IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

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: 05 Jan 2015 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

According to numerous and consistent press reports, on 5 January 2015 the government of Ecuador introduced a temporary duty of 7 percent for imports originating from Peru and of 21 percent for imports originating from Colombia. This measure is announced as a tool for protecting Ecuador's dollarized economy against the devaluation of the Peruvian and Colombian currencies.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

110 Coal & peat
2701 Coal; briquettes, ovoids and similar solid fuels manufactured from coal.
270111 Anthracite
153 Sands, pebbles, gravel, natural bitumen & asphalt
2714 Bitumen and asphalt, natural; bituminous or oil shale and tar sands; asphaltites and asphaltic rocks.
271490 Other
171 Electrical energy
2716 Electrical energy. (optional heading)
271600 Electrical energy. (optional heading)
211 Meat & meat products
2301 Flours, meals and pellets, of meat or meat offal, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates, unfit for human consumption; greaves.
230110 Flours, meals and pellets, of meat or meat offal; greaves
212 Prepared & preserved fish, crustaceans, molluscs
2301 Flours, meals and pellets, of meat or meat offal, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates, unfit for human consumption; greaves.
230120 Flours, meals and pellets, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates
219 Oil-cake; flours & meals of oil seeds; vegetable waxes; etc.
2304 Oilcake and other solid residues, whether or not ground or in the form of pellets, resulting from the extraction of soyabean oil.
230400 Oilcake and other solid residues, whether or not ground or in the form of pellets, resulting from the extraction of soyabean oil.
233 Preparations used in animal feeding; lucerne meal & pellets
2309 Preparations of a kind used in animal feeding.
230910 Dog or cat food, put up for retail sale
230990 Other
282 Wearing apparel, except fur apparel
3926 Other articles of plastics and articles of other materials of headings 39.01 to 39.14.
392620 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories (including gloves, mittens and mitts)
321 Pulp, paper & paperboard
4801 Newsprint, in rolls or sheets.
480100 Newsprint, in rolls or sheets.
4802 Uncoated paper and paperboard, of a kind used for writing, printing or other graphic purposes, and non perforated punch cards and punch tape paper, in rolls or rectangular (including square) sheets, of any size, other than paper of heading 48.01 or 48.03
480255 Weighing 40 g/m² or more but not more than 150 g/m², in rolls
480256 Weighing 40 g/m² or more but not more than 150 g/m², in sheets with one side not exceeding 435 mm and the other side not exceeding 297 mm in the unfolded state
480257 Other, weighing 40 g/m² or more but not more than 150 g/m²
4803 Toilet or facial tissue stock, towel or napkin stock and similar paper of a kind used for household or sanitary purposes, cellulose wadding and webs of cellulose fibres, whether or not creped, crinkled, embossed, perforated, surfacecoloured, surface dec
480300 Toilet or facial tissue stock, towel or napkin stock and similar paper of a kind used for household or sanitary purposes, cellulose wadding and webs of cellulose fibres, whether or not creped, crinkled, embossed, perforated, surfacecoloured, surface dec
4804 Uncoated kraft paper and paperboard, in rolls or sheets, other than that of heading 48.02 or 48.03.
480411 Unbleached
480421 Unbleached
480431 Unbleached
4805 Other uncoated paper and paperboard, in rolls or sheets, not further worked or processed than as specified in Note 3 to this Chapter.
480511 Semichemical fluting paper
480524 Weighing 150 g/m² or less
480525 Weighing more than 150 g/m²
4809 Carbon paper, selfcopy paper and other copying or transfer papers (including coated or impregnated paper for duplicator stencils or offset plates), whether or not printed, in rolls or sheets.
480920 Selfcopy paper
4810 Paper and paperboard, coated on one or both sides with kaolin (China clay) or other inorganic substances, with or without a binder, and with no other coating, whether or not surface coloured, surfacedecorated or printed, in rolls or rectangular (includi
481013 In rolls
481019 Other
481022 Lightweight coated paper
481092 Multiply
4811 Paper, paperboard, cellulose wadding and webs of cellulose fibres, coated, impregnated, covered, surfacecoloured, surface decorated or printed, in rolls or rectangular (including square) sheets, of any size, other than goods of the kind described in hea
481141 Selfadhesive
481151 Bleached, weighing more than 150 g/m²
481159 Other
4818 Toilet paper and similar paper, cellulose wadding or webs of cellulose fibres, of a kind used for household or sanitary purposes, in rolls of a width not exceeding 36 cm, or cut to size or shape; handkerchiefs, cleansing tissues, towels, tablecloths, serv
481810 Toilet paper
481820 Handkerchiefs, cleansing or facial tissues and towels
4819 Cartons, boxes, cases, bags and other packing containers, of paper, paperboard, cellulose wadding or webs of cellulose fibres; box files, letter trays, and similar articles, of paper or paperboard of a kind used in offices, shops or the like.
481920 Folding cartons, boxes and cases, of noncorrugated paper or paperboard
481930 Sacks and bags, having a base of a width of 40 cm or more
481940 Other sacks and bags, including cones
4821 Paper or paperboard labels of all kinds, whether or not printed.
482110 Printed
4823 Other paper, paperboard, cellulose wadding and webs of cellulose fibres, cut to size or shape; other articles of paper pulp, paper, paperboard, cellulose wadding or webs of cellulose fibres.
482370 Moulded or pressed articles of paper pulp
327 Registers, notebooks, diaries & similar articles
4820 Registers, account books, note books, order books, receipt books, letter pads, memorandum pads, diaries and similar articles, exercise books, blottingpads, binders (looseleaf or other), folders, file covers, manifold business forms, interleaved carbon s
482010 Registers, account books, note books, order books, receipt books, letter pads, memorandum pads, diaries and similar articles
482020 Exercise books
333 Petroleum oils & oils of bituminous materials, other than crude
2710 Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, other than crude; preparations not elsewhere specified or included, containing by weight 70 % or more of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals, these oils being the basic con
271012 Light oils and preparations
271019 Other
334 Petroleum gases & other gaseous hydrocarbons, except natural gas
2711 Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons.
271112 Propane
271113 Butanes
335 Petroleum jelly, coke or bitumen; paraffin wax & similar products
2712 Petroleum jelly; paraffin wax, microcrystalline petroleum wax, slack wax, ozokerite, lignite wax, peat wax, other mineral waxes, and similar products obtained by synthesis or by other processes, whether or not coloured.
271220 Paraffin wax containing by weight less than 0.75 % of oil
271290 Other
2713 Petroleum coke, petroleum bitumen and other residues of petroleum oils or of oils obtained from bituminous minerals.
271311 Not calcined
344 Activated natural mineral products incl. acids, oils and tar
3802 Activated carbon; activated natural mineral products; animal black, including spent animal black.
380290 Other
345 Miscellaneous basic chemical products
2707 Oils and other products of the distillation of high temperature coal tar; similar products in which the weight of the aromatic constituents exceeds that of the nonaromatic constituents.
270750 Other aromatic hydrocarbon mixtures of which 65 % or more by volume (including losses) distils at 250 ?C by the ASTM D 86 method
346 Fertilizers & pesticides
3808 Insecticides, rodenticides, fungicides, herbicides, antisprouting products and plantgrowth regulators, disinfectants and similar products, put up in forms or packings for retail sale or as preparations or articles (for example, sulphurtreated bands, wi
380891 Insecticides
380892 Fungicides
380893 Herbicides, antisprouting products and plantgrowth regulators
380894 Disinfectants
347 Plastics in primary forms
3901 Polymers of ethylene, in primary forms.
390110 Polyethylene having a specific gravity of less than 0.94
390120 Polyethylene having a specific gravity of 0.94 or more
390130 Ethylenevinyl acetate copolymers
390190 Other
3902 Polymers of propylene or of other olefins, in primary forms.
390210 Polypropylene
390230 Propylene copolymers
3903 Polymers of styrene, in primary forms.
390311 Expansible
390319 Other
390390 Other
3904 Polymers of vinyl chloride or of other halogenated olefins, in primary forms.
390410 Poly(vinyl chloride), not mixed with any other substances
390421 Nonplasticised
390422 Plasticised
390469 Other
3905 Polymers of vinyl acetate or of other vinyl esters, in primary forms; other vinyl polymers in primary forms.
390529 Other
390530 Poly(vinyl alcohol), whether or not containing unhydrolysed acetate groups
3906 Acrylic polymers in primary forms.
390690 Other
3907 Polyacetals, other polyethers and epoxide resins, in primary forms; polycarbonates, alkyd resins, polyallyl esters and other polyesters, in primary forms.
390720 Other polyethers
390730 Epoxide resins
390760 Poly(ethylene terephthalate)
390791 Unsaturated
390799 Other
3908 Polyamides in primary forms.
390810 Polyamide6, 11, 12, 6,6, 6,9, 6,10 or 6,12
3909 Aminoresins, phenolic resins and polyurethanes, in primary forms.
390940 Phenolic resins
390950 Polyurethanes
3910 Silicones in primary forms.
391000 Silicones in primary forms.
3911 Petroleum resins, coumaroneindene resins, polyterpenes, polysulphides, polysulphones and other products specified in Note 3 to this Chapter, not elsewhere specified or included, in primary forms.
391190 Other
3912 Cellulose and its chemical derivatives, not elsewhere specified or included, in primary forms.
391231 Carboxymethylcellulose and its salts
391239 Other
3913 Natural polymers (for example, alginic acid) and modified natural polymers (for example, hardened proteins, chemical derivatives of natural rubber), not elsewhere specified or included, in primary forms.
391390 Other
352 Pharmaceutical products
3001 Glands and other organs for organotherapeutic uses, dried, whether or not powdered; extracts of glands or other organs or of their secretions for organotherapeutic uses; heparin and its salts; other human or animal substances prepared for therapeutic or
300190 Other
3002 Human blood; animal blood prepared for therapeutic, prophylactic or diagnostic uses; antisera, other blood fractions and immunological products, whether or not modified or obtained by means of biotechnological processes; vaccines, toxins, cultures of micr
300210 Antisera, other blood fractions and immunological products, whether or not modified or obtained by means of biotechnological processes
300220 Vaccines for human medicine
300230 Vaccines for veterinary medicine
300290 Other
3004 Medicaments (excluding goods of heading 30.02, 30.05 or 30.06) consisting of mixed or unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses (including those in the form of transdermal administration systems) or in forms or packin
300410 Containing penicillins or derivatives thereof, with a penicillanic acid structure, or streptomycins or their derivatives
300420 Containing other antibiotics
300431 Containing insulin
300432 Containing corticosteroid hormones, their derivatives or structural analogues
300439 Other
300440 Containing alkaloids or derivatives thereof but not containing hormones, other products of heading 29.37 or antibiotics
300450 Other medicaments containing vitamins or other products of heading 29.36
300490 Other
3005 Wadding, gauze, bandages and similar articles (for example, dressings, adhesive plasters, poultices), impregnated or coated with pharmaceutical substances or put up in forms or packings for retail sale for medical, surgical, dental or veterinary purposes.
300510 Adhesive dressings and other articles having an adhesive layer
300590 Other
3006 Pharmaceutical goods specified in Note 4 to this Chapter.
300610 Sterile surgical catgut, similar sterile suture materials (including sterile absorbable surgical or dental yarns) and sterile tissue adhesives for surgical wound closure; sterile laminaria and sterile laminaria tents; sterile absorbable surgical or dent
300630 Opacifying preparations for Xray examinations; diagnostic reagents designed to be administered to the patient
300640 Dental cements and other dental fillings; bone reconstruction cements
300660 Chemical contraceptive preparations based on hormones, on other products of heading 29.37 or on spermicides
354 Chemical products n.e.c.
3809 Finishing agents, dye carriers to accelerate the dyeing or fixing of dyestuffs and other products and preparations (for example, dressings and mordants), of a kind used in the textile, paper, leather or like industries, not elsewhere specified or included
380991 Of a kind used in the textile or like industries
380992 Of a kind used in the paper or like industries
3811 Antiknock preparations, oxidation inhibitors, gum inhibitors, viscosity improvers, anticorrosive preparations and other prepared additives, for mineral oils (including gasoline) or for other liquids used for the same purposes as mineral oils.
381121 Containing petroleum oils or oils obtained from bituminous minerals
381190 Other
3812 Prepared rubber accelerators; compound plasticisers for rubber or plastics, not elsewhere specified or included; antioxidising preparations and other compound stabilisers for rubber or plastics.
381230 Antioxidising preparations and other compound stabilisers for rubber or plastics
3815 Reaction initiators, reaction accelerators and catalytic preparations, not elsewhere specified or included.
381590 Other
3817 Mixed alkylbenzenes and mixed alkylnaphthalenes, other than those of heading 27.07 or 29.02.
381700 Mixed alkylbenzenes and mixed alkylnaphthalenes, other than those of heading 27.07 or 29.02.
3819 Hydraulic brake fluids and other prepared liquids for hydraulic transmission, not containing or containing less than 70 % by weight of petroleum oils or oils obtained from bituminous minerals.
381900 Hydraulic brake fluids and other prepared liquids for hydraulic transmission, not containing or containing less than 70 % by weight of petroleum oils or oils obtained from bituminous minerals.
3820 Antifreezing preparations and prepared deicing fluids.
382000 Antifreezing preparations and prepared deicing fluids.
3821 Prepared culture media for the development or maintenance of microorganisms (including viruses and the like) or of plant, human or animal cells.
382100 Prepared culture media for the development or maintenance of microorganisms (including viruses and the like) or of plant, human or animal cells.
3822 Diagnostic or laboratory reagents on a backing, prepared diagnostic or laboratory reagents whether or not on a backing, other than those of heading 30.02 or 30.06; certified reference materials.
382200 Diagnostic or laboratory reagents on a backing, prepared diagnostic or laboratory reagents whether or not on a backing, other than those of heading 30.02 or 30.06; certified reference materials.
3824 Prepared binders for foundry moulds or cores; chemical products and preparations of the chemical or allied industries (including those consisting of mixtures of natural products), not elsewhere specified or included.
382440 Prepared additives for cements, mortars or concretes
382490 Other
363 Semi-manufactures of plastics
3916 Monofilament of which any crosssectional dimension exceeds 1 mm, rods, sticks and profile shapes, whether or not surface worked but not otherwise worked, of plastics.
391620 Of polymers of vinyl chloride
3917 Tubes, pipes and hoses, and fittings therefor (for example, joints, elbows, flanges), of plastics.
391710 Artificial guts (sausage casings) of hardened protein or of cellulosic materials
391732 Other, not reinforced or otherwise combined with other materials, without fittings
391739 Other
391740 Fittings
3920 Other plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastics, noncellular and not reinforced, laminated, supported or similarly combined with other materials.
392010 Of polymers of ethylene
392020 Of polymers of propylene
392030 Of polymers of styrene
392043 Containing by weight not less than 6 % of plasticisers
392049 Other
392061 Of polycarbonates
392091 Of poly(vinyl butyral)
392099 Of other plastics
3921 Other plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastics.
392112 Of polymers of vinyl chloride
392119 Of other plastics
392190 Other
364 Packaging products of plastics
3923 Articles for the conveyance or packing of goods, of plastics; stoppers, lids, caps and other closures, of plastics.
392310 Boxes, cases, crates and similar articles
392321 Of polymers of ethylene
392329 Of other plastics
392330 Carboys, bottles, flasks and similar articles
392350 Stoppers, lids, caps and other closures
392390 Other
369 Other plastics products
3918 Floor coverings of plastics, whether or not selfadhesive, in rolls or in the form of tiles; wall or ceiling coverings of plastics, as defined in Note 9 to this Chapter.
391810 Of polymers of vinyl chloride
391890 Of other plastics
3919 Selfadhesive plates, sheets, film, foil, tape, strip and other flat shapes, of plastics, whether or not in rolls.
391910 In rolls of a width not exceeding 20 cm
391990 Other
3922 Baths, showerbaths, sinks, washbasins, bidets, lavatory pans, seats and covers, flushing cisterns and similar sanitary ware, of plastics.
392210 Baths, showerbaths, sinks and washbasins
392220 Lavatory seats and covers
3924 Tableware, kitchenware, other household articles and hygienic or toilet articles, of plastics.
392410 Tableware and kitchenware
392490 Other
3925 Builders' ware of plastics, not elsewhere specified or included.
392590 Other
3926 Other articles of plastics and articles of other materials of headings 39.01 to 39.14.
392610 Office or school supplies
392640 Statuettes and other ornamental articles
392690 Other
373 Refractory products & structural non-refractory clay products
3816 Refractory cements, mortars, concretes and similar compositions, other than products of heading 38.01.
381600 Refractory cements, mortars, concretes and similar compositions, other than products of heading 38.01.
391 Wastes from food & tobacco industry
2302 Bran, sharps and other residues, whether or not in the form of pellets, derived from the sifting, milling or other working of cereals or of leguminous plants.
230230 Of wheat
2303 Residues of starch manufacture and similar residues, beetpulp, bagasse and other waste of sugar manufacture, brewing or distilling dregs and waste, whether or not in the form of pellets.
230310 Residues of starch manufacture and similar residues
230330 Brewing or distilling dregs and waste
2308 Vegetable materials and vegetable waste, vegetable residues and byproducts, whether or not in the form of pellets, of a kind used in animal feeding, not elsewhere specified or included.
230800 Vegetable materials and vegetable waste, vegetable residues and byproducts, whether or not in the form of pellets, of a kind used in animal feeding, not elsewhere specified or included.
414 Copper, nickel, aluminium, alumina, lead, zinc & tin, unwrought
7403 Refined copper and copper alloys, unwrought.
740311 Cathodes and sections of cathodes
415 Unfinished products of copper, nickel, aluminium, lead, zinc or tin
7407 Copper bars, rods and profiles.
740710 Of refined copper
740721 Of copperzinc base alloys (brass)
7408 Copper wire.
740811 Of which the maximum crosssectional dimension exceeds 6 mm
7409 Copper plates, sheets and strip, of a thickness exceeding 0.15 mm.
740911 In coils
7411 Copper tubes and pipes.
741110 Of refined copper
7412 Copper tube or pipe fittings (for example, couplings, elbows, sleeves).
741220 Of copper alloys
429 Other fabricated metal products
7413 Stranded wire, cables, plaited bands and the like, of copper, not electrically insulated.
741300 Stranded wire, cables, plaited bands and the like, of copper, not electrically insulated.
7419 Other articles of copper.
741999 Other
8215 Spoons, forks, ladles, skimmers, cakeservers, fishknives, butter knives, sugar tongs and similar kitchen or tableware.
821520 Other sets of assorted articles
821599 Other
441 Agricultural or forestry machinery & parts
8701 Tractors (other than tractors of heading 87.09).
870130 Tracklaying tractors
870190 Other
491 Motor vehicles, trailers & semi-trailers; parts
8701 Tractors (other than tractors of heading 87.09).
870120 Road tractors for semitrailers
8708 Parts and accessories of the motor vehicles of headings 87.01 to 87.05.
870810 Bumpers and parts thereof
870830 Brakes and servobrakes; parts thereof
870840 Gear boxes and parts thereof
870850 Driveaxles with differential, whether or not provided with other transmission components, and nondriving axles; parts thereof
870870 Road wheels and parts and accessories thereof
870880 Suspension systems and parts thereof (including shock absorbers)
870891 Radiators and parts thereof
870892 Silencers (mufflers) and exhaust pipes; parts thereof
870893 Clutches and parts thereof
870899 Other
492 Motor vehicle bodies; trailers & parts thereof
8708 Parts and accessories of the motor vehicles of headings 87.01 to 87.05.
870829 Other

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