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: 14 Sep 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On September 12, 2011, the Government of Argentina adopted reference prices applicable to the importation of poly (ethylene terephthalate) from China, South Korea, Taiwan, among others. The product subject to this measure is classified under the following tariff line of the MERCOSUR's Harmonized System: 3907.60.00.
 
The reference price for poly (ethylene terephthalate) is: free on board USD 1.8 per kg. The preceding reference price was: free on board USD 1.3 per kg (see also "Related Measures").
 
These reference prices entered into force on September 14, 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

347 Plastics in primary forms
3907 Polyacetals, other polyethers and epoxide resins, in primary forms; polycarbonates, alkyd resins, polyallyl esters and other polyesters, in primary forms.
390760 Poly(ethylene terephthalate)

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