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: 15 May 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On May 11, 2012, the Government of Argentina adopted reference prices applicable to the importation of certain type of embroidery in the piece, in strips or in motifs from China and other Asian countries.
 
The products subject to this measure are classified under the following tariff lines of the MERCOSUR's Harmonized System: 5810.10.00, 5810.91.00, 5810.92.00 and 5810.99.00.
 
These reference prices entered into force on May 15, 2012.
 
Argentina introduced reference values of precautionary nature forimported goods in June 2005 (in Spanish: valores criterio decarácterpreventivo). The stated purpose is tostrengthencustomscontrolandprevent under-invoicing. Importersarerequired toprovideguaranteesfor thedifference indutiesand taxes ifthedeclaredprice of animport islower thanitsreferenceprice(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

279 Textiles n.e.c.
5810 Embroidery in the piece, in strips or in motifs.
581091 Of cotton

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