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: 09 Dec 2008 | Removal date: 10 Mar 2010
Still in force

Import tariff

On 9 December 2008, the government of Ecuador temporarily eliminated import tariffs on machinery used in the sugar industry. While the suspension was initially drated to last for 6 months, it has subsequently been prolongued twice.
 
On 17 September 2009, the suspension has been extended until 12 February 2010.
 
An extension for another six months was granted on 4 March 2010.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

445 Machinery for food, beverage & tobacco processing; parts
8438 Machinery, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter, for the industrial preparation or manufacture of food or drink, other than machinery for the extraction or preparation of animal or fixed vegetable fats or oils.
843810 Bakery machinery and machinery for the manufacture of macaroni, spaghetti or similar products
843830 Machinery for sugar manufacture
843840 Brewery machinery

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