Export Levy

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Export Levy

A tax that a country imposes on its exports, which makes them more expensive. Export levies may encourage domestic consumption of domestically produced goods. They are less rare than import tariffs. See also: Import substitution industrialization.
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Stressing that Russia has no customs facilitation agreement with countries outside the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), he said the only way to use low export tariffs to Russia is sending the commodities to intermediate countries such as Armenia, Kazakhstan and the Republic of Azerbaijan.
He said electricity export tariffs are almost the same as for domestic consumers.
The new traiff for Ukarine, was approved by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev after he formally signed the decree to allow a $100 discount on the gas export tariffs in case the price for 1,000 cubic meters of gas supplies to Ukraine is $333.
These could include reducing the number of producers to just six groups, making it easier for the government to control the industry, and replacing export tariffs with resource taxes on production.
When log export tariffs of 25% were implemented for softwood logs, all major trading partners reduced their reliance on Russian logs and diversified their log supply sources fairly swiftly.
What they never tell us is that 70 million jobs in the rest of the EU depend on trade with Britain so export tariffs are out of the question on both sides.
A lack of coordination in agriculture policies with ad hoc import or export tariffs, or bans on seasonal surplus or shortages continues to inhibit the potential that exists for southern African countries to achieve the integration and collaboration required to raise the international expectation of the region s agriculture sectors.
The Government of China has set new export tariffs for fertilizer products which took effect on 1 January 2014, the country's Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced in an official statement on Monday 16 December.
Meanwhile, China's 2013 export tariff policy has lowered low-season export tariffs for urea and ammonium phosphate, while export benchmark prices have been raised.
Adding to Argentine farmers' problems, government meddling in the form of export quotas, export tariffs of up to 35 percent for soybeans, and foreign exchange restrictions make planters' lives difficult, Pelegrina said.
Markets drew a little comfort from official Russian comments on Wednesday that the country saw no grounds to ban grain exports this year but did not rule out protective export tariffs after the end of the 2012 calendar year.
The Kazakh government has reviewed most EPSAs signed with IOCs since the early 1990s (see gmt4KazE&P-July23-12), and has restored oil export tariffs as it seeks to plug short-falls in the national budget.