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 Jul 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On July 4, 2011, the Government of Argentina adopted General Resolution 3142/2011 changing the reference prices applicable to the importation of certain type of frames and mountings for spectacles, corrective spectacles.

The products subject to this measure are classified under tariff line NCM 9003.19.10.

In particular, the new General Resolution has increased the reference prices set on titanium frames from USD 3.14 to USD 7.85 per unit and from USD 2.09 to USD 7.07 per unit.

The new import criterion values affect the following jurisdictions: the Republic of Korea, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, China, Chinese Taipei, Philippines, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

This General Resolution entered into force on 5 July 2011.

 
Import Criterion Values
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

483 Optical instruments & photographic equipment; parts thereof
9003 Frames and mountings for spectacles, goggles or the like, and parts thereof.
900319 Of other materials

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