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: 13 Feb 2012 | Removal date: 26 Apr 2018
Still in force

Import tariff

On February 9, 2012, the Government of Argentina introduced reference prices applicable to the importation of certain types of filament yarn of polypropylene, from China and the U.S., among others. The products subject to this measure are classified under the following tariff line of the MERCOSUR's Harmonized System: 5402.48.00.
 
These reference prices entered into force on February 13, 2012.
 
Argentina introduced reference values of precautionary nature forimported goods in June 2005 (in Spanish: valorescriteriodecarácterpreventivo). The statedpurpose is tostrengthencustomscontrolandpreventunder-invoicing. Importersarerequired toprovideguaranteesfor thedifference indutiesandtaxesifthedeclaredprice 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

Update
On 23 April 2018, the Federal Public Revenue Administration of Argentina adopted General Resolution 4231 invalidating this Resolution by updating the list of countries affected by these criterion values. This new legislation entered into force on 26 April 2018 (please, see related state acts).

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

355 Man-made fibres
5402 Synthetic filament yarn (other than sewing thread), not put up for retail sale, including synthetic monofilament of less than 67 decitex.
540248 Other, of polypropylene

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