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: 31 Jan 2010 | Removal date: 31 Dec 2010
Still in force

Import tariff

By decision 26/09 of the Consejo del Mercado Común, the Mercosur countries have adopted temporary higher import tariffs on a range of textile products.
 
In total, trade on 157 different tariff lines will be subject to an import tariff of 26 percent, up from 18 percent. The higher tariff will be in place from 31 January 2010.
 
The Mercosur members Paraguay and Uruguay were given a waiver on the stated measure.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

263 Textile yarn & thread of natural fibres
5205 Cotton yarn (other than sewing thread), containing 85 % or more by weight of cotton, not put up for retail sale.
520512 Measuring less than 714.29 decitex but not less than 232.56 decitex (exceeding 14 metric number but not exceeding 43 metric number)
520513 Measuring less than 232.56 decitex but not less than 192.31 decitex (exceeding 43 metric number but not exceeding 52 metric number)
520514 Measuring less than 192.31 decitex but not less than 125 decitex (exceeding 52 metric number but not exceeding 80 metric number)
520522 Measuring less than 714.29 decitex but not less than 232.56 decitex (exceeding 14 metric number but not exceeding 43 metric number)
520523 Measuring less than 232.56 decitex but not less than 192.31 decitex (exceeding 43 metric number but not exceeding 52 metric number)
520524 Measuring less than 192.31 decitex but not less than 125 decitex (exceeding 52 metric number but not exceeding 80 metric number)
520526 Measuring less than 125 decitex but not less than 106.38 decitex (exceeding 80 metric number but not exceeding 94 metric number)
520531 Measuring per single yarn 714.29 decitex or more (not exceeding 14 metric number per single yarn)
5206 Cotton yarn (other than sewing thread), containing less than 85 % by weight of cotton, not put up for retail sale.
520622 Measuring less than 714.29 decitex but not less than 232.56 decitex (exceeding 14 metric number but not exceeding 43 metric number)
520624 Measuring less than 192.31 decitex but not less than 125 decitex (exceeding 52 metric number but not exceeding 80 metric number)
520631 Measuring per single yarn 714.29 decitex or more (not exceeding 14 metric number per single yarn)
5306 Flax yarn.
530610 Single
5307 Yarn of jute or of other textile bast fibres of heading 53.03.
530720 Multiple (folded) or cabled
264 Textile yarn & thread of man-made filaments or staple fibres
5401 Sewing thread of manmade filaments, whether or not put up for retail sale.
540110 Of synthetic filaments
5402 Synthetic filament yarn (other than sewing thread), not put up for retail sale, including synthetic monofilament of less than 67 decitex.
540262 Of polyesters
5508 Sewing thread of manmade staple fibres, whether or not put up for retail sale.
550810 Of synthetic staple fibres
5509 Yarn (other than sewing thread) of synthetic staple fibres, not put up for retail sale.
550921 Single yarn
550922 Multiple (folded) or cabled yarn
550931 Single yarn
550932 Multiple (folded) or cabled yarn
550951 Mixed mainly or solely with artificial staple fibres
550953 Mixed mainly or solely with cotton
550959 Other
550962 Mixed mainly or solely with cotton
5510 Yarn (other than sewing thread) of artificial staple fibres, not put up for retail sale.
551011 Single yarn
551030 Other yarn, mixed mainly or solely with cotton
551090 Other yarn
279 Textiles n.e.c.
5911 Textile products and articles, for technical uses, specified in Note 7 to this Chapter.
591110 Textile fabrics, felt and feltlined woven fabrics, coated, covered or laminated with rubber, leather or other material, of a kind used for card clothing, and similar fabrics of a kind used for other technical purposes, including narrow fabrics made of
591120 Bolting cloth, whether or not made up
591131 Weighing less than 650 g/m2
591132 Weighing 650 g/m2 or more
591140 Straining cloth of a kind used in oil presses or the like, including that of human hair
591190 Other
355 Man-made fibres
5402 Synthetic filament yarn (other than sewing thread), not put up for retail sale, including synthetic monofilament of less than 67 decitex.
540211 Of aramids
540219 Other
540220 High tenacity yarn of polyesters
540231 Of nylon or other polyamides, measuring per single yarn not more than 50 tex
540232 Of nylon or other polyamides, measuring per single yarn more than 50 tex
540233 Of polyesters
540234 Of polypropylene
540244 Elastomeric
540245 Other, of nylon or other polyamides
540246 Other, of polyesters, partially oriented
540247 Other, of polyesters
540249 Other
540252 Of polyesters
5403 Artificial filament yarn (other than sewing thread), not put up for retail sale, including artificial monofilament of less than 67 decitex.
540331 Of viscose rayon, untwisted or with a twist not exceeding 120 turns per metre
5404 Synthetic monofilament of 67 decitex or more and of which no crosssectional dimension exceeds 1 mm; strip and the like (for example, artificial straw) of synthetic textile materials of an apparent width not exceeding 5 mm.
540419 Other
540490 Other
5502 Artificial filament tow.
550200 Artificial filament tow.

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