On December 22, 2022, the Department of Agriculture (DA) issued Memorandum Order 77 (MO 77) for the department to take action to stabilize sugar prices and evaluate the importation of 65,050 metric tons (MT) of refined sugar through the Minimum...
On December 14, 2021, the World Trade Organization (WTO) released its findings from the dispute panel initiated in August 2019 against India’s trade distorting sugar subsidies. The WTO report found that India’s subsidies violated its obligations under the multilateral agreement.
This report is one in a series of product briefs highlighting the tariff benefits for specific commodities and products from Year 3 (2021) to Year 5 (2023) of the agreement.
On February 6, 2020, the State Council Tariff Commission announced that China would cut in half the additional tariffs for certain commodities from the United States on February 14, 2020.
On December 24, 2018, Korea issued an updated list of adjustment tariffs and voluntary tariff rate quotas (TRQs) for certain agricultural, forestry and fishery products....
On August 28, China’s State Council Customs Tariff Commission (SCCTC) announced that China will administer a second round of tariff exclusions for certain imports originating from the United States...
Attaché Report (GAIN)

China: China Announces Increases to Additional Tariffs

On August 23, 2019, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF), State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced new tariffs on certain U.S. products, valued at $75 billion USD.
A tax on sugary beverages that went into effect in April 2018 is straining the South African sugar industry. Adding to the pressure, in February 2019, the Minister of Finance announced a 5 percent....
The Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) agreement entered into force on December 30, 2018, and a free trade agreement between Japan and the European Union....
Attaché Report (GAIN)

Australia: Biofuels Annual

Australia’s biofuels industry situation has not experienced any drastic changes and essentially remains the same as last year.
On September 18, 2018, China’s State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced that it would start enforcing additional import tariffs on U.S. products exported to China....
The Secretariat of Economy (SE) on August 15, 2018, announced in the Diario Oficial (Federal Register) a maximum sugar quota of 750,876.85 metric tons on a raw value basis for export....