IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

Yes

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 20 Oct 2009 | Removal date: 31 Dec 2014
Still in force

Import tariff

On 2 September 2009, the government of Ecuador adopted a temporary tariff reduction for wheat, meslin and flour made thereof. Under the new regime 4 tariff lines (HS code 10-digit level) will be exempted from import tariffs for a period of 12 months. The tariff reductions was implemented on 20 October 2009.

 

Update 
In a subsequent decision on 29 June 2010, the government extended the temporary tariff change for another 12 months.
 
On 11 August 2011, Ecuador's Trade Committee (Comité de Comerico Exterior COMEX) adopted Resolution No. 23 extending the previous measure until 31 December 2011. 

On 23 January 2012, Ecuador's Trade Committee (Comité de Comerico Exterior COMEX) adopted Resolution No. 38 extending the previous measure until 31 December 2012. 

On 26 December 2012, the Ecuadorian Foreign Trade Committee (i.e. Comité de Comerico Exterior or COMEX in Spanish) adopted Resolution 099-2012 extending the 0% import duty until 31 December 2014. 
 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

011 Cereals
1001 Wheat and meslin.
100119 Other
100199 Other
231 Grain mill products
1101 Wheat or meslin flour.
110100 Wheat or meslin flour.
1103 Cereal groats, meal and pellets.
110311 Of wheat

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