IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

Supranational

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 04 Nov 2014 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 4 December 2014, the Central American Common Market (CACM) via Resolución No. 357-2014 (COMIECO-LXX) announced the elimination of the tariff on imports of : 1) boards, sheets, panels, tiles and similar articles not ornamented faced or reinforced with paper or paperboard only (HS 6809.11.00); and 2) certain mountings, fittings and similar articles suitable for buildings (HS 8302.41.11). 
The members of the Central American Common Market (CACM) set different implementation dates in terms of this Resolution. Specifically,the implementation dates by CACM's members (in terms of Resolución No. 357-2014 COMIECO-LXX) are as follows:

  • El Salvador: 16 December 2014,
  • Guatemala: 31 December 2014,
  • Nicaragua: 20 March 2015,
  • Costa Rica: 22 May 2015,
  • Panama: Panama was given a wavier on this measure,
  • Honduras: No official information are made available.

 The latter two countries were thus excluded from the list of implementing jurisdictions.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

375 Articles of concrete, cement & plaster
6809 Articles of plaster or of compositions based on plaster.
680911 Faced or reinforced with paper or paperboard only
680919 Other
429 Other fabricated metal products
8302 Base metal mountings, fittings and similar articles suitable for furniture, doors, staircases, windows, blinds, coachwork, saddlery, trunks, chests, caskets or the like; base metal hatracks, hatpegs, brackets and similar fixtures; castors with mountings
830210 Hinges
830241 Suitable for buildings
830242 Other, suitable for furniture
830250 Hatracks, hatpegs, brackets and similar fixtures

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