty
                                                                                                                           imposed on 22 March 2010

Argentina        Initiation on 9 March 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of steel   WTO document               Provisional duty imposed on
                 and rims (NCM 8708.70.90; 8716.90.90) from China                               G/ADP/N/195/ARG/Rev.1,     20 November 2009
                                                                                                23 April 2010
Argentina        Termination on 23 March 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of              WTO document
                 cypermethrin (NCM 3808.10) from India (imposed on 27 March 2006)               G/ADP/N/188/ARG,
                                                                                                7 October 2009
Argentina        Initiation on 26 March 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of        WTO document
                 butcher's or kitchen knives having fixed blades (NCM 8211.92.10) from          G/ADP/N/195/ARG,
                 Brazil and China                                                               22 February 2010
Argentina        Initiation on 30 March 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of        WTO document               Provisional and definitive duties
                 denim (NCM 5208.43.00; 5209.42.10; 5209.42.90; 5210.49.10; 5211.42.10;         G/ADP/N/209/ARG, 31        imposed on 13 September 2009
                 5211.42.90) from China                                                         March 2011                 and 9 September 2010
                                                                                                                           respectively

Argentina        Initiation on 30 March 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of        WTO document               Provisional and definitive duties
                 compact discs-recordable CD-R (NCM 8523.40.11) from Paraguay                   G/ADP/N/195/ARG/Rev.1,     imposed on 24 September 2009
                                                                                                23 April 2010 Resolución   and 23 September 2010
                                                                                                No. 83/2010 Comercio       respectively
                                                                                                Exterior - Ministerio de
                                                                                                Industria
                                                                                                (23 September 2010)



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Argentina   Initiation on 18 May 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of piping WTO document                      Definitive duty imposed on 20
            fittings (NCM 7307.19.10; 7307.19.90) from Brazil and China                    G/ADP/N/209/ARG, 31             November 2010
                                                                                           March 2011
Argentina   Termination on 22 May 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of certain        WTO document
            polyethylene terephthalate (PET) (NCM 3907.60) from Brazil (imposed on         G/ADP/N/188/ARG,
            16 March 2006)                                                                 7 October 2009
Argentina   Initiation on 3 June 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of traction WTO document                    Provisional and definitive duties
            machinery for elevators and goods lifts (NCM 8425.31.10) from China            G/ADP/N/209/ARG, 31             imposed on 2 March 2010 and 4
                                                                                           March 2011                      December 2010 respectively


Argentina   Initiation on 17 July 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of            WTO document                 Definitive duty imposed on
            printing inks (NCM 3204.17.00; 3212.90.90; 3215.11.00; 3215.19.00) from           G/ADP/N/195/ARG,             13 January 2011
            Brazil                                                                            22 February 2010 and
                                                                                              Resolución No. 10/2011
                                                                                              Secretaría de Industria y
                                                                                              Comercio – Comercio
                                                                                              Exterior (13 January 2011)

Argentina   Initiation on 21 July 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of            WTO document                 Provisional and definitive duties
            insulation displacement connectors (NCM 8536.90.90) from India                    G/ADP/N/202/ARG,             imposed on 26 May 2010 and 20
                                                                                              9 August 2010 and            January 2011 respectively
                                                                                              Resolución No. 12/2011
                                                                                              Secretaría de Industria y
                                                                                              Comercio – Comercio
                                                                                              Exterior (14 January 2011)

Argentina   Initiation on 15 September 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of       WTO document                 Definitive duty imposed on 11
            hypodermic syringes of plastic, disposable, sterile, with or without needles      G/ADP/N/195/ARG/Rev.1,       March 2011
            (NCM 9018.31.11; 9018.31.19) from China                                           23 April 2010 and
                                                                                              Resolución No. 89/2011
                                                                                              Secretaría de Industria y
                                                                                              Comercio – Comercio
                                                                                              Exterior (11 March 2011)

Argentina   Initiation on 15 September 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of       WTO document                 Provisional and definitive duties
            gas screw compressors (NCM 8414.30.99; 8414.80.32) from Brazil                    G/ADP/N/195/ARG,             imposed on 6 July 2010 and 14
                                                                                              22 February 2010 and         March 2011 respectively
                                                                                              Resolución No. 91/2011
                                                                                              Ministerio de Industria y
                                                                                              Turismo (14 March 2011)

Argentina   Termination on 24 September 2009 (without measure) of anti-dumping                WTO document
            investigation on imports of synthetic staple fibres of polyesters , not carded,   G/ADP/N/195/ARG,
            combed or otherwise processed for spinning (NCM 5503.20.90) from                  22 February 2010, and
            Indonesia (initiated on 17 November 2008)                                         Resolución No. 123/2010
                                                                                              Ministerio de Industria y
                                                                                              Turismo (14 May 2010)

Argentina   Initiation on 20 October 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         WTO document                 Definitive duty imposed on 5
            electric space heating apparatus, and soil heating apparatus (NCM                 G/ADP/N/195/ARG,             May 2011
            8516.29.00) from China                                                            22 February 2010 and
                                                                                              Resolución No. 148/2011
                                                                                              Secretaría de Industria y
                                                                                              Comercio – Comercio
                                                                                              Exterior (20 April 2011)

Argentina   Initiation on 2 November 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         WTO document
            electrical ignition or starting equipment of a kind used for spark-ignition or    G/ADP/N/195/ARG,
            compression-ignition internal combustion engines (for example, ignition           22 February 2010
            magnetos, magneto-dynamos, ignition coils, sparking plugs and glow plugs,
            starter motors), generators (NCM 8511.30.20; 8511.80.30; 8511.80.90;
            9032.89.11) from China

Argentina   Initiation on 3 November 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of  WTO document
            certain oil country tubular goods (NCM 7304.29.10; 7304.29.31; 7304.29.39; G/ADP/N/195/ARG,
            7304.29.90; 7306.29.00) from China                                         22 February 2010




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Argentina   Initiation on 2 December 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of          WTO document
            table, floor, wall, window, ceiling or roof fans, with a self-contained electric   G/ADP/N/195/ARG,
            motor (NCM 8414.51.10; 8414.51.90; 8414.59.90) from China                          22 February 2010

Argentina   Initiation on 17 December 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         WTO document
            tyres (NCM 4011.10.00; 4011.20.90; 4011.61.00; 4011.92.10; 4011.92.90)             G/ADP/N/195/ARG/Rev.1,
            from China                                                                         23 April 2010
                                                                      2010
Argentina   Termination on 2 February 2010 (without measure) of anti-dumping           WTO document
            investigation on imports of floating flooring (NCM 4410.11.20; 4410.32.00; G/ADP/N/202/ARG,
            4411.12.90; 4411.13.90; 4411.14.90; 4411.19.00; 4411.29.00; 4411.39.00;    9 August 2010
            4411.92.90; 4411.93.90) from China, Germany, and Switzerland (initiated on
            23 January 2009).

Argentina   Initiation on 16 February 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of air WTO document
            conditioning machines (NCM 8415.10.11; 8415.83.00; 8418.69.40) from            G/ADP/N/202/ARG,
            Korea, Rep. of; Malaysia; Thailand; and Viet Nam                               9 August 2010

Argentina   Initiation on 2 March 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of men's       WTO document
            or boy's suits, blazers and jackets (NCM 6203.11; 6203.12; 6203.19;                G/ADP/N/202/ARG,
            6203.22; 6203.23; 6203.29.10; 6203.29.90; 6203.31; 6203.32; 6203.33;               9 August 2010
            6203.39) from China
Argentina   Initiation on 2 March 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of steel       WTO document
            straight slaw blades, for working metals (NCM 8202.91.00; 8202.99.90) from         G/ADP/N/202/ARG,
            China                                                                              9 August 2010
Argentina   Termination on 14 May 2010 of anti-dumping duties on imports of synthetic          WTO document
            staple fibres of polyesters , not carded, combed or otherwise processed for        G/ADP/N/202/ARG,
            spinning (NCM 5503.20.90) from China and India (investigation initiated on         9 August 2010
            17 November 2008, duties imposed on 24 September 2009).

Argentina   Termination on 8 July 2010 of anti-dumping duties on imports of voile (NCM WTO document
            5407.61.00; 5407.69.00) from Brazil (imposed on 8 September 2009)                G/ADP/N/188/ARG,
                                                                                             7 October 2009 and
                                                                                             Resolución No. 9/2010
                                                                                             Comercio Exterior -
                                                                                             Ministerio de Industria
                                                                                             (8 July 2010)
Argentina   Initiation on 14 December 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of WTO document
            bed linen (NCM 6302.60.00; 6302.91.00; 6302.93.00; 6302.99.10;                   G/ADP/N/209/ARG, 31
            6302.99.90) from Brazil                                                          March 2011
Argentina   Initiation on 15 December 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of WTO document
            paper and paperboard, coated on one or both sides with kaolin (China clay) or G/ADP/N/209/ARG, 31
            other inorganic substances, with or without a blinder, and with no other         March 2011
            coating, whether or not surface-coloured, surface-decorated or printed, in rolls
            or rectangular (including square) sheets, of any size (NCM 4810.13.89;
            4810.13.90; 4810.19.89; 4810.19.90) from Austria; China; Finland; Korea,
            Rep. of; and the United States

Argentina   Initiation on 16 December 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         WTO document
            glass fibres (including glass wool) and articles thereof (NCM 7019.39.00)          G/ADP/N/209/ARG, 31
            from Mexico                                                                        March 2011
Argentina   Termination on 28 December 2010 (without measure) of anti-dumping                  WTO document
            investigation on imports of polypropylene yarns (NCM 5402.48.00;                   G/ADP/N/209/ARG, 31
            5402.59.00) from Brazil (initiated on 11 February 2010)                            March 2011

                                                                           2011
Argentina   Termination on 24 January 2011 of anti-dumping duties on imports of manual WTO document
            kitchen lighters (NCM 9613.80.00) from China (investigation initiated on   G/ADP/N/202/ARG,
            11 July 2009, and provisional duty imposed on 29 March 2010)               9 August 2010 and
                                                                                       Resolución No. 9/2011
                                                                                       Comercio Exterior -
                                                                                       Ministerio de Industria y
                                                                                       Comercio (13 January 2011)




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Argentina          Initiation on 4 March 2011 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of          Resolución No. 38/2011
                   electric motors of an output exceeding 0.12 KW but not exceeding 3 KW           Comercio Exterior -
                   (NCM 8501.40.19) from China                                                     Ministerio de Industria y
                                                                                                   Comercio (3 March 2011)

Argentina          Termination on 9 March 2011 (without measure) of anti-dumping                   WTO document
                   investigation on imports of electric pumps (NCM 8413.70.80; 8413.70.90)         G/ADP/N/195/ARG,
                   from China (initiated on 16 September 2009)                                     22 February 2010 and
                                                                                                   Resolución No. 46/2011
                                                                                                   Comercio Exterior -
                                                                                                   Ministerio de Industria y
                                                                                                   Comercio (9 March 2011)

Argentina          Initiation on 28 March 2011 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         Resolución No. 58/2011
                   photographic plates, sensitised for X-ray (NCM 3701.10.29) from the United      Comercio Exterior -
                   States                                                                          Ministerio de Industria y
                                                                                                   Comercio (28 March 2011)

Argentina        Initiation on 6 April 2011 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of straight Resolución No. 74/2011
                 slaw blades (NCM 8202.91.00; 8202.99.90) from India                             Comercio Exterior -
                                                                                                 Ministerio de Industria y
                                                                                                 Comercio (6 April 2011)
Argentina        Initiation on 6 April 2011 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of          Resolución No. 75/2011
                 sunglasses, and frames and mountings for spectacles, goggles or the like, and Comercio Exterior -
                 parts thereof (NCM 9003.11.00; 9003.19.10; 9003.19.90; 9004.10.00;              Ministerio de Industria y
                 9004.90.10) from China                                                          Comercio (6 April 2011)
Argentina        Termination on 11 April 2011 (without measure) of anti-dumping                  WTO document
                 investigation on imports of chlorodifluoromethane (NCM 2903.49.11) from         G/ADP/N/195/ARG,
                 China (initiatied on 29 September 2009)                                         22 February 2010 and
                                                                                                 Resolución No. 76/2011
                                                                                                 Comercio Exterior -
                                                                                                 Ministerio de Industria y
                                                                                                 Comercio (6 April 2011)
Other trade measures
                                                                              2008
Argentina          Application of non-automatic import licensing requirements, covering            Resoluciones Nos. 343/07;
                   products such as textiles, steel, metallurgical products, and tyres             588/08; 444/04; MP 26/09,
                                                                                                   and MP 61/09 (Various dates
                                                                                                   starting on 4 November 2008
                                                                                                   to 4 March 2009)


                                                                              2009
Argentina          Application of "criterion values" covering around 1,000 imported products       Permanent Delegation of
                   considered sensitive (i.e. auto parts, textiles, TV, toys, shoes, and leather   Argentina to the WTO
                   goods). These products May be subject to control for customs valuation          (18 February 2009)
                   purposes
Argentina          Elimination of export taxes (set at 5% in August 2006) for dairy products (35 Permanent Delegation of         Effective 1 January 2009
                   HS tariff lines - Codes 0401; 0402; 0403; 0404; 0405; 0406; and 1901.90.90)   Argentina to the WTO
                                                                                                 (6 March 2009)
Argentina          Imposition of precautionary price references for copper exports (NCM 7401) Permanent Delegation of
                                                                                                 Argentina to the WTO
                                                                                                 (9 March 2009)
Argentina          Application of "criterion values" (valores criterios) for imports of products Permanent Delegation of
                   such as "cermet" (ceramic and metal manufactures); sweaters and pullovers; Argentina to the WTO (17,
                   brake pads, linings, and clutches discs; and electric heating radiators and 27 March, and
                   equipments                                                                    14 April 2009)
Argentina          Incorporation of 12 new items to the list of products subject to import       WTO document
                   licensing procedures such as aluminium, and miscellaneous articles of base    G/LIC/N/2/ARG/4/Add.2,
                   metal                                                                         1 April 2009, and various
                                                                                                 other dates
Argentina          Suspension (for 30 days) of import licensing requirements for self-tapping    Permanent Delegation of         No longer applicable
                   screws, and other types of screws and bolts                                   Argentina to the WTO
                                                                                                 (15 April 2009)
Argentina          Change in import procedures for tyres for final consumption (one tariff line) Permanent Delegation of
                                                                                                 Argentina to the WTO
                                                                                                 (23 April 2009)




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Argentina   Change in the coverage of non-automatic import licences (affecting products        Permanent Delegation of
            such as switching and routing apparatus, and electrical generators)                Argentina to the WTO
                                                                                               (14 July 2009)
Argentina   Application of non automatic import licensing requirements, covering               WTO documents              Some tariff lines from Chapter
            products such as textile fabrics, autoparts, electrical machinery and              G/LIC/N/2/ARG/22,          59 were eliminated, and are
            equipments, vehicles, parts and accessories of motor vehicles, articles of         3 November 2009 and        now subject to import
            apparel and clothing accessories, chemicals, and paper (NCM Chapters 28;           G/LIC/N/2/ARG/23,          certification
            48; 51; 52; 54; 55; 59; 60; 61; 62; 65; 68; 84; 85; 87)                            27 November 2009 and
                                                                                               Permanent Delegation of
                                                                                               Argentina to the WTO
                                                                                               (December 2010)
Argentina   Update of the list of "criterion values" (valores criterio de carácter preventivo) Resoluciones Generales
            for imports of a number of products such as fungicides (NCM 3808.92.95);           AFIP Nos. 2699/2009,
            electro-mechanical domestic appliances (NCM 8509.40.20; 8509.40.50);               2700/2009 and 2701/2009
            system disks for laser reading DVD's (NCM 8523.40.11); from certain                (4 November 2009)
            specified origins

Argentina   Application of "criterion values" (valores criterio de carácter preventivo) for   Permanent Delegation of
            imports of a number of products, i.e. electrical ignition or starting equipment   Argentina to the WTO
            (NCM 8511.80.30; 8511.80.90); and automatic regulating or controlling             (December 2010)
            instruments and apparatus (NCM 9032.89.11)

Argentina   Increase of the value-added tax (from 10.5% to 21%) for information               Ley 26.539                  Since November 2009 no
            technology products (NCM 8415; 8418; 8516; 8517; 8518; 8519; 8521;                (20 November 2009)          modification of product coverage
            8527; 8528), as well as of the product coverage for the application of the
            excise tax (17%). Products manufactured or assembled in the Tierra del
            Fuego free zone are exempted

                                                                          2010
Argentina   New customs regulation "aduanas especializadas en el despacho de                  Resolución No. 3/2010 DGA
            determinadas mercaderías de importación para consumo" amending the list           (29 January 2010).
            of entry points (selected seaports and airports) for certain products such as
            carbonates; tableware and kitchenware; articles of leather; textiles and
            apparel; footwear; ceramic products; glassware; imitation jewellery; articles
            of iron or steel; articles of base metal; machinery and mechanical appliances;
            electrical machinery and equipment; vehicles and parts and accessories;
            clocks and watches; lamps; toys; and manufactured articles
            (NCM Chapters 28; 39; 42; 50 to 64; 69; 70; 71; 73; 82; 83; 84; 85; 87; 90;
            94; 95; 96)

Argentina   Update of the list of "criterion values" (valores criterio de carácter            Resoluciones Generales
            precautorio) for imports of a number of products such as baby carriages and       AFIP Nos. 2720/2009,
            parts (NCM 8715.00); flywheels and pulleys, including pulley blocks (NCM          2730/2009, 2777/2010,
            8483.50.90); automatic circuit breakers (NCM 8536.20.00); other knitted or        2778/2010, 2779/2010,
            crocheted fabrics of synthetic fibres dyed or printed (NCM 6006.42.00;            2780/2010, 2781/2010,
            6006.44.00); stemware drinking glasses, other than of glass-ceramics (NCM         2783/2010 and 2785/2010
            7013.28.00); other drinking glasses, other than of glass-ceramics (NCM            (various dates
            7013.37.00); and benzoyl peroxide (NCM 2916.32.10) from certain specified         from November 2009 to
            origins                                                                           March 2010).

Argentina   Adjustment of "criterion values" (valores referenciales de exportación de         Resoluciones Generales
            carácter precautorio) for exports of a number of products such as natural         AFIP Nos. 2786/2010,
            honey (NCM 0409.00.00); fresh grapes (NCM 0806.10.00); copper and                 2787/2010, 2788/2010, and
            articles thereof (NCM 74); and fresh apples, pears and quinces (NCM               2790/2010
            0808.10.00; 0808.20.10) for certain specified destinations                        (26 February 2010)

Argentina   Temporary export ban on ferrous waste and scrap, remelting scrap ingots of        Permanent Delegation of     The export ban was extended
            iron or steel (NCM 7204.10.00; 7204.21.00; 7204.29.00; 7204.30.00;                Argentina to the WTO        until 5 July 2011
            7204.41.00; 7204.49.00; 7204.50.00) until 9 July 2010                             (3 June 2010)




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Argentina            Update of the list of "criterion values" (valores criterio de carácter            Resoluciones Generales
                     precautorio) introduced over the period June-August 2010 for imports of a         AFIP Nos. 2871/2010,
                     number of products such as blank CD/DVDs (NCM 8523.40.11); auto                   2872/2010, 2874/2010,
                     accessories (NCM 8708.99.90); glasses (NCM 9003.11.00; 9003.19.10;                2891/2010, 2893/2010,
                     9003.19.90; 9004.90.10); bags (NCM 4202.92.00; 4202.99.00); polyester             2895/2010, 2894/2010, and
                     yarn (NCM 5509.21.00; 5509.22.00); copper pipes (NCM 7411.10.10;                  2899/2010 (various dates)
                     7411.21.10); chlorodifluoromethane (NCM 2903.49.11); and yarn
                     (NCM 5402.45.20) from certain specified origins

Argentina            Temporary export quota (500 tonnes) on certain species of fish "Hoplias           Resolución No. 960/2010 -    Effective until 31 December 2010
                     malabaricus and H.cf lacerdae" (NCM 0302.69.44; 0303.79.54)                       Secretaría de Agricultura,
                                                                                                       Ganadería y Pesca (14
                                                                                                       December 2010)

Argentina, Brazil,   Temporary increase of the Mercosur Common Tariff (to 28%) for 11 tariff           Decisión No. 25/09 del
Paraguay and         lines (dairy products: NCM 0402.10; 0402.21; 0402.29; 0402.99; 0404.10;           Consejo del Mercado Común
Uruguay              0406.10; 0406.90), as from 31 January 2010 until 31 December 2011.                (7 December 2009), and
(Mercosur)           Paraguay and Uruguay given a waiver on this measure                               Permanent Delegation of
                                                                                                       Brazil to the WTO
                                                                                                       (1 February 2010)

Argentina, Brazil,   Temporary increase of the Mercosur Common Tariff (to 18% and 26%) for             Decisión No. 26/09 del
Paraguay and         157 tariff lines (textiles and textile articles: NCM 5004; 5005; 5006; 5106;      Consejo del Mercado Común
Uruguay              5107; 5108; 5109; 5110; 5204; 5205; 5206; 5207; 5306; 5307; 5308; 5401;           (7 December 2009), and
(Mercosur)           5402; 5403; 5404; 5405; 5502; 5508; 5509; 5510; 5911). Paraguay and               Permanent Delegation of
                     Uruguay given a waiver on this measure                                            Brazil to the WTO
                                                                                                       (1 February 2010)

Argentina, Brazil, Temporary increase of the Mercosur Common Tariff (to 35%) for 3 tariff lines        Decisión No. 27/09 del
Paraguay and       (articles of leather: NCM 4202.22.10; 4202.22.20; 4202.92.00). Paraguay and         Consejo del Mercado Común
Uruguay            Uruguay given a waiver on this measure                                              (7 December 2009), and
(Mercosur)                                                                                             Permanent Delegation of
                                                                                                       Brazil to the WTO
                                                                                                       (1 February 2010)

Argentina, Brazil, Establishment of a new common Custom Code with guidelines on the                    Decisiones Nos. 10/10 and
Paraguay and       elimination of double-taxation of imports from Non-Mercosur countries that          27/10 del Consejo del
Uruguay            are unloaded in one Mercosur member and forwarded to another                        Mercado Común
(Mercosur)                                                                                             (2 August 2010)

Argentina, Brazil, Trade facilitation measure with the establishment of a Common Customs               Decisión No. 17/10 del
Paraguay and       Document "Documento Único Aduanero del Mercosur (DUAM)"                             Consejo del Mercado Común
Uruguay                                                                                                (2 August 2010)
(Mercosur)

Argentina, Brazil,   Temporary authorization to increase the Mercosur Common Tariff applied            Decisión No. 60/10 del    Effective 1 April 2011 to 31
Paraguay and         rates, but not over their bound levels, for imports of 14 tariff lines (certain   Consejo del Mercado Común December 2011
Uruguay              toys: NCM 9503.00.10; 9503.00.21; 9503.00.22; 9503.00.31; 9503.00.39;             (16 December 2010)
(Mercosur)           9503.00.40; 9503.00.50; 9503.00.60; 9503.00.70; 9503.00.80; 9503.00.91;
                     9503.00.97; 9503.00.98; 9503.00.99)

Argentina, Brazil, Temporary increase of the Mercosur Common Tariff (to 35%) for imports of            Decisión No. 61/10 del    Effective 1 April 2011 to 31
Paraguay and       prepared or preserved peaches, including nectarines (NCM 2008.70.10;                Consejo del Mercado Común December 2011
Uruguay            20080.70.90). Paraguay given a waiver on this measure                               (16 December 2010)
(Mercosur)

                                                                                   2011
Argentina            Reintroduction of import prohibition on used garments (NCM 6309.00)               Permanent Delegation of
                                                                                                       Argentina to the WTO (10
                                                                                                       May 2011)
Argentina            Introduction of non automatic import licensing requirement (Certificado de        WTO document
                     Importación de Vehículos Automóviles "CIVA") for certain motor cars and           G/LIC/N/2/ARG/22/Add.1,
                     other motor vehicles (of a cylinder capacity exceeding 2,500 cc) (NCM             21 March 2011
                     8703.24.10; 8703.24.90; 8703.33.10; 8703.33.90)




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Argentina   Update of the list of "criterion values" (valores criterio de carácter              Resoluciones Generales
            precautorio) for exports of certain products, i.e. natural honey (NCM               AFIP No. 3052/2011 (24
            0409.00.00); and fresh apples, pears and quinces (NCM 0808.10.00;                   February 2011), and No.
            0808.20.10) for certain specified destinations                                      3058/2011 (3 March 2011)

Argentina   Some flexibilities introduced to Resolución No. 45/2011 (on non-automatic           Resolución No. 77/2011         Effective 10 March 2011
            import licences) for certain iron and steel products, mechanical appliances,        Comercio Exterior -
            and electric lamps (NCM 7219.34.00; 7306.40.00; 7306.61.00; 7307.29.00;             Ministerio de Industria y
            7307.91.00; 7312.10.90; 7326.90.90; 8481.10.00; 8481.20.90; 8481.80.99;             Comercio (4 March 2011)
            8483.40.10; 9405.40.10), and for certain items imported by "direct users".
            The flexibilities entail that the licences be issued "without delay". The "direct
            user" status is subject to approval by the Ministry of Industry


Argentina   Extension of the lists of products subject to non-automatic import licensing. WTO document
            Products covered are, i.e. motor vehicles, auto-parts, motorcycles, bicycles, G/LIC/N/2/ARG/22/Add.1,
            textiles and clothing, electronic and media equipment's, and informatics      21 March 2011
            equipment's (selected items in sections NCM 2916; 2929; 3902; 3919; 3920;
            4016; 4810; 4819; 4821; 5208; 5209; 5211; 5407; 5509; 5513; 5515; 5516;
            6005; 6006; 6506; 6911; 6912; 7007; 7009; 7013; 7014; 7217; 7219; 7306;
            7307; 7308; 7312; 7318; 7326; 7408; 7615; 8202; 8205; 8207; 8305; 8403;
            8409; 8413; 8414; 8418; 8426; 8433; 8450; 8471; 8472; 8480; 8481; 8482;
            8483; 8484; 8501; 8502; 8507; 8511). For a few products (NCM 8711.10.00;
            8711.20.10; 8711.20.20; 8711.20.90; 8711.30.00; 8711.40.00; 8711.50.00),
            importers may benefit from easier procedures subject to the issuance of an
            exemption certificate by the Ministry of Production




Argentina   Update of the list of "criterion values" (valores criterio de carácter              Resoluciones Generales Nos.
            precautorio) for imports of a variety of products, such as milk and cream,          2951/2010, 2952/2010,
            plastics, rubber, man-made filaments, man-made staple fibres, knitted or            2953/2010, 2970/2010,
            crocheted fabrics, headgear, ceramic products, glass and glassware, other base      2978/2010, 2979/2010,
            metals; cermets, miscellaneous articles of base metal, refrigerators and            2993/2010, 2994/2010,
            freezers, electrical machinery, optical fibres, musical instruments,                2995/2010, 2998/2010,
            miscellaneous manufactured articles (NCM 0402; 3907; 3916; 3926; 4008;              2999/2010, 3024/2011,
            4016; 5407; 5516; 6001; 6005; 6006; 6505; 6912; 7013; 7019; 8104; 8308;             3025/2011, 3026/2011,
            8418; 8543; 9001; 9209; 9606; 9607), from specific origins                          3040/2011, 3041/2011,
                                                                                                3042/2011, 3051/2011,
                                                                                                3057/2011, 3070/2011,
                                                                                                3086/2011 Administración
                                                                                                Federal de Ingresos Públicos
                                                                                                - Aduanas (Various dates)




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                                                                     AUSTRALIA
                                                         Trade and trade-related measures
                                                          (October 2008 – 30 April 2011)

VERIFIED INFORMATION
   Country/                                        Measure                                              Source/Date                      Status
  Member State
Trade remedies
                                                                             2008
Australia        Termination on 24 October 2008 (withdrawal of application) of                   Australian Customs
                 countervailing investigation on imports of toilet paper (HS 4818.10) from       Dumping Notice
                 China (initiated on 26 March 2008)                                              No. 2008/38
                                                                                                 (24 October 2008)
Australia        Termination on 3 December 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of             WTO document
                 polyethylene, linear low density (HS 3901.10; 3901.90) from Korea, Rep. of      G/ADP/N/180/AUS,
                 (imposed on 3 December 2007)                                                    3 March 2009
Australia        Termination on 17 December 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of            WTO document
                 polyethylene, high density from Korea, Rep. of; Malaysia; Singapore; and        G/ADP/N/180/AUS,
                 Sweden (imposed on 18 March 2008)                                               3 March 2009
                                                                            2009
Australia        Initiation on 5 January 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of        WTO document              Provisional and definitive duties
                 geosynthetic clay liners (HS 6815.99) from Germany                              G/ADP/N/188/AUS,          imposed on 8 May 2009 and
                                                                                                 30 September 2009         15 October 2009 respectively


Australia        Termination on 1 April 2009 (expiry without review) of anti-dumping duties      Permanent Delegation of
                 on imports of certain hot rolled plate steel (HS 7208.51; 7208.52) from         Australia to the WTO
                 China; Indonesia; Japan; and Korea, Rep. of (imposed on 1 April 2004)

Australia        Initiation on 24 June 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of          WTO document              Provisional duties imposed on
                 aluminium extrusions (HS 7604.10.00; 7604.21.00; 7604.29.00; 7608.10.00;        G/ADP/N/209/AUS,          6 November 2009 and
                 7608.20.00; 7610.10.00; 7610.90.00) from China                                  15 March 2011             15 April 2010 (after revision)
                                                                                                                           respectively. Definitive duty
                                                                                                                           imposed on 29 October 2010

Australia        Initiation on 24 June 2009 of countervailing duty investigation on imports of   WTO document              Provisional and definitive duties
                 aluminium extrusions (HS 7604.10.00; 7604.21.00; 7604.29.00; 7608.10.00;        G/SCM/N/219/AUS,          imposed on 15 April 2010 and 29
                 7608.20.00; 7610.10.00; 7610.90.00) from China                                  28 March 2011             October 2010 respectively

Australia        Initiation on 14 August 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of        WTO document              Provisional and definitive duties
                 silicone emulsion concrete admixtures (HS 3824.40) from the United States       G/ADP/N/202/AUS,          imposed on 26 November 2009
                                                                                                 7 September 2010          and 14 April 2010 respectively

Australia        Termination on 25 November 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports        WTO document
                 of linear low density polyethylene (HS 3901.10; 3901.90) from Canada and        G/ADP/N/195/AUS,
                 the United States (initiated on 28 May 2009)                                    23 March 2010

                                                                             2010
Australia        Termination on 12 January 2010 (following a reinvestigation) of anti-           WTO document
                 dumping duties on imports of toilet paper (HS 4818.10) from China and           G/ADP/N/202/AUS,
                 Indonesia (imposed on 31 December 2008)                                         7 September 2010
Australia        Termination on 16 February 2010 (no application for continuation received)      WTO document
                 of anti-dumping duties on imports of certain silicon (HS 2804.69) from China    G/ADP/N/202/AUS,
                 (imposed on 17 February 2005)                                                   7 September 2010

Australia        Termination on 17 February 2010 (following a continuation inquiry) of anti-     WTO document
                 dumping duties on imports of hot dipped galvanised steel pipe (HS 7306.30)      G/ADP/N/202/AUS,
                 from Thailand (imposed on 18 February 2000)                                     7 September 2010

Australia        Termination on 23 March 2010 of anti-dumping duties on imports of               WTO document
                 polyvinyl chloride homopolymer resin (HS 3904.10) from Hungary (no              G/ADP/N/202/AUS,
                 application for continuation received) and Korea, Rep. of (following a          7 September 2010
                 continuation inquiry) (duties imposed on 24 March 2000)




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Australia   Initiation on 22 June 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of             WTO document               Provisional and definitive duties
            "biodiesel" - fuel manufactured by chemically altering non-fossil origin           G/ADP/N/209/AUS,           imposed on 18 October 2010
            feedstocks (including recycled materials from these sources) through a             15 March 2011 and Customs and 19 April 2011 respectively
            process of transesterification and/or esterification to form mono-alkyl esters -   Dumping Notice No. 2011/18
            whether in pure form (B100) or in a blend with a biodiesel percentage in
            excess of 20% (B20) (HS 2710.11.80; 2710.19.80; 2710.91.80; 2710.99.80;
            3824.90.20; 3824.90.30) from the United States

Australia   Initiation on 22 June 2010 of countervailing investigation on imports of           WTO document                Provisional and definitive duties
            "biodiesel" - fuel manufactured by chemically altering non-fossil origin           G/SCM/N/212/AUS,            imposed on 18 October 2010
            feedstocks (including recycled materials from these sources) through a             8 September 2010 and        and 19 April 2011 respectively
            process of transesterification and/or esterification to form mono-alkyl esters -   Customs Dumping Notice
            whether in pure form (B100) or in a blend with a biodiesel percentage in           No. 2011/18
            excess of 20% (B20) (HS 2710.11.80; 2710.19.80; 2710.91.80; 2710.99.80;
            3824.90.20; 3824.90.30) from the United States

Australia   Termination on 19 and 27 July 2010 (following a continuation inquiry) of anti- WTO document
            dumping duties on imports of linear low density polyethylene (HS 3901.10;      G/ADP/N/209/AUS,
            3901.90) from Indonesia (imposed on 27 July 2000)                              15 March 2011

Australia   Termination on 6 August 2010 (without measure) of anti-dumping                     WTO document
            investigation on imports of certain plywood sheeting, of conifer and non-          G/ADP/N/209/AUS,
            conifer species, in various widths and grades ranging from high quality            15 March 2011
            appearance structurally-certified grades with minimal imperfections, through
            to non-structural non-appearance grades to which no manufacturing standard
            applies (HS 4412.31.00; 4412.32.00; 4412.39.00) from Brazil, Chile, China,
            and Malaysia (initiated on 3 December 2009)

Australia   Termination on 23 August 2010 (without measure) of anti-dumping                    WTO document                First terminated on 20 May 2009,
            investigation on imports of hollow structural sections (HS 7306.30; 7306.61;       G/ADP/N/209/AUS,            but investigation resumed on
            7306.69) from Malaysia (initiated on 18 December 2008)                             15 March 2011               31 August 2009, following an
                                                                                                                           appeal to the Trade Measures
                                                                                                                           Review Officer

Australia   Termination on 23 August 2010 (without measure) of anti-dumping                    WTO document                First terminated on 6 June 2009,
            investigation on imports of hollow structural sections (HS 7306.30; 7306.61;       G/ADP/N/209/AUS,            but investigation resumed on
            7306.69) from China (initiated on 18 December 2008)                                15 March 2011               31 August 2009, following an
                                                                                                                           appeal to the Trade Measures
                                                                                                                           Review Officer

Australia   Termination on 26 August 2010 (without measure) of countervailing                  WTO document                Terminated on 6 June 2009, but
            investigation on imports of hollow structural steel sections (HS 7306.30;          G/SCM/N/219/AUS,            investigation resumed on
            7306.61; 7306.69) from China (initiated on 18 December 2008)                       28 March 2011               31 August 2009, following an
                                                                                                                           appeal to the Trade Measures
                                                                                                                           Review Officer
Australia   Termination on 22 December 2010 (without measure) of anti-dumping             WTO document
            investigation on imports of clear float glass (CFG) in nominal thicknesses of G/ADP/N/209/AUS,
            3 mm-12 mm (HS 7005.29.00) from China, Indonesia, and Thailand (initiated 15 March 2011
            on 19 April 2010)
                                                                       2011
Australia   Termination on 20 January 2011 (without measure) of anti-dumping                   Permanent Delegation of
            investigation on imports of linear-low density polyethylene (LLDPE), in            Australia to the WTO (11
            various grades, in pelletised form, with a density of less than 0.94 g/cm3         May 2011)
            (HS 3901.10.00; 3901.90.00) from Canada; Korea, Rep. of; and the United
            States (initiated on 30 July 2010)

Australia   Termination on 3 March 2011 of anti-dumping duties on imports of "hollow           Permanent Delegation of
            structural sections"- electric resistance welded pipes made of carbon steel,       Australia to the WTO (11
            comprising circular hollow sections or rectangular or square hollow sections,      May 2011)
            galvanized and non-galvanized (HS 7306.30.00; 7306.61.00; 7306.69.00)
            from China (imposed on 25 May 2007)

Australia   Initiation on 15 April 2011 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of            Permanent Delegation of
            pineapple fruit (FSI and consumer) (HS 2008.20.00) from Indonesia                  Australia to the WTO (11
                                                                                               May 2011)
Australia   Initiation on 15 April 2011 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of            Permanent Delegation of
            pineapple fruit (consumer) (HS 2008.20.00) from Thailand (Thai Pineapple           Australia to the WTO (11
            Canning Industry Corp Ltd)                                                         May 2011)



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Other trade measures
                                                                            2010
Australia        Consumer price index adjustment for the calculation of new rates of customs Customs Notice No. 2010/05
                 duties for certain products such as alcoholic beverages (HS 2203; 2204; 2205; (2 February 2010)
                 2206; 2207; 2208) and tobacco products (HS 2401; 2402; 2403) resulting in
                 increase of the customs and excise duties, as from 1 February 2010

Australia        Gradual reduction of applied tariffs on textiles, clothing, and footwear     Permanent Delegation of
                 products until 2015 (for items with a rate of 17.5% down to 10%; and for     Australia to the WTO
                 items with rates of 10% or 7.5% to 5% ) (HS Chapters 30; 38; 39; 40; 42; 43; (1 January 2010)
                 50; 51; 52; 54; 55; 56; 57; 58; 59; 60; 61; 62; 63; 64; 65; 90; 94)

Australia        Reduction of applied tariffs on passenger motor vehicles and parts (from 10%    Permanent Delegation of
                 down to 5%) (HS Chapters 39; 40; 68; 70; 73; 83; 84; 85; 87; 90; 94; 96), as    Australia to the WTO
                 from 1 January 2010                                                             (1 January 2010)
Australia        Increase of excise rates for imports of certain tobacco products                Customs Notice (No 1) 2010
                 (HS 2401.10.00; 2401.20.00; 2401.30.00; 2402.10.20; 2402.10.80;                 (29 April 2010)
                 2402.20.20; 2402.20.80; 2403.10.30; 2403.10.70; 2403.91.00; 2403.99.80),
                 as from 30 April 2010
Australia        Increase of excise rates (from $A 0.02854/l to $A 0.03556/l (US$0.02798/l to    Australian Customs Notice
                 US$0.03486/l)) for imports of aviation fuel (HS 2710.11; 2710.19; 2710.99),     No. 2010/29 (30 June 2010)
                 as from 1 July 2010.
Australia        Consumer price index adjustment for the calculation of new rates of customs     Australian Customs Notice
                 duties for certain products such as alcoholic beverages (HS 2203; 2204; 2205;   No. 2010/38 (30 July 2010)
                 2206; 2207; 2208) and tobacco products (HS 2401; 2402; 2403) resulting in
                 increase of the customs and excise duties, as from 2 August 2010

                                                                            2011
Australia        Additional consumer price index adjustment for the calculation of new rates     Permanent Delegation of      Effective 1 February 2011
                 of customs duties for certain products such as alcoholic beverages (HS 2203;    Australia to the WTO (11
                 2204; 2205; 2206; 2207; 2208) and tobacco products (HS 2401; 2402; 2403)        May 2011)
                 resulting in increase of the customs and excise duties




Australia        Additional safety screening measures on some food items imported from           Permanent Delegation of
                 certain regions of Japan, as a result of the nuclear crisis                     Australia to the WTO (11
                                                                                                 May 2011)




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                                                                         BRAZIL
                                                        Trade and trade-related measures
                                                         (October 2008 – 30 April 2011)

VERIFIED INFORMATION
   Country/                                        Measure                                             Source/Date                      Status
  Member State
Trade remedies
                                                                            2008
Brazil           Termination on 13 October 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of steel      WTO document
                 blade (for stone cutting) from Italy (imposed on 9 October 2003)               G/ADP/N/180/BRA,
                                                                                                18 February 2009
Brazil           Initiation on 30 October 2008 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of      WTO document              Definitive duty imposed on
                 ball point pens (NCM 9608.10.00) from China                                    G/ADP/N/202/BRA,          29 April 2010
                                                                                                6 September 2010
Brazil           Termination on 19 December 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of           WTO document
                 mushrooms provisionally preserved and prepared or preserved from China         G/ADP/N/180/BRA,
                 (imposed on 18 December 2003)                                                  18 February 2009
Brazil           Termination on 19 December 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of           WTO document
                 bicycle tyres from Thailand                                                    G/ADP/N/180/BRA,
                                                                                                18 February 2009
Brazil           Initiation on 31 December 2008 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of     WTO document
                 magnesium ingot (NCM 8104.11.00; 8104.19.00) from China                        G/ADP/N/180/BRA,
                                                                                                18 February 2009
Brazil           Initiation on 31 December 2008 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of     WTO document              Provisional and definitive duties
                 footwear (NCM 6402-6405) from China                                            G/ADP/N/202/BRA,          imposed on 9 September 2009
                                                                                                6 September 2010          and 5 March 2010 respectively

                                                                            2009
Brazil           Initiation on 5 May 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of           WTO document              Definitive duty imposed on
                 synthetic fibre blankets (NCM 6301.40.00) from China                           G/ADP/N/202/BRA,          29 April 2010
                                                                                                6 September 2010
Brazil           Termination on 3 June 2009 (lapsing of application period) of anti-dumping     WTO document
                 duties on imports of horse nail or horseshoe nail (NCM 7317.00.90) from        G/ADP/N/188/BRA,
                 Finland and India (imposed on14 June 2004)                                     18 September 2009

Brazil           Initiation on 23 July 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         WTO document              Definitive duty for imports from
                 polypropylene resins (NCM 3902.10.20; 3902.30.00) from India and the           G/ADP/N/209/BRA,          the United States imposed on
                 United States                                                                  28 March 2011             9 December 2010

Brazil           Termination on 23 September 2009 (withdrawal of the sunset review petition) WTO document
                 of anti-dumping duties on imports of bicycle tyres (NCM 4011.50.00) from    G/ADP/N/195/BRA/Rev.1,
                 China (imposed on 2 January 1998) and India (imposed on 29 August 2008) 31 March 2010

Brazil           Termination on 8 October 2009 (lapsing of application period) of               WTO document
                 countervailing duties on imports of stainless steel bars from India (imposed   G/SCM/N/203/BRA,
                 on 8 October 2004)                                                             24 March 2010
Brazil           Termination on 11 October 2009 (lapsing of application period) of anti-        WTO document
                 dumping duties on imports of ferro-chrome containing by weight more than       G/ADP/N/195/BRA/Rev.1,
                 4% of carbon (NCM 7202.41.00) from Kazakhstan, Russian Federation, and         31 March 2010
                 South Africa (imposed on 21 October 1998)

Brazil           Termination on 23 October 2009 (without measure) of safeguard                  WTO documents
                 investigation on imports of recordable optical medias: CD-R (compact disc      G/SG/N/6/BRA/3,
                 recordable) and DVD-R (digital versatile disc recordable) (NCM 8523.40.11)     19 September 2008 and
                 (initiated on 5 September 2008)                                                G/SG/N/9/BRA/1,
                                                                                                20 November 2009
Brazil           Initiation on 29 October 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of      WTO document            Definitive duty imposed on
                 glassware for table (NCM 7013.49.00) from Argentina, China, and Indonesia      G/ADP/N/195/BRA/Rev.1, 28 February 2011
                                                                                                31 March 2010 and CAMEX
                                                                                                Resolution No. 8
                                                                                                (28 February 2011)




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Brazil   Initiation on 4 November 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of        WTO document            Definitive duty imposed on
         knitted or crocheted viscose fabrics (NCM 6004.10.41; 6004.10.42;                G/ADP/N/195/BRA,        7 April 2011
         6004.10.43; 6004.10.44; 6004.90.40; 6006.41.00; 6006.42.00; 6006.43.00;          23 March 2010 and CAMEX
         6006.44.00) from China.                                                          Resolution No. 20
                                                                                          (7 April 2011)

Brazil   Termination on 7 November 2009 (lapsing of application period) of anti-          WTO document
         dumping duties on imports of ammonium nitrate (NCM 3102.30.00;                   G/ADP/N/195/BRA,
         3105.51.00; 3105.59.00) from Russian Federation and Ukraine                      23 March 2010

Brazil   Termination on 14 December 2009 (lapsing of application period) of anti- WTO document
         dumping duties on imports of pumping unit (NCM 8413.81.00;               G/ADP/N/209/BRA,
         8413.82.00; 8479.89.99) from Romania (imposed on 24 December 1998)       28 March 2011

Brazil   Termination on 16 December 2009 (without measure) of anti-dumping                WTO document
         investigation on imports of polyethylene terephthalate resins (NCM               G/ADP/N/195/BRA,
         3907.60.00) from Argentina (initiated on 27 April 2009)                          23 March 2010

                                                                    2010
Brazil   Initiation on 12 March 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of          WTO document
         unrefined salt "sal grosso" (NCM 2501.00.19) from Chile                          G/ADP/N/202/BRA,
                                                                                          6 September 2010
Brazil   Initiation on 19 April 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of          WTO document
         glassine and other glazed transparent or translucent papers (NCM                 G/ADP/N/202/BRA,
         4806.40.00) from France, Hungary, and Italy                                      6 September 2010
Brazil   Initiation on 1 June 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of            WTO document
         emulsion styrene-butadiene rubber "E-SBR 1502 and E-SBR 1712 (NCM                G/ADP/N/202/BRA,
         4002.19.19) from Korea, Rep. of                                                  6 September 2010
Brazil   Initiation on 8 July 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of            WTO document
         colourless flat glass, clear, produced by float process, with a thickness        G/ADP/N/209/BRA,
         between 2 and 19 mm (NCM 7005.29.00) from China and Mexico                       28 March 2011

Brazil   Initiation on 13 July 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of N-        WTO document            Provisional duty imposed on 7
         Butanol (NCM 2905.13.00) from the United States                                  G/ADP/N/209/BRA,        April 2011
                                                                                          28 March 2011 and CAMEX
                                                                                          Resolution No. 19
                                                                                          (7 April 2011)

Brazil   Initiation on 26 July 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of toluene   WTO document
         diisocyanate (TDI-80/20) (NCM 2929.10.21) from Argentina and the United          G/ADP/N/209/BRA,
         States                                                                           28 March 2011
Brazil   Termination on 5 August 2010 (without measure) of anti-dumping                   WTO document
         investigation on imports of flasks of glass up to 20ml (NCM 7010.90.90)          G/ADP/N/209/BRA,
         from India (initiated on 18 August 2009)                                         28 March 2011
Brazil   Initiation on 26 August 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of flat-   WTO document
         rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, hot-   G/ADP/N/209/BRA,
         rolled, not clad, plated or coated, of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more (NCM       28 March 2011
         7208.51.00; 7208.52.00) from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea;
         Korea, Rep. of; Mexico; Romania; Russian Federation; Spain; Chinese,
         Taipei; and Turkey

Brazil   Anti-dumping duties on imports of cement Portland (NCM 2523.29.10) from          CAMEX Resolution No. 64   Suspended on 1 September 2010
         Mexico and Venezuela (imposed on 27 July 2000)                                   (1 September 2010)        until 27 July 2011

Brazil   Termination on 2 September 2010 (lapsing of application period) of anti-         WTO document
         dumping duties on imports of polyethylene terephthalate resins (NCM              G/ADP/N/209/BRA,
         3907.60.00) from the United States (imposed on 2 September 2005)                 28 March 2011

Brazil   Initiation on 1 October 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         WTO document
         nitrile rubber "NBR" not hydrogenated (NCM 4002.59.00) from Argentina;           G/ADP/N/209/BRA,
         France; India; Korea, Rep. of; Poland; and the United States                     28 March 2011

Brazil   Termination on 13 October 2010 (without measure) of anti-dumping                 WTO document
         investigation on imports of hand tools "manual riveters" (NCM 8205.59.00)        G/ADP/N/209/BRA,
         from China (initiated on 24 December 2009)                                       28 March 2011
Brazil   Anti-dumping duties on imports of barium carbonate (NCM 2836.60.00)              WTO document              Suspended on 20 October 2010
         from China (imposed on 8 July 1992)                                              G/ADP/N/209/BRA,
                                                                                          28 March 2011




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Brazil           Initiation on 23 November 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         WTO document
                 plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of poly(ethylene terephthalate) of a width   G/ADP/N/209/BRA,
                 not less than 5 micrometre but not exceeding 50 micrometre (NCM                    28 March 2011
                 3920.62.19; 3920.62.91; 3920.62.99) from Mexico, Turkey, and the United
                 Arab Emirates

Brazil           Initiation on 10 December 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of WTO document
                 light weight coated paper (NCM 4810.22.90) from Belgium, Canada, Finland, G/ADP/N/209/BRA,
                  Germany, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States                       28 March 2011

Brazil           Initiation on 21 December 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         WTO document
                 line pipe up to 5 inches (NCM 7304.19.00) from China                               G/ADP/N/209/BRA,
                                                                                                    28 March 2011
Brazil           Initiation on 22 December 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         WTO document
                 stainless steel cookware (NCM 7323.93.00) from China and India                     G/ADP/N/209/BRA,
                                                                                                    28 March 2011
                                                                               2011
Brazil           Initiation on 6 April 2011 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of citric      Camex Circular No. 14 (6
                 acid (NCM 2918.14.00; 2918.15.00) from China                                       April 2011)


Brazil           Initiation on 18 April 2011 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of flat-   Camex Circular No. 16 (15
                 rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, clad, April 2011)
                 plated or coated (NCM 7210.30.10; 7210.49.10; 7210.61.00; 7210.70.10)
                 from Australia; China; India; Korea, Rep. of; and Mexico

Other trade measures
                                                                               2009
Brazil           Inclusion of the meat sector in the drawback programme (exception of federal Permanent Delegation of
                 taxes (9.5%) on the purchase of national inputs for exportable products)     Brazil to the WTO
                                                                                              (10 February 2009)
Brazil           Decision to increase the number of exporting companies (allowing larger      Permanent Delegation of
                 firms, with annual revenue up to R$600 million (US$350.7 million)) with      Brazil to the WTO
                 access to the government's export financing programme (Proex). There was     (23 February 2009)
                 no increase in the programme's budget

Brazil           Increase of import tariffs on wind turbines (from zero to 14%).The                 Permanent Delegation of
                 Programme of Incentives for Alternatives Electricity Sources (PROINFA)             Brazil to the WTO
                 restricts the use of imported wind turbines (Portarias Nos. 211 and 242)           (18 June 2009)

Brazil           Decrease of import tariffs (from 14% to duty-free) on female sheath                Permanent Delegation of
                 contraceptives; and trailers and semi-trailers (from 35% to duty-free).            Brazil to the WTO
                 (Included on its national list of exemptions to the Mercosur Common Tariff)        (18 June 2009)

Brazil           Increase of import tariffs (from duty-free to 14%) on electric generating sets     Permanent Delegation of
                 and rotary converters (wind powered). (Included on its national list of            Brazil to the WTO
                 exemptions to the Mercosur Common Tariff)                                          (18 June 2009)

Brazil           Introduction of quota (up to 10,000 tonnes) for imports of dairy products from Permanent Delegation of
                 Uruguay, until the end of 2009                                                 Brazil to the WTO (second
                                                                                                semester of 2009)

Brazil                                                                                        Permanent Delegation of
                 Increase of import tariffs on lauryl and stearyl alcohol, used in the production
                 of cosmetic products, (from 2% to 14%)                                       Brazil to the WTO
                                                                                              (31 August 2009)
Brazil           Reduction of import tariffs (from a range of 12-14% down to 2%) on 114       Permanent Delegation of
                 products such as capital goods, informatics, and telecommunication equipment Brazil to the WTO
                                                                                              (18 September 2009)
                                                                           2010
Brazil           Creation of new tariff lines, in some cases resulting in a decrease of import      Resolução No. 82
                 tariffs on products such as codfish (NCM 0305.30.10) (from 10% to zero),           (15 December 2009)
                 and electrical equipment (from 18% to zero), as from 1 January 2010




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Brazil   Reduction of import tariffs (from a range of 12-14% down to 2%) on 573          CAMEX Resolutions Nos.
         tariff lines such as capital goods, informatics, and telecommunication          61 and 62
         equipment                                                                       (28 October 2009); 77 and
                                                                                         78 (15 December 2009); 3
                                                                                         and 4 (4 February 2010)

Brazil   Reduction of import tariffs (to 2%) on 6 tariff lines such as informatics,      CAMEX Resolution No. 17
         machinery and equipment (NCM 8419.50.90; 8471.70.12; 8537.20.90;                (25 March 2010)
         8541.30.29; 9030.40.90; 9030.82.10), until 31 December 2010

Brazil   Reduction of import tariffs (to 2%) on 163 capital goods tariff lines (NCM      CAMEX Resolution No. 18
         Chapters 84, 85, 86, 87, 89, 90, and 94), until 31 December 2010                (25 March 2010)

Brazil   Extension of the period until 31 December 2011, of the reduction of import      CAMEX Resolutions
         tariffs (to 2%) for 232 tariff lines (informatics and telecommunication         Nos. 26 and 27
         equipments, and capital goods) (NCM Chapters 73; 82; 84; 85; 87; 89; 90)        (14 April 2010)




Brazil   Reduction of import tariffs (to zero) on A(H1N1) vaccines (NCM                  CAMEX Resolution No. 22
         3002.20.11; 3002.20.21), for a period of 12 months. (Included on its national   (23 April 2010)
         list of exemptions to the Mercosur Common Tariff)

Brazil   Reduction of import tariffs (from 20% to zero) on ethyl alcohol (NCM            Permanent Delegation of
         2207.10.00; 2207.20.10) until 31December 2011. (Included on its national        Brazil to the WTO and
         list of exemptions to the Mercosur Common Tariff)                               CAMEX Resolution No. 21
                                                                                         (23 April 2010)
Brazil   Reduction of import tariffs (to 2%) on certain products such as palm kernel     CAMEX Resolution No. 25
         (quota 150,000 tonnes) (NCM 1513.29.10); backed refined copper (quota           (29 April 2010)
         450,000 units) (NCM 7410.21.10); electrodes (quota 10,000 tonnes) (NCM
         8545.19.90), for a period of 12 months

Brazil   Reduction of import tariffs (to 2%) on paper and paperboard in rolls (NCM       CAMEX Resolution No. 29
         4810.13.90)                                                                     (14 May 2010)
Brazil   Amendments to the IPI value-added tax incentive scheme. IPI reductions for      Permanent Delegation of
         household appliances were eliminated as from 31 January 2010. IPI increased     Brazil to the WTO
         (to 7%) for commercial vehicles; and (from zero to 5%) for furniture and        (26 May 2010)
         components as from March and April 2010 respectively

Brazil   New tax incentives (Integrated Drawback) for exporters (mainly agri-           Permanent Delegation of      The full IPI reduction was
         businesses); consisting in the elimination of the IPI value-added tax (5%), or Brazil to the WTO            extended until June 2010 for
         the PIS/Cofins social contribution on the basis of the turnover (9.5%) on the (26 May 2010)                 capital goods; and until
         purchase of inputs (local and imported) to be used in the manufacturing of                                  31 December 2010 for
         export products. A similar scheme was already in place for machine parts, and                               construction material
         equipment

Brazil   Elimination of import tariffs and the IPI value-added tax (5%) for computers    Permanent Delegation of
         for public schools                                                              Brazil to the WTO
                                                                                         (26 May 2010)
Brazil   Reduction of import tariffs (to 2%) on certain products such as electrodes      CAMEX Resolutions No. 25 Measure abolished 1 July 2010
         (quota 10,000 tonnes) (NCM 8545.19.90), for a period of 12 months               (29 April 2010) and 47
                                                                                         (24 June 2010)
Brazil   Temporary reduction of import tariffs (to 2%) on 7 informatics and              CAMEX Resolutions
         telecommunication tariff lines (NCM 8471.60.90; 8517.62.59.011;                 Nos. 35 (26 May 2010) and
         8517.62.59.012; 8517.62.59.013; 8517.62.59.014; 8517.62.77; 8517.62.91),        45 (24 June 2010)
         until 31 December 2011

Brazil   Reduction of import tariffs (to 2%) on 276 capital goods tariff lines (NCM      CAMEX Resolutions
         Chapters 68; 82; 84; 85; 86; 89; 90; 94), until 31 December 2011                Nos. 34 (26 May 2010) and
                                                                                         46 (24 June 2010)




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Brazil               Reduction of import tariffs (to 2%) for certain products such as paper and      CAMEX Resolutions Nos.
                     paper board (NCM 4810.13.90) (quota 4,500 tonnes); flat-rolled products of      39 (2 June 2010), 42
                     iron or non-alloy steel not clad, plated or coated (NCM 7208.51.00) (quota      (17 June 2010), and 52
                     800 tonnes); flat-rolled products of iron or non-alloy steel clad, plated or    (28 July 2010)
                     coated (NCM 7210.90.00) (quota 250 tonnes); and aluminium casks, drums
                     cans, boxes and similar containers (NCM 7612.90.19) (quota 1,900 million
                     units)

Brazil               Creation of new tariff lines, in some cases resulting in a decrease of import   CAMEX Resolution No. 39
                     tariffs on products such as methylcellulose (NCM 3912.39.10) (from 14% to       (2 June 2010)
                     2%), and copper foil (NCM 7410.21.10) (from 12% to 4%), as from
                     1 July 2010
Brazil               Inclusion of certain products on its national list of exemptions to the         CAMEX Resolution No. 47
                     Mercosur Common Tariff, resulting in a decrease of import tariffs for frozen    (24 June 2010)
                     sardines (to 2%) (NCM 0303.71.00), terephthalic acid and its salts (to zero -
                     quota 132,000 tonnes) (NCM 2917.36.00), and crane lorries
                     (NCM 8705.10.10)
Brazil               Reduction of import tariffs (to 2%) on 436 capital goods tariff lines (NCM      CAMEX Resolution No. 53
                     Chapters 73; 82; 84; 85; 86; 87; 89; 90), until 30 June 2012                    (5 August 2010)

Brazil               Temporary reduction of import tariffs (to 2%) on 10 informatics and             Resolution CAMEX No. 54
                     telecommunication tariff lines (NCM 8541.40.32.002; 8541.40.32.003;             (5 August 2010).
                     8541.40.32.004; 8543.70.99.028; 8543.70.99.066; 8543.70.99.067;
                     8543.70.99.068; 8543.70.99.069; 8543.70.99.070; 9030.40.90), until
                     30 June 2012.

Brazil               Temporary reduction of import tariffs (from 10% to zero) on cotton (quota       CAMEX Resolution No. 70
                     250,000 tonnes) (NCM 5201.00.20; 5201.00.90), for the period                    (14 September 2010)
                     1 October 2010 to 31 May 2011 (beneficiary textiles sector). (Included on its
                     national list of exceptions of the Mercosur Common Tariff)

Brazil               Reduction of import tariffs (to 2%) on 116 auto part tariff lines (NCM          CAMEX Resolution No. 71
                     Chapters 39, 40, 73, 76, 84, 85, 87, 90, 94)                                    (14 September 2010)

Brazil               Temporary tariff increase on imports of tools for pressing, stamping or         Camex Resolution No. 87
                     punching (from 14% to 25%, NCM 8207.30.00), and of mould for metal              (14 December 2010)
                     (from 14% to 30%, NCM 8480.41.00)
Brazil               Temporary tariff reduction (to 2%) on imports of two Information Technology     Camex Resolution No. 89     Effective until 30 June 2012
                     (IT) produts and extension of tariff reduction on 21 IT products (NCM           (14 December 2010)
                     Chapter 85)
Brazil               Temporary tariff reduction (to 2%) on imports of 226 capital goods and          Camex Resolution No. 90     Effective until 30 June 2012
                     extension of tariff reduction on 316 products (NCM Chapters 39; 82; 84; 85;     (14 December 2010)
                     86; 89; 90)
Brazil               Temporary tariff increase (from 20% to 35% ) on imports of toys (14 lines in    Camex Resolution No. 92     Effective until 31 December 2011
                     NCM 9503.00)                                                                    (28 December 2010)

Argentina, Brazil,   Temporary increase of the Mercosur Common Tariff (to 28%) for 11 tariff         Decisión No. 25/09 del
Paraguay and         lines (dairy products: NCM 0402.10; 0402.21; 0402.29; 0402.99; 0404.10;         Consejo del Mercado Común
Uruguay              0406.10; 0406.90), as from 31 January 2010 until 31 December 2011.              (7 December 2009), and
(Mercosur)           Paraguay and Uruguay given a waiver on this measure                             Permanent Delegation of
                                                                                                     Brazil to the WTO
                                                                                                     (1 February 2010)

Argentina, Brazil,   Temporary increase of the Mercosur Common Tariff (to 18% and 26%) for           Decisión No. 26/09 del
Paraguay and         157 tariff lines (textiles and textile articles: NCM 5004; 5005; 5006; 5106;    Consejo del Mercado Común
Uruguay              5107; 5108; 5109; 5110; 5204; 5205; 5206; 5207; 5306; 5307; 5308; 5401;         (7 December 2009), and
(Mercosur)           5402; 5403; 5404; 5405; 5502; 5508; 5509; 5510; 5911). Paraguay and             Permanent Delegation of
                     Uruguay given a waiver on this measure                                          Brazil to the WTO
                                                                                                     (1 February 2010)

Argentina, Brazil, Temporary increase of the Mercosur Common Tariff (to 35%) for 3 tariff lines      Decisión No. 27/09 del
Paraguay and       (articles of leather: NCM 4202.22.10; 4202.22.20; 4202.92.00). Paraguay and       Consejo del Mercado Común
Uruguay            Uruguay given a waiver on this measure                                            (7 December 2009), and
(Mercosur)                                                                                           Permanent Delegation of
                                                                                                     Brazil to the WTO
                                                                                                     (1 February 2010)




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Argentina, Brazil, Establishment of a new common Custom Code with guidelines on the                    Decisiones Nos. 10/10 and
Paraguay and       elimination of double-taxation of imports from Non-Mercosur countries that          27/10 del Consejo del
Uruguay            are unloaded in one Mercosur member and forwarded to another                        Mercado Común
(Mercosur)                                                                                             (2 August 2010)

Argentina, Brazil,   Temporary authorization to increase the Mercosur Common Tariff applied            Decisión No. 60/10 del    Effective 1 April 2011 to 31
Paraguay and         rates, but not over their bound levels, for imports of 14 tariff lines (certain   Consejo del Mercado Común December 2011
Uruguay              toys: NCM 9503.00.10; 9503.00.21; 9503.00.22; 9503.00.31; 9503.00.39;             (16 December 2010)
(Mercosur)           9503.00.40; 9503.00.50; 9503.00.60; 9503.00.70; 9503.00.80; 9503.00.91;
                     9503.00.97; 9503.00.98; 9503.00.99)

Argentina, Brazil, Temporary increase of the Mercosur Common Tariff (to 35%) for imports of            Decisión No. 61/10 del    Effective 1 April 2011 to 31
Paraguay and       prepared or preserved peaches, including nectarines (NCM 2008.70.10;                Consejo del Mercado Común December 2011
Uruguay            20080.70.90). Paraguay given a waiver on this measure                               (16 December 2010)
(Mercosur)

                                                                                   2011
Brazil               Extension of a temporary tariff reduction (from 12% to zero) on imports of        Camex Resolution No. 2 (20 Effective from 11 February 2011
                     terephthalic acid and its salts (NCM 2917.36.00), under an import quota of        January 2011)              to 31 July 2011
                     150,000 metric tonnes




NON VERIFIED INFORMATION
   Country/                                              Measure                                               Source/Date                        Status
  Member State
Brazil               New Decree allowing tax breaks for exports "drawback suspension", and for         WTO Reporter
                     companies investing in technological innovation, as a complement to the           (8 August 2010)
                     existing "drawback exemption"

Brazil               New law regulating government purchases, including "buy Brazilian" clause         Press reports referring to
                     requirements, and granting preference (up to 25% price preference) for local      Presidential Decree No. 495
                     and Mercosur firms                                                                (25 November 2010)

Brazil               New rules for steel imports fixing minimum import price                          Dowjones Newswires (4
                                                                                                      February 2011)
Brazil               Import licence requirements on leather goods                                     Press reports (29 November
                                                                                                      2010)
Brazil               Increase of import tariffs on certain products, i.e. (from 14% to 25%) tools for Press reports (14 December     Effective 14 December 2010
                     pressing, stamping or punching (NCM 8207); and (from 14% to 30%) moulds 2010)
                     for metal or metal carbides for injection or compression types (NCM 8480)

Brazil               Increase of import tariffs (from 14% to 20%) on amino-resins (NCM 3909)           Press reports (14 December    Effective 17 February 2011
                                                                                                       2010)




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                                                                           CANADA
                                                          Trade and trade-related measures
                                                           (October 2008 – 30 April 2011)

VERIFIED INFORMATION
   Country/                                          Measure                                                  Source/Date                         Status
 Member State
Trade remedies
                                                                                2009
Canada           Termination on 6 April 2009 of anti-dumping undertaking on imports of filter         WTO document
                 tipped cigarettes tubes (HS 4813.10) from France (reviewed on                        G/ADP/N/180/CAN,
                 5 January 2009)                                                                      18 September 2009
Canada           Initiation on 27 April 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of              WTO document                  Provisional and definitive duties
                 mattress innerspring (HS 7320.20.90; 9404.10.00; 9404.29.00) units from              G/ADP/N/195/CAN,              imposed on 27 July 2009 and
                 China                                                                                16 March 2010                 24 November 2009 respectively


Canada           Initiation on 6 July 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of hot-           WTO document                  Provisional and definitive duties
                 rolled steel plate (HS 7208.51.91; 7208.51.99; 7208.52.90) from Ukraine              G/ADP/N/202/CAN,              imposed on 5 October 2009 and
                                                                                                      22 September 2010             2 February 2010 respectively

Canada           Termination on 15 July 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of wood slats          WTO document
                 (for Venetian blinds) (HS 4421.90) from China and Mexico (imposed on                 G/ADP/N/195/CAN,
                 8 June 2004)                                                                         16 March 2010
Canada           Termination on 29 July 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of stainless           WTO document
                 steel wire (HS 7223.00) from Korea, Rep. of; Switzerland; and the United             G/ADP/N/195/CAN,
                 States (imposed on 30 July 2004)                                                     16 March 2010
Canada           Termination on 29 July 2009 of countervailing duties on imports of stainless         WTO document
                 steel wire (HS 7223.00) from India (imposed on 30 July 2004)                         G/SCM/N/203/CAN,
                                                                                                      17 March 2010
Canada           Initiation on 24 August 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of             WTO document                  Provisional and definitive duties
                 certain oil country tubular goods (HS 7304.29.00; 7304.39.10; 7304.59.10;            G/ADP/N/202/CAN,              imposed on 23 November 2009
                 7306.29.10; 7306.29.90) from China                                                   22 September 2010             and 23 March 2010 respectively

Canada           Initiation on 24 August 2009 of countervailing investigation on imports of           WTO document                  Provisional and definitive duties
                 certain oil country tubular goods (HS 7304.29.00; 7304.39.10; 7304.59.10;            G/SCM/N/212/CAN,              imposed on 23 November 2009
                 7306.29.10; 7306.29.90) from China                                                   22 September 2010             and 23 March 2010 respectively

Canada           Termination on 25 September 2009 of anti-dumping duties on waterproof                WTO document
                 footwear (HS 6401; 6402; 6403) from China and Viet Nam (imposed on                   G/ADP/N/195/CAN,
                 28 May 2009)                                                                         16 March 2010
                                                                         2010
Canada           Initiation on 22 March 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of              WTO document                  Provisional and definitive duties
                 greenhouse bell peppers (HS 0709.60.90) from the Netherlands                         G/ADP/N/209/CAN, 16           imposed on 21 June 2010 and 19
                                                                                                      March 2011                    October 2010 respectively

Canada           Termination on 6 May 2010 of anti-dumping duties (provisional) on imports            WTO document
                 of faced rigid cellular polyurethane-modified polyisocyanurate thermal               G/ADP/N/202/CAN,
                 insulation board (HS 3921.13.99) from the United States (imposed on                  22 September 2010
                 6 January 2010)
Canada           Termination on 15 June 2010 (finding rescinded) of anti-dumping duties               WTO document
                 (definitive) on imports of laminate flooring (HS 4411.13; 4411.14; 4411.92)          G/ADP/N/202/CAN of
                 from China and France (imposed on 16 June 2005)                                      22 September 2010

Canada           Termination on 15 June 2010 (finding rescinded) of countervailing duties             WTO document
                 (definitive) on imports of laminate flooring (HS 4411.13; 4411.14; 4411.92)          G/SCM/N/212/CAN,
                 from China (imposed on 16 June 2005)                                                 22 September 2010

Canada           Initiation on 20 September 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of          WTO document                  Provisional duty imposed on 20
                 metal bar grating of carbon, alloy, or stainless steel, consisting of load-bearing   G/ADP/N/209/CAN, 16           December 2010. Definitive duty
                 pieces and cross pieces, produced as standard grating or heavy-duty grating,         March 2011 and Permanent      imposed on 19 April 2011
                 in panel form, whether galvanized, painted, coated, clad or plated                   Delegation of Canada to the   (except for stainless steel
                 (HS 7308.90.90) from China                                                           WTO (2 May 2011)              gratings)




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Canada                                                                                       WTO document
                 Initiation on 20 September 2010 of countervailing investigation on imports of                                   Provisional duty imposed on 20
                                                                                             G/SCM/N/219/CAN,
                 metal bar grating of carbon, alloy, or stainless steel, consisting of load-bearing                              December 2010. Definitive duty
                 pieces and cross pieces, produced as standard grating or heavy-duty grating,18 March 2011 and                   imposed on 19 April 2011
                 in panel form, whether galvanized, painted, coated, clad or plated          Permanent Delegation of             (except for stainless steel
                 (HS 7308.90.90) from China                                                  Canada to the WTO                   gratings
                                                                                             (2 May 2011)
Canada           Termination on 1 November 2010 (finding rescinded) of anti-dumping duties WTO document
                 on refined sugar (HS 1701.91.90; 1701.99.90; 1702.90) from Denmark,         G/ADP/N/209/CAN, 16
                 Germany, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom (imposed on 6 November March 2011
                 1995)
Canada           Termination on 1 November 2010 (finding rescinded) of countervailing duties WTO document
                 on refined sugar (HS 1701.91.90; 1701.99.90; 1702.90) from the EU           G/SCM/N/219/CAN,
                 (imposed on 6 November 1995)                                                18 March 2011
Canada           Termination on 6 December 2010 (finding rescinded) of anti-dumping duties            WTO document
                 on imports of waterproof footwear and bottoms (HS 6401.10.19;6401.10.20;             G/ADP/N/209/CAN, 16
                 6401.92.11; 6401.92.12; 6401.92.92; 6401.99.12; 6401.99.19; 6401.99.20;              March 2011
                 6402.19.90; 6402.91.90; 6403.19.90; 6403.40.00; 6403.91.00; 6404.11.99;
                 6404.19.90) from China (imposed on 8 December 2000)

                                                                                2011
Other trade measures
                                                                                2009
Canada           Elimination of import tariffs on 214 tariff lines (machinery and equipment),         Permanent Delegation of    Tariffs permanently eliminated as
                 with duty rates ranging from 2.5% to 11%                                             Canada to the WTO          of 28 January 2009
                                                                                                      (28 January 2009)
Canada           Establishment of a tariff rate quota (10,000 tonnes) for milk protein                Permanent Delegation of
                 substances with a milk protein content of 85% or more, that do not originate         Canada to the WTO
                 in a NAFTA country, Chile, Costa Rica, or Israel, for the period 1 April 2009        (1 April 2009)
                 to 31 March 2010 (in-quota tariff rate of 0%, and over-quota tariff rate of
                 270%)
Canada           Renewal of the programme allowing the remission of customs tariffs on the        Permanent Delegation of        Effective until 4 May 2014
                 temporary importation of mobile offshore drilling units, for a further five-year Canada to the WTO
                 period                                                                           (4 May 2009)
                                                                               2010
Canada           Trade facilitation measure liberalizing the conditions under which shipping          Permanent Delegation of   Permanent measure effective
                 containers (HS 9801.10.20) can temporarily be imported into Canada on a              Canada to the WTO         15 December 2009
                 duty-free basis                                                                      (1 February 2010)
Canada           Elimination of import tariffs on 1,541 tariff lines (manufacturing inputs,           WTO document
                 machinery and equipment). The majority of those items with a simple average          G/MA/W/101, 19 April 2010
                 MFN rate of 7.2%, became duty-free as of 5 March 2010 (1,100 tariff lines),
                 with the remainder scheduled to be gradually eliminated, starting on
                 5 March 2010 but by no later than 1 January 2015

                                                                                2011
Canada           Enhance border and import controls on imports of all food and animal feed            Permanent Delegation of   Border controls effective 24
                 products from certain regions of Japan, as a result of the nuclear crisis            Canada to the WTO (12 May March 2011, and import controls
                                                                                                      2011)                     effective 1 April 2011




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                                                                          CHINA
                                                         Trade and trade-related measures
                                                          (October 2008 – 30 April 2011)

VERIFIED INFORMATION
   Country/                                         Measure                                            Source/Date                   Status
 Member State
Trade remedies
                                                                             2008
China            Initiation on 10 November 2008 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of      WTO document          Provisional and definitive duties
                 adipic acid (HS 2917.12) from the EU; Korea, Rep. of; and the United States     G/ADP/N/195/CHN,      imposed on 26 June 2009 and
                                                                                                 19 March 2010         2 November 2009 respectively


China            Initiation on 14 November 2008 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of      WTO document          Provisional and definitive duties
                 polyamide-6,6 (HS 3908.10) from France; Italy; Chinese, Taipei; United          G/ADP/N/195/CHN,      imposed on 25 June 2009 and
                 Kingdom; and the United States                                                  19 March 2010         12 October 2009 respectively


China            Initiation on 29 December 2008 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of      WTO document          Provisional and definitive duties
                 certain iron or steel fasteners (HS 7318.12.00; 7318.14.00; 7318.15.00;         G/ADP/N/202/CHN,      imposed on 28 December 2009
                 7318.21.00; 7318.22.00) from the EU                                             1 October 2010        and 29 June 2010 respectively

                                                                             2009
China            Initiation on 12 February 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of      WTO document          Provisional and definitive duties
                 terephthalic acid (HS 2917.36.11; 2917.36.19) from Korea, Rep. of and           G/ADP/N/209/CHN, 29   imposed on 2 February 2010 and
                 Thailand                                                                        April 2011            12 August 2010 respectively

China            Initiation on 24 March 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         WTO document          Provisional and definitive duties
                 nucleotide-type food additives (HS 2934.99; 3824.90.99) from Indonesia and      G/ADP/N/209/CHN, 29   imposed on 5 January 2010 and
                 Thailand                                                                        April 2011            24 September 2010 respectively


China            Termination on 8 April 2009 (no dumping injury, sunset review) of anti-         WTO document
                 dumping duties on imports of acrylate esters (HS 2916.12) from Korea, Rep.      G/ADP/N/195/CHN,
                 of (imposed on 10 April 2003)                                                   19 March 2010
China            Termination on 20 April 2009 (withdraw the application) of anti-dumping         WTO document
                 investigation on imports of gas chromatograph-mass spectrometer                 G/ADP/N/195/CHN,
                 (HS 9027.20; 9027.50; 9027.80) from Japan (initiation on 5 June 2008)           19 March 2010

China            Initiation on 29 April 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         WTO document          Provisional and definitive duties
                 polyamide-6 (HS 3908.10.19) from the EU; Chinese, Taipei; Russia                G/ADP/N/202/CHN,      imposed on 19 October 2009 and
                 Federation; and the United States                                               1 October 2010        21 April 2010 respectively

China            Initiation on 1 June 2009 of countervailing investigation on imports of grain   WTO documents         Provisional and definitive duties
                 oriented electrical flat-rolled electrical steel (HS 7225.11.00; 7226.11.00)    G/SCM/N/203/CHN,      imposed on 10 December 2009
                 from the United States                                                          29 March 2010 and     and 10 April 2010 respectively
                                                                                                 G/SCM/N/212/CHN,
                                                                                                 6 September 2010
China            Initiation on 1 June 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of grain     WTO document          Provisional and definitive duties
                 oriented electrical flat-rolled electrical steel (HS 7225.11.00; 7226.11.00)    G/ADP/N/202/CHN,      imposed on 10 December 2009
                 from Russia Federation and the United States                                    1 October 2010        and 10 April 2010 respectively

China            Initiation on 24 June 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of methyl- WTO document           Provisional duty imposed on
                 alcohol (HS 2905.11) from Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, and Saudi          G/ADP/N/209/CHN, 29    28 October 2010 excluding
                 Arabia                                                                         April 2011             imports from Saudi Arabia. On
                                                                                                                       23 December 2010, the
                                                                                                                       authority decided not to
                                                                                                                       implement anti-dumping
                                                                                                                       measures temporarily
China            Termination on 30 June 2009 (expiry without review) of anti-dumping duties WTO document
                 on imports of newsprint (HS 4801.00; 4802.61; 4802.69) from Canada;        G/ADP/N/195/CHN,
                 Korea, Rep. of; and the United States (imposed on 30 June 2004)            19 March 2010




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China   Initiation on 27 September 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of       WTO document               Provisional and definitive duties
        broiler chicken products (HS 0207.11.00; 0207.12.00; 0207.13.11;                  G/ADP/N/209/CHN, 29        imposed on 5 February 2010 and
        0207.13.19; 0207.13.21; 0207.13.29; 0207.14.11; 0207.14.19; 0207.14.21;           April 2011                 27 September 2010 respectively
        0207.14.22; 0207.14.29; 0504.00.21) from the United States

China   Initiation on 27 September 2009 of countervailing duty investigation on     WTO document                     Provisional and definitive duties
        imports of broiler chicken products (HS 0207.11.00; 0207.12.00; 0207.13.11; G/SCM/N/219/CHN,                 imposed on 28 April 2010 and 29
        0207.13.19; 0207.13.21; 0207.13.29; 0207.14.11; 0207.14.19; 0207.14.21;     29 April 2011                    August 2010 respectively
        0207.14.22; 0207.14.29; 0504.00.21) from the United States

China   Initiation on 23 October 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of X-      WTO document               Provisional and definitive duties
        ray security inspection equipment (HS 9022.19.10) from the EU                     G/ADP/N/202/CHN,           imposed on 9 January 2010 and
                                                                                          1 October 2010 and         23 January 2011 respectively
                                                                                          MOFCOM Public Notice
                                                                                          No. 1/2011
                                                                                          (23 January 2011)
China   Initiation on 6 November 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         WTO document               Preliminary ruling released on
        saloon cars and cross-country cars of a cylinder capacity of no less than 2,000   G/ADP/N/195/CHN,           2 April 2011, without
        cc (HS 8703.23; 8703.24; 8703.32; 8703.33; 8703.90) from the United States        19 March 2010 and          provisional duty imposed
                                                                                          Permanent Delegation of
                                                                                          China to the WTO (13 May
                                                                                          2011)
China   Initiation on 6 November 2009 of countervailing investigation on imports of       WTO document               Preliminary ruling released on
        saloon cars and cross-country cars of a cylinder capacity of no less than 2,000   G/SCM/N/212/CHN,           2 April 2011, without
        cc (HS 8703.23; 8703.24; 8703.32; 8703.33; 8703.90) from the United States        6 September 2010 and       provisional duty imposed
                                                                                          Permanent Delegation of
                                                                                          China to the WTO (13 May
                                                                                          2011)
China   Termination on 14 November 2009 (expiry without review) of anti-dumping           WTO document
        duties on imports of monoethanolamine diethanolamine from Iran and                G/ADP/N/195/CHN,
        Mexico (imposed on 14 November 2004)                                              19 March 2010

China   Termination on 30 November 2009 (expiry without review) of anti-dumping           WTO document
        duties on imports of chloroform (HS 2903.13) from India (imposed on               G/ADP/N/195/CHN,
        30 November 2004)                                                                 19 March 2010
China   Termination on 31 December 2009 (expiry without review) of anti-dumping           WTO document
        duties on imports of dispersion unshifted single-model optical fiber              G/ADP/N/195/CHN,
        (HS 8544.70; 9001.10) from the United States (imposed on 1 January 2005)          19 March 2010

                                                                     2010
China   Initiation on 22 April 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of        WTO document                  Provisional and definitive duties
        dispersion unshifted single-mode optical fibre (HS 8544.70; 9001.10) from      G/ADP/N/202/CHN,              imposed on 18 January 2011
        the EU and the United States                                                   1 October 2010 and            and 22 April 2011 respectively
                                                                                       Permanent Delegation of
                                                                                       China to the WTO (13 May
                                                                                       2011)
China   Initiation on 22 April 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of        WTO document                  Provisional measure imposed on
        caprolactam (HS 2933.71.00) from the EU and the United States                  G/ADP/N/202/CHN,              25 January 2011
                                                                                       1 October 2010 and
                                                                                       Permanent Delegation of
                                                                                       China to the WTO (2 May
                                                                                       2011)
China   Initiation on 30 August 2010 of countervailing investigation on imports of     Permanent Delegation of
        potato starch (HS 1108.13.00) from the EU                                      China to the WTO (27
                                                                                       October 2010)
China   Initiation on 23 December 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of WTO document
        photographic paper and paper board (HS 3703.10; 3703.20; 3703.90) from         G/ADP/N/209/CHN, 29
        the EU, Japan, and the United States                                           April 2011
China   Initiation on 28 December 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of WTO document
        distiller's dried grains with or without solubles (HS 2303.30) from the United G/ADP/N/209/CHN, 29
        States                                                                         April 2011
China   Termination on 28 December 2010 of anti-dumping duties on imports of           WTO document
        polyester film (HS3920.32.00) from Korea, Rep. of (imposed on 25 August        G/ADP/N/209/CHN, 29
        2000)                                                                          April 2011
                                                                     2011




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China            Termination on 16 January 2011 of anti-dumping duties on imports of               Permanent Delegation of
                 dimethyl cyclosiloxane (HS 2931.00.00; 3824.90.90) from Germany, Japan,           China to the WTO (2 May
                 the United Kingdom, and the United States (imposed on 16 January 2006)            2011)

China            Termination on 12 February 2011 (expiry without review) of anti-dumping           Permanent Delegation of
                 duties on imports of benzofuranol,7-hydroxy (HS 2932.99.10) from the EU,          China to the WTO (2 May
                 Japan, and the United States (imposed on 12 February 2006)                        2011)

China            Termination on 8 April 2011 of anti-dumping duties on imports of cold-rolled Permanent Delegation of
                 Stainless Steel Sheet and Strip (HS 7219.31.00; 7219.32.00; 7219.33.00;      China to the WTO (2 May
                 7219.34.00; 7219.35.00; 7219.90.00; 7220.20.10; 7220.20.90) from Japan       2011)
                 and Korea, Rep. of (imposed on 18 December 2000)

Other trade measures
                                                                              2009
China            Import ban of live pigs and pork products from: Mexico and a number of US         Permanent Delegation of   Elimination of import restrictions
                 states (26 and 29 April 2009), and Canada (Alberta) (3 May 2009) (A(H1N1)         China to the WTO          due to A(H1N1) Flu on swine and
                 Flu related)                                                                                                swine products from Canada on
                                                                                                                             1 December 2009, and for all
                                                                                                                             countries, as from
                                                                                                                             23 February 2010

China            Import ban on Irish pork                                                       Permanent Delegation of      Ban lifted
                                                                                                China to the WTO (13 May
                                                                                                2011)
China            Elimination of export duties on 102 products including certain steel plates.   Permanent Delegation of
                 Reduction of export duties on 58 products, including for example yellow        China to the WTO (13 May
                 phosphorous                                                                    2011)
China            Export duties on five products (including apatite and silicon) raised from 10% Permanent Delegation of      Authorities indicated that the
                 to 15%, or from 20% to 35%                                                     China to the WTO             overall export duty on apatite
                                                                                                (1 December 2008)            was in fact lowered

China            Elimination of lower Interim Import Tariff Rates on soybean oil-cake, pork,       Permanent Delegation of
                 and neem oil, and resumption of normal MFN rates                                  China to the WTO
                                                                                                   (1 January 2009)
China            Cancellation of export licensing administration on silk worm cocoon, and          Permanent Delegation of
                 certain silk products                                                             China to the WTO
                                                                                                   (1 January 2009)
China            Adjustment of the list of products subject to prohibition and restriction under   Permanent Delegation of
                 processing trade (certain plastic raw materials, plastic and wood products,       China to the WTO
                 textiles products, and metallic products delete from the list)                    (1 February 2009)

China            Restrictions on the export of certain highly energy-consuming, highly-            Permanent Delegation of
                 polluting, and exhaustible resource products                                      China to the WTO
                                                                                                   (24 February 2009)
China            Trade facilitating measures to speed up customs procedures and formalities        Permanent Delegation of
                                                                                                   China to the WTO
                                                                                                   (March 2009)
China            VAT rebate rates increased on exports of certain products including: iron and     Permanent Delegation of
                 steel; non ferrous metals; petrochemicals; electronic and information             China to the WTO
                 technology products; and also some light industries such as textiles and          (1 April 2009)
                 clothing. None of these rebates exceed the current VAT rate of 17%

China            Establishment of currency swaps (Y 650 billion (US$95.2 billion)), to             Permanent Delegation of   Current currency swaps (Y
                 facilitate trade with: Argentina; Belarus; Hong Kong, China; Indonesia;           China to the WTO          834.2 billion) with: Argentina;
                 Korea, Rep. of; and Malaysia                                                      (13 May 2011)             Belarus; Hong Kong, China;
                                                                                                                             Iceland; Indonesia; Korea, Rep.
                                                                                                                             of; and Malaysia; Mongolia;
                                                                                                                             New Zealand; Singapore; and
                                                                                                                             Uzbekistan


China            Postal Law, approved on 24 April 2009, confirming the bans (already              Permanent Delegation of
                 included in the 1986 Postal Law) on foreign courier companies from               China to the WTO
                 delivering express letters as of 1 October 2009, although they can still deliver (24 April 2009)
                 express parcels and deliver letters internationally




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China   Changes in travel agency regulation allowing foreign invested travel agencies Permanent Delegation of
        (already established in China) to open local branches                             China to the WTO
                                                                                          (1 May 2009)
China   Cancellation of the policy of import duty reduction or exemption on imported Permanent Delegation of
        products (if there is such applicable policy) when these products are subject     China to the WTO
        to trade remedy measures                                                          (1 May 2009)
China   The Chinese National Development and Reform Commission issued a notice Notice jointly issued by the
        jointly with eight other ministries and agencies restating provisions in existing National Development and
        laws including the 2002 law on government procurement concerning                  Reform Commission and
        government procurement of domestic products and services                          eight other ministries and
                                                                                          government agencies
                                                                                          (6 May 2009)


China   Circular from the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology regulating Permanent Delegation of           Circular in force and in line
        its government procurement activities, under which it restates the practice of China to the WTO                with current Law        on
        giving priority to domestic products, projects and services (provided for in the (13 May 2011)                 government procurement
        2002 Law on Government Procurement)

China   Elimination or reduction of export taxes on certain products such as wheat,        Permanent Delegation of
        rice, metals, fertilizers and resource materials, as from 1 July 2009              China to the WTO
                                                                                           (1 July 2009)
China   Introduction of automatic import license for fresh milk, milk powder and           Permanent Delegation of
        whey for statistic purpose of import monitoring. Chinese buyers of dairy           China to the WTO
        products are required to report their imports to the China Chamber of              (10 July 2009)
        Commerce of Import and Export of Foodstuffs, Native Produce and Animal
        By-Products
China   Administration measures and rules for verification for importation of auto         Permanent Delegation of     Abolished 1 September 2009
        parts with the features of finished automobiles                                    China to the WTO
                                                                                           (28 August 2009)
                                                                      2010
China   Import ban of poultry and poultry products (HS 0105; 0207) from: Spain,            Permanent Delegation of
        France (Deux-sevres), and the United Kingdom (Hampshire)                           China to the WTO
                                                                                           (1 February 2010)
China   Annual adjustment of the catalogue of items subject to automatic import            Permanent Delegation of
        licensing (ARF), which includes products such as pork, chicken, vegetable          China to the WTO
        oil, tobacco, paper, milk, minerals, chemicals, electrical products, and certain   (1 February 2010)
        steel products
China   Reduction of applied MFN import tariffs on six tariff lines (HS 0810.10.00;        Permanent Delegation of     Effective 1 January 2010
        0812.90.00; 2206.00.10; 2206.00.90; 4104.19.11; 5512.11.00) including              China to the WTO
        products such as fresh strawberries, fermented beverages, woven fabrics of         (1 February 2010)
        synthetic staple fibres, hides and skins

China   Elimination of export duties on 17 tariff lines (HS 2508.30.00; 2606.00.00;        Permanent Delegation of     Effective 1 January 2010
        2620.40.00; 2818.10.10; 2826.12.10; 2827.10.10; 2827.10.90; 2834.21.90;            China to the WTO
        7202.99.11; 7216.10.10; 7216.10.20; 7216.10.90; 7216.21.00; 7216.22.00;            (1 February 2010)
        7216.50.10, 7216.50.90; 7216.99.00) including products such as clays,
        aluminium ores, chemicals, ferro-alloys

China   Reduction of interim export duty rates on 21 tariff lines (HS '2809.20.19;         Permanent Delegation of     Effective 1 January 2010
        2814.10.00; 2814.20.00; 2834.21.10; 3102.10.00; 3102.40.00; 3102.50.00;            China to the WTO
        3102.60.00; 3102.80.00; 3102.90.10; 3102.90.90, 3103.10.10; 3103.10.90;            (1 February 2010)
        3103.90.00; 3105.10.00; 3105.30.00; 3105.40.00; 3105.51.00, 3105.59.00;
        3105.60.00; 3105.90.00) including products such as chemicals and fertilizers


China   Temporary increase of applied interim import tariffs on fuel oil (to 3%), and Permanent Delegation of
        jet fuel (to 6%), but below their respective binding levels of 6% and 9%      China to the WTO
                                                                                      (13 May 2011)
China   Import ban on poultry products (HS 0207) from Pennsylvania and Texas          Permanent Delegation of
        (USA) (15 January 2010), and Bhutan (12 March 2010), due to low               China to the WTO
        pathogenic avian influenza                                                    (18 May 2010)
China   Elimination of import restrictions due to Bird Flu from Chile and Thailand on Permanent Delegation of
        23 and 30 December 2009 respectively, and from Belgium on 15 April 2010 China to the WTO
                                                                                      (18 May 2010)




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China           Promulgation of the "2009 National Indigenous Innovation Products               Permanent Delegation of    Revised draft criteria presented in
                Accreditation Programme" on 15 November 2009 which reportedly extended          China to the WTO (13 May   May 2010, under which products
                preferences for government procurement purposes only to products whose          2011) and WTO document     by local and foreign firms will be
                intellectual property is owned and originally trademarked in China (products    WT/TPR/OV/W/3, 14 June     treated equally. In January 2011,
                covered include computers, communications devices, software, and new            2010                       the Chinese authorities further
                energy products).The Chinese authorities clarified that the Notice is only an                              confirmed that the innovation
                invitation for application so that the applicants may have their products                                  policies are not to be linked to
                accredited as national indigenous innovation products. The Notice is not                                   government procurement
                linked to government procurement regulations                                                               preferences



China           Customs rules adjusted to streamline administration of imports and exports of Permanent Delegation of      Effective 1 July 2010
                samples and advertising articles                                                China to the WTO
                                                                                                (27 October 2010)
China           Import ban on Canadian boneless beef from cattle under 30 months lifted         Permanent Delegation of    Effective 2 July 2010
                conditionally                                                                   China to the WTO (27
                                                                                                October 2010)
China           Elimination of VAT rebate on exports of certain products such as steel, starch, Permanent Delegation of    Effective 15 July 2010
                 ethanol and semi-finished copper products                                      China to the WTO (27
                                                                                                October 2010)
China           Multi-Level Protection Scheme regulating the use of computer security           Permanent Delegation of
                products in information systems related to national security                    China to the WTO (27
                                                                                                October 2010)
China           Reduction of export quotas (from 34,000 tonnes for 2009 to 24,000 tonnes for Permanent Delegation of
                the whole of 2010) on "rare earth" minerals. Press reports indicated that       China to the WTO (27
                export quotas were reduced by 72% for the second half of 2010                   October 2010)

                                                                            2011
China           Termination of the import bans on poultry products (HS 0207) originating in:    Permanent Delegation of
                Idaho and Kentucky (USA) (13 December 2010), Greece (15 December                China to the WTO (13 May
                2010), Manitoba - Canada (15 December 2010), Sweden (17 January 2011),          2011)
                and Turkey (17 January 2011), due to low pathogenic avian influenza
China           Import ban on poultry products (HS 0207) from Morbihan - France (12             Permanent Delegation of
                January 2011), and Gotlands - Sweden (23 February 2011), due to Newcastle       China to the WTO (13 May
                disease                                                                         2011)

China           Import ban on artiodactyl and artiodactyl products from Bulgaria (1 February    Permanent Delegation of
                2011), and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (23 February 2011),        China to the WTO (2 May
                due to foot and mouth disease                                                   2011)

China           Entry into force of the 2011 Tariff Implementation Plan resulting in the        Permanent Delegation of    Effective 1 January 2011
                decrease of certain import tariffs, i.e. gasoline engines (HS 8407.34.10) (from China to the WTO (13 May
                10% to 5%), turbo engines (HS 8411.99.10) (from 5% to zero), motor              2011)
                vehicles chassis (HS 8704.23.00) (from 15% to 10%), and gear boxes (HS
                8708.40.30) (from 6% to 3%). The Plan also results in an increase of import
                tariffs on other selected products

China           Export quotas for rare earth minerals announced on 28 December 2010             Permanent Delegation of
                                                                                                China to the WTO (13 May
                                                                                                2011)
China           Increase of export tariffs on certain rare-earth minerals (from 15% to 25%)     Permanent Delegation of    Effective 1 January 2011
                neodymium "ND" (HS 2805.30.11) and lanthanum chloride; (from 20% to             China to the WTO (13 May
                25%) ferroalloy containing rare earth elements more than 10% (HS                2011)
                7202.99.91)
China           Coal export quota for 2011 set at 38 million tonnes                             Permanent Delegation of
                                                                                                China to the WTO (13 May
                                                                                                2011)
China           Import ban on certain food products and feeds from some regions of Japan        Permanent Delegation of    Effective 8 April 2011
                (12 Prefectures), as a result of the nuclear crisis                             China to the WTO (13 May
                                                                                                2011)




NON VERIFIED INFORMATION
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 Member State




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China   Import regulations on wind turbines and telecomm equipments gradually    The Washington Post (16
        being liberalized                                                        December 2010)
China   Requirements for certification tests on wind turbines. Only local test   Press reports (1 January
        certificates were accepted by the National Energy Administration         2011)




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                                                                               EU
                                                         Trade and trade-related measures
                                                          (October 2008 – 30 April 2011)

VERIFIED INFORMATION
   Country/                                         Measure                                               Source/Date                        Status
 Member State
Trade remedies
                                                                              2008
EU               Termination on 10 October 2008 (automatic expiry after 5-year imposition of       WTO document
                 measures) of anti-dumping duties on imports of integrated electronic compact      G/ADP/N/180/EEC,
                 fluorescent lamps (CFL-i) (HS 8539.31.90) from China (imposed on                  11 March 2009
                 10 October 2004)
EU               Termination on 15 October 2008 (automatic expiry after 5-year imposition of       WTO document
                 measures) of anti-dumping duties on imports of para-cresol (HS 2907.12.00)        G/ADP/N/180/EEC,
                 from China (imposed on 15 October 2004)                                           11 March 2009

EU               Termination on 19 December 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of           WTO document
                 certain welded tubes and pipes of iron or non-alloy steel of circular cross-   G/ADP/N/180/EEC,
                 section and of an external diameter not exceeding 168.3 mm, excluding line     11 March 2009
                 pipe of a kind used for oil or gas pipelines, casing and tubing of a kind used
                 in drilling for oil or gas, precision tubes and tubes and pipes with attached
                 fittings suitable for conducting gases or liquids for use in civil aircraft
                 (HS 7306.30.41; 7306.30.49; 7306.30.72; 7306.30.77) from Turkey (imposed
                 on 23 September 2002)

EU               Termination on 19 December 2008 (without measure) of anti-dumping                 WTO document
                 investigation on imports of certain welded tubes and pipes of iron or non-        G/ADP/N/180/EEC,
                 alloy steel of circular cross-section and of an external diameter not exceeding   11 March 2009
                 168.3 mm, excluding line pipe of a kind used for oil or gas pipelines, casing
                 and tubing of a kind used in drilling for oil or gas, precision tubes and tubes
                 and pipes with attached fittings suitable for conducting gases or liquids for
                 use in civil aircraft (HS 7306.30.41; 7306.30.49; 7306.30.72; 7306.30.77)
                 from Bosnia and Herzegovina (initiated on 26 September 2007)


                                                                              2009
EU               Termination on 9 January 2009 (automatic expiry after 5-year imposition of        WTO document
                 measures) of countervailing duties on imports of bed linen (cotton type)          G/SCM/N/195/EEC,
                 (HS 6302) from India (imposed on 17 January 2004)                                 19 October 2009

EU               Termination on 6 February 2009 (without measure) of anti-dumping                  EU Decision (2009/106/EC)
                 investigation on imports of certain hot-dipped metallic-coated iron or steel      (6 February 2009)
                 flat-rolled products (HS 7210.41.00; 7210.49.00; 7210.61.00; 7210.69.00;
                 7212.30.00; 7212.50.61; 7212.50.69; 7225.92.00; 7225.99.00; 7226.99.30;
                 7226.99.70) from China (initiated on 14 December 2007)

EU               Termination on 5 March 2009 (expiry without review) of anti-dumping               WTO document
                 duties on imports of bed linen (cotton type) (HS 6302) from Pakistan              G/ADP/N/188/EEC,
                 (imposed on 4 March 2004)                                                         6 November 2009
EU               Termination 11 March 2009 (expiry without review) on of anti-dumping              WTO document
                 duties on imports of trout (large Rainbow) (HS 0302; 0303; 0304) from Faroe       G/ADP/N/188/EEC,
                 Islands (imposed on 11 March 2004)                                                6 November 2009
EU               Initiation on 18 March 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of           WTO document                Provisional and definitive duties
                 systems for the scanning of cargo, based on the use of X-rays with an X-ray       G/ADP/N/202/EEC,            imposed on 17 December 2009
                 source of 250 KeV or more based on the use of gamma radiations                    5 October 2010              and 16 June 2010 respectively
                 (HS 8705.90.90; 9022.19.00; 9022.29.00; 9027.80.17; 9030.10.00) from
                 China
EU               Initiation on 8 April 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of certain    WTO document                Provisional and definitive duties
                 molybdenum wire, containing by weight at least 99.95% of molybdenum, of           G/ADP/N/202/EEC,            imposed on 18 December 2009
                 which the maximum cross-sectional dimension exceeds 1.35 mm but does not          5 October 2010              and 16 June 2010 respectively
                 exceed 4 mm (HS 8102.96.00) from China




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EU   Termination on 16 April 2009 (without measure) of anti-dumping                     EU Decision (2009/327/EC)
     investigation on imports of flat-rolled products of stainless steel, not further   (16 April 2009)
     worked than cold-rolled (cold-reduced) (HS 7219.31.00; 7219.32.10;
     7219.32.90; 7219.33.10; 7219.33.90; 7219.34.10; 7219.34.90; 7219.35.10;
     7219.35.90; 7220.20.21; 7220.20.29; 7220.20.41; 7220.20.49; 7220.20.81;
     7220.20.89) from China; Korea, Rep. of; and Chinese, Taipei (initiated on
     1 February 2008)

EU   Termination on 11 June 2009 (without measure) of anti-dumping                      Commission Decision
     investigation on imports of sodium metal (HS 2805.11.00) from the United           2009/453/EC (11 June 2009)
     States (initiated on 23 July 2008)
EU   Termination on 11 June 2009 (without measure) of countervailing duty               Commission Decision
     investigation on imports of steel sodium metal (HS 2805.11.00) from the            2009/452/EC (11 June 2009)
     United States (initiated on 23 July 2008)

EU   Termination on 27 July 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of bars and          EU Council Regulation No.
     rods, hot-rolled, in irregularly wound coils, of iron, non-alloy steel or alloy    703/2009 (27 July 2009)
     steel other than of stainless steel (HS 7213.10.00; 7213.20.00; 7213.91.10;
     7213.91.20; 7213.91.41; 7213.91.49; 7213.91.70; 7213.91.90; 7213.99.10;
     7213.99.90; 7227.10.00; 7227.20.00; 7227.90.10; 7227.90.50; 7227.90.95)
     from Moldova and Turkey (investigation initiated on 8 May 2008, and duties
     imposed on 6 February 2009)

EU   Initiation on 11 August 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of dry       WTO document                 Provisional and definitive duties
     sodium gluconate (HS 2918.16.00) from China                                        G/ADP/N/209/EEC,             imposed on 4 May 2010 and 28
                                                                                        28 March 2011                October 2010 respectively

EU   Initiation on 11 August 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of           Commission Regulation No. Definitive duty imposed on 11
     steel ropes and cables, including locked coil ropes, excluding ropes and           734/2009 (11 August 2009), May 2010 for imports from
     cables of stainless steel, with a maximum cross-sectional dimension                and EU Regulation          Korea, Rep. of
     exceeding 3 mm (SWR) (HS 7312.10.81; 7312.10.83; 7312.10.85;                       No. 400/2010
     7312.10.89; 7312.10.98) from Korea, Rep. of and Malaysia (possible                 (26 April 2010)
     circumvention of anti-dumping measures imposed in 2005)

EU   Initiation on 13 August 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of           WTO document                 Provisional and definitive duties
     certain aluminium road wheels of the motor vehicles, whether or not with           G/ADP/N/202/EEC,             imposed on 11 May 2010 and 28
     their accessories and whether or not fitted with tyres, (HS 8708.70.10;            5 October 2010 and EU        October 2010 respectively
     8708.70.50) from China.                                                            Regulation No 964/2010
                                                                                        (25 October 2010)

EU   Termination on 20 August 2009 (expiry without review) of anti-dumping              WTO document
     duties on imports of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) (HS 3907.60.20) from         G/ADP/N/195/EEC,
     Australia (imposed on 19 August 2004)                                              31 March 2010
EU   Initiation on 3 September 2009 of countervailing investigation on imports of       WTO document             Provisional and definitive duties
     certain polyethylene terephthalate (PET) (HS 3907.60.20) from Iran, Pakistan,      G/SCM/N/219/EEC, 7 April imposed on 1 June 2010 and
     and the United Arab Emirates                                                       2011                     29 September 2010 respectively


EU   Initiation on 8 September 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         WTO document                 Provisional and definitive duties
     "HTY" high tenacity yarn of polyesters (other than sewing thread), not put up      G/ADP/N/209/EEC,             imposed on 2 June 2010 and 1
     for retail sale, including monofilament of less than 67 decitex                    28 March 2011                December 2010 respectively
     (HS 5402.20.00) from China

EU   Termination on 9 September 2009 (complaint withdrawn) of anti-dumping            WTO document
     investigation on imports of certain welded tubes, pipes and hollow profiles of G/ADP/N/195/EEC,
     square or rectangular cross-section, of iron other than cast iron or steel other 31 March 2010
     than or non-alloy steel "hollow sections" (HS 7306.61.92; 7306.61.99) from
     Belarus, Turkey, and Ukraine (initiated on 13 November 2008)

EU   Initiation on 2 October 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of           WTO document                 Definitive duty imposed on
     ironing boards, whether or not free standing, with or without a steam soaking      G/ADP/N/195/EEC,             13 September 2010
     and/or heating top and/or blowing top, including sleeve boards, and essential      31 March 2010 and EU
     parts thereof (i.e. the legs, the top and the iron rest) (HS 3924.90.00;           Regulation No. 805/2010
     4421.90.98;7323.93.90; 7323.99.91; 7323.99.99; 8516.79.70; 8519.90.00)             (13 September 2010)
     from China




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EU   Initiation on 17 December 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of WTO document                Provisional and definitive duties
     certain continuous filament glass fibre products (HS 7019.11.00; 7019.12.00; G/ADP/N/202/EEC,          imposed on 16 September 2010
     7019.19.10; 7019.31.00) from China                                           5 October 2010and         and 15 March 2011 respectively
                                                                                  Commission Regulation No.
                                                                                  248/2011 (9 March 2011)

EU   Initiation on 18 December 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         WTO document                 Re-opening of case. Exclusion of
     ironing boards, whether or not free standing, with or without a steam soaking      G/ADP/N/195/EEC,             "Since Hardware" from the
     and/or heating top and/or blowing top, including sleeve boards, and essential      31 March 2010 and            definitive anti-dumping duty
     parts thereof (i.e. the legs, the top and the iron rest) (HS 3924.90.00;           Commission Regulation        imposed on 22 December 2010
     4421.90.98;7323.93.90; 7323.99.91; 7323.99.99; 8516.79.70; 8519.90.00)             No. 1241/2010
     from China (hardware)                                                              (20 December 2010)

EU   Termination on 30 December 2009 (repealed after interim review no-          WTO document
     dumping) of anti-dumping duties on imports of ferro-silicon (HS 7202.21.00; G/ADP/N/195/EEC,
     7202.29.20; 7202.29.90) from the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia      31 March 2010
     (imposed on 28 February 2008)

                                                                   2010
EU   Initiation on 17 February 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of       WTO document                   Provisional duty imposed on 16
     zeolite A powder (HS 2842.10.00) from Bosnia and Herzegovina                     G/ADP/N/209/EEC,               November 2010
                                                                                      28 March 2011
EU   Initiation on 18 February 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of       WTO document                   Provisional duty imposed on 16
     melamine (HS 2933.61.00) from China                                              G/ADP/N/209/EEC,               November 2010
                                                                                      28 March 2011
EU   Initiation on 18 February 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of       WTO document                   Provisional duty imposed on 17
     coated fine paper, which is paper or paperboard coated on one or both sides      G/ADP/N/209/EEC,               November 2010
     (excluding Kraft paper or Kraft paperboard), in either sheets or rolls, and with 28 March 2011
     a weight of 70g/m2 or more but not exceeding 400g/m2 and brightness of
     more than 84 (HS 4810.13.20; 4810.13.80; 4810.14.20; 4810.14.80;
     4810.19.10; 4810.19.90; 4810.22.10; 4810.22.90; 4810.29.30; 4810.29.80;
     4810.99.10; 4810.99.30; 4810.99.90) from China

EU   Termination on 25 February 2010 (without measure) of anti-dumping                  WTO document
     investigation on ring binder mechanisms (HS 8305.10.00) from Thailand              G/ADP/N/202/EEC,
     (initiated on 17 December 2008)                                                    5 October 2010
EU   Termination on 5 March 2010 of anti-dumping duties on imports of polyester         WTO document
     staple fibres (HS 5503.20) from Korea, Rep. of (imposed on                         G/ADP/N/202/EEC,
     28 December 2000)                                                                  5 October 2010
EU   Termination on 17 March 2010 of anti-dumping duties on imports of                  WTO document
     polyester staple fibres (HS 5503.20) from Saudi Arabia (imposed on                 G/ADP/N/202/EEC,
     17 March 2005)                                                                     5 October 2010
EU   Termination on 21 March 2010 of anti-dumping duties on imports of                  Commission Notice 2010/C
     reciprocating compressors (excluding reciprocating compressor pumps),              73/10 (23 March 2010)
     giving a flow not exceeding 2 m3 per minute (HS 8414.40; 8414.80) from
     China (imposed on 18 March 2008)
EU   Initiation on 1 April 2010 of countervailing investigation on imports of           WTO document                 Provisional and definitive duties
     stainless steel bars and rods, not further worked than cold-formed or cold-        G/SCM/N/219/EEC, 11          imposed on 29 December 2010
     finished, other than bars and rods of circular cross-section of a diameter of 80   April 2011 and Commission    and 28 April 2011
     mm or more (HS 7222.20.21; 7222.20.29; 7222.20.31; 7222.20.39;                     Implementing Regulation
     7222.20.81; 7222.20.89) from India                                                 No. 405/2011 (19 April
                                                                                        2011)


EU   Initiation on 17 April 2010 of countervailing investigation on imports of        WTO document
     coated fine paper, which is paper or paperboard coated on one or both sides      G/SCM/N/212/EEC,
     (excluding Kraft paper or Kraft paperboard), in either sheets or rolls, and with 11 October 2010
     a weight of 70g/m2 or more but not exceeding 400g/m2 and brightness of
     more than 84 (HS 4810) from China.

EU   Termination on 11 May 2010 (without measure) of anti-dumping                       Commission Regulation No.
     investigation on imports of steel ropes and cables, including locked coil ropes,   734/2009 (11 August 2009),
     excluding ropes and cables of stainless steel, with a maximum cross-sectional      and EU Regulation
     dimension exceeding 3 mm (SWR) (HS 7312.10.81; 7312.10.83;                         No. 400/2010
     7312.10.85; 7312.10.89; 7312.10.98) from Malaysia (possible circumvention          (26 April 2010)
     of anti-dumping measures imposed in 2005) (initiated on 11 August 2009)




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EU   Initiation on 20 May 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of ring        WTO document              Provisional duty imposed on 11
     binder mechanisms which consist of at least two steel sheets or wires with at     G/ADP/N/202/EEC,          February 2011
     least four half-rings made of steel wire fixed on them and which are kept         5 October 2010 and
     together by a steel cover (HS 8305.10.00) from Thailand                           Commission Regulation
                                                                                       No. 118/2011 (10 February
                                                                                       2011)

EU   Initiation on 20 May 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of open        WTO document              Provisional duty imposed on 17
     mesh fabrics made of glass fibres, with a cell size of more than 1,8 mm both      G/ADP/N/202/EEC,          February 2011
     in length and in width and weighing more than 35 g/m2 (HS 7019.40.00;             5 October 2010 and
     7019.51.00; 7019.59.00; 7019.90.91; 7019.90.99) from China                        Commission Regulation
                                                                                       No. 138/2011 (16 February
                                                                                       2011)

EU   Termination on 26 May 2010 of anti-dumping duties on imports of                   WTO document
     magnesium oxide, namely natural caustic calcined magnesite                        G/ADP/N/202/EEC,
     (HS 2519.90.90) from China (imposed on 25 May 2005)                               5 October 2010
EU   Initiation on 19 June 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of            WTO document               Provisional duty imposed on 17
     glazed and unglazed ceramic flags and paving, hearth or wall tiles; glazed and    G/ADP/N/202/EEC,           March 2011
     unglazed ceramic mosaic cubes and the like, whether or not on a backing           5 October 2010 and EU
     (HS 6907.10.00; 6907.90.10; 6907.90.91; 6907.90.93; 6907.90.99;                   Regulation No. 258/2011
     6908.10.10; 6908.10.90; 6908.90.11; 6908.90.21; 6908.90.29; 6908.90.31;           (16 March 2011)
     6908.90.51; 6908.90.91; 6908.90.93; 6908.90.99) from China

EU   Termination on 13 July 2010 of anti-dumping duties on imports of bicycles         WTO document
     and other cycles (including delivery tricycles, but excluding unicycles) not      G/ADP/N/209/EEC,
     motorized (HS 8712.00.10; 8712.00.30; 8712.00.80) from Viet Nam                   28 March 2011
     (imposed on 12 July 2005)
EU   Termination on 15 July 2010 (without measure) of anti-dumping investigation       WTO document
     on imports of certain stainless steel fasteners and parts thereof                 G/ADP/N/209/EEC,
     (HS 7318.12.10; 7318.14.10; 7318.15.30; 7318.15.51; 7318.15.61;                   28 March 2011
     7318.15.70) from India and Malaysia (initiated on 13 November 2009)

EU   Termination on 15 July 2010 (without measure) of countervailing                   WTO document
     investigation on imports of certain stainless steel fasteners and parts thereof   G/SCM/N/219/EEC, 7 April
     (HS 7318.12.10; 7318.14.10; 7318.15.30; 7318.15.51; 7318.15.61;                   2011
     7318.15.70) from India and Malaysia (initiated on 13 August 2009)

EU   Initiation on 23 July 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of Tris (2- WTO document
     chloro-1-methylethyl) phosphate "TCPP" (HS 2919.90.00) from China               G/ADP/N/209/EEC,
                                                                                     28 March 2011
EU   Initiation on 11 August 2010 of countervailing investigation on imports of      Commission Regulations
     "biodiesel" - fatty-acid mono-alkyl esters and/or paraffinic gasoil obtained    Nos. 721/2010
     from synthesis and/or hydro-treatment, of non-fossil origin, in pure form or in (11 August 2010) and
     a blend containing by weight more than 20% of fatty-acid mono-alkyl esters      443/2011 (5 May 2011)
     and/or paraffinic gasoil obtained from synthesis and/or hydro-treatment, of
     non-fossil origin (HS 1516.20.98; 1518.00.91; 1518.00.99; 2710.19.41;
     3824.90.91; 3824.90.97) from Canada and Singapore (possible circumvention
     of countervailing measures of imports from the United States imposed in
     2009)

EU   Initiation on 13 August 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of          Commission Regulations
     "biodiesel" - fatty-acid mono-alkyl esters and/or paraffinic gasoil obtained      Nos. 720/2010
     from synthesis and/or hydro-treatment, of non-fossil origin, in pure form or in   (11 August 2010) and
     a blend containing by weight more than 20% of fatty-acid mono-alkyl esters        444/2011 (5 May 2011)
     and/or paraffinic gasoil obtained from synthesis and/or hydro-treatment, of
     non-fossil origin (HS 1516.20.98; 1518.00.91; 1518.00.99; 2710.19.41;
     3824.90.91; 3824.90.97) from Canada and Singapore (possible circumvention
     of anti-dumping measures of imports from the United States imposed in 2009)




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EU   Initiation on 13 August 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of        WTO document
     saturated fatty alcohols with a carbon chain length of C8, C10, C12, C14, C16   G/ADP/N/209/EEC,
     or C18 (not including branched isomers) including single saturated fatty        28 March 2011 and
     alcohols (also referred to as "single cuts") and blends predominantly           Commission Regulation No.
     containing a combination of carbon chain lengths C6-C8, C6-C10, C8-C10,         446/2011 (10 May 2011)
     C10-C12 (commonly categorized as C8-C10), blends predominantly
     containing a combination of carbon chain lengths C12-C14, C12-C16, C12-
     C18, C14-C16 (commonly categorized as C12-C14) and blends
     predominantly containing a combination of carbon chain lengths C16-C18
     (HS 2905.16.85; 2905.17.00; 2905.19.00; 3823.70.00) from India, Indonesia,
     and Malaysia

EU   Initiation on 19 August 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of      Commission Regulation No.
     plastic sacks and bags, containing at least 20% by weight of polyethylene and 748/2010 (19 August 2010)
     of sheeting of a thickness not exceeding 100 micrometers (HS 3923.21.00;
     3923.29.10; 3923.29.90) from China (possible circumvention of anti-
     dumping measures imposed in 2006 - Xiamen Xingxia Polymers Co. Ltd.)

EU   Termination on 26 August 2010 of anti-dumping duties on imports of grain        WTO document
     oriented flat-rolled products of silicon-electrical steel "GOES" of all         G/ADP/N/209/EEC,
     widtHS (HS 7225.11.00; 7226.11.00) from the United States (imposed on           28 March 2011
     27 August 2005)
EU   Termination on 15 September 2010 of anti-dumping duties on imports of           WTO document
     woven fabrics of synthetic filament yarn containing 85% or more by weight of    G/ADP/N/209/EEC,
     textured and/or non-textured polyester filament, dyed (including dyed white)    28 March 2011
     or printed (HS 5407.51.00; 5407.52.00; 5407.54.00; 5407.61.10; 5407.61.30;
     5407.61.90; 5407.69.10; 5407.69.90) from China (imposed on
     12 September 2005)

EU   Termination on 29 September 2010 (without measure) of anti-dumping              WTO document
     investigation on imports of certain polyethylene terephthalate                  G/ADP/N/209/EEC,
     (HS 3907.60.20) (PET) from Iran, Pakistan, and the United Arab Emirates         28 March 2011
     (initiated on 3 September 2009)
EU   Initiation on 30 September 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of     WTO document
     certain seamless pipes and tubes of stainless steel, other than with attached   G/ADP/N/209/EEC,
     fittings suitable for conducting gases or liquids for use in civil aircraft     28 March 2011
     (HS 7304.11.00; 7304.22.00; 7304.24.00; 7304.41.00; 7304.49.10;
     7304.49.93; 7304.49.95; 7304.49.99; 7304.90.00) from China

EU   Termination on 7 October 2010 of anti-dumping duties on imports of              WTO document
     trichloroisocyanuric acid and preparations "symclosene" (HS 2933.69.80;         G/ADP/N/209/EEC,
     3808.94.20) from the United States (imposed on 3 October 2005)                  28 March 2011

EU   Initiation on 27 October 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of        Commission Regulation No.
     certain iron or steel fasteners, other than of stainless steel, i.e. wood screws 966/2010 (27 October 2010)
     (excluding coach screws), self-tapping screws, other screws and bolts with
     heads (whether or not with their nuts or washers, but excluding screws turned
     from bars, rods, profiles or wire, of solid section, of a shank thickness not
     exceeding 6 mm and excluding screws and bolts for fixing railway track
     construction material), and washers (HS 7318.12.90; 7318.14.91; 7318.14.99;
     7318.15.59; 7318.15.69; 7318.15.81; 7318.15.89; 7318.15.90; 7318.21.00;
     7318.22.00) from Malaysia (possible circumvention of anti-dumping
     measures of imports from China imposed in 2009)


EU   Termination on 16 November 2010 of anti-dumping duties on imports of           WTO document
     "steel wire ropes - SWR", steel ropes and cables, including locked coil ropes, G/ADP/N/209/EEC,
     excluding ropes and cables of stainless steel, with a maximum cross-sectional 28 March 2011
     dimension exceeding 3 mm (HS 7312.10.82; 7312.10.84; 7312.10.86;
     7312.10.88; 7312.10.99) from India (imposed on 12 August 1999)

EU   Termination on 18 November 2010 of anti-dumping duties on imports of            WTO document
     certain stainless steel fasteners and parts thereof (HS 7318.12.10;             G/ADP/N/209/EEC,
     7318.14.10; 7318.15.30; 7318.15.51; 7318.15.61; 7318.15.70; 7318.16.30)         28 March 2011
     from Indonesia, Thailand, and Viet Nam (imposed on 19 November 2005)




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EU   Termination on 1 December 2010 (without measure) of anti-dumping                   WTO document
     investigation on imports of "HTY" high tenacity yarn of polyesters (other than     G/ADP/N/209/EEC,
     sewing thread), not put up for retail sale, including monofilament of less than    28 March 2011 and EU
     67 decitex (HS 5402.20.00) from Korea, Rep. of; and Chinese Taipei                 Regulation No 1105/2010
     (initiated on 8 September 2009)                                                    (29 November 2010)

EU   Initiation on 4 December 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of          WTO document
     vinyl acetate (HS 2915.32.00) from the United States                               G/ADP/N/209/EEC,
                                                                                        28 March 2011
EU   Termination on 8 December 2010 of anti-dumping duties on imports of                WTO document
     granular polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), containing not more than 3% of            G/ADP/N/209/EEC,
     other monomer unit than tetrafluoroethylene, without fillers, in the form of       28 March 2011
     powder or pellets, with the exclusion of micronised material, and its raw
     polymer (reactor bead), the latter in wet or dry form (HS 3904.61.00) from
     China and the Russian Federation (imposed on 8 December 2005)


EU   Termination on 16 December 2010 of anti-dumping duties on imports of               EU Decision (2009/383/EC) Measures suspended on
     glyphosate (HS 2931.00.95; 3808.30.27) from China (imposed                         (14 May 2009) and EU      14 May 2009, and extended until
     in February 1998)                                                                  Regulation No 1187/2010   14 February 2011
                                                                                        (13 December 2010)


EU   Initiation on 17 December 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of     WTO document
     graphite electrodes of a kind used for electric furnaces, with an apparent     G/ADP/N/209/EEC,
     density of 1.5g/cm3 or more and an electrical resistance of 7 µΩ.m or less (HS 28 March 2011
     8545.11.00; 8545.90.90) from China

                                                                  2011
EU   Termination on 20 January 2011 (withouth measure) of anti-dumping                  EU Decision No.
     investigation on imports of purified terephthalic acid and its salts of a purity   2011/32/EU (19 January
     by weight of 99.5% or more (HS 2917.36.00) from Thailand (initiated on 22          2011)
     December 2009)
EU   Termination on 20 January 2011 (withouth measure) of countervailing                EU Decision No.
     investigation on imports of purified terephthalic acid and its salts of a purity   2011/31/EU (19 January
     by weight of 99.5% or more (HS 2917.36.00) from Thailand (initiated on             2011)
     22 December 2009)
EU   Initiation on 26 January 2011 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of          Commission Notice 2011/C
     oxalic acid, whether in dihydrate (CUS number 0028635-1 and CAS number             24/07 (26 January 2011)
     6153-56-6) or anhydrous form (CUS number 0021238-4 and CAS number
     144-62-7) and whether or not in aqueous solution (HS 2917.11.00) from
     China and India
EU   Termination on 26 January 2011 (without measure) of safeguard investigation        WTO documents
     on imports of wireless wide area networking (WWAN) modems with a radio             G/SG/N/6/EEC/5, 5 July
     antenna and providing Internet Protocol (IP) data connectivity for computing       2010 and G/SG/N/9/EEC/2,
     devices and including Wi-Fi routers comprising a WWAN modem                        31 January 2011
     (WWAN/Wi-Fi routers) (HS 8471.80.00; 8517.62.00) (initiated on
     30 June 2010)

EU   Initiation on 16 February 2011 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         Commission Notice 2011/C
     polyethylene terephthalate having a viscosity number of 78 ml/g or higher,         49/10 (16 February 2011)
     according to the ISO Standard 1628-5 (HS 3907.60.20) from Oman and Saudi
     Arabia
EU   Initiation on 16 February 2011 of countervailing investigation on imports of       Commission Notice 2011/C
     polyethylene terephthalate having a viscosity number of 78 ml/g or higher,         49/11 (16 February 2011)
     according to the ISO Standard 1628-5 (HS 3907.60.20) from Oman and Saudi
     Arabia
EU   Initiation on 17 February 2011 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         Commission Notice 2011/C
     sodium cyclamate (HS 2929.90.00) from China limited to two producers               50/07 (17 February 2011)
     (Fang Da Food Additive "Shen Zhen" Limited and Fang Da Food Additive
     "Yang Quan" Limited)
EU   Termination on 3 March 2011 (without measure) of anti-dumping                      WTO document
     investigation on imports of wireless wide area networking (WWAN) modems            G/ADP/N/202/EEC,
     with a radio antenna and providing Internet Protocol (IP) data connectivity for    5 October 2010 and
     computing devices and including Wi-Fi routers comprising a WWAN modem              Commission Regulation No.
     (WWAN/Wi-Fi routers) (HS 8471.80.00; 8517.62.00) from China (initiated             209/2011 (2 March 2011)
     on 30 June 2010)




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EU               Termination on 3 March 2011 (without measure) of countervailing                   Commission Notice 2010/C
                 investigation on imports of wireless wide area networking (WWAN) modems           249/08 (16 September 2010)
                 with a radio antenna and providing Internet Protocol (IP) data connectivity for   and Commission Regulation
                 computing devices and including Wi-Fi routers comprising a WWAN modem             No. 209/2011
                 (WWAN/Wi-Fi routers) (HS 8471.80.00; 8517.62.00) from China (initiated            (2 March 2011)
                 on 16 September 2010)

EU               Termination on 9 March 2011 of countervailing duties on imports of                Commission Notice 2010/C
                 polyethylene terephthalate (PET) film (HS 3920.62.19; 3920.62.90) from            68/05 (3 March 2011)
                 India (imposed on 8 March 2006)
EU               Termination on 10 March 2011 (without measure) of anti-dumping                    WTO document
                 investigation on imports of stainless steel bars and rods, not further worked     G/ADP/N/202/EEC,
                 than cold-formed or cold-finished, other than bars and rods of circular cross-    5 October 2010 and
                 section of a diameter of 80 mm or more (HS 7222.20.21; 7222.20.29;                Commission Decision
                 7222.20.31; 7222.20.39; 7222.20.81; 7222.20.89) from India (initiated on          (2011/154/EU)
                 1 April 2010)                                                                     (9 March 2011)
EU               Termination on 31 March 2011 of anti-dumping duties on imports of                 Commission Notice 2011/C
                 footwear with uppers of leather or composition leather, excluding sports          82/04 (16 March 2011)
                 footwear, footwear involving special technology, slippers and other indoor
                 footwear and footwear with a protective toecap (HS 6403.20.00; 6403.51.05;
                 6403.51.11; 6403.51.15; 6403.51.19; 6403.51.91; 6403.51.95; 6403.51.99;
                 6403.59.05; 6403.59.11; 6403.59.31; 6403.59.35; 6403.59.39; 6403.59.91;
                 6403.59.95; 6403.59.99; 6403.91.05; 6403.91.11; 6403.91.13; 6403.91.16;
                 6403.91.18; 6403.91.91; 6403.91.93; 6403.91.96; 6403.91.98; 6403.99.05;
                 6403.99.11; 6403.99.31; 6403.99.33; 6403.99.36; 6403.99.38; 6403.99.91;
                 6403.99.93; 6403.99.96; 6403.99.98; 6405.10.00) from China and Viet Nam
                 (imposed on 5 October 2006)


EU               Initiation on 19 April 2011 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of       Commission Notice 2011/C
                 concentrated soy protein products, containing by weight 65% or more of        121/26 (19 April 2011)
                 proteins (N x 6.25) calculated on the dry matter by excluding added vitamins,
                 minerals, amino acids and food additives (HS 2106.10.20; 2106.90.92;
                 2309.90.10; 2309.90.99; 3504.00.90) from China

Other trade measures
                                                                             2008
EU               Temporary changes in the set of Commission Sate Aid guidelines increasing Public information available Effective until 31 December
                 flexibility on short-term export credits. Various measures to increase access to on the European       2011
                 trade finance for European exporters have also taken place at the national level Commission's website
                                                                                                  transmitted by the EC
                                                                                                  Delegation
                                                                                                  (17 December 2008)
                                                                               2009
EU               Export refunds for milk and milk products                                       Commission Regulations       No longer applicable as from
                                                                                                 Nos. 1056/2009 of            19 November 2009
                                                                                                 5 November 2009 and
                                                                                                 1113/2009 of
                                                                                                 19 November 2009
EU               Renewal of the prior surveillance system on steel imports (first established in Public information available
                 2002) until 31 December 2012. Product coverage has been updated and now on the European
                 also includes flat stainless steel products and large welded tubes (HS chapters Commission's website
                 72 and 73)                                                                      transmitted by the EU
                                                                                                 Delegation
                                                                                                 (17 December 2009)
                                                                               2010
EU               Establishment of an additional quantitative limit (500,000 tonnes) for the    Public information available Expiration date 30 June 2010
                 exports of out-of-quota white sugar (HS 1701.99) without refund in respect of on the European
                 marketing year 2009-10. The quota was fully allocated by 22 February 2010     Commission's website
                                                                                               transmitted by the EU
                                                                                               Delegation. Commission
                                                                                               Regulation No. 94/2010
                                                                                               (3 February 2010)

EU               Temporary suspension of import tariffs for the CXL concessions sugar quota        Commission Regulation No. Effective December 2010 to
                 of sugar (HS1701) (300,000 tonnes) during the 2010-11 marketing year              1100/2010 (26 November    August 2011
                                                                                                   2010)



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                                                                  2011
EU   Temporary suspension of import tariffs (to zero) on certain cereals, i.e.          Commission Regulation No. Effective 2010-11 marketing year
     common wheat of low and medium quality (HS 1001.90.99), and feed barley            177/2011 (24 February 2011)
     (HS 1003.00), for all imports under reduce-duty tariff quotas

EU   Introduction of specific and detailed procedures for imports of polyamide and      Commission Regulation No. Effective 1 July 2011
     melanine plastic kitchenware (HS 3924.10.00) from China and Hong Kong,             284/2011 (22 March 2011)
     China. Imports to be submitted to a declaration confirming that the items
     meet the requirements concerning the release of primary aromatic and
     formaldehyde
EU   Introduction of limited temporary special conditions for imports of feedstuffs     Commission Regulation No. Effective 26 March 2011 to 30
     and foodstuffs from regions of Japan affected by the nuclear crisis. Imports to    297/2011 (25 March 2011)  June 2011
     be submitted to a declaration attesting that: (i) the product has been harvested   and Commission
     and/or processed before 11 March 2011; and (ii) it does not contain levels of      Implementing Regulation
     radionuclides iodine-131, caesium-134, and caesium-137 above the maximum           No. 351/2011 (11 April
     levels provided by Euratom                                                         2011)


EU   Temporary suspension of import tariffs for an exceptional tariff quota of sugar Commission Regulation No. Effective 1 April 2011 to 30
     (HS1701) (300,000 tonnes) in the 2010-11 marketing year                         302/2011 (28 March 2011)  September 2011




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                                                                          INDIA
                                                         Trade and trade-related measures
                                                          (October 2008 – 30 April 2011)

VERIFIED INFORMATION
   Country/                                        Measure                                              Source/Date                      Status
  Member State
Trade remedies
                                                                             2008
India            Initiation on 3 October 2008 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of flax   WTO document              Provisional and definitive duties
                 fabrics (HS 5309) from China and Hong Kong, China                               G/ADP/N/195/IND,          imposed on 26 March 2009 and
                                                                                                 28 April 2010             21 December 2009 respectively


India            Termination on 14 October 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of             WTO document
                 methylene chloride-II from Korea, Rep. of (HS 2903.12) (imposed                 G/ADP/N/180/IND,
                 14 October 2003)                                                                18 March 2009
India            Initiation on 16 October 2008 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of       WTO document              Definitive duty imposed on
                 tyres curing presses (HS 8477.51.00) from China                                 G/ADP/N/202/IND,          8 January 2010
                                                                                                 23 September 2010
India            Initiation on 17 October 2008 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of       WTO Document              Provisional and definitive duties
                 ceramic tiles (HS 6908.90.90) from China                                        G/ADP/N/195/IND,          imposed on 15 June 2009 and
                                                                                                 28 April 2010             2 December 2009

India            Initiation on 21 October 2008 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of       WTO document              Definitive duty imposed on
                 new/unused pneumatic radial tyres, with or without tubes and flaps of rubber    G/ADP/N/202/IND,          19 February 2010
                 used in buses and lorries/trucks (HS 4011.20.10; 4012.90.49; 4013.10.20)        23 September 2010
                 from China and Thailand

India            Termination on 11 November 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of para WTO document
                 hydroxy phenyl glycine methyl potassium dane salt (PHPG-DS) (HS           G/ADP/N/180/IND,
                 2942.00.29) from China and Singapore (imposed 11 November 2002)           18 March 2009

India            Initiation on 12 November 2008 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of      WTO document              Provisional and definitive duties
                 phosphoric acid of all grades and all concentrations (excluding                 G/ADP/N/195/IND,          imposed on 22 June 2009 and
                 agriculture/fertilizer grade) (HS 2809.20) from Korea, Rep. of                  28 April 2010             15 December 2009 respectively


India            Initiation on 17 November 2008 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of      WTO document              Provisional and definitive duties
                 diethyl thio phosphoryl chloride (HS 2812.10.90; 2812.90.00; 2827.39.90;        G/ADP/N/209/IND,          imposed on 22 June 2009 and 7
                 2905.11.00; 2909.19.00; 2909.50.90; 2919.00.90; 2919.90.10; 2919.90.90;         19 April 2011             July 2010 respectively
                 2920.10.00; 2920.10.10; 2920.10.20; 2920.11.00; 2920.19.10; 2920.19.20;
                 2920.19.90; 2920.90.10; 2920.90.20; 2920.90.30; 2920.90.90; 2920.90.99;
                 2924.19.00; 2931.00.90; 2942.00.11; 2942.00.90; 3808.90.10) from China


India            Initiation on 25 November 2008 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of      WTO document              Provisional and definitive duties
                 cold rolled products of stainless steel (HS 7219.31; 7219.32; 7219.33;          G/ADP/N/202/IND,          imposed on 22 April 2009 and
                 7219.34; 7219.35; 7219.90) from China; EU; Japan; Korea, Rep. of; South         23 September 2010         20 February 2010 respectively
                 Africa; Chinese, Taipei; Thailand; and the United Sates

India            Initiation on 8 December 2008 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of       WTO document              Provisional and definitive duties
                 front axle beam and steering knuckles (HS 7326.19.10; 7326.19.90;               G/ADP/N/202/IND,          imposed on 15 June 2009 and
                 7326.90.99; 8708.50.00; 8708.99.00) from China                                  23 September 2010         12 April 2010 respectively

India            Initiation on 11 December 2008 of safeguard investigation on imports of         WTO documents             Provisional and definitive duties
                 phthalic anhydride (HS 2917.35.00)                                              G/SG/N/6/IND/17,          imposed on 29 January 2009 and
                                                                                                 16 December 2008,         30 June 2009 respectively
                                                                                                 G/SG/N/7/IND/1/Suppl.2,
                                                                                                 27 April 2009,
                                                                                                 G/SG/N/10/IND/9,
                                                                                                 3 July 2009




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India   Initiation on 26 December 2008 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of      WTO document            Provisional and definitive duties
        carbon black (HS 2803.00.10) from Australia, China, Iran, Malaysia, Russian     G/ADP/N/202/IND,        imposed on 30 July 2009 and
        Federation, and Thailand                                                        23 September 2010       28 January 2010 respectively, for
                                                                                                                imports from Australia, China,
                                                                                                                Russia, and Thailand


                                                                   2009
India   Termination on 2 January 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of           WTO document
        acrylonitrile butadiene rubber from Germany (imposed on 31 January 1997)     G/ADP/N/188/IND,
                                                                                     22 December 2009
India   Termination on 16 January 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of met      WTO document
        coke-I (HS 2704) from China (imposed on 6 May 1998)                          G/ADP/N/188/IND,
                                                                                     22 December 2009
India   Initiation on 16 January 2009 of safeguard investigation (China specific) on WTO documents              Provisional and definitive duties
        imports of soda ash (HS 2836.20)                                             G/SG/N/16/IND/3,           imposed on 20 April 2009 and
                                                                                     9 February 2009 and        28 June 2010 respectively
                                                                                     G/SG/N/16/IND/3/Suppl.5,
                                                                                     5 July 2010
India   Initiation on 21 January 2009 of safeguard investigation on imports of       WTO documents              Provisional and definitive duties
        dimethoate technical (HS 3808.91.23)                                         G/SG/N/6/IND/19,           imposed on 23 March 2009 and
                                                                                     6 February 2009;           27 August 2009 respectively
                                                                                     G/SG/N/7/IND/2/Suppl.1,
                                                                                     27 April 2009; and
                                                                                     G/SG/N/10/IND/10,
                                                                                     7 July 2009
India   Initiation on 27 January 2009 of safeguard investigation (China specific) on WTO document               Provisional and definitive duties
        imports of aluminium flat rolled products and aluminium foil (HS 7606; 7607) G/SG/N/16/IND/4,           imposed on 23 March and
                                                                                     9 February 2009            19 June 2009 respectively

India   Termination on 12 February 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of            WTO document
        plastic ophthalmic lenses (HS 9001.50) from China (imposed on                   G/ADP/N/188/IND,
        5 September 2003)                                                               22 December 2009
India   Initiation on 13 February 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of      WTO document            Provisional and definitive duties
        phosphorous chemical compounds (HS 2812.10.21; 2812.10.22; 2812.10.30;          G/ADP/N/202/IND,        imposed on 16 October 2009 and
        2920.90.41; 2920.90.99) from China and the EU                                   23 September 2010       18 June 2010 respectively, to
                                                                                                                imports from China

India   Initiation on 24 February 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of      WTO document            Provisional and definitive duties
        polypropylene (HS 3902.10.00; 3902.30.00) from Oman, Saudi Arabia, and          G/ADP/N/209/IND,        imposed on 30 July 2009 and 19
        Singapore                                                                       19 April 2011           November 2010 respectively


India   Initiation on 19 March 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of      WTO document               Definitive duty imposed on 26
        viscose staple fibre excluding bamboo fibre (HS 5504.10.00) from China and   G/ADP/N/209/IND,           July 2010
        Indonesia                                                                    19 April 2011
India   Termination on 6 April 2009 of safeguard investigation (China specific) on   WTO document
        imports of nylon tyre cord fabric (HS 5902.10) (initiated on 6 February 2009)G/SG/N/16/IND/5,
                                                                                     18 March 2009
India   Initiation on 21 April 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of      WTO document               Provisional and definitive duties
        synchronous digital hierarchy transmission equipment "SDH", its accessories, G/ADP/N/209/IND,           imposed on 8 December 2009 and
        associated software and its essential parts and components, in assembled,    19 April 2011              16 December 2010 respectively
        CKD, and SKD form or fitted with eventual broadband/cellular equipment
        (HS 8517.62; 8517.70) from China and Israel

India   Initiation on 5 May 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of            WTO document            Provisional and definitive duties
        recordable digital versatile disc DVDs of all kinds (HS 8523.29.20;             G/ADP/N/209/IND,        imposed on 12 April 2010 and 28
        8523.29.50; 8523.29.70; 8523.40.40; 8523.40.50; 8523.40.60; 8523.40.80;         19 April 2011           September 2010 respectively
        8523.52.90; 8523.80.50; 8523.80.90; 8523.90.10; 8523.90.40; 8523.90.50;
        8523.90.90) from Malaysia, Thailand, and Viet Nam

India   Termination on 13 May 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of caustic         WTO document
        soda-IV (HS 2815.11; 2815.12) from Chinese, Taipei (imposed on                  G/ADP/N/188/IND,
        27 March 2003)                                                                  22 December 2009




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India   Initiation on 18 May 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of          WTO document                Provisional and definitive duties
        circular weaving machines having 6 or more shuttles for weaving PP/HDPE        G/ADP/N/202/IND,            imposed on 12 April 2010 and 16
        fabrics of a width exceeding 30 cm (HS 8446.21.90; 8446.29.00) from China      23 September 2010 and       February 2011 respectively
                                                                                       Notification No. 10/2011-
                                                                                       Customs Ministry of Finance
                                                                                       - Department of Revenue
                                                                                       (16 February 2011)

India   Initiation on 16 June 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         WTO document                Provisional and definitive duties
        barium carbonate (HS 2836.60.00) from China                                    G/ADP/N/202/IND,            imposed on 23 March 2010 and 7
                                                                                       23 September 2010 and       February 2011 respectively
                                                                                       Notification No. 6/2011-
                                                                                       Customs Ministry of Finance
                                                                                       - Department of Revenue
                                                                                       (7 February 2011)

India   Termination on 6 July 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of normal         WTO document
        power grade (NPG) graphite electrodes, including its variant high power        G/ADP/N/195/IND,
        grade (HPG) electrodes of diameters from 8" up to and including 24"            28 April 2010
        (HS 8545.11.01; 8545.19.01) from China (imposed on 21 October 1997)

India   Initiation on 10 July 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         WTO document                 Provisional and definitive duties
        coumarin (HS 2932.21.00) from China                                            G/ADP/N/209/IND,             imposed on 23 March 2010 and
                                                                                       19 April 2011                20 August 2010 respectively

India   Initiation on 22 July 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         WTO document                 Positive preliminary findings of
        penicillin-g-potassium and 6- amino penicillanic acid "6-APA"                  G/ADP/N/195/IND,             injury and recommendation for
        (HS 2941.10.10; 2941.10.50) from China                                         28 April 2010 and            the imposition of AD measure
                                                                                       (14/19/2009-DGAD
                                                                                       (11 February 2010)
India   Initiation on 22 July 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         WTO document                 Positive preliminary findings of
        penicillin-g-potassium (HS 2941.10.10) from Mexico                             G/ADP/N/195/IND,             injury and recommendation for
                                                                                       28 April 2010 and            the imposition of AD measure
                                                                                       (14/19/2009-DGAD
                                                                                       (11 February 2010)
India   Initiation on 11 August 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of       WTO document                 Provisional and definitive duties
        phenol (HS 2907.11.10; 2707.99.00) from Japan and Thailand                     G/ADP/N/209/IND,             imposed on 19 April 2010 and 1
                                                                                       19 April 2011                December 2010 respectively


India   Termination on 11 August 2009 (without measure) of anti-dumping                WTO document
        investigation on imports of hot rolled products of steel (HS 7208) from China, G/ADP/N/195/IND,
        Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kazakhstan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Romania,     28 April 2010
        Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey and Ukraine (initiated
        on 28 November 2008)

India   Initiation on 19 August 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of    WTO document                    Provisional duty imposed on
        1,1,1,2-tetrafluoroethane or R-134 a of all types (HS 2903.39.19) from ChinaG/ADP/N/202/IND,                19 April 2010
        and Japan                                                                   23 September 2010
India   Initiation on 20 August 2009 of safeguard investigation on imports of sodiumWTO documents                   Provisional and definitive duties
        hydroxide (caustic soda) (HS 2815.11; 2815.12)                              G/SG/N/6/IND/27,                imposed (dates to be notified)
                                                                                    15 September 2009;
                                                                                    G/SG/N/7IND/8,
                                                                                    23 November 2009;
                                                                                    G/SG/N/10/IND/11,
                                                                                    28 April 2010
India   Termination on 31 August 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of flexible WTO document
        slabstock polyol (molecular weight 3000-4000)-II (HS 3907.20) from Brazil   G/ADP/N/195/IND,
        (imposed on 20 January 2004)                                                28 April 2010
India   Termination on 2 September 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of        WTO document
        chloroquine phosphate-II (HS 2939.21) from China (imposed on                G/ADP/N/195/IND,
        15 December 2003)                                                           28 April 2010
India   Initiation on 3 September 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of  WTO document                    Provisional and definitive duties
        acetone (HS 2914.11) from Japan and Thailand                                G/ADP/N/202/IND,                imposed on 9 April 2010 and 18
                                                                                    23 September 2010 and           April 2011 respectively
                                                                                    Permanent Delegation of
                                                                                    India to the WTO
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India   Termination on 23 September 2009 of safeguard investigation (China      WTO documents
                                                                                G/SG/N/16/IND/6,
        specific) on imports of front axle, beam, steering knuckle and crankshaft
        (HS 7326.19.10; 7326.19.90; 7326.90.99; 8483.10.91; 8483.10.92;         11 May 2009 and
        8483.10.99; 8708.50.00; 8708.99.00) (initiated on 2 April 2009)         G/SG/N/16/IND/6/Suppl.2,
                                                                                5 November 2009
India   Termination on 24 September 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of   WTO Document
        ethylene-propylene-non-conjugated diene monomer-III (EPDM) (HS 4002.70) G/ADP/N/195/IND,
        from Brazil, China, EU, and the United States (imposed on 19 July 2006) 28 April 2010

India   Termination on 30 September 2009 (without measure) of safeguard               WTO document
        investigation (China specific) on imports of passenger car tyres (HS 4011.10) G/SG/N/16/IND/7,
        (initiated on 18 May 2009)                                                    4 June 2009 and
                                                                                      G/SG/N/16/IND/7/Suppl.1,
                                                                                      7 December 2009
India   Termination on 30 September 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of 6-      WTO document
        hexanelactum (caprolactam) (HS 2933.71.00) from the EU, Japan, Nigeria,       G/ADP/N/195/IND,
        and Thailand (imposed on 17 November 2004)                                    28 April 2010

India   Termination (petitioners withdrew their application) on 8 October 2009 of   WTO document
        anti-dumping duties on imports of plain medium density fire board (HS 4411) G/ADP/N/195/IND,
        from New Zealand (imposed on 27 February 2009)                              28 April 2010

India   Termination on 28 October 2009 (without measure) of safeguard                  WTO documents
        investigation on imports of acrylic fibre (HS 5501.30.00; 5503.30.00;          G/SG/N/6/IND/21,
        5506.30.00) (initiated on 9 April 2009)                                        11 May 2009 and
                                                                                       G/SG/N/7/IND/3/Suppl.1,
                                                                                       30 October 2009
India   Initiation on 3 November 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of      WTO document                   Provisional duty imposed on 26
        polymers of vinyl chloride or of other halogenated olefins in primary forms    G/ADP/N/209/IND,               July 2010. Positive preliminary
        (HS 3904.22.10) from China; Japan; Korea, Rep. of; Malaysia; Russian           19 April 2011 and              findings of injury and
        Federation; Chinese, Taipei; and Thailand                                      Notification No. 14/36/2009-   recommendation for the
                                                                                       DGAD - Department of           imposition of definitive AD
                                                                                       Commerce (2 May 2011)          measure


India   Termination on 4 November 2009 (without measure) of safeguard                  WTO documents
        investigation on imports of oxo alcohols "Acylic Alcohols" (HS 2905.12.10;     G/SG/N/6/IND/20,
        2905.13.00; 2905.13.90; 2905.14.00; 2905.14.90; 2905.16.20; 2905.16.90;        9 February 2009 and
        2905.17.00; 2905.19.90; 2912.50.00) (initiated on 16 January 2009)             G/SG/N/9/IND/4,
                                                                                       5 November 2009
India   Initiation on 5 November 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of      WTO document                   Provisional duty imposed on 21
        sodium tripoly phosphate (STPP) (HS 2835.31.00) from China                     G/ADP/N/209/IND,               September 2010. Positive
                                                                                       19 April 2011 and              preliminary findings of injury
                                                                                       Notification No. 14/25/2009-   and recommendation for the
                                                                                       DGAD - Department of           imposition of definitive AD
                                                                                       Commerce (3 May 2011)          measure


India   Termination on 5 November 2009 (without measure) of safeguard                  WTO documents
        investigation on imports of uncoated paper and copy paper (HS 4802.54.90;      G/SG/N/6/IND/24,
        4802.55.10; 4802.55.20; 4802.55.30; 4802.55.40; 4802.55.50; 4802.55.90;        26 May 2009;
        4802.56.10; 4802.56.20; 4802.56.30; 4802.56.40; 4802.56.50; 4802.56.90;        G/SG/N/9/IND/8,
        4802.57.10, 4802.57.20, 4802.57.30; 4802.57.40; 4802.57.50; 4802.57.90;        4 December 2009
        4802.58.10; 4802.58.20; 4802.58.30; 4802.58.40; 4802.58.90) (initiated on
        20 April 2009)

India   Termination on 13 November 2009 (without measure) of safeguard                 WTO documents
        investigation on imports of coated paper and paper board (HS 4810.13.10;       G/SG/N/6/IND/23,
        4810.13.20; 4810.13.30; 4810.13.90; 4810.14.10; 4810.14.20; 4810.14.30;        11 May 2009; and
        4810.14.90; 4810.19.10; 4810.19.20; 4810.19.30; 4810.19.90; 4810.29.00;        G/SG/N/9/IND/9,
        4810.31.00; 4810.32.00; 4810.92.00; 4810.99.00) (initiated on 20 April 2009)   4 December 2009


India   Termination on 18 November 2009 (without measure) of safeguard                 WTO documents
        investigation on imports of linear alkyl benzene "LAB" (HS 3817.00.11)         G/SG/N/6/IND/18,
        (initiated on 6 January 2009).                                                 19 January 2009 and
                                                                                       G/SG/N/9/IND/6,
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India   Termination on 24 November 2009 (without measure) of safeguard                     WTO documents
        investigation on imports of plain particle board (HS 4410) (initiated on           G/SG/N/6/IND/25,
        22 April 2009)                                                                     26 May 2009;
                                                                                           G/SG/N/7/IND/7,
                                                                                           1 July 2009;
                                                                                           G/SG/N/9/IND/7,
                                                                                           1 December 2009
India   Termination on 8 December 2009 (without measure) of safeguard                      WTO documents
        investigation on imports of hot-rolled coils, sheet, strips (HS 7208) (initiated   G/SG/N/6/IND/22,
        on 9 April 2009)                                                                   11 May 2009 and
                                                                                           G/SG/N/9/IND/5/Suppl.1,
                                                                                           22 December 2009
India   Termination on 17 December 2009 (without measure) of safeguard                     WTO documents
        investigation on imports of unwrought aluminium, aluminium waste and               G/SG/N/6/IND/26,
        aluminium scrap, whether or not alloyed (HS 7601; 7602) (initiated on              30 June 2009 and
        22 May 2009)                                                                       G/SG/N/9/IND/10,
                                                                                           22 December 2009
                                                                      2010
India   Initiation on 8 January 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of          WTO document                Provisional and definitive duties
        glass fibre and articles thereof, including glass rovings, glass chopped strands, G/ADP/N/209/IND,            imposed on 14 July 2010 and 4
        glass chopped strands mats (HS 7019) from China                                   19 April 2011 and           March 2011 respectively
                                                                                          Notification No. 30/2011-
                                                                                          Customs Ministry of Finance
                                                                                          - Department of Revenue
                                                                                          (4 March 2011)

India   Termination on 12 January 2010 (application withdrawn by domestic                  WTO documents
        industry) of countervailing investigation on imports of sodium nitrate             G/SCM/N/203/IND,
        (HS 2834.10.10) from China (initiated on 14 January 2009)                          26 April 2010 and
                                                                                           G/SCM/N/212/IND,
                                                                                           6 September 2010
India   Initiation on 1 February 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of          WTO document              Provisional duty imposed on 30
        PVC flex films (HS 3918.10.90; 3918.90.90; 3919.90.90; 3920.10.12;                 G/ADP/N/209/IND,          July 2010
        3920.10.19; 3920.49.00; 3921.90.26; 3921.90.29; 3926.90.80; 3926.90.99)            19 April 2011
        from China
India   Initiation on 10 February 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         WTO document
        polypropylene "homo-polymers and co-polymers of propylene"                         G/ADP/N/202/IND,
        (HS 3902.10.00; 3902.30.00) from Korea, Rep. of; Chinese, Taipei; and the          23 September 2010
        United States
India   Initiation on 12 April 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of hot        WTO document
        rolled flat products of stainless steel of ASTM Grade 304 with all its variants    G/ADP/N/202/IND,
        (HS 7219.11; 7219.12; 7219.13; 7219.14; 7219.21; 7219.22; 7219.23;                 23 September 2010
        7219.24; 7220.11; 7220.12) from the EU; Korea, Rep. of; South Africa;
        Chinese, Taipei; and the United States

India   Termination on 13 April 2010 (duty lapsed) of anti-dumping duties on               WTO document
        imports of thermal sensitive paper-III (HS 4809.10) from Indonesia,                G/ADP/N/202/IND,
        Malaysia, and the United Arab Emirates (imposed on 13 April 2005)                  23 September 2010

India   Initiation on 16 April 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of     WTO document
        azodicarbonamide (ADC) "blowing agent or foaming agent" (HS 2927.00.90;     G/ADP/N/202/IND,
        2942.00.90; 3812.00.89) from China                                          23 September 2010
India   Initiation on 20 May 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of sewingWTO document
        machines needles (HS 8452.30) from China                                    G/ADP/N/202/IND,
                                                                                    23 September 2010
India   Initiation on 31 May 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of       WTO document
        sodium hydroxide "caustic soda" (HS 2815.11; 2815.12) from Norway;          G/ADP/N/202/IND,
        Chinese, Taipei; and Thailand                                               23 September 2010
India   Termination on 7 June 2010 (duty lapsed) of anti-dumping duties on imports WTO document
        of acrylonitrile butadiene rubber (NBR)-IV (HS 4002.59.00) from Brazil, the G/ADP/N/202/IND,
        EU (excluding Germany), and Mexico (imposed on 7 June 2005)                 23 September 2010

India   Initiation on 8 June 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of              WTO document
        paranitroaniline (PNA) "4-nitroaniline, 1-amino-4-nitrobenzene, or p-              G/ADP/N/202/IND,
        nitrophenylamine" (HS 2921.42.26) from China                                       23 September 2010




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India   Termination on 26 June 2010 of anti-dumping duties on imports of                WTO document
        styrene butadiene rubber (HS 4002.19) from Japan; Korea Rep. of;                G/ADP/N/209/IND,
        Singapore; and the United States (imposed on 26 April 1999)                     19 April 2011 and
                                                                                        Permanent Delegation of
                                                                                        India to the WTO (19 May
                                                                                        2011)

India   Termination on 29 June 2010 (no injury to the domestic industry) of anti- WTO document
        dumping duties on imports of propylene glycol (HS 2905.32.00) from the G/ADP/N/209/IND,
        EU, Korea Rep. of, Singapore, and the United States (imposed on 8         19 April 2011
        October 2004)

India   Initiation on 16 August 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of cold WTO document
        rolled flat products of stainless steel of 400 series having a width of less than G/ADP/N/209/IND,
        600 mm including all ferritic and martensitic grades excluding razor blades       19 April 2011
        steel (HS 7220.20.10; 7220.20.21; 7220.20.22; 7220.20.29; 7220.20.90;
        7220.90.10; 7220.90.21; 7220.90.22; 7220.90.29; 7220.90.90) from the EU;
        Korea, Rep. of; and the United States

India   Initiation on 16 August 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of cold WTO document
        rolled flat products of stainless steel of 200 series having a width of less than G/ADP/N/209/IND,
        600 mm including all austenitic grades having nickel content of less than 6% 19 April 2011
        (HS 7220.20.10; 7220.20.21; 7220.20.22; 7220.20.29; 7220.20.90;
        7220.90.10; 7220.90.21; 7220.90.22; 7220.90.29; 7220.90.90) from China,
        United Arab Emirates, and the United States

India   Initiation on 20 August 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of        WTO document
        soda ash "disodium carbonate" (Na2CO3) (HS 2836.20) from China, EU,             G/ADP/N/209/IND,
        Iran, Kenya, Pakistan, Ukraine, and the United States                           19 April 2011

India   Initiation on 26 August 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of opal Notification No. 14/24/2010-
        glassware of all types (HS 7013) from China and the United Arab Emirates      DGAD Ministry of
                                                                                      Commerce & Industry -
                                                                                      Department of Commerce
                                                                                      (26 August 2010)


India   Termination on 11 October 2010 (duty lapsed) of anti-dumping duties on          WTO document
        imports of mica pearl pigment (HS 3206.19) from the EU, and the                 G/ADP/N/209/IND,
        United States (imposed on 21 March 2005)                                        19 April 2011

India   Termination on 11 November 2010 (duty lapsed) of anti-dumping duties on         WTO document
        imports of maleic anhydride "MAN" (HS2917.14.00) from China, Indonesia,         G/ADP/N/209/IND,
        and Chinese Taipei (imposed on 18 September 2008)                               19 April 2011

India   Termination on 18 November 2010 (without measure) of anti-dumping               WTO document
        investigation on imports of seamless tubes, pipes & hollow profiles of iron,    G/ADP/N/209/IND,
        alloy or non-alloy steel (other than cast iron), whether hot finished or cold   19 April 2011
        drawn or cold rolled, of an external diameter not exceeding 273 mm or 10"
        (HS 7304) from China (initiated on 12 January 2010)

India   Initiation on 7 December 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of       WTO document
        melamine (HS 2933.61.00) from the EU, Indonesia, Iran, and Japan                G/ADP/N/209/IND,
                                                                                        19 April 2011
India   Initiation on 7 December 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of       WTO document
        morpholine (HS 2933.39.17) from China, EU, and the United States                G/ADP/N/209/IND,
                                                                                        19 April 2011
India   Termination on 18 December 2010 (duty lapsed) of anti-dumping duties on         WTO document
        imports of sodium cyanide-I (HS 2837.11) from Korea Rep. of, and the            G/ADP/N/209/IND,
        United States (imposed on 27 December 1999)                                     19 April 2011
India   Initiation on 20 December 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of      WTO document
        aniline (HS 2921.41) from the EU                                                G/ADP/N/209/IND,
                                                                                        19 April 2011
India   Initiation on 20 December 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of      WTO document
        geogrid/geostrips/geostraps made of polyester or glass fiber in all its forms   G/ADP/N/209/IND,
        (including all widths and lengths) (HS 3902.10.00; 3914.00.90; 3920.10.19;      19 April 2011
        3926.90.99; 5503.40.00; 5603.31.30; 5603.94.00; 5604.90.00; 5903.10.90;
        5911.10.00; 5911.31.50; 5911.31.90; 5911.90.90; 7019.40.00; 7019.59.00;
        7019.90.10; 7019.90.90) from China




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India            Initiation on 27 December 2010 of safeguard investigation on imports of N1,      WTO document
                 3-dimethyl butyl-N phenyl paraphenylenediamine "PX-13 or 6-PPD" (HS              G/SG/N/6/IND/28, 7 January
                 2934.20; 2925.20; 3812.10; 3812.20; 3812.30)                                     2011

                                                                              2011
India            Initiation on 11 January 2011 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of        Notification No. 14/43/2010-
                 pentaerythritol (HS 2905.42.00) from the EU (excluding Sweden)                   DGAD Ministry of
                                                                                                  Commerce & Industry -
                                                                                                  Department of Commerce
                                                                                                  (11 January 2011)


India            Initiation on 4 February 2011 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of        Notification No. 14/44/2010-
                 phosphoric acid of all grades and all concentrations (excluding                  DGAD Ministry of
                 agriculture/fertilizer grade) (HS 2809.20.10) from Israel and Chinese Taipei     Commerce & Industry -
                                                                                                  Department of Commerce (4
                                                                                                  February 2011)


India            Initiation on 29 April 2011 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of          Notification No. 14/1/2011-
                 phthalic anhydride "PAN" (HS 2917.35.00) from Israel; Korea, Rep. of; and        DGAD Ministry of
                 Chinese Taipei                                                                   Commerce & Industry -
                                                                                                  Department of Commerce
                                                                                                  (29 April 2011)


Other trade measures
                                                                              2008
India            Increase in import duties on a range of iron and steel products (HS 7204) from   Permanent Delegation of
                 zero to 5% (restoration of previous duty).                                       India to the WTO
India            Elimination of export duties on steel products (which were imposed               Permanent Delegation of
                 in May 2008)                                                                     India to the WTO
                                                                                                  (31 October 2008)
India            Under fiscal stimulus measures taken by the Government: elimination of           Permanent Delegation of
                 import duties for naphtha for use in the power sector; reduction of export       India to the WTO
                 duties on iron ore fines (from 15% to 5%); and lumps                             (7 December 2008)

                                                                              2009
India            Removal of export duty and reduction of minimum export price for premium        Permanent Delegation of
                 Basmati rice                                                                    India to the WTO
                                                                                                 (20 January 2009)
India            Temporary ban on imports of toys from China (six months), to ensure health Notification No. 82/(RE-             The ban was       lifted    on
                 and safety of children. Chinese toys allowed if accompanied by: (i) a           2008)/2004-2009 of              27 January 2010
                 certificate that the toys being imported conform to the standards prescribed in 23 January 2009, amended
                 ASTM F963 or standards prescribed in ISO 8124 (Parts I-III) or IS 9873          by Notification No. 91/(RE-
                 [Parts I-III]; (ii) a certificate of Conformance from the manufacturer          2008)/ 2004-2009 of
                 indicating that representative sample of toys being imported have been tested 2 March 2009
                 by an independent laboratory which is ILAC accredited and found to meet the
                 specifications indicated above

India            Increase in the Minimum Support Price for cotton paid to local farmers (from Permanent Delegation of
                 Rs 1,800/quintal for 2007-08 to Rs 2,500/quintal for 2008-09)                    India to the WTO
                                                                                                  (14 February 2009)
India            Export incentives for a variety of exporters, and specific export incentives for Permanent Delegation of
                 textile and leather products                                                     India to the WTO
                                                                                                  (26 February 2009)
India            Trade facilitation measures such as enlargement of the list of entities          Permanent Delegation of
                 authorized to import directly precious metals; removal of import restrictions    India to the WTO
                 on worked corals; and simplification of export licensing requirements for        (26 February 2009)
                 blood samples
India            Imposition of 20% duty on imported soybean oils                                  Permanent Delegation of        Duty removed
                                                                                                  India to the WTO
                                                                                                  (24 February and
                                                                                                  24 March 2009), and
                                                                                                  Customs Notification
                                                                                                  No. 27/2009




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India   Import duty exemption on pulses (Customs Notification No. 28/2009)                Permanent Delegation of     Exemption extended until 31
                                                                                          India to the WTO            March 2011
                                                                                          (26 March 2009)
India   Exemption of import tariffs on raw and refined, or white sugar, under             Permanent Delegation of     Effective until 31 December
        specified conditions                                                              India to the WTO            2010
                                                                                          (17 April 2009)
India   Extension of the export ban on edible oils until 30 September 2010                Permanent Delegation of     The ban was extended until 30
                                                                                          India to the WTO            September 2011
                                                                                          (4 September 2009)
                                                                       2010
India   Transfer of electrical energy (HS 2716.00.00) to the restricted list. Imposition Permanent Delegation of
        of import licensing requirement for this item                                    India to the WTO
                                                                                         (1 February 2010)
India   Increase of the purchase price for domestic wheat (HS 1001) from Rs              Permanent Delegation of
        1,080/quintal (US$23.1/quintal) for 2008-09 to Rs 1,100/quintal                  India to the WTO
        (US$23.6/quintal) for 2009-10                                                    (1 February 2010)
India   Increase of export tax on iron ore fines (HS 2601.11.30; 2601.11.40) (from       Permanent Delegation of      Effective 24 December 2009
        zero to 5%), and on iron ore lumps and pellets (HS 2601.11.10; 2601.11.20) India to the WTO
        (from 5% to 10%)                                                                 (1 February 2010)
India   Temporary reduction of import tariffs (to zero) for refined sugar                Permanent Delegation of
        (HS 1701.91.00; 1701.99.90) (until 31 December 2010)                             India to the WTO
                                                                                         (1 February 2010)
India   Suspension of export prohibition on wheat and wheat products (HS 1001.10; Ministry of Commerce and
        1001.10.90; 1001.90; 1001.90.20; 1001.90.39) (imposed as of                      Industry Notification
        8 October 2007) for the export of 50,000 MT to Nepal through Food                No. 29/2009-2014
        Cooperation of India                                                             (9 February 2010)

India   Amendment to the Import Licensing Note No. 2(II)(d) under Chapter 87              Ministry of Commerce and    Three new entry points for
        restricting entry points for imports of new vehicles to nine seaports and         Industry Notification No.   clearance added
        international airports                                                            30/2009-2014
                                                                                          (10 February 2010)

India   On 29 April 2010 the export duty rate on iron ore lumps (HS 2601.11.10;           Permanent Delegation of
        2601.11.20) was further increased from 10% to 15%                                 India to the WTO
                                                                                          (3 June 2010)
India   Elimination of the foreign commission concession (12.5%) which was                Permanent Delegation of
        included in the calculation of the minimum export price (MEP) for basmati         India to the WTO
        rice (HS 1006.30.20), reducing its export floor price                             (3 June 2010)

India   Suspension of import tariffs on semi-milled or wholly milled-rice             Permanent Delegation of
        (HS 1006.30), until 30 September 2010                                         India to the WTO
                                                                                      (3 June 2010)
India   Elimination of export ban of organic non-basmati rice (HS 1006.10.90;         Permanent Delegation of
        1006.20.00; 1006.30.10; 1006.30.90; 1006.40.00) and wheat (HS 1001). Rice India to the WTO
        exports limited to 10,000 tonnes/year, and wheat exports to 5,000 tonnes/year (3 June 2010)

India   Withdrawal of hot rolled coils, including seamless tubes/pipes, parts and         Permanent Delegation of
        accessories of motor vehicles (HS 7208), and carbon black (HS 2803.00.10)         India to the WTO
        from the import restricted list                                                   (3 June 2010)
India   Imposition of new measures for cotton yarn sector such as (i) suspension of       Permanent Delegation of     The DEPB was suspended as
        the DEPB (7.67%) benefit available for cotton yarn exports; (ii) suspension of    India to the WTO            from 21 April 2010
        duty drawback scheme for cotton yarn exports (as from 29 April 2010); and         (3 June 2010)
        (iii) mechanism to register cotton yarn exporters

India   Re-imposition of a duty on exports of raw cotton and yarn on 9 April 2010         Permanent Delegation of     Duty withdrawn on 1 October
                                                                                          India to the WTO            2010
                                                                                          (3 June 2010)
India   Concessional import tariff rate (5%) for certain agricultural machineries (i.e.   Permanent Delegation of
        paddy transplanter; laser land leveller; reaper-cum-blinder; sugarcane            India to the WTO
        harvester; straw or fodder balers; cotton picker) not locally manufactured        (3 June 2010)

India                                                                                Permanent Delegation of
        Elimination of import tariffs for refrigeration units ("air conditioners") used                               Effective 27 February 2010
        for the production of refrigerated vans or trucks                            India to the WTO
                                                                                     (3 June 2010)
India   Notice from the Department of Telecommunications requesting local satellite- Permanent Delegation of
        based communications services providers to obtain security clearance (30     India to the WTO
        working day) before importing communication equipments, for national         (3 June 2010)
        security purposes



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India   Introduction in 2008 of licensing requirements for imports of certain steel         Permanent Delegation of       Some of these requirements were
        products and auto parts.                                                            India to the WTO              removed between December 2008
                                                                                            (21 November 2008)            and January 2009. Removal of all
                                                                                                                          requirements in July 2010


India   Reduction and elimination of import tariffs on selected products (polymer,          Permanent Delegation of
        inputs for orthopaedic implants (to zero), rhodium (to 2%), gold ore, raw           India to the WTO
        materials, long pepper (from 70% to 30%), asafoetida (from 30% to 20%)),            (3 June 2010)
        under the Union Budget 2010-11.
India   Import ban on dairy products including chocolates (HS 0401; 0402; 0403;             Permanent Delegation of     The ban was extended until 23
        0404; 0405; 0406; 1806)                                                             India to the WTO            December 2010
                                                                                            (3 June 2010)
India   Deregulation of oil prices, reducing government subsidies, in order to reduce       Permanent Delegation of
        budget deficit                                                                      India to the WTO (Statement
                                                                                            at TPRB Meeting
                                                                                            8 July 2010)
India   "Duty Entitlement Passbook Scheme". Extension of financial export                   Permanent Delegation of
        incentives (tax rebates) until 30 June 2011 (the scheme was supposed to             India to the WTO (1
        expire on 31 December 2010). Support benefits mainly the textiles, leather          November 2010)
        and jute sectors
India   Elimination of import tariffs on onions (HS 0703.10.10) (from 5% to zero)           Notification No. 127/2010-
        and on shallots (HS 0703.10.20) (from 30% to zero)                                  Customs, Ministry of
                                                                                            Finance - Department of
                                                                                            Revenue (21 December
                                                                                            2010)
India   Addition of natural rubber (HS 4001.21; 4001.22; 4001.29) to the list of            Notification No. 128/2010-
        products subject to tariff rate quotas                                              Customs, Ministry of
                                                                                            Finance - Department of
                                                                                            Revenue (22 December
                                                                                            2010)
                                                                      2011
India   Import tariffs set at 5% for all items of machinery, including prime movers,        Notification No. 1/2011-
        instruments, apparatus and appliances, control gear and transmission                Customs Ministry of Finance
        equipment and auxiliary equipment (including those required for testing and         - Department of Revenue
        quality control) and components, required for the initial setting up of a solar     (6 January 2011)
        power generation project or facility

India   Introduction of export tariffs on certain products, i.e. (10%) de-oiled rice bran   Notification No. 27/2011-     Effective 1 March 2011
        oil cake (HS 2306), snake skin (HS41), raw fur lamb skins (HS 4301); (15%)          Customs, Ministry of
        cycle saddle leathers, hydraulic/packing/belting/washer leathers, picking           Finance - Department of
        band leathers, strap/combing leathers, tanned leather (HS41), ferrous waste         Revenue (1 March 2011)
        scrap, remelting scrap ingots of iron or steel (HS7204); and (25%) luggage
        leather-case hide or side/suit case/ hand bag luggage/cash bag leather,
        industrial harness leather, transistor case/camera case leathers (HS 41)


India   Additional increase of export tax on iron ore fines (HS 2601.11.30;                 Notification No. 27/2011-     Effective 1 March 2011
        2601.11.40) (from 5% to 20%), and on iron ore lumps and pellets (HS                 Customs, Ministry of
        2601.11.10; 2601.11.20) (from 15% to 20%).                                          Finance - Department of
                                                                                            Revenue (1 March 2011)

India   Extension of export ban on pulses (HS 0713) (originaly implemented on 27            Notification No. 35 (RE-      Effective until 31 March 2012
        June 2006)                                                                          2010)/2009-2014-Customs,
                                                                                            Ministry of Finance -
                                                                                            Department of Revenue (23
                                                                                            March 2011)

India   Increase of import tariffs (from 10% to 30%) on engine or gearbox or                Notification No. 31/2011-     Effective 24 March 2011
        transmission mechanism in pre-assembled form but not mounted on a chassis           Customs, Ministry of
        or a body assembly (HS 8703; 8711)                                                  Finance - Department of
                                                                                            Revenue (24 March 2011)




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India            Reduction of the minimum export price "MEP" (from US$275/metric tonne            Notifications Nos. 36 (RE-
                 (13 March 2011) to US$225/metric tonne (23 March 2011) to US$170/metric          2010)/2009-2014 and 41
                 tonne (31 March 2011)) on onions; and (from US$1,400/ metric tonne to            (RE-2010)/2009-
                 US$600/ metric tonne) on Bangalore Rose and Krishnapuram onions (HS              2014Customs, Ministry of
                 0703.10.10)                                                                      Finance - Department of
                                                                                                  Revenue (23 March and 31
                                                                                                  March 2011)

India            Termination of export ban on cotton yarn (HS 5205; 5206; 5207). Exports          Notification No. 40 (RE-      Effective 31 March 2011
                 subject to registration with the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT)     2010)/2009-14-Customs,
                                                                                                  Ministry of Finance -
                                                                                                  Department of Revenue (31
                                                                                                  March 2011)

India            Reduction of import tariffs on certain products, i.e. (from 5% to zero) on       Permanent Delegation of       Effective 1 April 2011
                 stainless steel scrap; (from 5% to 2.5%) ferro-nickel; and (from 7.5% to         India to the WTO
                 2.5%) vanadium pent oxide                                                        (6 May 2011)
India            Reduction of export duty on iron ore pellets (from 15% to zero)                  Permanent Delegation of       Effective 1 April 2011
                                                                                                  India to the WTO
                                                                                                  (6 May 2011)
India            Import ban on certain products, i.e. live pigs (HS 0103); eggs and eggs          Permanent Delegation of       Effective mid-October 2010 to 30
                 products (HS 0207; 0407.00.10; 0407.00.90; 0408.11.00; 0408.19.00;               India to the WTO              April 2011
                 0408.91.00; 0408.99.00); domestic and wild birds (HS 0103; 0105;                 (6 May 2011)
                 0106.31.00; 0106.32.00; 0106.39.00); products of animal origin (from birds)
                 intended for use in animal feeding or for agriculture or industrial use; semen
                 of domestic and wild birds including poultry; unprocessed meat and meat
                 products from avian species (HS 0207); unprocessed feather (HS 0505.90;
                 0606.10); and day-old-chicks, ducks, turkeys, and other newly hatched avian
                 species (HS 0103; 0105), due to avian influenza




NON VERIFIED INFORMATION
   Country/                                          Measure                                              Source/Date                        Status
  Member State
India            Transfer of work clothing and other worn articles to the restricted list.        Press reports (19 May 2010)
                 Imposition of import licensing requirements for this items

India            Withdrawal of tyres and other polyester (HS 5402.47.00) from the import          Press reports (26 May 2010)
                 restricted list
India            Special authorization to export 10,000 tonnes of white sugar to the EU           Reuters Limited
                                                                                                  (15 June 2010)
India            Increase of the minimum support price for paddy rice (from Rs 50/100 kg to       Grain Market Report GMR
                 Rs 1,000/tonne (from US$1.13 /100 kg to US$22.6/tonne)                           No. 401 (24 June 2010)

India            Guidelines from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy requiring that          HT Media Limited
                 components used in the manufacturing of solar photovoltaic modules be            (6 July 2010)
                 manufactured locally, under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission.

India            Stricter rules on telecommunication equipment (to secure its mobile              Financial Times
                 networks) which reportedly included a temporary ban on sales of non-branded      (2 August 2010)
                 mobile phones and telecom products
India            Elimination of export ban on certain variety of premium aromatic basmati rice    Press reports
                 (smaller grain size)                                                             (17 August 2010)
India            Extension of export ban on certain products such as wheat and rice               Reuters Limited
                                                                                                  (23 August 2010)
India            Amendments to the "Focus Product Scheme" granting an additional benefit          Press reports
                 (2%) over the current duty credit of 5% of the FOB value of exports              (23 August 2010)

India            "Export Promotion Capital Goods Scheme" (EPCGS) enabling the import of           Press reports referring to
                 capital equipment at reduced rates of duty. The scheme was introduced            MOFCOM Notification No.
                 in August 2009 and valid for two years (31 March 2011). The EPCGS was            1(RE-2010)/2009-2014
                 extended until 31 March 2012                                                     (23 August 2010)




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India   Reported measures introducing local content requirements for solar energy        Washington Trade Daily
        projects                                                                         Volume 19, Number 188
                                                                                         (22 September 2010)

India   Export ban on cotton implemented in April 2010 was lifted in May 2010. As        Press reports (May 2010)
        from May 2010, imposition of stricter export licensing requirements and
        additional tax of Rs 2,500/tonne (US$56.45/tonne)

India   Authorization to export 500,000 tonnes of sugar                                  Reuters (15 December 2010)

India   Export ban on onions imposed end of December 2010)                               PTI (20 December 2010) and Lifted on 17 February 2011
                                                                                         Reuters Limited (17
                                                                                         February 2011)

India   Increase of import tariffs (to 14%) on jute goods                                UNB (26 January 2011)
India   Measures to reduce administrative costs for exporters, i.e. speedier clearance   Reuters (8 February 2011)
        procedures and enhanced related infrastructure
India   Import restrictions on solar-power technology                                    WTO document                 Effective April 2011
                                                                                         WT/TPR/OV/13, 24
                                                                                         November 2010 and Wall
                                                                                         Street Journal (8 February
                                                                                         2011)
India   Export ban on milk and milk derivatives (HS 0402)                                Press reports (18 February
                                                                                         2011)
India   Extension of export ban on casein, caseinates, other casein derivatives, and     Press reports (18 February
        casein glues (HS 3501)                                                           2011)
India   Termination of export ban on certain types of non-basmati rice and onions        Deccanherald.com (11
                                                                                         February 2011)
India   Termination of export ban on sugar                                               AgraEurope (21 February
                                                                                         2011)
India   Introduction of import tariff (60%) on sugar                                     AgraEurope (21 February
                                                                                         2011)
India   Termination of export ban on rice and wheat                                      AFP (23 February 2011)
India   Stricter import controls on certain food products from Japan, as a result of the The Economic Times (4
        nuclear crisis. According to AFP import ban on all foods imported from           April 2011), AFP (5 April
        Japan implemented on 5 April 2011. Asia Pulse Limited reported that the          2011), and Asia Pulse
        import ban was lifted on 7 April 2011                                            Limited (7 April 2011)

India   Termination of export ban on iron ore                                            Financial Times (6 April
                                                                                         2011)
India   Increase of duty free import garment quota (from 2 million/piece to 10           Asia Pulse Pty Limited (23
        million/piece) for imports from Bangladesh                                       April 2011)




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                                                                     INDONESIA
                                                        Trade and trade-related measures
                                                         (October 2008 – 30 April 2011)

VERIFIED INFORMATION
   Country/                                        Measure                                            Source/Date                       Status
 Member State
Trade remedies
                                                                            2008
Indonesia        Initiation of safeguard investigation on imports of dextrose monohydrate      Permanent Delegation of     Definitive duty imposed on
                 (DMH) (HS 1702.30.10; 1702.40.00)                                             Indonesia to the WTO        24 August 2009, for a period of
                                                                                                                           three years
Indonesia        Termination on 1 November 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of           WTO document
                 carbon black from India; Korea, Rep. of; and Thailand (imposed on             G/ADP/N/180/IDN/Corr.1,
                 6 September 2004)                                                             16 March 2009
Indonesia        Initiation on 5 November 2008 of safeguard investigation on imports of wire   WTO documents               Definitive duty imposed on
                 nail, wire of iron/non-alloy steel, not plated (HS 7217.10.10; 7317.00.10)    G/SG/N/6/IDN/5,             1 October 2009
                                                                                               17 November 2008;
                                                                                               G/SG/N/10/IDN/3,
                                                                                               14 October 2009
Indonesia        Initiation on 17 November 2008 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of    WTO document                Recommendation from Ministry
                 wheat flour (HS 1101.00.10) from Australia, Sri Lanka, and Turkey             G/ADP/N/180/IDN/Corr.1,     of Trade concerning the result
                                                                                               16 March 2009 and           of the investigation has been
                                                                                               Permanent Delegation of     made to the Ministry of Finance
                                                                                               Indonesia to the WTO (11
                                                                                               May 2011)
                                                                            2009
Indonesia        Initiation on 8 April 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of hot-   WTO document                Definitive duty imposed on 7
                 rolled coil (HS 7208.10.00; 7208.25.00; 7208.26.00; 7208.27.00; 7208.36.00;   G/ADP/N/188/IDN/Rev.1,      February 2011
                 7208.37.00; 7208.38.00; 7208.39.00; 7208.90.00) from Korea, Rep. of; and      23 October 2009 and
                 Malaysia                                                                      Permanent Delegation of
                                                                                               Indonesia to the WTO (26
                                                                                               April 2011)
Indonesia        Initiation on 20 April 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of       WTO document                Definitive duty imposed on 23
                 polyester staple fibre (HS 5503.20.00) from China; India; and Chinese, Taipei G/ADP/N/209/IDN,            November 2010
                                                                                               4 April 2011
Indonesia        Initiation on 30 June 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of H&I    WTO document                Definitive duty imposed on 23
                 Section (HS 7216.32.00; 7216.33.00) from China                                G/ADP/N/209/IDN,            November 2010
                                                                                               4 April 2011
Indonesia        Initiation on 11 September 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of WTO document                  Definitive duty imposed on 27
                 aluminium mealdish (HS 7612.90.90) from Malaysia                              G/ADP/N/209/IDN,            August 2010
                                                                                               4 April 2011
Indonesia        Termination on 29 September 2009 (without measure) of anti-dumping            WTO document
                 investigation on imports of hot-rolled plate (HS 7208.40.00; 7208.51.00;      G/ADP/N/195/IDN,
                 7208.52.00; 7208.53.00; 7208.54.00) from China; Malaysia; and Chinese,        21 October 2010 and
                 Taipei (initiated on 5 November 2008)                                         Permanent Delegation of
                                                                                               Indonesia to the WTO (26
                                                                                               April 2011)
                                                                             2010
Indonesia        Initiation on 19 January 2010 of safeguard investigation on imports of wire of WTO documents              Definitive duty imposed on 23
                 iron/non-alloy steel, not plated/coated, containing carbon less than 0.25% by G/SG/N/6/IDN/7,             March 2011
                 weight (HS 7217.10.10)                                                         5 February 2010 and
                                                                                                G/SG/N/8/IDN/8, 12 April
                                                                                                2011
Indonesia        Initiation on 21 January 2010 of safeguard investigation on imports of wire of WTO documents              Definitive duty imposed on 23
                 iron/non-alloy steel, plated with zinc (HS 7217.20.10)                         G/SG/N/6/IDN/8,            March 2011
                                                                                                5 February 2010 and
                                                                                                G/SG/N/8/IDN/7, 12 April
                                                                                                2011
Indonesia        Initiation on 5 February 2010 of safeguard investigation on imports of         WTO documents              Definitive duty imposed on 23
                 stranded wire, ropes and cables for locked coil, flattened strands and non-    G/SG/N/6/IDN/9,            March 2011
                 rotating wire ropes (HS 7312.10.10)                                            18 February 2010 and
                                                                                                G/SG/N/8/IDN/6, 12 April
                                                                                                2011




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Indonesia        Initiation on 31 March 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of hot WTO document                     Recommendation from Ministry
                 rolled plate (HS 7208.51.00; 7208.52.00) from China, Singapore, and Ukraine G/ADP/N/202/IDN,                 of Trade concerning the result
                                                                                               21 October 2010 and            of the investigation has been
                                                                                               Permanent Delegation of        made to the Ministry of Finance
                                                                                               Indonesia to the WTO (11
                                                                                               May 2011)
Indonesia        Initiation on 30 April 2010 of safeguard investigation on imports of stranded WTO document                   Definitive duty imposed on 23
                 wire, ropes and cables, excluding locked coil, flattened strands and non-     G/SG/N/6/IDN/10,               March 2011
                 rotating wire ropes; platted or coated with brass, and of a nominal diameter  21 May 2010 and
                 not exceeding 3 mm; and stranded wire of diameter of less than 3 mm           G/SG/N/8/IDN/5, 12 April
                 (HS 7312.10.90)                                                               2011
Indonesia        Termination on 14 June 2010 (without measure) of safeguard investigation on WTO document
                 imports of aluminium foil food container/aluminium tray and plain lid         G/SG/N/9/IDN/3, 9 July 2010
                 (HS 7612.90.90) (initiated on 19 January 2010)

Indonesia        Initiation on 25 June 2010 of safeguard investigation on imports of cotton      WTO documents                Conclusion of the finding:
                 yarn other than sewing thread (HS 5205.12.00; 5205.21.00; 5206.12.00;           G/SG/N/6/IDN/11,             "there is correlation between
                 5206.14.00)                                                                     16 July 2010 and             injury suffered by the industry
                                                                                                 G/SG/N/8/IDN/4/Suppl.1, 17   with the increased volume of
                                                                                                 February 2011                imports". Proposed imposition
                                                                                                                              of safeguard measure notified
                                                                                                                              on 17 February 2011



Indonesia        Initiation on 25 June 2010 of safeguard investigation on imports of bleached WTO documents                   Definitive duty imposed on 23
                 and unbleached woven fabrics of cotton (HS 5208.11.00; 5208.12.00;           G/SG/N/6/IDN/12,                March 2011
                 5208.13.00; 5208.19.00; 5208.23.00; 5208.29.00; 5209.29.00; 5210.11.00;      16 July 2010;
                 5211.11.00; 5211.12.00; 5212.11.00)                                          G/SG/N/8/IDN/9, 12 April
                                                                                              2011
Indonesia        Termination on 25 October 2010 (no application for continuation received) of WTO document
                 anti-dumping duties on imports of paracetamol (HS 2924.29.90) from China G/ADP/N/209/IDN,
                 and the United States (imposed on 25 October 2005)                           4 April 2011

Indonesia        Termination on 11 November 2010 (no application for continuation received) WTO document
                 of anti-dumping duties on imports of wheat flour (HS 1101.00.10) from      G/ADP/N/209/IDN,
                 China and India (imposed on 11 November 2005)                              4 April 2011

                                                                             2011
Indonesia        Initiation on 22 March 2011 of safeguard investigation on imports of            WTO document
                 tarpaulins, awnings and sunblinds of synthetic fibres (HS 6306.12.00)           G/SG/N/6/IDN/13, 28 March
                                                                                                 2011
Indonesia        Initiation on 26 April 2011 of safeguard investigation on imports of            WTO document
                 polypropylene in granule form products (HS 3902.10.20)                          G/SG/N/6/IDN/14, 28 March
                                                                                                 2011
Other trade measures
                                                                             2008
Indonesia        Import ban of pigs and pork products from countries with confirmed              Permanent Delegation of      Elimination of import ban due to
                 A(H1N1) Flu cases (ban not applied to processed pork derivatives)               Indonesia to the WTO         A(H1N1) Flu on 11 February 2010

Indonesia        Ministry of Health Decree No. 1010/08 regulating registration and imports of Permanent Delegation of         Amended on 1 December 2008
                 pharmaceutical products. The Decree establishes the separation between         Indonesia to the WTO
                 manufacturers and wholesalers to protect consumer health and the safety of     (3 November 2008)
                 pharmaceutical products. With regard to imports, initial registration must now
                 be made through an Indonesian manufacturer. Once the registration process is
                 complete the foreign company May directly sell to the wholesalers concerned


Indonesia        Restrictions on film imports. The regulation stipulates that celluloid          Permanent Delegation of      Effective 1 January 2009
                 film May only be imported in the form of negative film master or negative       Indonesia to the WTO
                 film dupe (reproduction of the master negative film), but May include a copy    (25 November 2008), and
                 of the finished product. The reported objective of the regulation is to deter   WTO document G/MA/235,
                 film piracy and to increase efficiency of the enforcement of the Censorship     17 March 2009
                 Law




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Indonesia   New mining Law adopted in December 2008, promoting local processing of             Permanent Delegation of    Effective 12 January 2009
            raw materials (mineral and coal). The regulation does not prohibit exports of      Indonesia to the WTO
            these products                                                                     (16 December 2008)

                                                                           2009
Indonesia   New licensing, reporting, and pre-shipment inspection requirements on over Permanent Delegation of            Effective 21 June 2010
            500 goods (food and beverages, toys, electronics, footwear, and garments).       Indonesia to the WTO
            Restriction on entry points for those products to six seaports and all           (1 February 2009)
            international airports. The legislation is reportedly aimed at combating illegal
            trade and safeguarding health and safety through the development of an
            effective tracking system

Indonesia   Domestic content requirement for electric power generation infrastructure          Permanent Delegation of    Effective 19 April 2010
            constructions by state-owned enterprises                                           Indonesia to the WTO
                                                                                               (15 January 2009)
Indonesia   Increase of import tariffs on 17 tariff lines such as: petrochemical, steel, and   Permanent Delegation of    Effective 19 February 2009
            electronic parts                                                                   Indonesia to the WTO
                                                                                               (13 February 2009)

Indonesia   Reduction of import tariffs on 18 tariff lines                                     Permanent Delegation of    Effective 13 February 2009
                                                                                               Indonesia to the WTO
                                                                                               (13 February 2009)

Indonesia   Stricter enforcement of registration requirements on imported and domestic    Permanent Delegation of
            packaged food products                                                        Indonesia to the WTO
                                                                                          (1 March 2009)
Indonesia   New import tariffs (from zero to 5%) for raw materials for processed milk     Permanent Delegation of  Effective 28 May 2009
            products (milk powder and processed milk)                                     Indonesia to the WTO
                                                                                          (28 May 2009)
Indonesia   New Decree implementing pre-shipment inspection requirements for iron and Ministry of Trade Decrees    Effective 18 February 2009 and
            steel products, to facilitate trade through among others reducing the number  Nos. 08/M-               11 June 2009 respectively
            of products subject to verification (from 203 to 169 HS items), and expansion DAG/PER/2/2009 and 21/M-
            of the coverage of the type of importers exempted from import registration    DAG/PER/6/2009
            requirements                                                                  (11 June 2009)

Indonesia   Measure to facilitate trade through the implementation of the use of               Permanent Delegation of
            Electronic System in Indonesia National Single Window                              Indonesia to the WTO
                                                                                               (11 May 2011)
Indonesia   Government procurement regulations requiring the use of domestic products          Permanent Delegation of    Decree amended on
            and services. Decree amended in 2010 to "encourage maximum use of                  Indonesia to the WTO       13 October 2009 and 6 August
            national products"                                                                 (12 August 2009)           2010
Indonesia   New Law on postal services abolishing monopoly power for certain postal            Permanent Delegation of    Postal law effective on 14
            services, and establishing specific conditions for foreign providers (for          Indonesia to the WTO       October 2009. Decree
            example to cooperate with local service providers, majority of equity              (14 October 2009)          concerning Negative List on
            participation in joint ventures should be Indonesian, joint ventures between                                  Investment effective on 25 May
            foreign and domestic providers limited to provincial capitals with                                            2010
            international airports and seaports)

Indonesia   New Decree to protect human health and public moral, stipulating that              Permanent Delegation of    Effective 1 January 2010
            imports, distribution and selling of alcohol can only be made through              Indonesia to the WTO (11
            companies owned by Indonesian citizens which are situated in Indonesia             May 2011)

Indonesia   Regulation requiring local and foreign bidders for energy service contracts to     Permanent Delegation of    Effective 19 April 2010
            use a minimum of 35% domestic content in their operations                          Indonesia to the WTO
                                                                                               (December 2009) and
                                                                                               Regulation PTK No. 007
                                                                                               Revisi-1/PTK/IX/2009

Indonesia   New Decree prioritizing the supply of mineral coal to domestic needs, in           Permanent Delegation of    Effective 31 December 2009
            order to manage and prevent shortages                                              Indonesia to the WTO
                                                                                               (18 May 2010) and Decree
                                                                                               No. 34/2009
                                                                          2010
Indonesia   New import license regime implementing two different types of licenses. A          Permanent Delegation of  Effective 1 January 2010
            general import license (API-U) for the imports for third parties, and a            Indonesia to the WTO
            producer import license (API-I) for imports for own consumption and/or to be       (1 June 2010) and Decree
            utilized in the production process. The Decree aims to increase business           No. 45/M-DAG/PER/9/2009
            certainty and expedite services




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Indonesia   Implementation of trade facilitation measures such as duty exemption for           Permanent Delegation of   Effective 16 November 2009
            imports of machines, goods and materials for the establishment and                 Indonesia to the WTO
            development of industries for investment, as from 16 November 2009. The            (1 February 2010)
            exemption is granted only if products are: (i) not yet produced domestically;
            (ii) produced domestically but not fulfil the required specifications; and
            (iii) produced domestically but not sufficient for the industries' needs


Indonesia   New Decree on textiles and textile products removing overlapping tariff lines Permanent Delegation of  Effective 26 January 2010
            and stipulating certain import conditions (prevent misuse and/or manipulation Indonesia to the WTO
            in bonded zone)                                                               (18 May 2010) and Decree
                                                                                          No. 02/M-DAG/PER/1/2010

Indonesia   Trade facilitation measure related to the provision of importer's identification   Permanent Delegation of  Effective 29 March 2010
            number (API)                                                                       Indonesia to the WTO
                                                                                               (18 May 2010) and Decree
                                                                                               No. 17/M-DAG/PER/3/2010

Indonesia   Introduction of export tariffs (from zero to 15%) on raw cocoa (HS                 Permanent Delegation of  Effective 1 April 2010
            1801.00.00)                                                                        Indonesia to the WTO
                                                                                               (26 April 2011)
Indonesia   Import surveillance mechanism for certain products such as machines,               Permanent Delegation of  Effective 15 June 2010
            machines equipments (HS 8428.33.90; 8443.19.00; 8477.10.39; 8477.90.39;            Indonesia to the WTO
            8480.71.00; 8480.79.00; 9010.50.90), raw materials (HS 3907.40.00), blank          (18 May 2010) and Decree
            optical discs, and loaded optical discs (HS 8523.40), for IPR                      No. 11/M-DAG/PER/3/2010
            "protection/reinforcement" purposes

Indonesia   Additional requirements on imports of cosmetic and traditional herbal              Permanent Delegation of   Amendments effective
            medicines (HS 2106.90; 3301.29; 3301.90; 3303; 3304; 3305; 3306; 3307;             Indonesia to the WTO      21 June 2010
            3401; 8539.31.90). Amendment to the Decree incorporating 41 additional             (11 October 2010) and
            tariff lines, comprising of 7 traditional and herbal medicines (HS 2106.90.70;     Decrees No. 23/M-
            2106.90.80; 2106.90.91; 2106.90.92; 3301.29.11; 3301.29.91; 3301.90.10);           DAG/PER/5/2010
            33 cosmetic products (HS 3303; 3304; 3305; 3306; 3307; 3401); and 1                (21 May 2010) and No.
            electronic product (HS 8539.31.90)                                                 56/M-DAG/PER/12/2008


Indonesia   New regulation stipulating that exports of mining products, crude palm oil,        Permanent Delegation of   The regulation was cancelled on
            coffee, rubber, and cocoa with an export value exceeding US$1 million must         Indonesia to the WTO      24 June 2010
            be supported by letters of credit issued by domestic banks                         (11 October 2010) and
                                                                                               Decree No. 27/M-
                                                                                               DAG/PER/6/2010
                                                                                               (24 June 2010)

Indonesia   Suspension of import tariffs on rice (HS 1006.30.90)                               Permanent Delegation of   Effective 22 December 2010 to
                                                                                               Indonesia to the WTO      31 March 2011
                                                                                               (11 May 2011)
Indonesia   Import prohibition on certain shrimp species (HS 0306.13.00; 0306.23.30)           Permanent Delegation of   Effective 23 December 2010
                                                                                               Indonesia to the WTO
                                                                                               (29 April 2011)
Indonesia   Import regulation on procurement, circulation, sale, supervision, and control      Permanent Delegation of   Effective 28 December 2010
            on alcoholic beverage (HS 2203.00.10; 2203.00.90; 2204.10.00; 2204.21.11;          Indonesia to the WTO
            2204.21.12; 2204.21.21; 2204.21.22; 2204.29.11; 2204.29.12; 2204.29.21;            (29 April 2011)
            2204.29.22; 2204.30.10; 2204.30.20; 2205.10.10; 2205.10.20; 2205.90.10;
            2205.90.20; 2206.00.10; 2206.00.20; 2206.00.30; 2206.00.40; 2206.00.90;
            2208.20.10; 2208.20.20; 2208.20.30; 2208.20.40; 2208.30.10; 2208.30.20;
            2208.40.10; 2208.40.20; 2208.50.10; 2208.50.20; 2208.60.10; 2208.60.20;
            2208.70.10; 2208.90.10; 2208.90.20; 2208.90.30; 2208.90.40; 2208.90.50;
            2208.90.60; 2208.90.70; 2208.90.90)


                                                                          2011
Indonesia   Easier administrative procedures on imports of final goods by manufacturers        Permanent Delegation of   Effective 1 January 2011
                                                                                               Indonesia to the WTO
                                                                                               (29 April 2011)
Indonesia   New regulations on imports of cosmetic products                                    Permanent Delegation of   Effective 1 January 2011
                                                                                               Indonesia to the WTO
                                                                                               (29 April 2011)




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Indonesia   Temporary revised import control procedures for steel and iron (HS 7208;         Permanent Delegation of     Effective 1 January 2011 to 31
            7209; 7210; 7211; 7212; 7213; 7214; 7215; 7216; 7217; 7229; 7301; 7304;          Indonesia to the WTO        December 2012
            7305; 7306; 7307; 7308; 7312; 7314; 7317)                                        (29 April 2011)




Indonesia   Temporary revised import regulations for used capital goods (HS 7315; 8405; Permanent Delegation of          Effective 1 January 2011 to 31
            8407; 8408; 8409; 8411; 8413; 8414; 8417; 8418; 8422; 8423; 8425; 8426;     Indonesia to the WTO             December 2011
            8427; 8429; 8430; 8431; 8439; 8440; 8441; 8442; 8443; 8444; 8445; 8446;     (29 April 2011)
            8447; 8448; 8451; 8452; 8453; 8454; 8456; 8457; 8458; 8459; 8460; 8461;
            8462; 8463; 8464; 8465; 8477; 8478; 8479; 8480; 8483; 8501; 8502; 8514;
            8517; 8708; 8801; 8802; 8803; 8804; 8805; 8901; 8902; 8903; 8904; 8905;
            8906; 8907; 9022) to promote economic development




Indonesia   Determination of list of entry point (selected seaports) for certain food          Permanent Delegation of   Effective 1 January 2011 to 31
            products, i.e. preparation of meat; sugars; cocoa, preparations of cereals,        Indonesia to the WTO      December 2012
            flour, starch or milk; and preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other plants (29 April 2011)
            (HS 1601; 1602; 1603; 1604; 1605; 1704; 1806; 1901; 1902; 1904; 1905;
            2002; 2007; 2008)




Indonesia   Extension of the list of products subject to non-automatic import licensing.     Permanent Delegation of     Effective 1 January 2011 to 31
            Products covered include, i.e. electronics and household appliances (HS          Indonesia to the WTO        December 2012
            7321; 8413; 8414; 8415; 8418; 8419); textiles (HS 6105; 6301); footwear          (11 May 2011)
            (HS 6401; 6402; 6403; 6404; 6405); and food and beverages (HS 1601;
            1602). Pre-shipment inspection requirements reinforced




Indonesia   Temporary reduction of import tariffs (to zero) on certain food products, food   Permanent Delegation of     Effective 24 January 2011 to 31
            components, animal feed; (HS 2301.10.00; 2301.20.00; 2309.90.20;                 Indonesia to the WTO        December 2011
            3102.10.00); and mineral and chemical fertilizers (HS 3105.60.00)                (11 May 2011)

Indonesia   Temporary introduction of special conditions for imports of certain food         Permanent Delegation of
            products (HS 0201; 0202; 0203; 0204; 0205; 0207; 0208; 0209; 0210; 0401;         Indonesia to the WTO
            0402; 0403; 0405; 0406; 0703; 0708; 0709; 0710; 0711; 0712; 0713; 0802;          (11 May 2011)
            0804; 0805; 0810; 0811; 0812; 0813; 0814; 0909; 1003; 1102; 1106; 1207;
            1209; 1210; 1211; 1212; 1601; 1602; 1603; 2306; 3502; ) from Japan, as a
            result of the nuclear crisis


Indonesia   New tax policy, imposing a higher fee (Royalty taxes) on foreign films (HS       Permanent Delegation of
            3706)                                                                            Indonesia to the WTO
                                                                                             (11 May 2011)




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                                                                             JAPAN
                                                           Trade and trade-related measures
                                                            (October 2008 – 30 April 2011)

VERIFIED INFORMATION
   Country/                                           Measure                                              Source/Date                      Status
 Member State
Trade remedies
                                                                                2009
Japan            Termination on 23 April 2009 of countervailing duties on imports of dynamic WTO document
                 random access memories (DRAMs) from Korea, Rep. of (imposed on              G/SCM/N/195/JPN,
                 27 January 2006)                                                            7 August 2009
Other trade measures
                                                                                2010
Japan             Reduction of applied import tariffs on 10 tariff lines including products such    Permanent Delegation of
                  as industrial alcohol and petroleum products (HS 2207.10; 2710.11;                Japan to the WTO (11 May
                  2710.19), as part of a multi-year planned progressive tariff cuts                 2011)

Japan             The Postal Reform Bill was approved by the Cabinet on 30 April 2010. Its          Permanent Delegation of    On 8 October 2010 the Cabinet
                  main contents were: (i) Japan Post Group to be reorganized from 5 to 3            Japan to the WTO           approved a revised Bill. Bill
                  companies; (ii) to ensure universal services such as postal services, savings,    (11 May 2011) and WTO      under discussion in the Diet
                  and life insurances, to be integrally available at post offices in a simple and   document
                  user-friendly manner; and (iii) to ensure that Japan Post Group be able to        WT/TPR/OV/W/3,
                  provide postal services equally and universally throughout the country. The       14 June 2010
                  Japanese government intends to ensure the consistency with its GATS and
                  other international agreements in the future operation, and relevant laws and
                  regulations




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                                                                 KOREA, REP. OF
                                                        Trade and trade-related measures
                                                         (October 2008 – 30 April 2011)

VERIFIED INFORMATION
   Country/                                        Measure                                            Source/Date                        Status
  Member State
Trade remedies
                                                                            2009
Korea, Rep. of   Termination on 20 April 2009 (without measure) of anti-dumping                WTO document
                 investigation on imports of adipic acid (HS 2917.12) from the United States   G/ADP/N/188/KOR,
                 (initiated on 5 December 2008)                                                9 October 2009 and
                                                                                               Permanent Delegation of
                                                                                               Korea to the WTO
                                                                                               (20 October 2010)
Korea, Rep. of   Termination on 22 November 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of          WTO document
                 guide hole puncher (HS 8462.41; 8462.49) from Japan (imposed on               G/ADP/N/195/KOR,
                 23 November 2006)                                                             6 April 2010
Korea, Rep. of   Termination on 11 December 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of          WTO document
                 polyvinyl alcohol (HS 3905.30; 3905.91) from China, Singapore, and the        G/ADP/N/195/KOR,
                 United States (imposed on 12 December 2006)                                   6 April 2010

Korea, Rep. of   Termination on 19 December 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of PVC WTO document
                 plate (HS 3917.39; 3919.19; 3920.49; 3921.12; 3921.90) from Japan        G/ADP/N/195/KOR,
                 (imposed on 20 December 2004)                                            6 April 2010
                                                                           2010
Korea, Rep. of   Initiation on 4 March 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of        WTO document                 Duty imposed on 1 February
                 plywood (HS 4412.31; 4412.32) from Malaysia                                   G/ADP/N/202/KOR,             2011
                                                                                               5 October 2010 and
                                                                                               Permanent Delegation of
                                                                                               Korea to the WTO (29 April
                                                                                               2011)
Korea, Rep. of   Termination on 17 April 2010 of anti-dumping duties on imports of industrial WTO Document
                 robot with 6-axis vertical multi-articulation structure (HS 8479.50; 8515.21; G/ADP/N/202/KOR of
                 8515.31) from Japan (imposed on 18 April 2005).                               5 October 2010.

Korea, Rep. of   Initiation on 6 May 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of          WTO document
                 stainless steel plate (HS 7219.21; 7219.22) from Japan                        G/ADP/N/202/KOR,
                                                                                               5 October 2010
Korea, Rep. of   Termination on 16 June 2010 (without measure) of anti-dumping                 WTO document
                 investigation on imports of propylene oxide (HS 2910.20) from Japan           G/ADP/N/202/KOR,
                 (initiated on 29 January 2010)                                                5 October 2010
Korea, Rep. of   Termination on 11 November 2010 of anti-dumping duties on imports of          WTO document
                 uncoated woodfree paper (HS 4802.55; 4802.56; 4802.57) from China and         G/ADP/N/209/KOR,
                 Indonesia (imposed on 7 November 2003)                                        4 April 2011

Other trade measures
                                                                            2009
Korea, Rep. of   Temporary import ban of swine from North America. Imports of pork allowed Permanent Delegation of          The ban was lifted on
                 after testing (A(H1N1) Flu related)                                       Korea to the WTO                 12 August 2009, and the testing
                                                                                                                            requirement on 3 February 2010

Korea, Rep. of   Tariffs on imports of crude oil increased to 3% in March 2009. The tariff was Permanent Delegation of
                 lowered from 3% to 1% in 2004, on a temporary basis, in order to mitigate the Korea to the WTO (March
                 effects of increases in oil prices. In light of the subsequent stabilization of oil 2009)
                 prices, the applied tariff was restored to its original rate at 3%

                                                                            2010
Korea, Rep. of   Korean government agencies are encouraged to purchase energy efficient        Permanent Delegation of      Effective 14 April 2010
                 products, in accordance with the "Framework Act on Low Carbon and Green       Korea to the WTO (28 April
                 Growth", which entered into force on 14 April 2010. The Act aims at cutting   2011)
                 energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions




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Korea, Rep. of   Reduction of import tariffs "base duty rate" (from 40% to 35%) for refined   Permanent Delegation of   Effective 1 January 2010
                 sugar (HS 1701.91; 1701.99)                                                  Korea to the WTO
                                                                                              (18 May 2010)
                                                                            2011
Korea, Rep. of   Temporary reduction of import tariffs on certain products, i.e. pork (HS     Permanent Delegation of   Effective 28 January 2011 until
                 0203.29), fish (HS 0303.74; 0304.29), milk powder (HS 0402.10; 0402.21;      Korea to the WTO          30 June 2011
                 0402.29), coffee (HS 0901.11; 0901.12), frozen orange juice (HS 2009.11),    (16 May 2011)
                 soap (HS 3401.20), and lauryl alcohol (HS 3823.70)

Korea, Rep. of   Import suspension on certain food products, i.e. spinaches (HS 0709.70),     Permanent Delegation of   Effective May 2011
                 celeries (HS 0709.40), turnips (HS 0706.10), mushrooms (HS 0709.59), and     Korea to the WTO
                 sand launce (HS 0303.79; 0305.59.70; 0305.69.90) from some regions of        (16 May 2011)
                 Japan, as a result of the nuclear crisis




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                                                                        MEXICO
                                                        Trade and trade-related measures
                                                         (October 2008 – 30 April 2011)

VERIFIED INFORMATION
   Country/                                        Measure                                            Source/Date                Status
 Member State
Trade remedies
                                                                            2008
Mexico           Termination on 15 October 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of door     WTO document
                 knob locks (HS 8301.40.01) from China (imposed on 15 August 2005)            G/ADP/N/180/MEX,
                                                                                              4 March 2009
Mexico           Termination on 15 October 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of          WTO document
                 footwear and parts thereof (HS 6401-6405) from China (imposed on             G/ADP/N/180/MEX,
                 31 December 2002)                                                            4 March 2009
Mexico           Termination on 15 October 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of pocket WTO document
                 lighters, gas-fuelled, non-refillable (HS 9613.10.01) from China (imposed on G/ADP/N/180/MEX,
                 14 May 2004)                                                                 4 March 2009
Mexico           Termination on 15 October 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of pencils WTO document
                 (HS 9609.10.01) from China (imposed on 19 October 2004)                      G/ADP/N/180/MEX,
                                                                                              4 March 2009
Mexico           Termination on 15 October 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of baby     WTO document
                 carriages (HS 8715.99.01) from China; and Chinese, Taipei (imposed on        G/ADP/N/180/MEX,
                 9 September 2002)                                                            4 March 2009
Mexico           Termination on 15 October 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of iron     WTO document
                 and steel valves (HS 8481) from China (imposed on 21 February 2006)          G/ADP/N/180/MEX,
                                                                                              4 March 2009
Mexico           Termination on 15 October 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of          WTO document
                 candles (HS 3406.00.01) from China (imposed on 20 August 2003)               G/ADP/N/180/MEX,
                                                                                              4 March 2009
Mexico           Termination on 15 October 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of tools    WTO document
                 (HS 8201; 8203; 8204; 8205; 8206) from China (imposed on                     G/ADP/N/180/MEX,
                 11 November 2003)                                                            4 March 2009
Mexico           Termination on 15 October 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of          WTO document
                 bicycles (HS 8712) from China (imposed on 23 September 2004)                 G/ADP/N/180/MEX,
                                                                                              4 March 2009
Mexico           Termination on 15 October 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of brass WTO document
                 and bronze padlocks (HS 8301.10.01) from China (imposed on 14 July 2004) G/ADP/N/180/MEX,
                                                                                              4 March 2009
Mexico           Termination on 15 October 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of          WTO document
                 organic chemicals (HS 2915 to 2941) from China (imposed on                   G/ADP/N/180/MEX,
                 18 October 2003)                                                             4 March 2009
Mexico           Termination on 15 October 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of          WTO document
                 electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof (HS 8501; 8504; 8508; G/ADP/N/180/MEX,
                 8509; 8515; 8516; 8532) from China (imposed on 19 November 2005)             4 March 2009

Mexico           Termination on 15 October 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of yarn       WTO document
                 and woven fabrics (HS 3005; 5204-5212; 5309; 5310; 5401; 5402; 5404;           G/ADP/N/180/MEX,
                 5407; 5408; 5506; 5508-5516; 5803; 5911) from China (imposed on                4 March 2009
                 19 October 2004)
Mexico           Termination on 15 October 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of            WTO document
                 Christmas toys and trees (HS 9503; 9504; 9505) from China (imposed on          G/ADP/N/180/MEX,
                 25 November 2004)                                                              4 March 2009
Mexico           Termination on 15 October 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of articles   WTO document
                 of apparel and other made-up textile articles (HS 6101-6117; 6201-6217;        G/ADP/N/180/MEX,
                 6301-6310) from China (imposed on 18 October 2004)                             4 March 2009

                                                                            2009
Mexico           Initiation on 3 February 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of      WTO document        Definitive duty imposed on 2
                 carbon steel nuts (HS 7318.16.03; 7318.16.04) from China                       G/ADP/N/209/MEX,    August 2010
                                                                                                14 April 2011
Mexico           Termination on 22 April 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of seamless     WTO document
                 carbon steel tubing (HS 7305) from Romania and Russian Federation              G/ADP/N/195/MEX,
                 (imposed on 22 April 2004)                                                     25 March 2010




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Mexico           Termination on 10 July 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of type I steel WTO document
                 beams "IPS" (HS 7216.32.01) from Brazil (imposed on 2 October 2002)           G/ADP/N/195/MEX,
                                                                                               25 March 2010
Mexico           Termination on 20 August 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of            WTO document
                 hydrogen peroxide (HS 2847.00.01) from the United States (imposed on          G/ADP/N/195/MEX,
                 19 August 2004)                                                               25 March 2010
Mexico           Initiation on 4 September 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of    WTO document               Provisional duty imposed on
                 seamless steel tubes (HS 7304.19.02; 7304.19.99; 7304.39.06; 7304.39.99)      G/ADP/N/202/MEX,           25 May 2010
                 from China                                                                    14 September 2010
Mexico           Termination on 30 September 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of         WTO documents              Terminated on 9 April 2009, but
                 polyvinyl chloride (HS 3904.10.03) from the United States (imposed on         G/ADP/N/195/MEX,           investigation resumed on
                 6 June 1991)                                                                  25 March 2010 and          9 April 2009
                                                                                               G/ADP/N/202/MEX,
                                                                                               14 September 2010
Mexico           Termination on 16 October 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of           WTO document
                 malathion (HS 2930.90.12; 3808.91.99) from Denmark (imposed on                G/ADP/N/195/MEX,
                 22 December 2007)                                                             25 March 2010
Mexico           Termination on 19 November 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of          WTO document
                 monobutyl ether (HS 2909.43.01) from the United States (imposed on            G/ADP/N/195/MEX,
                 30 May 2008)                                                                  25 March 2010
                                                                            2010
Mexico           Initiation on 21 April 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of        WTO document
                 woven fabrics of cotton "denim" (HS 5209.42.01; 5209.42.99; 5211.42.01;        G/ADP/N/202/MEX,
                 5211.42.99) from China                                                         14 September 2010
Mexico           Initiation on 3 July 2010 of safeguard investigation on imports of spiral-     WTO document
                 welded steel pipes and tubes of 30 inches in diameter and 11.5 metres in       G/SG/N/6/MEX/2,
                 length, manufactured in accordance with the specifications of American         19 July 2010
                 Petroleum Institute (API), Standard API 5L (HS 7305.19.01)

Mexico           Termination on 10 August 2010 of anti-dumping duties on imports of             WTO document
                 bovine meat (HS 0201.20.99; 0201.30.01; 0202.20.99; 0202.30.01) from           G/ADP/N/209/MEX,
                 the United States (imposed on 29 April 2000)                                   14 April 2011

Mexico           Termination on 11 August 2010 of anti-dumping duties on imports of         WTO document
                 meat of bovine animals, boneless, fresh, chilled or frozen (HS 0201.30.01; G/ADP/N/209/MEX,
                 0202.30.01) from the United States (imposed on 29 April 2000)              14 April 2011

Mexico           Initiation on 1 September 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports    WTO document
                 of graphite electrodes for furnaces (HS 8545.11.01) from China             G/ADP/N/209/MEX,
                                                                                            14 April 2011
Mexico           Termination on 2 December 2010 of countervailing duties on imports of      WTO document
                 frozen bovine meat (HS 0202.10.01; 0202.20.99; 0202.30.01) from the EU     G/SCM/N/219/MEX,
                 (imposed on 4 June 1994)                                                   14 April 2011
Mexico           Termination on 28 December 2010 of anti-dumping duties on imports of cold WTO document
                 rolled sheet (HS 7209.16.01; 7209.17.01) from Bulgaria (imposed on 30 June G/ADP/N/209/MEX,
                 1999)                                                                      14 April 2011
                                                                           2011
Mexico           Initiation on 9 February 2011 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of      Permanent Delegation of
                 poultry meat and edible offal (HS 0207.13.03; 0207.14.04) from the United      Mexico to the WTO
                 States                                                                         (10 May 2011)
Mexico           Initiation on 25 February 2011 of countervailing investigation on imports of   Permanent Delegation of
                 dicloxacillin (HS 2941.10.08) from India                                       Mexico to the WTO
                                                                                                (10 May 2011)
Mexico           Initiation on 12 March 2011 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of        Permanent Delegation of
                 monobutyl ethers of ethylene glycol (HS 2909.43.01) from the United States     Mexico to the WTO
                                                                                                (10 May 2011)
Other trade measures
                                                                             2009
Mexico           Suspension of preferential tariff treatment, arising from a NAFTA Panel, on Permanent Delegation of
                 89 tariff lines of goods originating in the United States                   Mexico to the WTO
                                                                                             (19 March 2009)
Mexico           Imposition of new restrictions on imports of diesel trucks                  Permanent Delegation of
                                                                                             Mexico to the WTO
                                                                                             (31 March 2009)
Mexico           Measures to simplify trade procedures (Paquete de Simplificación Comercial) Permanent Delegation of
                 through the elimination of tariffs on imports of used parts                 Mexico to the WTO
                                                                                             (9 April 2009)
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Mexico   Gradual tariff reduction on 97% of manufactured goods. This reduction will    Permanent Delegation of    Second and third phases took
         take place in 5 annual phases. By 2013 the average applied tariff should be   Mexico to the WTO          place on 1 January 2010 and 1
         4.3%; 63% of tariff lines should be duty-free. Average tariff on manufactured (February 2010)            January 2011 respectively
         goods fell from 10.6% in 2008 to 8.3% in 2009, to 5.2% in 2010, and to
         4.6% as of 1 January 2011

Mexico   Increase of tariff-free import quota for toys (HS 9503.00; 9504.30; 9504.40;   Permanent Delegation of
         9504.90; 9505.90; 9506.56.99; 9506.62.01; 9506.69; 9506.70; 9506.99), as       Mexico to the WTO
         from 26 March 2010 until 31 December 2014                                      (31 May 2010)

Mexico   Federal Programme "Programa de Regulación Base Cero" aimed at reducing         Permanent Delegation of   Effective January 2010
         and/or eliminating unnecessary trade procedures, as well as facilitating       Mexico to the WTO
         customs formalities. Further trade facilitating measures implemented on        (8 October 2010)
         17 August 2010
Mexico   Measures to simplify trade procedures (continuation of the programme           Permanent Delegation of
         "Programa de Impulso a la Competitividad" established in August 2010)          Mexico to the WTO
         through actions such as the simplification of export and import procedures     (20 April 2011)

                                                                       2011
Mexico   Elimination of special requirements on imports of cosmetics                    Permanent Delegation of   Effective 26 January 2011
                                                                                        Mexico to the WTO
                                                                                        (20 April 2011)




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                                                                RUSSIAN FEDERATION
                                                             Trade and trade-related measures
                                                              (October 2008 – 30 April 2011)

VERIFIED INFORMATION
   Country/                                             Measure                                           Source/Date                         Status
  Member State
Trade remedies
                                                                                  2010
Russian Federation Initiation on 5 January 2010 of safeguard investigation on imports of          Permanent Delegation of the Positive preliminary findings of
                   activated carbon (HS 3802.10.00)                                               Russian Federation          injury and recommendation for
                                                                                                  (1 June 2010)               the imposition of safeguard
                                                                                                                              measure (5 January 2011)

Russian Federation Initiation on 11 March 2010 of safeguard investigation on imports of caramel   Permanent Delegation of the Positive preliminary findings of
                   (HS 1704.90.71; 1704.90.75; 1806.90.50)                                        Russian Federation          injury and recommendation for
                                                                                                  (1 June 2010)               the imposition of safeguard
                                                                                                                              measure (5 January 2011)

                                                                                  2011
Other trade measures
                                                                                  2008
Russian Federation Import ban of all meat and meat products from: Mexico, one province of         WHO, Global Public Health     Some of the bans imposed at the
                   Canada, four US states, and 24 Central American and Caribbean countries        Intelligence Network          end of April 2009 have been
                   (A(H1N1) Flu related). Import ban of pig meat and live pigs from: one          (GPHIN), and Official         lifted on imports coming from
                   province of Canada, seven US states, and the United Kingdom (A(H1N1) Flu       website of Rosselkhoznadzor   different countries and states, on a
                   related)                                                                       (http://fsvps.ru)             case by case basis

Russian Federation Increase of export duties on copper (from zero to 10%) (HS 7403)               Permanent Delegation of the Decision taken on a permanent
                                                                                                  Russian Federation          basis

Russian Federation Reduction of meat tariff quotas and increase of non-quota rates for pork (from Permanent Delegation of the
                   50% to 75%) and poultry (from 60% to 80%), (measure announced                  Russian Federation
                   in November 2007, but effective 1 January 2009)                                (1 November 2008)

Russian Federation Elimination of import tariffs on certain types of engines and major            Permanent Delegation of the Decision taken on a permanent
                   components for certain types of vehicles                                       Russian Federation          basis
                                                                                                  (6 November 2008)

Russian Federation Elimination of import tariffs on certain types of civil aircraft (below 50     Permanent Delegation of the Decision taken on a permanent
                   passengers capacity and more than 300)                                         Russian Federation          basis
                                                                                                  (6 November 2008)

Russian Federation Elimination of import tariffs on ferrous scrap                                 Permanent Delegation of the Measure extended for nine
                                                                                                  Russian Federation          months on 14 October 2009
                                                                                                  (6 November 2008)

Russian Federation Increase of import tariffs on butter and certain types of dairy products (by   Permanent Delegation of the Effective until 6 December 2009
                   €0.13 up to €0.35/kg (US$0.19- US$0.5)); and milk and dairy cream (by 5%       Russian Federation
                   up to 20%); for nine months                                                    (6 November 2008)

Russian Federation Increase of import tariffs on cars (by 5% up to 30%); trucks (by 10%-20% up    Permanent Delegation of the Effective until 12 July 2010
                   to 25%); buses (by 5%-15% up to 25%), for nine months                          Russian Federation
                                                                                                  (6 November 2008)

Russian Federation Provisions granting preferences for local suppliers in government procurement Permanent Delegation of the
                                                                                                 Russian Federation
                                                                                                 (December 2008)

Russian Federation Elimination of import tariffs on unalloyed nickel and copper cathode           Permanent Delegation of the Decision taken on a permanent
                                                                                                  Russian Federation          basis
                                                                                                  (24 December 2008)

                                                                                  2009




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Russian Federation Increase of import tariffs (from 5% to 15%) on wheat and silo harvesters, for      Permanent Delegation of the Effective until 14 November 2009
                   nine months                                                                        Russian Federation
                                                                                                      (9 January 2009)

Russian Federation Increase of import tariffs (from zero to 5%) on soy oil meal, for nine months      Permanent Delegation of the Effective until 6 December 2009
                                                                                                      Russian Federation
                                                                                                      (31 January 2009)

Russian Federation Increase of import tariffs on rice and milling products for nine months            Permanent Delegation of the Measure expired on 15 May 2009
                                                                                                      Russian Federation
                                                                                                      (15 February 2008)

Russian Federation Specific import tariffs (€4.4/cm3 (US$6.5/cm3)) on combine harvesters and          Permanent Delegation of the Effective until 4 January 2010
                   motor vehicles of special purpose, for nine months                                 Russian Federation
                                                                                                      (26 February 2009)

Russian Federation Elimination of import tariffs on polyester thread                                  Permanent Delegation of the Decision taken on a permanent
                                                                                                      Russian Federation          basis
                                                                                                      (10 March 2009)

Russian Federation Elimination of import tariffs on raw materials used in the production of rims      Permanent Delegation of the Decision taken on a permanent
                   for glasses                                                                        Russian Federation          basis
                                                                                                      (31 March 2009)

Russian Federation Increase of import tariffs on certain types of flat TV panels (from 10% to         Permanent Delegation of the Effective until 7 February 2010
                   15%), for nine months                                                              Russian Federation
                                                                                                      (31 March 2009)

Russian Federation Restriction on customs clearance points for exports of metal scrap                 Permanent Delegation of the Measure abolished
                                                                                                      Russian Federation (April
                                                                                                      2009)
Russian Federation Increase of import tariffs (from 5% to 15%) on steel bars and rods (HS 7213)       Permanent Delegation of the Effective until 7 February 2010
                                                                                                      Russian Federation
                                                                                                      (3 April 2009)

Russian Federation Elimination of import tariffs on copper waste and scrap (HS 7404), for nine        Permanent Delegation of the Effective until 7 February 2010
                   months                                                                             Russian Federation
                                                                                                      (3 April 2009)

Russian Federation Elimination of import tariffs on components used for the production of rims        Permanent Delegation of the Measure expired on
                   for glasses, for six months                                                        Russian Federation          28 October 2009
                                                                                                      (15 April 2009)

Russian Federation Elimination of import tariffs on certain types of digital ships, for nine months   Permanent Delegation of the Effective until 15 January 2010
                                                                                                      Russian Federation
                                                                                                      (15 April 2009)

Russian Federation Elimination of import tariffs on child safety seats; for nine months               Permanent Delegation of the Effective until 27 January 2010
                                                                                                      Russian Federation
                                                                                                      (15 April 2009)

Russian Federation Increase of import tariffs on corn starch and manioc starch (from €0.06/kg to      Permanent Delegation of the Effective until 21 February 2010
                   €0.15/kg (US$0.1 to US$0.2/kg)), for nine months                                   Russian Federation
                                                                                                      (15 April 2009)

Russian Federation Elimination of import tariffs on chicken and certain types of fertile eggs         Permanent Delegation of the Decision taken on a permanent
                                                                                                      Russian Federation          basis
                                                                                                      (20 April 2009)

Russian Federation Extension of import duty-free access for linear low density polyethylene, for      Permanent Delegation of the Effective until 20 January 2010
                   nine months                                                                        Russian Federation
                                                                                                      (20 April 2009)

Russian Federation Increase of minimum range of import tariffs on cane raw sugar (from US$140 Permanent Delegation of the Effective until 31 December 2009
                   to US$165/tonne), for eight months. Maximum rate of import tariff on cane  Russian Federation
                   sugar remains unchanged                                                    (1 May 2009)




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Russian Federation Increase of import tariffs on asynchronous electric motors (15%), for nine        Permanent Delegation of the Effective until 3 February 2010
                   months                                                                            Russian Federation
                                                                                                     (3 May 2009)

Russian Federation Specific import tariffs (€0.35/kg (US$0.5/kg)) on "other plates", sheets, film,   Permanent Delegation of the Effective until 23 April 2010
                   foil, strip of plastic, for nine months, on top of the 10% applied tariff         Russian Federation
                                                                                                     (15 June 2009)

Russian Federation Specific import tariffs (€0.07/kg (US$0.1/kg)) on pentaerythritol, on top of      Permanent Delegation of the Effective until 23 April 2010
                   the 5% applied tariff for nine months                                             Russian Federation
                                                                                                     (15 June 2009)

Russian Federation Elimination of import tariffs on certain chemical products used in leather-       Permanent Delegation of the Decision made on a permanent
                   shoe industry; and sheets for veneering of furniture made of topical wood         Russian Federation          basis
                                                                                                     (25 June 2009)

Russian Federation Increase on import tariffs (from zero to 5%, and from 5% to 10%) on certain       Permanent Delegation of the Effective until 4 June 2010
                   laundry equipment, for nine months                                                Russian Federation
                                                                                                     (30 July 2009)

Russian Federation Specific import tariffs (€5,000/unit (US$7,400/unit)) on bodies of motor          Permanent Delegation of the
                   vehicles, on top of the 15% applied tariff                                        Russian Federation
                                                                                                     (14 August 2009)

Russian Federation Elimination of import tariffs (previously 15%-20%) on certain components of Permanent Delegation of the Decision taken on a permanent
                   civil aircraft and flight simulators                                        Russian Federation          basis
                                                                                               (20 August 2009)

Russian Federation Specific import tariffs (€0.5/kg (US$0.7/kg)) on cheese, on top of the 15%        Permanent Delegation of the Effective until 25 March 2010
                   applied tariff                                                                    Russian Federation
                                                                                                     (20 August 2009)

Russian Federation Extension of duty-free access for TV plasma screens                               Permanent Delegation of the Effective until 29 May 2010
                                                                                                     Russian Federation
                                                                                                     (20 August 2009)

Russian Federation Elimination of import tariffs (previously 5%) on certain medical equipments       Permanent Delegation of the Decision taken on a permanent
                                                                                                     Russian Federation          basis
                                                                                                     (21 August 2009)

Russian Federation Elimination of import tariffs (previously 5%) on ceramic header for the Permanent Delegation of the Decision taken on a permanent
                   production of catalysts                                                 Russian Federation          basis
                                                                                           (28 August 2009)

Russian Federation Extension of duty-free access for certain metal processing equipments             Permanent Delegation of the Effective until 8 July 2010
                   (HS 8455.22), for nine months                                                     Russian Federation
                                                                                                     (8 September 2009)

Russian Federation Decrease of import tariffs on stamping machines with programmed numerical Permanent Delegation of the
                   control (from 10% to zero)                                                Russian Federation
                                                                                             (13 December 2009)

Russian Federation Reduction of import tariffs on stamping machines with programmed                  Permanent Delegation of the Measure implemented
                   numerical control (from 10% to zero) (HS 8462.10.10)                              Russian Federation          in December 2009 and abolished
                                                                                                     (13 December 2009)          in January 2010

                                                                                 2010
Russian Federation Specific import tariffs (€0.07/kg (US$0.09/kg)) on top of current import duty     Permanent Delegation of the Measure (which was introduced
                   on caustic soda (HS 2815.11.00)                                                   Russian Federation          in September 2009) abolished
                                                                                                     (1 February 2010)           in January 2010

Russian Federation Increase of import tariffs (from zero to 5%) on water boilers, internal           Permanent Delegation of the Measure (which was introduced
                   combustion engines, air and vacuum pumps (HS Chapter 84)                          Russian Federation          in October 2009) abolished
                                                                                                     (1 February 2010)           in January 2010




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Russian Federation Increase of import tariffs (from zero to 10%) on certain type of pumps         Permanent Delegation of the Measure implemented
                   (HS 8414.60.00)                                                                Russian Federation          in November 2009 and abolished
                                                                                                  (1 February 2010)           in January 2010

Russian Federation New import tariffs on polyvinylchloride (from 10% to 15%), but not less than Permanent Delegation of the Measure (which was introduced
                   €0.12/kg (US$0.15/kg) (HS 3904.10.00)                                        Russian Federation          in October 2009) abolished
                                                                                                (1 February 2010)           in January 2010

Russian Federation Increase of import tariffs on snowmobiles (from 5% to 10%)                     Permanent Delegation of the Measure (which was introduced
                   (HS 8703.10.11), for nine months                                               Russian Federation          in October 2009) abolished
                                                                                                  (1 February 2010)           in January 2010

Russian Federation Reduction on import tariffs (from 20% to 15%) on certain types of corrosion-   Permanent Delegation of the No longer applicable. Safeguard
                   resistant pipes (HS 7304.11; 7304.41; 7304.49; 7306.11; 7306.40), as from      Russian Federation          measure imposed (28.1% for
                   2 November 2009                                                                (1 February 2010)           three years)

Russian Federation Increase of export duty (from 5% to 20%) on certain magnesium scrap, but       Permanent Delegation of the Effective 8 November 2009
                   not less than €138/tonne (US$170/tonne) (HS 8104.20.00)                        Russian Federation
                                                                                                  (1 February 2010).

Russian Federation Increase of import tariffs on live pigs (from 5% to 40%, but not less than     Permanent Delegation of the Effective 1 January 2010
                   €0.5/kg (US$0.6/kg)) (HS 0103.91; 0103.92)                                     Russian Federation
                                                                                                  (1 February 2010)

Russian Federation New Decree "Food Security Doctrine" aiming at guaranteeing food security        Permanent Delegation of the
                   and the development of the domestic food production sector. It stipulates       Russian Federation
                   specific weight criteria of domestic production which is used for estimation of (1 February 2010)
                   the level of food security (based on FAO recommendations). Specific weight
                   is stipulate at the level of 95% for grain and potatoes, no less than 90% for
                   milk, no less than 85% for meat and salt, and no less than 80% for sugar and
                   seafood

Russian Federation Reduction of US import quotas for the year 2010 for poultry (from 750,000      Permanent Delegation of the
                   to 600,000 tonnes) (HS 0105; 0207) and pork (from 100,000 to 57,500            Russian Federation
                   tonnes) (HS 0203)                                                              (1 February 2010)

Russian Federation Increase of US import quotas for the year 2010 for beef (from 18,500 to        Permanent Delegation of the
                   21,700 tonnes) (HS 0202)                                                       Russian Federation
                                                                                                  (1 February 2010)

Russian Federation Prolongation in November 2009 of the temporary import tariff increase on       Permanent Delegation of the
                   wheat and silo harvesters (from 5% to 15%) (HS 8433.51.00; 8433.59), for       Russian Federation
                   nine months                                                                    (18 May 2010)

Russian Federation Prolongation in December 2009 of the temporary import tariff increase on soy Permanent Delegation of the
                   oil meal (from zero to 5%) (HS 2304.00.00), for nine months                  Russian Federation
                                                                                                (18 May 2010)

Russian Federation Increase of import tariffs on rice and milling products (HS 1006.10; 1006.40; Permanent Delegation of the Effective 10 December 2009
                   1103.19.50; 1103.20.50; 1104.19.91; 1108.19.10) (from €0.07/kg to €0.12/kg Russian Federation
                   (US$0.09/kg to US$0.15/kg)), for nine months                                  (18 May 2010)

Russian Federation Prolongation in November 2009 of the import tariff elimination on certain      Permanent Delegation of the
                   types of high-speed trains (HS 8603.10.00; 8605.00.00)                         Russian Federation
                                                                                                  (18 May 2010)

Russian Federation Prolongation of the temporary elimination of import tariffs (to zero) for      Permanent Delegation of the Effective 16 November 2009
                   natural rubber (HS 4001.22.00; 4001.29.00)                                     Russian Federation
                                                                                                  (18 May 2010)

Russian Federation Elimination in January 2010 of the temporary specific import tariff            Permanent Delegation of the
                   component (not less than €1.6/unit (US$2.2/unit) on top of current import      Russian Federation
                   duty (20%) on tableware (HS 8211.91.30; 8215.20.10; 8215.99.10). Current       (18 May 2010)
                   ad valorem tariff reduced to 15%

Russian Federation Increase of import tariffs (up to 15%) on certain types of flat metals, and    Permanent Delegation of the Effective 14 February 2010
                   certain types of ferrous metal pipes (up to 15-20%) (HS 7213, 7214, 7216,      Russian Federation
                   7219, 7220, 7227, 7228, 7303, 7304, 7305, 7306), for nine months               (18 May 2010)




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Russian Federation Introduction of export tariffs on nickel (5%) (HS 7502.10.00)                    Permanent Delegation of the Effective 16 December 2009
                                                                                                    Russian Federation
                                                                                                    (18 May 2010).

Russian Federation Reduction of import tariffs on articles of apparel, clothing accessories and     Permanent Delegation of the Effective 18 December 2009
                   other articles of furskin (from 20% to 10%) (HS 4303.10.10; 4303.10.90)          Russian Federation
                                                                                                    (18 May 2010)

Russian Federation Elimination of import tariffs on polystyrene (HS 3903.11.00)                     Permanent Delegation of the Effective 20 December 2009
                                                                                                    Russian Federation
                                                                                                    (18 May 2010)

Russian Federation Increase of import tariffs on polycarbonates (from zero to 5%)                   Permanent Delegation of the Effective February 2010
                   (HS 3907.40.00)                                                                  Russian Federation
                                                                                                    (18 May 2010)

Russian Federation Reduction of import tariffs on drops for eye lenses (from 15% to 5%)             Permanent Delegation of the Effective December 2009
                   (HS 3307.90.00)                                                                  Russian Federation
                                                                                                    (18 May 2010)

Russian Federation Elimination of import restrictions on pork from 11 US slaughter plants,        Permanent Delegation of the
                   participating in an "export verification programme"                            Russian Federation
                                                                                                  (1 June 2010)
Russian Federation Implementation of measures aimed at facilitating the imports of meat from      Permanent Delegation of the
                   Paraguay                                                                       Russian Federation
                                                                                                  (1 June 2010)
Russian Federation Extension of duty-free access for certain metal processing equipments          WTO document                    Measure taken on a permanent
                   (HS 8455.22)                                                                   WT/TPR/OV/W/3 of                basis
                                                                                                  14 June 2010
Russian Federation Prolongation in January 2010 of the temporary import tariff increase on butter WTO document                    Measure taken on a permanent
                   and certain types of dairy products (by €0.35/kg up to €0.4/kg (US$0.49/kg to WT/TPR/OV/W/3 of                 basis
                   US$0.56/kg)); and milk and dairy cream (by 5% up to 25%)                       14 June 2010

Russian Federation Modification of export tariffs (from €100/m3 (US$140.2/m3) to 25%, but not    Permanent Delegation of the Effective 21 July 2010
                    less than €15/m3 (US$21/m3)) for certain types of wood chips (HS 4403.10.00) Russian Federation
                                                                                                 (11 October 2010)

Russian Federation Elimination of import restrictions on pork (HS 0203) from France, the            Permanent Delegation of the Effective September 2010
                   Netherlands, and the United States                                               Russian Federation
                                                                                                    (11 October 2010)

Russian Federation Local content requirement obligations and 15% price preference for               Permanent Delegation of the
                   domestically produced telecom equipments                                         Russian Federation
                                                                                                    (11 October 2010)

Russian Federation Temporary ban on exports of certain crops such as wheat (HS 1001.10),          Permanent Delegation of the Decree No. 654, adopted on
                   barley (HS 1003), rye (HS 1002), and maize (HS 1005), from 15 August 2010 Russian Federation               30 August 2010, authorized some
                   to 31 December 2010. Export ban duration extended until November 2011          (11 October 2010)           limited grain exports before the
                                                                                                                              end of 2010
Russian Federation Decree No. 1173 regulating the exports and imports of precious metals and      Permanent Delegation of the
                   gems. Traders are allowed to export only if they supply a sufficient amount to Russian Federation
                   the State Reserves. Belarus and Kazakhstan (Custom Union members) are          (11 October 2010)
                   exempted
Russian Federation Temporary import ban on meat and meat products from specified origins          Permanent Delegation of the Effective October 2010 to April
                   (Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Brazil, France, Germany, Netherlands, Serbia, Russian Federation to the     2011
                   Spain, Turkey, and the United States)                                          United Nations (11 May
                                                                                                  2011)

Belarus,           Adoption of a Common External Tariff (CET) consisting of 11,211 tariff           Permanent Delegation of the Effective 27 November 2009
Kazakhstan,        lines, of which 9,242 are subject to ad valorem duties, 1,751 to compound        Russian Federation
Russian Federation duties and 218 to specific duties, in some cases resulting in country specific   (12 April 2010)
                   decrease or increase of import tariffs

Belarus,           Increase of specific import tariffs (from €0.3/kg to €0.6/kg (US$0.42/kg to      Permanent Delegation of the Effective 24 May 2010
Kazakhstan,        US$0.84/kg)) on top of import duty (15%)) on certain types of processed          Russian Federation
Russian Federation cheese (HS 0406.30.10; 0406.30.31; 0406.30.39; 0406.30.90)                       (11 October 2010)




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Belarus,           Modification of import tariffs (from 15% but not less than €0.12/kg to          Permanent Delegation of the Effective 3 July 2010
Kazakhstan,        €0.4/kg (US$0.17/kg to US$0.56/kg)) for palm oil in tare exceeding              Russian Federation
Russian Federation 200,000 kg net weight or below (HS 1511.10.90)                                  (11 October 2010)

Belarus,           Elimination of import tariffs on wood sheets for veneering of a thickness not   Permanent Delegation of the Effective 3 July 2010
Kazakhstan,        exceeding 1 mm (HS 4408.39.31)                                                  Russian Federation
Russian Federation                                                                                 (11 October 2010)

Belarus,           Reduction of import tariffs (from 15% to 5%) on certain form of safety glass    Permanent Delegation of the Effective 3 July 2010
Kazakhstan,        (HS 7007.19.80)                                                                 Russian Federation
Russian Federation                                                                                 (11 October 2010)

Belarus,           Elimination of import tariffs on photosensitive semiconductor devices           Permanent Delegation of the Effective 3 July 2010
Kazakhstan,        (HS 8541.40.90)                                                                 Russian Federation
Russian Federation                                                                                 (11 October 2010)

Belarus,           Introduction of import tariffs (15%) on plastic parts for frames and mountings Permanent Delegation of the Effective 29 July 2010.
Kazakhstan,        for spectacles, goggles or the like (HS 9003.90.00)                            Russian Federation
Russian Federation                                                                                (11 October 2010)

Belarus,           Elimination of import tariffs on Tungsten (wolfram) waste and scrap             Permanent Delegation of the Effective 19 August 2010
Kazakhstan,        (HS 8101.97.00)                                                                 Russian Federation
Russian Federation                                                                                 (11 October 2010)

Belarus,           Elimination of import tariffs on cermets waste and scrap (HS 8113.00.40)        Permanent Delegation of the Effective 19 August 2010
Kazakhstan,                                                                                        Russian Federation
Russian Federation                                                                                 (11 October 2010).

Belarus,           Reduction of import tariffs (from 20% to 15%) on wines (HS 2204.29)             Permanent Delegation of the Effective 23 September 2010
Kazakhstan,        imported in tare exceeding 227 litres                                           Russian Federation
Russian Federation                                                                                 (11 October 2010)

Belarus,           Increase of import tariffs (from 5% to 15%) on grape must (HS 2204.30.98)       Permanent Delegation of the Effective 23 September 2010
Kazakhstan,                                                                                        Russian Federation
Russian Federation                                                                                 (11 October 2010)

Belarus,           Increase of import tariffs (from 10% to 15%, but not less than €1/kg            Permanent Delegation of the Effective 23 September 2010
Kazakhstan,        (US$1.4/kg)) on plastic caps and capsule for bottles (HS 3923.50.10;            Russian Federation
Russian Federation 3923.50.90)                                                                     (11 October 2010)

Belarus,           Increase of specific import tariffs (from €6.9/unit to €20/unit (from           Permanent Delegation of the Effective 23 September 2010
Kazakhstan,        US$9.7/unit to US$28/unit)) on top of the current import duty (20%) on          Russian Federation
Russian Federation retreated tyres (HS 4012.11.00; 4012.20.00)                                     (11 October 2010)

Belarus,           Increase of import tariffs (from zero to 5%) on certain agricultural equipments Permanent Delegation of the Effective 16 October 2010
Kazakhstan,         (HS 8428.90.71; 8428.90.79; 8436.10.00)                                        Russian Federation
Russian Federation                                                                                 (11 October 2010)

Belarus,           Reduction of import tariffs (from 5% and 10% to zero) on special portal         Permanent Delegations of       Effective 13 November 2010
Kazakhstan,        machinery (HS 8426.12.00; 8426.30.00; 8426.41.00)                               Belarus, Kazakhstan and the
Russian Federation                                                                                 Russian Federation to the
                                                                                                   United Nations (11 April
                                                                                                   2011)

Belarus,           Reduction of import tariffs (from 5% to zero) on cooking coal (HS               Permanent Delegations of       Effective 18 November 2010
Kazakhstan,        2701.12.10)                                                                     Belarus, Kazakhstan and the
Russian Federation                                                                                 Russian Federation to the
                                                                                                   United Nations (11 April
                                                                                                   2011)

Belarus,           Temporary reduction of import tariffs (from 5% and 15% to zero) on certain       Permanent Delegations of      Effective 23 November 2010 to 1
Kazakhstan,        food products, i.e. seed potatoes, potatoes for the manufacture of starch, white Belarus, Kazakhstan and the   June 2011
Russian Federation cabbages, buckwheat for sowing (HS 0701; 0702; 0703; 0704; 1008.10)              Russian Federation to the
                                                                                                    United Nations (11 April
                                                                                                    2011)




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Belarus,           Increase of import tariffs (from zero to 5%) on elevators (HS 8428.32.00) and Permanent Delegations of          Effective 15 December 2010
Kazakhstan,        conveyors (HS 8428.39.90)                                                     Belarus, Kazakhstan and the
Russian Federation                                                                               Russian Federation to the
                                                                                                 United Nations (11 April
                                                                                                 2011)

Belarus,           Increase of export tariffs on copper cathode (HS 7403.11.00) (from zero to        Custom Union Commission       Effective 19 December 2010
Kazakhstan,        10%), and not alloyed nickel (HS 7502.10.00) (from 5% to 10%)                     Resolutions Nos. 839 and
Russian Federation                                                                                   892 (19 December 2010)

Belarus,           Reduction of import tariffs (from 5% to zero) on compounded rubber (HS            Permanent Delegation of       Effective 21 December 2010
Kazakhstan,        4005.99.00)                                                                       Belarus to the United
Russian Federation                                                                                   Nations (11 April 2011)

                                                                                 2011
Russian Federation New regulation prohibiting the use of poultry meat (except refrigerated,          Permanent Delegation of the Effective 1 January 2011
                   mechanically rolled and collagen raw poultry meat) in the production of           Russian Federation to the
                   certain food products, i.e. baby food, dietary (medical) food, specialized food   United Nations (11 May
                   products for pregnant and lactating women                                         2011)

Russian Federation Reduction of US import quotas for the year 2010 for poultry (from 750,000         Permanent Delegation of the Further reduction of the quota to
                   to 600,000 tonnes) (HS 0105; 0207)                                                Russian Federation to the   350,000 tonnes
                                                                                                     United Nations (11 May
                                                                                                     2011)

Russian Federation Amendments to the "Industrial Assembling Investment Regime", introducing          Permanent Delegation of the Effective until 31 December 2020
                   new local content requirements for domestic car assembly industries (30% of       Russian Federation to the
                   the cars subject to be manufactured with locally produced engines or              United Nations (11 May
                   transmissions)                                                                    2011)

Russian Federation Temporary import ban on some food products from certain regions of Japan,         Permanent Delegation of the Effective 23 March 2011
                   as a result of the nuclear crisis                                                 Russian Federation to the
                                                                                                     United Nations (11 May
                                                                                                     2011)

Belarus,           Temporary introduction of tariff rate quotas on imports of certain food           Permanent Delegation of       Effective 1 January 2011 to 31
Kazakhstan,        products, i.e. bovine meat (HS 0201; 0202), pork and pork trimmings (HS           Belarus to the United         December 2011
Russian Federation 0203), and poultry (HS 0207)                                                      Nations (11 April 2011)

Belarus,           Reduction of import tariffs on certain products, i.e. (from 5% to zero) on        Permanent Delegation of       Effective 7 January 2011
Kazakhstan,        heparin and its salts (HS 3001.90.91); and (from 25% to 15%) on dumpers           Belarus to the United
Russian Federation designed for off-highway use (HS 8704.10.10)                                      Nations (11 April 2011)

Belarus,           Temporary reduction of import tariffs (from 15% to 5%) on paper and               Permanent Delegations of      Effective 28 January 2011
Kazakhstan,        paperboard weighing less than 150 g/m2, of a kind used as a base for              Belarus, Kazakhstan and the
Russian Federation photosensitive, heat-sensitive or electro-sensitive paper or paperboard (HS       Russian Federation to the
                   4810.13.80; 4810.19.90; 4810.22.10; 4810.29.30)                                   United Nations (11 April
                                                                                                     2011)

Belarus,           Initiation on 11 February 2011 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of        Permanent Delegation of the
Kazakhstan,        colour-coated steel (HS 7210.70.80; 7210.90.30; 7210.90.80; 7212.40.80;           Russian Federation to the
Russian Federation 7212.60.00; 7225.99.00) from China                                                United Nations (11 May
                                                                                                     2011)

Belarus,           Reduction of import tariffs (from 10% to zero) on self-propelled railway          Permanent Delegations of      Effective 16 February 2011
Kazakhstan,        coaches (HS 8603.10.00) and railway coaches, not self-propelled (HS               Belarus, Kazakhstan and the
Russian Federation 8605.00.00)                                                                       Russian Federation to the
                                                                                                     United Nations (11 April
                                                                                                     2011)

Belarus,           Reduction of import tariffs (from 10% to zero) on certain types of flour and      Permanent Delegations of      Effective 17 February 2011 to 30
Kazakhstan,        cereal products (HS 1103.19.90; 1104.29.18; 1104.29.30)                           Belarus, Kazakhstan and the   June 2011
Russian Federation                                                                                   Russian Federation to the
                                                                                                     United Nations (11 April
                                                                                                     2011)




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Belarus,           Increase of import tariffs (from 5% to 10%, but not less than €0.15/kg) on         Permanent Delegations of       Effective 24 February 2011
Kazakhstan,        nonwovens, whether or not impregnated, coated, covered or laminated                Belarus, Kazakhstan and the
Russian Federation weighing more than 150g/m2 (HS 5603.94.90)                                         Russian Federation to the
                                                                                                      United Nations (11 April
                                                                                                      2011)

Belarus,           Temporary reduction of import tariffs (to zero) on certain types of grains, i.e.   Permanent Delegations of       Effective 1 March 2011 to 30
Kazakhstan,        durum wheat, common wheat, meslin, rye, barley, oats, and corn (HS 1001;           Belarus, Kazakhstan and the    June 2011
Russian Federation 1002; 1003.00; 1004.00; 1005)                                                      Russian Federation to the
                                                                                                      United Nations (11 April
                                                                                                      2011)

Belarus,           Reduction of import tariffs (from 15% to 5%) on certain refrigerators and          Permanent Delegations of       Effective 17 March 2011
Kazakhstan,        freezers equipment (HS 8418.99.10)                                                 Belarus, Kazakhstan and the
Russian Federation                                                                                    Russian Federation to the
                                                                                                      United Nations (11 April
                                                                                                      2011)

Belarus,           Temporary reduction of import tariffs on palm oil and its fractions, whether or Permanent Delegations of          Effective 17 March 2011
Kazakhstan,        not refined, but not chemically modified (HS 1511)                              Belarus, Kazakhstan and the
Russian Federation                                                                                 Russian Federation to the
                                                                                                   United Nations (11 April
                                                                                                   2011)

Belarus,           Temporary reduction of import tariffs (to US$50/tonne) on certain types of         Permanent Delegation of        Effective 31 March 2011 to 30
Kazakhstan,        sugar (HS 1701.11.10; 1701.11.90; 1701.91.00)                                      Belarus to the United          April 2011
Russian Federation                                                                                    Nations (11 April 2011)

Belarus,           Introduction of specific import tariff (€0.3/kg) on top of current import duty     Permanent Delegations of       Effective 4 April 2011
Kazakhstan,        (15%) on chain and parts of iron and steel the constituent material with a         Belarus, Kazakhstan and the
Russian Federation maximum cross-sectional dimension of 16 mm or less (HS 7315.82)                    Russian Federation to the
                                                                                                      United Nations (11 April
                                                                                                      2011)

Belarus,           Temporary reduction of import tariffs (to zero) on certain food products, i.e.     Permanent Delegations of       Effective 4 April 2011 to 30 June
Kazakhstan,        bulb onions and shallots (HS 0703.10.19), carrots (HS 0706.10.00), and             Belarus, Kazakhstan and the    2011
Russian Federation beetroots (HS 0706.90.90)                                                          Russian Federation to the
                                                                                                      United Nations (11 April
                                                                                                      2011)

Belarus,           Creation (merge) of a new tariff line (HS 7105.10.00 - diamonds) with an           Permanent Delegation of the Effective 7 April 2011
Kazakhstan,        import tariff of 10%, resulting in an increase of import tariffs on dust and       Russian Federation to the
Russian Federation powder of natural or synthetic precious or semi-precious stones (HS                United Nations (11 May
                   7105.10.00.01) (from 5% to 10%); and in a decrease of import tariffs on other      2011)
                   diamonds (HS 7105.10.00.09) (from 20% to 10%)

Belarus,           Temporary elimination of import tariffs on certain civil aircraft (HS              Permanent Delegation of the
Kazakhstan,        8802.40.00)                                                                        Russian Federation to the
Russian Federation                                                                                    United Nations (11 May
                                                                                                      2011)




NON VERIFIED INFORMATION
   Country/                                             Measure                                               Source/Date                         Status
  Member State
Russian Federation Reported import ban on wines (HS 2204; 2205) from Moldova                          Press reports (27 July 2010)

Russian Federation Temporary price controls scheme, fixing maximum retail prices on "socially         Press reports
                   important food products" such as meat, fish, dairy products, eggs, oil, wheat,     (17 August 2010)
                   fruits, and vegetables




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                                                                     SAUDI ARABIA
                                                          Trade and trade-related measures
                                                           (October 2008 – 30 April 2011)

VERIFIED INFORMATION
   Country/                                          Measure                                              Source/Date                            Status
 Member State
Trade remedies
                                                                               2010
Bahrain, Kuwait, Termination on 9 May 2010 (without measure) of safeguard investigation on        The Cooperation Council for
Oman, Qatar,     imports of iron or non-alloy steel profiles (HS 7216.10; 7216.21; 7216.31;       the Arab States of the Gulf
Saudi Arabia,    7216.32; 7216.33; 7216.40; 7216.50) (initiated on 7 November 2009)               Technical Secretariat of Anti-
United    Arab                                                                                    Dumping - Notice No. (2) for
Emirates (Gulf                                                                                    the year 2010 (31 May 2010)
Cooperation                                                                                       and WTO document
Council)                                                                                          G/SG/Q2/ARE/2, 2 February
                                                                                                  2011


Bahrain, Kuwait, Termination on 9 May 2010 (without measure) of safeguard investigation on The Cooperation Council for
Oman, Qatar,     imports of coated paper (HS 4805) (initiated on 7 November 2009).         the Arab States of the Gulf
Saudi Arabia,                                                                              Technical Secretariat of Anti-
United    Arab                                                                             Dumping - Notice No. (1) for
Emirates (Gulf                                                                             the year 2010 (31 May 2010)
Cooperation                                                                                and WTO document
Council)                                                                                   G/SG/Q2/ARE/2, 2 February
                                                                                           2011


Other trade measures
                                                                               2009
Saudi Arabia      Elimination of import tariffs (to zero) on 92 products                          Permanent Delegation of          Effective 6 June 2009
                                                                                                  Saudi Arabia to the WTO
                                                                                                  (11 May 2011)
Saudi Arabia      Import ban on used cars, buses and light transport older than five years, and   Permanent Delegation of          Effective December 2009
                  heavy trucks older than 10 years                                                Saudi Arabia to the WTO
                                                                                                  (11 May 2011)
                                                                               2010
Saudi Arabia      Re-imposition of import tariffs (5%) for imports of steel (HS 7213; 7214;       Permanent Delegation of          Effective January 2010
                  7215), as from January 2010. Imports from Gulf Cooperation Council              Saudi Arabia to the WTO
                  members exempted                                                                (2 June 2010)
Saudi Arabia      Reduction of import tariffs (from 7.5%-20% to 5.5%-6.5%) on 112 tariff          Permanent Delegation of          Effective 10 December 2010
                  lines, and (from 25% to 15%) on 10 seasonal goods                               Saudi Arabia to the WTO
                                                                                                  (11 May 2011)
                                                                               2011
Saudi Arabia      Temporary reduction of import tariffs (from 10%-25% to 5%) on 180               Permanent Delegation of          Effective February 2011, for three
                  consumer goods                                                                  Saudi Arabia to the WTO          years
                                                                                                  (11 May 2011)




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                                                                  SOUTH AFRICA
                                                        Trade and trade-related measures
                                                         (October 2008 – 30 April 2011)

VERIFIED INFORMATION
   Country/                                        Measure                                             Source/Date                           Status
 Member State
Trade remedies
                                                                            2009
South Africa     Initiation on 23 January 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of      WTO document                   Provisional and definitive duties
                 staple polyester fibre (HS 5503.20) from China                                 G/ADP/N/202/ZAF,               imposed on 6 November 2009
                                                                                                12 July 2010                   and 28 May 2010 respectively

South Africa     Termination on 8 May 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of suspension      WTO document
                 PVC (HS 3904.10) from Brazil, France, United Kingdom and the United            G/ADP/N/188/ZAF/Rev.1,
                 States (imposed on 27 March 1997)                                              9 October 2009
South Africa     Termination on 8 May 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of uncoated        WTO document
                 wood-free paper (HS 4802.5) from Brazil and Poland (imposed on                 G/ADP/N/188/ZAF/Rev.1,
                 13 February 1998)                                                              9 October 2009
South Africa     Termination on 8 May 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of aluminium       WTO document
                 hollowware (HS 7615.19) from China and Egypt (imposed on                       G/ADP/N/188/ZAF/Rev.1,
                 7 February 1997)                                                               9 October 2009
South Africa     Termination on 8 May 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of carbon          WTO document
                 black (HS 2803) from Egypt and India (imposed on 10 September 1999)            G/ADP/N/188/ZAF/Rev.1,
                                                                                                9 October 2009
South Africa     Termination on 8 May 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of welded          WTO document
                 galvanized steel pipe (HS 7306.30) from India (imposed on 14 June 2002)        G/ADP/N/188/ZAF/Rev.1,
                                                                                                9 October 2009
South Africa     Termination on 8 May 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of garden          WTO document
                 picks "forged from carbon steel with hardened and tempered points, or          G/ADP/N/188/ZAF/Rev.1,
                 technically described as a chisel or a diamond pick" (HS 8201.30) from India   9 October 2009
                 (imposed on 11 October 1996)
South Africa     Initiation on 29 May 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of tall oil WTO document                   Recommendation by the
                 fatty acids (HS 3823.13) from the United States (possible circumvention)       G/ADP/N/209/ZAF,               International Trade
                                                                                                15 February 2011 and Report    Administration Commission to
                                                                                                No. 321 of the International   terminate the investigation. No
                                                                                                Trade Administration           dumping (5 February 2010)
                                                                                                Commission
                                                                                                (18 December 2009)

South Africa     Termination on 12 June 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of automatic     WTO document
                 circuit breakers (HS 8536.20) from France and Italy (imposed on                G/ADP/N/188/ZAF/Rev.1,
                 8 August 1997)                                                                 9 October 2009
South Africa     Initiation on 3 July 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of          WTO document
                 shocktubes (HS 3603.00) from China                                             G/ADP/N/195/ZAF,
                                                                                                5 February 2010
South Africa     Termination on 15 July 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of welded        WTO document
                 stainless steel tubes and pipes (HS 7306.40) from Korea, Rep. of; Malaysia;    G/ADP/N/195/ZAF,
                 and Chinese, Taipei (imposed on 18 June 1999)                                  5 February 2010

South Africa     Termination on 31 July 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of flat-rolled   WTO document
                 products of iron or non-alloy steel (HS 7210.70; 7212.40) from Australia       G/ADP/N/195/ZAF,
                 (imposed on 2 April 2004)                                                      5 February 2010
South Africa     Termination on 9 October 2009 for imports from China, and on                   WTO document
                 27 November 2009 for imports from Turkey of anti-dumping duties on             G/ADP/N/195/ZAF,
                 imports of acrylic fabrics (HS 5512; 5515; 5801) from China (imposed on        5 February 2010
                 12 November 2004) and Turkey (imposed on 10 November 2004)

South Africa     Termination on 6 November 2009 (without measure) of countervailing             WTO document
                 investigation on imports of stainless steel sinks (HS 7324.10) from Malaysia   G/SCM/N/203/ZAF,
                 (initiated on 25 July 2008)                                                    9 February 2010
South Africa     Termination on 27 November 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of           WTO document
                 acrylic fabrics (HS 5512; 5515; 5801) from Turkey (imposed                     G/ADP/N/195/ZAF,
                 in November 2004)                                                              5 February 2010
                                                                              2010




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South Africa     Termination on 14 July 2010 (no sunset review initiated before lapse            WTO document
                 date) of anti-dumping duties on imports of acetaminophenol                      G/ADP/N/209/ZAF,
                 (HS 2924.29.05) from France (imposed on 18 June 1999)                           15 February 2011

South Africa     Termination on 16 July 2010 (no sunset review initiated before lapse            WTO document
                 date) of anti-dumping duties on imports of nuts of iron or steel                G/ADP/N/209/ZAF,
                 (HS 7318.16) from Chinese, Taipei (imposed on 6 August 1999)                    15 February 2011

South Africa     Termination on 16 July 2010 (without measure) of anti-dumping           WTO document
                 investigation on imports of garden picks "forged from carbon steel with G/ADP/N/209/ZAF,
                 hardened and tempered points, or technically described as a chisel or a 15 February 2011
                 diamond pick" (HS 8201.30.03) from India (initiated on 23 October 2009)

South Africa     Termination on 23 July 2010 (no sunset review initiated before lapse            WTO document
                 date) of anti-dumping duties on imports of blankets (HS 6301.90) from           G/ADP/N/209/ZAF,
                 Turkey (imposed on 18 June 1999)                                                15 February 2011

                                                                              2011
Other trade measures
                                                                              2009
South Africa     Reduction of import tariffs (to duty-free) on 235 tariff lines covering products Permanent Delegation of
                 such as textiles (12 June 2009), garments (10 July 2009), aluminium products South Africa to the WTO
                 (24 July 2009), and chemicals, machinery and parts (14 August 2009)              (1 October 2009)

South Africa     Increase of import tariffs to their bound level on 121 clothing tariff lines from Permanent Delegation of   Effective 9 October 2010
                 40% to 45%, and on 3 hosiery lines from 20% to 45%                                South Africa to the WTO
                                                                                                   (9 October 2009)
                                                                               2010
South Africa     Increase of import tariffs on wheat and meslin (HS 1001.90) (from zero to R     Permanent Delegation of     Increase of Dollar based
                 0.1407/kg (US$0.02/kg)) and wheat or meslin flour (HS 1101.00) (from zero       South Africa to the WTO     reference prince implemented
                 to R 0.211/kg (US$0.03/kg)). Imports from Southern African Development          (16 May 2011)               on 30 April 2010. Formula
                 Community (SADC) members exempted                                                                           trigger increase implemented on
                                                                                                                             15 July 2010. Formula trigger
                                                                                                                             reduction to free implemented
                                                                                                                             on 27 August 2010


South Africa     Increase of import tariffs for certain products, i.e.glycerol (from zero to 10%), Permanent Delegation of   Effective 28 May 2010
                 lysine and associated feed supplements (from zero to 10%), calcium                South Africa to the WTO   (glycerol), 16 July 2010 (lysine),
                 proportionate (from zero to 15%), and non-organic pigments (from zero to          (16 May 2011)             and 20 August 2010 (calcium
                 10%)                                                                                                        proportionate and calcium
                                                                                                                             proportionate )

                                                                              2011
South Africa     Increase of import tariffs (from zero to 15%) on towers and lattice masts forPermanent Delegation of        Effective 11 March 2011
                 telegraph lines or electric power lines (HS 7308.20.10)                      South Africa to the WTO
                                                                                              (16 May 2011)
South Africa     Increase of import tariffs (from zero to 5%) on aluminium extrusions (bars,  Permanent Delegation of        Effective 11 March 2011
                 rods and profiles) (HS 7604.10.35; 7604.10.65; 7604.21.15; 7604.29.15;       South Africa to the WTO
                 7604.29.65)                                                                  (16 May 2011)
South Africa     Decrease of import tariffs (from 10% to zero) on glass ampoules (HS 7010.10) Permanent Delegation of        Effective 18 March 2011
                                                                                              South Africa to the WTO
                                                                                              (16 May 2011)
South Africa     Decrease of import tariffs on certain products, i.e. (from 22% to zero) on   Permanent Delegation of        Effective 8 April 2011
                 woven fabric of polyvinyl alcohol of a width of 30 mm or more but not        South Africa to the WTO
                 exceeding 60 mm, weighing 60 g/m2 or more but not exceeding 130 g/m2 (HS (16 May 2011)
                 5906.10); (from 15% to zero) on tyre cord fabric of high tenacity yarn of
                 nylon or other polyamides, polyester or viscose rayon (HS 5902.10; 5902.20;
                 5902.90); and (from 10% to zero) on polymerised 1, 2 dihydro-2, 2, 4-
                 trimethyl-quinoline (HS 2933.49.10)




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                                                                         TURKEY
                                                         Trade and trade-related measures
                                                          (October 2008 – 30 April 2011)

VERIFIED INFORMATION
   Country/                                         Measure                                             Source/Date                      Status
 Member State
Trade remedies
                                                                              2008
Turkey           Initiation on 17 December 2008 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of       WTO document             Definitive duty imposed on
                 glass lid/cover (HS 7010.20) from Hong Kong, China and Indonesia                 G/ADP/N/202/TUR,         23 May 2010
                                                                                                  6 August 2010
Turkey           Initiation on 26 December 2008 of anti-dumping investigations on imports of      WTO document             Definitive duty imposed on
                 monoethylene glycol (MEG) (HS 2905.31) from Bulgaria, Kuwait, and Saudi          G/ADP/N/202/TUR,         2 May 2010
                 Arabia                                                                           6 August 2010
                                                                           2009
Turkey           Initiation on 15 January 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of        WTO document             Definitive duty imposed for
                 knives for food processors (8208.30) from China and Hong Kong, China             G/ADP/N/188/TUR/Rev.1,   imports from China on
                                                                                                  26 April 2010            18 June 2009
Turkey           Initiation on 18 April 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of pipe     WTO document             Definitive duty imposed on
                 fittings (HS 7307.91.00; 7307.93.11; 7307.93.19) from China                      G/ADP/N/202/TUR,         22 January 2010
                                                                                                  6 August 2010
Turkey           Initiation on 2 May 2009 of safeguard investigation on imports of matches        WTO documents            Provisional and definitive duties
                 (HS 3604; 3605)                                                                  G/SG/N/6/TUR/15,         imposed in May 2009
                                                                                                  6 May 2009 and           and December 2009 respectively
                                                                                                  G/SG/N/10/TUR/12,
                                                                                                  3 November 2009
Turkey           Initiation on 18 June 2009 of anti-dumping investigations on imports of          WTO document             Definitive duty imposed on
                 woven fabrics of synthetic yarn fibre (for clothing) (HS 5407) for a new         G/ADP/N/188/TUR/Rev.1,   19 December 2009
                 exporter from Malaysia                                                           26 April 2010
Turkey           Initiation on 25 July 2009 of anti-dumping investigations on imports of          WTO document             Provisional and definitive duties
                 certain made up textiles and fabrics made of artificial synthetics fibres        G/ADP/N/202/TUR,         imposed on 22 January 2010 and
                 (HS 5407.41.00; 5407.42.00; 5407.43.00; 5407.44.00; 5407.51.00;                  6 August 2010            11 April 2010 respectively
                 5407.52.00; 5407.53.00; 5407.54.00; 5407.61.10; 5407.61.30; 5407.61.50;
                 5407.61.90; 5407.69.10; 5407.69.90; 5407.71.00; 5407.72.00; 5407.73.00;
                 5407.74.00; 5407.81.00; 5407.82.00; 5407.83.00; 5407.84.00; 5407.91.00;
                 5407.92.00; 5407.93.00; 5407.94.00; 5810.92.10; 5810.92.90; 6005.31.10;
                 6005.31.50; 6005.31.90; 6005.32.10; 6005.32.50; 6005.32.90; 6005.33.10;
                 6005.33.50; 6005.33.90; 6005.34.10; 6005.34.50; 6005.34.90; 6006.31.10;
                 6006.31.90; 6006.32.10; 6006.32.90; 6006.33.10; 6006.33.90; 6006.34.10;
                 6006.34.90; 6303.12.00; 6303.92) from China


Turkey           Initiation on 25 July 2009 of anti-dumping investigations on imports of     WTO document                  Definitive duty imposed on
                 articulated link chain and parts thereof (HS 7315.11.90; 7315.12.00;        G/ADP/N/202/TUR,              23 May 2010
                 7315.19.00) from China                                                      6 August 2010
Turkey           Initiation on 25 July 2009 of anti-dumping investigations on imports of fan WTO document                  Definitive duty imposed on
                 coil (HS 8415.83.00.90.00) from China                                       G/ADP/N/202/TUR,              31 May 2010
                                                                                             6 August 2010
Turkey           Termination on 20 November 2009 (no application for sunset review) of anti- WTO document
                 dumping duties on imports of polyester synthetic staple fibres (HS 5503.20) G/ADP/N/195/TUR/Rev.1,
                 from Belarus (imposed on 20 November 2004)                                  21 April 2010

                                                                              2010
Turkey           Initiation on 22 January 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of   WTO document                  Provisional and definitive duties
                 glass fibre reinforcement materials (HS 7019.11; 7019.12; 7019.19; 7019.31; G/ADP/N/209/TUR,              imposed on 21 July 2010 and 31
                 7019.90) from China                                                         24 March 2011                 December 2010 respectively


Turkey                                                                                   WTO document
                 Termination on 26 February 2010 of safeguard duties on imports of salt and
                                                                                         G/SG/N/10/TUR/5,
                 pure sodium chloride (except sea water and salt liquors; and the salt suitable
                 for human consumption) (HS 2501.00.31; 2501.00.51; 2501.00.99) (imposed 12 July 2006
                 on 10 August 2006)




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Turkey             Termination on 28 July 2010 of anti-dumping duties (definitive) on imports of   WTO document
                    colour TV receivers with integral picture tube - 174.CHC (HS 8528) from        G/ADP/N/209/TUR,
                   China (imposed on 28 July 2005)                                                 24 March 2011
Turkey             Termination on 28 July 2010 of anti-dumping duties (definitive) on imports of   WTO document               [Please specify if measure has
                    new pneumatic tyres of rubber for motor cars (HS 4011.10) from China           G/ADP/N/202/TUR,           been effectively terminated.
                   (imposed on 20 August 2005)                                                     6 August 2010 and          According to WTO document
                                                                                                   Permanent Delegation of    G/ADP/N/209/TUR a Sunset
                                                                                                   Turkey to the WTO          Review was initiated on 15
                                                                                                   (8 October 2010)           August 2010]



Turkey             Initiation on 5 August 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of cord    WTO document
                   wire of base metals (HS 8311.20.00; 8311.30.00) from China                      G/ADP/N/209/TUR,
                                                                                                   24 March 2011
                                                                                2011
Turkey             Termination on 27 January 2011 of anti-dumping duties on imports of             Permanent Delegation of
                   poly(ethylene terephthalate) in primary forms (HS 3907.60.20) from China;       Turkey to the WTO (3 May
                   India; Indonesia; Korea, Rep. of; Malaysia; Chinese Taipei; and Thailand        2011)
                   (imposed on 27 January 2006)

Turkey             Termination on 27 January 2011 of anti-dumping duties on imports of woven       Permanent Delegation of
                   pile fabrics and chenille fabrics (HS 5801) from China (imposed on 27           Turkey to the WTO (3 May
                   January 2006)                                                                   2011)
Turkey             Initiation on 19 February 2011 of anti-dumping investigation on dioctyl         Permanent Delegation of
                   ortophthalates "DOP" (HS 2917.32.00) from Romania                               Turkey to the WTO (3 May
                                                                                                   2011)
Turkey           Initiation on 28 February 2011 of safeguard investigation on imports of           WTO document
                 poly(ethylene terephthalate), having a viscosity number of 78 ml/g or higher      G/SG/N/6/TUR/16, 28
                 (HS 3907.60.20)                                                                   March 2011
Other trade measures
                                                                                2008
Turkey             Increase of import tariffs on a number of products such as iron-steel – hot     Permanent Delegation of    The tariffs for hot and cold rolled
                   rolled flat products (from 5% to 13%); iron-steel cold rolled flat products     Turkey to the WTO          steel flat were reduced to 9% and
                   (from 6% to 14%); iron-steel- coated flat products (from 3.4%-14% to 6%-        (31 December 2008)         10% respectively on
                   15%); and dried apricots, prunes, apples (from 41% to 43.2%)                                               18 September 2009. Tariffs for
                                                                                                                              iron-steel- coated flat products
                                                                                                                              now (from zero-14% to zero-
                                                                                                                              15%)

                                                                                2009
Turkey             Increase of import tariffs (from 80% to 130%) for 13 tariff lines (wheat,       Permanent Delegation of    Reduction of import tariffs for
                   melsin, rye, oat, buckwheat (HS 1008.10))                                       Turkey to the WTO          buckwheat (from 130% to 40%)
                                                                                                   (15 May 2009)              and for millet (HS 1008.20) (from
                                                                                                                              130% to 80%), as from
                                                                                                                              1 January 2010

Turkey             Increase of import tariffs (from 3% to 10-15%) for certain ethyl alcohol        Permanent Delegation of
                   products                                                                        Turkey to the WTO
                                                                                                   (18 September 2009)
                                                                                2010
Turkey             Increase of import tariffs (from 0% to 34% for EU Members and to 37% for        Permanent Delegation of    Effective 1 January 2010
                   non-EU Members) for bream fish (HS 0301.99.80)                                  Turkey to the WTO
                                                                                                   (1 February 2010)
Turkey             Requirement for reciprocity for good manufacturing practices certificates to    Permanent Delegation of    Effective 1 March 2010
                   be submitted for receiving market authorization for pharmaceutical products     Turkey to the WTO
                                                                                                   (31 May 2010)
Turkey             Reduction of import tariffs (from 135% to 20-40%) for certain live bovine       Permanent Delegation of
                   animals (HS 0102) and sheep (HS 0104); and for bovine meat (HS 0202)            Turkey to the WTO
                   (from 225% to 30%), as from August 2010                                         (8 October 2010)

Turkey             Reduction of import tariffs (from 20% to zero) on certain live animals (HS      Permanent Delegation of    Effective 28 October 2010
                   0102.90)                                                                        Turkey to the WTO (3 May
                                                                                                   2011)
Turkey             Reduction of import tariffs (from 225% to 30%) on certain sheep (HS 0204)       Permanent Delegation of    Effective 22 December 2010
                                                                                                   Turkey to the WTO (3 May
                                                                                                   2011)
                                                                                2011



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Turkey          Initiation on 13 January 2011 of an investigation (for increasing MFN rates)     Permanent Delegation of   Provisional duty to be imposed
                on imports of apparel and clothing accessories (HS 5111; 5112; 5208; 5209;       Turkey to the WTO (16 May on 22 July 2011
                5210; 5211; 5407; 5408; 5512; 5513; 5514; 5515; 5516; 6101; 6102; 6103;          2011)
                6104; 6105; 6106; 6107; 6108; 6109; 6110; 6112; 6201; 6202; 6203; 6204;
                6205; 6206; 6207; 6208; 6211)




Turkey          Reduction of import tariffs (from 130% to zero) on certain products, i.e.        Permanent Delegation of       Effective 25 February 2011
                wheat (HS 1001), oat (HS 1004), and buckwheat (HS 1008)                          Turkey to the WTO (3 May
                                                                                                 2011)
Turkey          Increase of import tariffs (from 30% to 45%) on meat (HS 0201; 0202)             Permanent Delegation of       Effective 19 March 2011
                                                                                                 Turkey to the WTO (3 May
                                                                                                 2011)




NON VERIFIED INFORMATION
   Country/                                        Measure                                               Source/Date                        Status
 Member State
Turkey          Stricter export licensing requirements (additional conditions prior to export)   Press reports (21 May 2010)
                on copper scrap




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                                                                  UNITED STATES
                                                         Trade and trade-related measures
                                                          (October 2008 – 30 April 2011)

VERIFIED INFORMATION
   Country/                                         Measure                                              Source/Date                       Status
  Member State
Trade remedies
                                                                             2008
United States    Initiation on 24 November 2008 of countervailing investigation on                WTO document               Provisional and definitive
                 commodity matchbooks (HS 3605.00.00) from India                                  G/SCM/N/203/USA,           measures imposed on
                                                                                                  18 March 2010              6 April 2009 and
                                                                                                                             11 December 2009 respectively

United States    Initiation on 24 November 2008 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of       WTO document               Provisional and definitive duties
                 commodity matchbooks (HS 3605.00.00) from India                                  G/ADP/N/195/USA,           imposed on 2 June 2009 and
                                                                                                  18 March 2010              11 December 2009 respectively


United States    Termination on 30 December 2008 of anti-dumping duties on imports of high WTO document
                 and ultra-high voltage ceramic station post insulators from Japan (imposed on G/ADP/N/180/USA,
                 30 December 2003)                                                             11 March 2009
                                                                              2009
United States    Termination on 26 March 2009 of anti-dumping duties on imports of certain        WTO document
                 concrete reinforcing bar from Turkey (imposed on 17 April 1997)                  G/ADP/N/188/USA,
                                                                                                  18 September 2009
United States    Termination on 6 April 2009 (negotiated agreement) of anti-dumping duties        WTO document
                 on imports of grey Portland cement and clinker from Mexico                       G/ADP/N/188/USA,
                                                                                                  18 September 2009
United States    Initiation on 24 April 2009 of safeguard investigation (China specific) on       WTO document               Definitive duty imposed on
                 imports of tyres (HS 4011.10.10;4011.10.50; 4011.20.10; 4011.20.50)              G/SG/N/16/USA/5/Suppl.1,   26 September 2009
                                                                                                  30 September
United States    Initiation on 27 April 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of          WTO document               Provisional duty imposed on
                 polyethylene retail carrier bags (HS 3923.21.00) from Indonesia; Chinese,        G/ADP/N/202/USA,           27 October 2009 for imports from
                 Taipei; and Viet Nam                                                             22 September 2010          Chinese Taipei; and on
                                                                                                                             3 November 2009 for imports
                                                                                                                             from Indonesia and Viet Nam.
                                                                                                                             Definitive duty imposed on
                                                                                                                             4 May 2010

United States    Initiation on 27 April 2009 of countervailing duty investigation on imports of   WTO document               Provisional and definitive duties
                 polyethylene carrier bags (HS 3923.21.00) from Viet Nam                          G/SCM/N/212/USA,           imposed on 4 September 2009
                                                                                                  16 September 2010          and 4 May 2010 respectively

United States    Initiation on 5 May 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of oil         WTO document               Provisional and definitive duties
                 country tubular goods "OCTG" (HS 7304.29.10; 7304.29.20; 7304.29.31;             G/ADP/N/202/USA,           imposed on 17 November 2009
                 7304.29.41; 7304.29.50; 7304.29.61; 7304.39.00; 7304.59.60; 7304.59.80;          22 September 2010          and 21 May 2010 respectively
                 7305.20.20; 7305.20.40; 7305.20.60; 7305.20.80; 7306.29.10; 7306.29.20;
                 7306.29.31; 7306.29.41; 7306.29.60; 7306.29.81) from China

United States    Initiation on 5 May 2009 of countervailing investigation on imports of oil       WTO document               Provisional and definitive duties
                 country tubular goods "OCTG" (HS 7304.29.10; 7304.29.20; 7304.29.31;             G/SCM/N/212/USA,           imposed on 15 September 2009
                 7304.29.41; 7304.29.50; 7304.29.61; 7304.39.00; 7304.59.60; 7304.59.80;          16 September 2010          and 20 January 2010 respectively
                 7305.20.20; 7305.20.40; 7305.20.60; 7305.20.80; 7306.29.10; 7306.29.20;
                 7306.29.31; 7306.29.41; 7306.29.60; 7306.29.81) from China

United States    Initiation on 23 June 2009 of countervailing investigation on imports of         WTO document               Provisional and definitive duties
                 certain prestressed concrete steel wire strand (HS 7312.10.30) from China        G/SCM/N/203/USA,           imposed on 2 November 2009
                                                                                                  18 March 2010              and 7 July 2010 respectively

United States    Initiation on 23 June 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of           WTO document               Provisional and definitive duties
                 prestressed concrete steel wire strand (HS 7312.10.30) from China                G/ADP/N/202/USA,           imposed on 23 December 2009
                                                                                                  22 September 2010          and 29 June 2010 respectively




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United States   Initiation on 25 June 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of certain WTO document                  Provisional and definitive duties
                steel grating (HS 7308.90.70) from China                                       G/ADP/N/202/USA,              imposed on 6 January 2010 and
                                                                                               22 September 2010             23 July 2010 respectively

United States   Initiation on 25 June 2009 of countervailing investigation on imports of        WTO document                 Provisional and definitive duties
                certain steel grating (HS 7308.90.70) from China                                G/SCM/N/203/USA,             imposed on 3 November 2009
                                                                                                18 March 2010                and 23 July 2010 respectively

United States   Termination on 1 July 2009 of anti dumping duties on imports of certain         WTO document
                colour television receivers (HS 8528.12) from China (imposed on                 G/ADP/N/195/USA,
                3 June 2004)                                                                    18 March 2010
United States   Initiation on 27 July 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of woven    WTO document                Provisional and definitive duties
                electric blankets (HS 6301.10.00) from China                                    G/ADP/N/202/USA,            imposed on 3 February 2010 and
                                                                                                22 September 2010 and       18 August 2010 respectively
                                                                                                Permanent Delegation of the
                                                                                                United States to the WTO
                                                                                                (20 October 2010)

United States   Initiation on 6 August 2009 of countervailing investigation on imports of       WTO document                 Provisional and definitive duties
                narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge (HS 5806.31.00; 5806.32.10;            G/SCM/N/203/USA,             imposed on 14 December 2009
                5806.32.20; 5806.39.20; 5806.39.30; 5808.90.00; 5810.91.00; 5810.92.90;         18 March 2010                and 1 September 2010
                5810.99.90; 5903.90.10; 5903.90.25; 5903.90.30; 5907.00.60; 5907.00.80;                                      respectively
                6307.90.98) from China

United States   Initiation on 6 August 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         WTO document                 Provisional and definitive duties
                narrow woven ribbons with woven selvedge (HS 5806.31.00; 5806.32.10;            G/ADP/N/202/USA,             imposed on 18 February 2010 and
                5806.32.20; 5806.39.20; 5806.39.30; 5808.90.00; 5810.91.00; 5810.92.90;         22 September 2010            1 September 2010
                5810.99.90; 5903.90.10; 5903.90.25; 5903.90.30; 5907.00.60; 5907.00.80;
                6307.90.98) from China and Chinese, Taipei

United States   Initiation on 25 August 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of        WTO document                 Provisional duty imposed on
                chemically bonded (resin or pitch) magnesia carbon bricks with a magnesia       G/ADP/N/202/USA,             11 March 2010 for imports from
                component of at least 70% magnesia by weight, and with carbon levels            22 September 2010            Mexico and on 12 March 2010 for
                ranging from trace amounts to 30% by weight (HS 6815.91.00; 6815.99.20;                                      imports from China. Definitive
                6815.99.40; 6902.10.10; 6902.10.50) from China and Mexico                                                    duty imposed on
                                                                                                                             20 September 2010

United States   Initiation on 25 August 2009 of countervailing investigation on imports of      WTO document                 Provisional and definitive duties
                chemically bonded (resin or pitch) magnesia carbon bricks with a magnesia       G/SCM/N/219/USA,             imposed on 23 December 2009
                component of at least 70% magnesia by weight, and with carbon levels            28 March 2011                and 21 September 2010
                ranging from trace amounts to 30% by weight (HS 6815.91.00; 6815.99.20;                                      respectively
                6815.99.40; 6902.10.10; 6902.10.50) from China

United States   Termination on 1 October 2009 of anti dumping duties on imports of barbed       WTO document
                wire and barbless wire strand (HS 7313.00) from Argentina (imposed on           G/ADP/N/195/USA,
                13 November 1985)                                                               18 March 2010
United States   Initiation on 14 October 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of       WTO document             Provisional and definitive duties
                seamless carbon and alloy steel standard line and pressure pipe                 G/ADP/N/209/USA, 7 April imposed on 28 April 2010 and
                (HS 7304.19.10; 7304.19.50; 7304.31.60; 7304.39.00; 7304.51.50;                 2011                     10 November 2010 respectively
                7304.59.60; 7304.59.80; 7411.10.10; 7407.10.15; 7419.99.50; 8415.90.80)
                from China
United States   Initiation on 15 October 2009 of countervailing investigation on imports of     WTO document                 Provisional and definitive duties
                seamless carbon and alloy steel standard line and pressure pipe                 G/SCM/N/219/USA,             imposed on 1 March 2010 and
                (HS 7304.19.10; 7304.19.50; 7304.31.60; 7304.39.00; 7304.51.50;                 28 March 2011                10 November 2010 respectively
                7304.59.60; 7304.59.80; 7411.10.10; 7407.10.15; 7419.99.50; 8415.90.80)
                from China
United States   Initiation on 20 October 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of       WTO document             Provisional and definitive duties
                certain coated paper suitable for high-quality print graphics using sheet-fed   G/ADP/N/209/USA, 7 April imposed on 6 May 2010 and
                presses (HS 4810.14.11;4810.14.19; 4810.14.20; 4810.14.50; 4810.14.60;          2011                     17 November 2010 respectively
                4810.14.70; 4810.19.11; 4810.19.19; 4810.19.20;4810.22.10; 4810.22.50;
                4810.22.60; 4810.22.70; 4810.29.10; 4810.29.50; 4810.29.60; 4810.29.70;
                4810.32; 4810.39; 4810.92) from China and Indonesia




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United States   Initiation on 20 October 2009 of countervailing investigation on imports of         WTO document                  Provisional and definitive duties
                certain coated paper suitable for high-quality print graphics using sheet-fed       G/SCM/N/219/USA,              imposed on 9 March 2010 and 17
                presses (HS 4810.14.11;4810.14.19; 4810.14.20; 4810.14.50; 4810.14.60;              28 March 2011                 November 2010 respectively
                4810.14.70; 4810.19.11; 4810.19.19; 4810.19.20;4810.22.10; 4810.22.50;
                4810.22.60; 4810.22.70; 4810.29.10; 4810.29.50; 4810.29.60; 4810.29.70;
                4810.32; 4810.39; 4810.92) from China and Indonesia.

United States   Initiation on 21 October 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of WTO document                            Provisional and definitive duties
                sodium and potassium phosphate salts (HS 2835.24.00; 2835.31; 2835.39.10) G/ADP/N/202/USA,                        imposed on 16 March 2010 and
                from China                                                                22 September 2010                       22 July 2010 respectively

United States   Initiation on 23 October 2009 of countervailing investigation on imports of WTO document                          Provisional and definitive duties
                sodium and potassium phosphate salts (HS 2835.24.00; 2835.31; 2835.39.10) G/SCM/N/212/USA,                        imposed on 8 March 2010 and
                from China                                                                  16 September 2010                     22 July 2010 respectively

United States   Initiation on 27 October 2009 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of           WTO document             Provisional and definitive duties
                seamless refined cooper pipe and tube (HS 7407.10.15; 7411.10.10;                   G/ADP/N/209/USA, 7 April imposed on 12 May 2010 and
                7419.99.50; 8415.90.80) from China and Mexico                                       2011                     22 November 2010 respectively


United States   Termination on 5 November 2009 of countervailing duties on imports of ni-           Permanent Delegation of the
                resist piston inserts (HS 8409.99.91) from Argentina and Korea, Rep. of             USA to the WTO (20
                (investigation initiated on 23 February 2009, and duty imposed on                   October 2010) and WTO
                6 July 2009)                                                                        document
                                                                                                    G/SCM/N/203/USA,
                                                                                                    18 March 2010
United States   Termination on 16 November 2009 (without measure) of anti-dumping                   WTO document
                investigation on imports of certain standard steel fasteners (HS 7318.15;           G/ADP/N/195/USA,
                7318.16) from China and Chinese, Taipei (initiated on 22 October 2009)              18 March 2010

United States   Termination on 16 November 2009 (without measure) of countervailing                 WTO document
                investigation on imports of certain standard steel fasteners (HS 7318.15;           G/SCM/N/203/USA,
                7318.16) from China (initiated on 22 October 2009)                                  18 March 2010

                                                                              2010
United States   Initiation on 27 January 2010 of countervailing investigation on imports of         WTO document                Provisional and definitive duties
                steel drill pipe, and steel drill collars, whether or not conforming to American    G/SCM/N/219/USA,            imposed on 11 June 2010 and 3
                Petroleum Institute (API) or non-API specifications, whether finished or            28 March 2011 and           March 2011 respectively
                unfinished (including green tubes suitable for drill pipe), without regard to the   Permanent Delegation of the
                specific chemistry of the steel, and without regard to length or outer diameter     United States to the WTO
                (HS 7304.22.00; 7304.23.30; 7304.23.60; 7304.39.00; 7304.49.00;                     (11 May 2011)
                7304.59.80; 8431.43.40; 8431.43.80) from China

United States   Initiation on 28 January 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of           WTO document              Provisional and definitive duties
                steel drill pipe, and steel drill collars, whether or not conforming to American    G/ADP/N/209/USA, 7 April imposed on 11 June 2010 and 3
                Petroleum Institute (API) or non-API specifications, whether finished or            2011 and Permanent        March 2011 respectively
                unfinished (including green tubes suitable for drill pipe), without regard to the   Delegation of the United
                specific chemistry of the steel, and without regard to length or outer diameter     States to the WTO (11 May
                (HS 7304.22.00; 7304.23.30; 7304.23.60; 7304.39.00; 7304.49.00;                     2011)
                7304.59.80; 8431.43.40; 8431.43.80) from China

United States   Initiation on 27 April 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of             WTO document                  Provisional duty imposed on 12
                certain aluminium extrusions which are shapes and forms produced via an             G/ADP/N/202/USA,              November 2010. Final
                extrusion process of aluminium alloys (HS 7604.21.00; 7604.29.10;                   22 September 2010.            affirmative AD determination
                7604.29.30; 7604.29.50; 7608.20.00; 7610.10; 7610.90; 7615.19; 7615.20;             (US International Trade       issued on 4 April 2011. Final
                7616.99) from China                                                                 Commission– Investigation     injury determination due
                                                                                                    No 731-TA-1177                12 May 2011
                                                                                                    (31 March 2010))

United States   Initiation on 27 April 2010 of countervailing investigation on imports of           WTO document                  Provisional duty imposed on 7
                certain aluminium extrusions which are shapes and forms produced via an             G/SCM/N/219/USA,              September 2010. Final
                extrusion process of aluminium alloys (HS 7604.21.00; 7604.29.10;                   28 March 2011 and             affirmative CVD determination
                7604.29.30; 7604.29.50; 7608.20.00; 7610.10; 7610.90; 7615.19; 7615.20;             Permanent Delegation of the   issued on 4 April 2011. Final
                7616.99) from China                                                                 United States to the WTO      injury determination due
                                                                                                    (11 May 2011)                 12 May 2011




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United States   Termination on 2 July 2010 (no participation by domestic parties in            WTO document
                SNR) of anti dumping duties on imports of greige polyester cotton print-       G/ADP/N/209/USA, 7 April
                cloth (HS 5210.11) from China (imposed on 16 September 1983)                   2011

United States   Termination on 21 July 2010 of anti dumping duties on imports of               WTO document
                sorbitol (HS 2905.44) from France (imposed on 9 April 1982)                    G/ADP/N/209/USA, 7 April
                                                                                               2011
United States   Termination on 30 July 2010 of countervailing duties on imports of welded-     WTO document
                wire rack decking produced from carbon or alloy steel wire that has been       G/SCM/N/203/USA,
                welded into a mesh pattern (HS 7217.10.10; 7217.10.20; 7217.10.30;             18 March 2010 and
                7217.10.40; 7217.10.50; 7217.10.60; 7217.10.70; 7217.10.80; 7217.10.90;        Permanent Delegation of the
                7217.20.15; 7217.20.30; 7217.20.45; 7217.20.60; 7217.20.75; 7326.20.00;        United States to the WTO
                7326.90.10; 7326.90.25; 7326.90.35; 7326.90.45; 7326.90.60; 7326.90.85;        (20 October 2010)
                9403.20.00; 9403.90.80) from China (imposed on 9 November 2009)


United States   Termination on 30 July 2010 (without measure) of anti-dumping                  WTO document
                investigation on imports of welded-wire rack decking produced from carbon      G/ADP/N/188/USA,
                or alloy steel wire that has been welded into a mesh pattern (HS 7217.10.10;   18 September 2009 and
                7217.10.20; 7217.10.30; 7217.10.40; 7217.10.50; 7217.10.60; 7217.10.70;        Permanent Delegation of the
                7217.10.80; 7217.10.90; 7217.20.15; 7217.20.30; 7217.20.45; 7217.20.60;        United States to the WTO
                7217.20.75; 7326.20.00; 7326.90.10; 7326.90.25; 7326.90.35; 7326.90.45;        (20 October 2010)
                7326.90.60; 7326.90.85; 9403.20.00; 9403.90.80) from China (initiated on
                2 July 2009)

United States   Termination on 30 July 2010 (no interest by domestic parties) of anti          WTO document
                dumping duties on imports of natural bristle paint brushes and brush           G/ADP/N/209/USA, 7 April
                heads (HS 9603.40) from China (imposed on 14 February 1986)                    2011

United States   Termination on 24 August 2010 (no participation by domestic parties in         WTO document
                SNR) of anti dumping duties on imports of polychloroprene rubber (HS           G/ADP/N/209/USA, 7 April
                4002.41; 4002.49; 4003.00) from Japan (imposed on 6 December 1973)             2011

United States   Termination on 5 November 2010 (no participation by domestic parties in        WTO document
                SNR) of anti dumping duties on imports of stainless steel butt-weld pipe       G/ADP/N/209/USA, 7 April
                fittings (HS7307.23) from Chinese Taipei (imposed on 16 June 1993); Japan      2011
                (imposed on 25 March 1988); and Korea, Rep. of (imposed on 23 February
                1993)
United States   Termination on 15 November 2010 (no participation by domestic parties in       WTO document
                SNR) of anti dumping duties on imports of non-frozen apple juice concentrate   G/ADP/N/209/USA, 7 April
                (HS 2009.70; 2009.79; 2106.90) from China (imposed on 5 June 2000)             2011

United States   Initiation on 18 November 2010 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of     WTO document
                multilayered wood flooring, composed of an assembly of two or more layers      G/ADP/N/209/USA, 7 April
                or plies of wood veneers in combination with a core (HS 4409.10.05;            2011
                4409.10.20; 4409.29.05; 4409.29.25; 4412.31.05; 4412.31.25; 4412.31.31;
                4412.31.40; 4412.31.51; 4412.31.60; 4412.31.91; 4412.32.05; 4412.32.25;
                4412.32.31; 4412.32.56; 4412.39.10; 4412.39.30; 4412.39.40; 4412.39.50;
                4412.94.10; 4412.94.31; 4412.94.41; 4412.94.51; 4412.94.60; 4412.94.70;
                4412.94.80; 4412.94.90; 4412.94.95; 4412.99.06; 4412.99.10; 4412.99.31;
                4412.99.41; 4412.99.51; 4412.99.57; 4412.99.60; 4412.99.70; 4412.99.80;
                4412.99.90; 4412.99.95; 4418.71.10; 4418.71.20; 4418.71.90; 4418.72.20;
                4418.72.95; 4418.79.00; 4418.90.46) from China


United States   Initiation on 18 November 2010 of countervailing investigation on imports of   WTO document                  Preliminary affirmative CVD
                multilayered wood flooring, composed of an assembly of two or more layers      G/SCM/N/219/USA, 28           determination issued 6 April
                or plies of wood veneers in combination with a core (HS 4409.10.05;            March 2011 and                2011
                4409.10.20; 4409.29.05; 4409.29.25; 4412.31.05; 4412.31.25; 4412.31.31;        Investigation No. 731-TA-
                4412.31.40; 4412.31.51; 4412.31.60; 4412.31.91; 4412.32.05; 4412.32.25;        1179 United States
                4412.32.31; 4412.32.56; 4412.39.10; 4412.39.30; 4412.39.40; 4412.39.50;        International Trade
                4412.94.10; 4412.94.31; 4412.94.41; 4412.94.51; 4412.94.60; 4412.94.70;        Commission
                4412.94.80; 4412.94.90; 4412.94.95; 4412.99.06; 4412.99.10; 4412.99.31;
                4412.99.41; 4412.99.51; 4412.99.57; 4412.99.60; 4412.99.70; 4412.99.80;
                4412.99.90; 4412.99.95; 4418.71.10; 4418.71.20; 4418.71.90; 4418.72.20;
                4418.72.95; 4418.79.00; 4418.90.46) from China




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United States   Termination on 5 December 2010 (no participation by domestic parties in         Permanent Delegation of the
                SNR) of anti dumping duties on imports of sparklers (HS 3604.10.10;             United States to the WTO
                3604.10.90) from China (imposed on 18 June 1991)                                (11 May 2011)

United States   Termination on 22 December 2010 (no participation by domestic parties in        WTO document
                SNR) of anti dumping duties on imports of superalloy degassed chromium          G/ADP/N/209/USA, 7 April
                (HS 8112.21) from Japan (imposed on 22 December 2005)                           2011

United States   Termination on 29 December 2010 of countervailing duties on imports of top- WTO document
                of-the-stove stainless steel cooking ware (HS 7323.93; 9604.00) from Korea, G/SCM/N/219/USA, 28
                Rep. of (imposed on 20 January 1987)                                        March 2011

United States   Termination on 29 December 2010 (no participation by domestic parties in        WTO document
                SNR) of anti dumping duties on imports of top-of-the-stove stainless steel      G/ADP/N/209/USA, 7 April
                cooking ware (HS 7323.93) from Korea, Rep. of (imposed on 20 January            2011
                1987)
United States   Termination on 29 December 2010 (no participation by domestic parties in        WTO document
                SNR) of anti dumping duties on imports of porcelain-on-steel cooking ware,      G/ADP/N/209/USA, 7 April
                top of the stove (HS 7323.94) from Chinese Taipei (imposed on 2 December        2011
                1986)
                                                                          2011
United States   Termination on 23 January 2011 (no participation by domestic parties in         Permanent Delegation of the
                SNR) of anti dumping duties on imports of forged stainless steel flanges (HS    United States to the WTO
                7307.21.10; 7307.21.50) from India and Chinese Taipei (imposed on 9             (11 May 2011)
                February 1994)
United States   Termination on 3 February 2011 (no participation by domestic parties in         Permanent Delegation of the
                SNR) of anti dumping duties on imports of granular polytetrafluoroethylene      United States to the WTO
                resin (HS 3904.61) from Japan (imposed on 24 August 1988)                       (11 May 2011)

United States   Termination on 10 March 2011 of anti-dumping duties on imports of               WTO document
                magnesium metal (HS 8104.11; 8104.19; 8104.30; 8104.90) from the                G/ADP/N/202/USA, 22
                Russian Federation (imposed on 15 April 2005)                                   September 2010) and
                                                                                                Permanent Delegation of the
                                                                                                United States to the WTO
                                                                                                (11 May 2011)

United States   Initiation on 19 April 2011 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of    Permanent Delegation of the
                bottom mount combination refrigerator-freezers (HS 8418.10.00; 8418.21.00; United States to the WTO
                8418.99.40; 8418.99.80) from Korea, Rep. of and Mexico                     (11 May 2011)

United States   Initiation on 19 April 2011 of countervailing investigation on imports of  Permanent Delegation of the
                bottom mount combination refrigerator-freezers (HS 8418.10.00; 8418.21.00; United States to the WTO
                8418.99.40; 8418.99.80) from Korea, Rep. of                                (11 May 2011)

United States   Initiation on 19 April 2011 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of steel   Permanent Delegation of the
                wheels with a wheel diameter of 18 to 24.5 inches (HS 8708.70.05;               United States to the WTO
                8708.70.25; 8708.70.45; 8708.70.60) from China                                  (11 May 2011)

United States   Initiation on 19 April 2011 of countervailing investigation on imports of steel Permanent Delegation of the
                wheels with a wheel diameter of 18 to 24.5 inches (HS 8708.70.05;               United States to the WTO
                8708.70.25; 8708.70.45; 8708.70.60) from China                                  (11 May 2011)

United States   Initiation on 20 April 2011 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         Permanent Delegation of the
                certain steel nails having a shaft length up to 12 inches (HS 7317.00.55;       United States to the WTO
                7317.00.65; 7317.00.75) from the United Arab Emirates                           (11 May 2011)

United States   Initiation on 20 April 2011 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         Permanent Delegation of the
                galvanized steel wire (HS 7217.20.30; 7217.20.45; 7229.20.00; 7229.90.50)       United States to the WTO
                from China and Mexico                                                           (11 May 2011)

United States   Initiation on 20 April 2011 of countervailing investigation on imports of       Permanent Delegation of the
                galvanized steel wire (HS 7217.20.30; 7217.20.45; 7229.20.00; 7229.90.50)       United States to the WTO
                from China                                                                      (11 May 2011)

United States   Initiation on 20 April 2011 of anti-dumping investigation on imports of         Permanent Delegation of the
                certain stilbenic optical brightening agents (HS 2921.59.40; 2921.59.80;        United States to the WTO
                2933.69.60; 3204.20.80) from China and Chinese Taipei                           (11 May 2011)




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Other trade measures
                                                                         2009
United States    Omnibus Appropriations Act 2009 (H.R. 1105) which cancels funding for a   Permanent Delegation of the The funding prohibition was not
                 test programme by the US Department of Transportation which allowed cross United States to the WTO    included in the subsequent
                 border trucking services with Mexico                                      (11 March 2009)             funding bill passed by Congress

United States    Updated Implementing Guidance for ARRA which provides information                    Interim Final Guidance, 74   Amendments of Interim Final
                 relevant to US States, other sub-federal entities, and other entities subject to     (Federal Register No. 18449) Guidance, 75 (Federal Register
                 US obligations under international agreements, on the application of the "Buy        of 23 April 2009 and         No. 14323) of 25 March 2010
                 American" requirement. Both regulations require, in procurement covered by           Permanent Delegation of the
                 an international agreement, that the "Buy American" requirement not be               United States to the WTO
                 applied with respect to iron, steel, and manufactured goods of GPA and other         (11 May 2011)
                 trade agreements Parties

United States    Imposition of import tariffs (10%) on softwood lumber from four Canadian             Federal Register/ Vol. 74,    Suspension of the duty on
                 Provinces, as a result of an international arbitration tribunal, in the context of   No. 68 of 10 April 2009 –     1 September 2010
                 the bilateral Softwood Lumber Agreement                                              [Docket No. USTR-2009-
                                                                                                      0011] (15 April 2009)


United States    Allocations for dairy export incentive programme (reintroduction of export           USDA Release No. 0178.09
                 subsidies, which were not used since 2003), for skimmed milk powder;                 (FAS PR 0081-09)
                 cheese; and butter                                                                   (22 May 2009)
United States    Dairy Export Incentive Programme: extension of dairy subsidies for another           Permanent Delegation of the Effective 1 July 2009
                 year                                                                                 United States to the WTO
                                                                                                      (6 July 2009)
                                                                                2010
United States    U.S.-Canada Agreement on Government Procurement. The agreement has                   Permanent Delegation of the Effective 16 February 2010
                 two elements. First, it includes permanent and reciprocal commitments under          United States to the WTO
                 the WTO Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) with respect to                       (11 May 2011)
                 provincial, territorial and state procurement. In addition, the agreement
                 provides for additional, reciprocal guarantees of access on a temporary basis.
                 Canada is providing US suppliers with access to construction procurement of
                 a number of provincial and territorial entities (not covered by the GPA) and
                 municipal entities. The United States is providing Canadian suppliers with
                 access to state and local public works projects in seven programmes funded
                 by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). The
                 United States is also offering access to the seven ARRA programmes to the
                 other GPA parties, based on the negotiation of mutually acceptable
                 commitments


United States    Establishment of an additional in-quota (181,437 metric tonnes raw value    Permanent Delegation of the Effective 11 May 2010
                 MTRV) quantity of the fiscal year 2010 tariff-rate quota (TRQ) for imported United States to the WTO
                 raw cane sugar (HS 1701) for the remainder of fiscal year 2010              (31 May 2010)
                 (30 September 2010) for 27 countries. This quantity is in addition to the
                 minimum amount to which the US is committed pursuant the Uruguay Round
                 Agreements (1,117,195 MTRV)

United States    US Manufacturing Enhancement Act of 2010 "Miscellaneous Tariff Bill"                 Permanent Delegation of the
                 extending until 31 December 2012 temporary suspensions of import tariffs on          United States to the WTO
                 certain products such as raw materials, chemicals, yarns, and items not              (20 October 2010)
                 manufactured locally
United States    Extension of the dairy incentive programme for the period July 2010                  Permanent Delegation of the
                 to June 2011                                                                         United States to the WTO
                                                                                                      (20 October 2010)

United States    Final Rule on the Recovery Act Buy-American Requirements (Federal                    Permanent Delegation of the
                 Acquisition Regulation, replacing an interim Rule), establishing that iron and       United States to the WTO
                 steel construction materials are exempt from this provision, only when those         (11 Max 2011) and Federal
                 materials do not consist wholly or predominantly of iron and steel                   Register No. 53153 of 30
                                                                                                      August 2010




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United States   US Manufacturing Enhancement Act of 2010 "Miscellaneous Tariff Bill"            Permanent Delegation of the
                extending until 31 December 2012 temporary suspensions of import tariffs on United States to the WTO
                certain products used by manufacturers, i.e. raw materials, chemicals, yarns,   (11 May 2011)
                and items not manufactured domestically (items in HS Chapters 16; 20; 21;
                28; 29; 30; 31; 32; 33; 34; 42; 44; 55; 62; 63; 64; 69; 71; 84; 85; 87; 90; 92)


                                                                            2011
United States   Special tax (2%) on foreign persons who receive a specified federal           Permanent Delegation of the
                procurement payment, if the goods or services provided to the US              United States to the WTO
                Government are manufactured or provided in any country that is not party to   (11 May 2011)
                an international procurement agreement with the United States




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