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: 06 Jul 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On July 4, 2011, the Government of Argentina introduced reference prices applicable to the importation of certain types of electric apparatus for burglar protection originating from Canada, China, Mexico, among others. The products subject to this measure are classified under the following tariff lines of the MERCOSUR's Harmonized System: 8531.10.90, 8531.80.00 and 8536.41.00.
 
These reference prices entered into force on July 6, 2011.
 
Argentina introduced reference values of precautionary nature forimported goods in June 2005(inSpanish:valorescriteriodecarácterpreventivo).Thestatedpurpose is tostrengthencustomscontrolandpreventunder-invoicing. Importersarerequired toprovideguaranteesfor thedifferenceindutiesandtaxesifthedeclaredpriceofanimport islowerthanitsreferenceprice(see 7th GTA Report and 2014 National Trade Estimate Report).A list with all current import reference prices can be consulted under:www.afip.gov.ar/aduana/valoracion/valores.criterios.pdf

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

462 Electricity distribution & control apparatus; parts
8536 Electrical apparatus for switching or protecting electrical circuits, or for making connections to or in electrical circuits (for example, switches, relays, fuses, surge suppressors, plugs, sockets, lampholders and other connectors, junction boxes), for
853641 For a voltage not exceeding 60 V
469 Other electrical equipment & parts
8531 Electric sound or visual signalling apparatus (for example, bells, sirens, indicator panels, burglar or fire alarms), other than those of heading 85.12 or 85.30.
853110 Burglar or fire alarms and similar apparatus
853180 Other apparatus

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