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: 17 Sep 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On September 13, 2012, the Government of Argentina introduced reference prices applicable to the importation of certain toilet and kitchen linen from Brazil, China, Uruguay, and other Asian and Latin-American countries. The product subject to this measure is classified under the following tariff line of MERCOSUR's Harmonized System: 6302.60.00.
 
These reference prices are effective on September 17, 2012.
 
Argentina introduced reference values of precautionary nature forimported goods in June 2005 (in Spanish: valores criterio decarácterpreventivo). The stated purpose is to strengthencustomscontrolandprevent under-invoicing. Importers arerequired toprovideguaranteesfor the difference in dutiesand taxes ifthedeclaredprice of animport is lower than itsreferenceprice(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

271 Made-up textile articles
6302 Bed linen, table linen, toilet linen and kitchen linen.
630260 Toilet linen and kitchen linen, of terry towelling or similar terry fabrics, of cotton

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