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

Import tariff

On July 29, 2011, the Government of Argentina introduced reference prices applicable to the importation of plates, sheets, film, foil and strip of polymers of styrene and polyurethanes from Brazil, China and other Latin American and Asian countries.
 
The products subject to this measure are classified under the following tariff lines of MERCOSUR's Harmonized System: 3921.12.00 and 3921.13.90.
 
These reference prices entered into force on August 2, 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

363 Semi-manufactures of plastics
3921 Other plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastics.
392112 Of polymers of vinyl chloride
392113 Of polyurethanes

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