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: 31 Dec 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On December 31, 2012, the Government of Argentina adopted reference prices applicable to the importation of certain type of plywood from Brazil, Uruguay, China, Paraguay and Chile, and other Asian and Latin-American countries. The products subject to this measure are classified under the following tariff lines of the MERCOSUR's Harmonized System: 4412.31.00, 4412.32.00 and 4412.39.00.
 
These reference prices entered into force on 2 January 2013.
 
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

314 Boards & panels
4412 Plywood, veneered panels and similar laminated wood.
441231 With at least one outer ply of tropical wood specified in Subheading Note 2 to this Chapter
441232 Other, with at least one outer ply of nonconiferous wood
441239 Other

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