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China: China Announces a New Round of Tariff Exclusions

On February 18, 2020, China announced a new round of tariff exclusions for U.S. agricultural commodities impacted by the retaliatory Section 301-tariffs levied by China.
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.
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Japan: Exporter Guide

Japan is the fourth largest market for U.S. exporters of food and agricultural products.
On August 15, 2019, China's National Health Commission, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, and the State Administration for Market Regulation jointly released....
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Japan: Food Service - Hotel Restaurant Institutional

Following seven consecutive years of growth, Japan’s hotel, restaurant, and institutional (HRI) food service industry achieved record sales of ¥33.1 trillion ($299.8 billion) in 2018.
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.
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...
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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.
On June 24, 2019, President Putin signed decree No. 293 extending Russia’s ban on the import of agricultural products from the countries that applied economic sanctions against Russia....
In the past two years, the Cambodian government has adjusted import duties and special consumption taxes on alcoholic beverages and on several agricultural and food products.
On May 13, 2019, the People’s Republic of China’s Ministry of Finance (MOF), State Council Tariff Commission (SCTC) announced that supplementary import tariffs levied on certain U.S. products....
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Tunisia: Import Financing Restored for Consumer Products

Effective December 21, 2018, Tunisia repealed its ban on import financing for select imported consumer goods it deemed as “non-essential,” which earlier came into effect October 27, 2017....