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 Sep 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On September 1, 2011, the Government of Argentina adopted reference prices applicable to the importation of certain type of plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastic from Brazil, the United States, and India, among others. The products subject to this measure are classified under the following tariff lines of the MERCOSUR's Harmonized System: 3920.51.00 and 3920.62.91.
 
These reference prices entered into force on September 5, 2011.
 
Argentina introduced reference values of precautionary nature forimported goods in June 2005 (inSpanish:valorescriteriodecarácterpreventivo).Thestatedpurpose is tostrengthencustomscontrolandpreventunder-invoicing. Importersarerequired toprovideguaranteesfor thedifferenceindutiesandtaxesifthedeclaredprice ofanimport 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
3920 Other plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastics, noncellular and not reinforced, laminated, supported or similarly combined with other materials.
392051 Of poly(methyl methacrylate)
392062 Of poly(ethylene terephthalate)

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