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 Sep 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On September 2, 2011, the Government of Argentina introduced reference prices applicable to the importation of certain articles of iron or steel from China, Thailand, among others.
 
The products subject to this measure are classified under the following tariff lines of the MERCOSUR's Harmonized System: 7318.11.00, 7318.12.00, 7318.13.00, 7318.14.00, 7318.15.00, 7318.16.00, 7318.19.00, 7318.21.00, 7318.22.00, 7318.23.00, 7318.24.00, 7318.29.00, 7415.10.00, 7415.21.00, 7415.29.00, 7415.33.00, 7415.39.00 and 7616.10.00.
 
These reference prices entered into force on September 6, 2011.
 
Argentina introduced reference values of precautionary nature forimported goods in June 2005 (in Spanish: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

429 Other fabricated metal products
7318 Screws, bolts, nuts, coach screws, screw hooks, rivets, cotters, cotterpins, washers (including spring washers) and similar articles, of iron or steel.
731811 Coach screws
731812 Other wood screws
731814 Selftapping screws
731815 Other screws and bolts, whether or not with their nuts or washers
731819 Other
731822 Other washers
731824 Cotters and cotterpins
731829 Other
7415 Nails, tacks, drawing pins, staples (other than those of heading 83.05) and similar articles, of copper or of iron or steel with heads of copper; screws, bolts, nuts, screw hooks, rivets, cotters, cotterpins, washers (including spring washers) and simila
741533 Screws; bolts and nuts

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