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: 20 Oct 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On October 20, 2011, the Government of Argentina adopted reference prices applicable to the importation of certain type of welded tubes or pipes from Taiwan, Brazil, Uruguay, Italy, Mexico and other countries.
 
The products subject to this measure are classified under the following tariff lines of the MERCOSUR's Harmonized System: 7306.40.00, 7306.61.00, 7306.69.00, 7306.90.10, 7306.90.20 and 7306.90.90.
 
These reference prices entered into force on October 20, 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

412 Products of iron or steel
7306 Other tubes, pipes and hollow profiles (for example, open seam or welded, riveted or similarly closed), of iron or steel.
730640 Other, welded, of circular crosssection, of stainless steel
730661 Of square or rectangular crosssection
730690 Other

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