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: 03 May 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 30 April 2011, the President of the Republic Hugo Chavez adopted Decree No. 8.174 eliminating all import tariffs and taxes on a total of 52 specified goods for use in the construction of residential housing. The decree also includes construction services such as impact studies and other engineering and consulting services.
 
This measure entered into force on 3 May 2011.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

314 Boards & panels
4411 Fibreboard of wood or other ligneous materials, whether or not bonded with resins or other organic substances.
441114 Of a thickness exceeding 9 mm
441193 Of a density exceeding 0.5 g/cm³ but not exceeding 0.8 g/cm³
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
441299 Other
316 Builders' joinery & carpentry of wood
4418 Builders' joinery and carpentry of wood, including cellular wood panels, assembled flooring panels, shingles and shakes.
441820 Doors and their frames and thresholds
441890 Other
351 Paints & varnishes & related products; artists' colours; ink
3208 Paints and varnishes (including enamels and lacquers) based on synthetic polymers or chemically modified natural polymers, dispersed or dissolved in a nonaqueous medium; solutions as defined in Note 4 to this Chapter.
320810 Based on polyesters
320820 Based on acrylic or vinyl polymers
320890 Other
3209 Paints and varnishes (including enamels and lacquers) based on synthetic polymers or chemically modified natural polymers, dispersed or dissolved in an aqueous medium.
320990 Other
363 Semi-manufactures of plastics
3920 Other plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastics, noncellular and not reinforced, laminated, supported or similarly combined with other materials.
392010 Of polymers of ethylene
392020 Of polymers of propylene
392030 Of polymers of styrene
392043 Containing by weight not less than 6 % of plasticisers
392049 Other
392062 Of poly(ethylene terephthalate)
392091 Of poly(vinyl butyral)
392099 Of other plastics
3921 Other plates, sheets, film, foil and strip, of plastics.
392112 Of polymers of vinyl chloride
392113 Of polyurethanes
392119 Of other plastics
392190 Other
369 Other plastics products
3919 Selfadhesive plates, sheets, film, foil, tape, strip and other flat shapes, of plastics, whether or not in rolls.
391910 In rolls of a width not exceeding 20 cm
391990 Other
372 Non-structural ceramic ware
6910 Ceramic sinks, wash basins, wash basin pedestals, baths, bidets, water closet pans, flushing cisterns, urinals and similar sanitary fixtures.
691010 Of porcelain or china
691090 Other
6911 Tableware, kitchenware, other household articles and toilet articles, of porcelain or china.
691110 Tableware and kitchenware
6912 Ceramic tableware, kitchenware, other household articles and toilet articles, other than of porcelain or china.
691200 Ceramic tableware, kitchenware, other household articles and toilet articles, other than of porcelain or china.
373 Refractory products & structural non-refractory clay products
6902 Refractory bricks, blocks, tiles and similar refractory ceramic constructional goods, other than those of siliceous fossil meals or similar siliceous earths.
690210 Containing by weight, singly or together, more than 50 % of the elements Mg, Ca or Cr, expressed as MgO, CaO or Cr2O3
690220 Containing by weight more than 50 % of alumina (Al2O3), of silica (SiO2) or of a mixture or compound of these products
690290 Other
6903 Other refractory ceramic goods (for example, retorts, crucibles, muffles, nozzles, plugs, supports, cupels, tubes, pipes, sheaths and rods), other than those of siliceous fossil meals or of similar siliceous earths.
690320 Containing by weight more than 50 % of alumina (Al2O3) or of a mixture or compound of alumina and of silica (SiO2)
6907 Unglazed ceramic flags and paving, hearth or wall tiles; unglazed ceramic mosaic cubes and the like, whether or not on a backing.
690790 Other
6908 Glazed ceramic flags and paving, hearth or wall tiles; glazed ceramic mosaic cubes and the like, whether or not on a backing.
690890 Other
374 Plaster, lime & cement
2522 Quicklime, slaked lime and hydraulic lime, other than calcium oxide and hydroxide of heading 28.25.
252210 Quicklime
375 Articles of concrete, cement & plaster
6809 Articles of plaster or of compositions based on plaster.
680911 Faced or reinforced with paper or paperboard only
6811 Articles of asbestoscement, of cellulose fibrecement or the like.
681181 Corrugated sheets
681182 Other sheets, panels, tiles and similar articles
412 Products of iron or steel
7208 Flatrolled products of iron or nonalloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, hotrolled, not clad, plated or coated.
720837 Of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more but not exceeding 10 mm
720838 Of a thickness of 3 mm or more but less than 4.75 mm
720839 Of a thickness of less than 3 mm
720851 Of a thickness exceeding 10 mm
720852 Of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more but not exceeding 10 mm
7209 Flatrolled products of iron or nonalloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, coldrolled (coldreduced), not clad, plated or coated.
720916 Of a thickness exceeding 1 mm but less than 3 mm
720917 Of a thickness of 0.5 mm or more but not exceeding 1 mm
720918 Of a thickness of less than 0.5 mm
7210 Flatrolled products of iron or nonalloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more, clad, plated or coated.
721020 Plated or coated with lead, including terneplate
721041 Corrugated
721049 Other
721050 Plated or coated with chromium oxides or with chromium and chromium oxides
721070 Painted, varnished or coated with plastics
7212 Flatrolled products of iron or nonalloy steel, of a width of less than 600 mm, clad, plated or coated.
721240 Painted, varnished or coated with plastics
7213 Bars and rods, hotrolled, in irregularly wound coils, of iron or nonalloy steel.
721391 Of circular crosssection measuring less than 14 mm in diameter
7214 Other bars and rods of iron or nonalloy steel, not further worked than forged, hotrolled, hotdrawn or hotextruded, but including those twisted after rolling.
721420 Containing indentations, ribs, grooves or other deformations produced during the rolling process or twisted after rolling
721499 Other
7215 Other bars and rods of iron or nonalloy steel.
721550 Other, not further worked than coldformed or coldfinished
7216 Angles, shapes and sections of iron or nonalloy steel.
721631 U sections
721632 I sections
721633 H sections
721640 L or T sections, not further worked than hotrolled, hotdrawn or extruded, of a height of 80 mm or more
721650 Other angles, shapes and sections, not further worked than hot rolled, hotdrawn or extruded
7217 Wire of iron or nonalloy steel.
721710 Not plated or coated, whether or not polished
721720 Plated or coated with zinc
721790 Other
7219 Flatrolled products of stainless steel, of a width of 600 mm or more.
721922 Of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more but not exceeding 10 mm
721933 Of a thickness exceeding 1 mm but less than 3 mm
721934 Of a thickness of 0.5 mm or more but not exceeding 1 mm
721990 Other
7225 Flatrolled products of other alloy steel, of a width of 600 mm or more.
722511 Grainoriented
722530 Other, not further worked than hotrolled, in coils
7228 Other bars and rods of other alloy steel; angles, shapes and sections, of other alloy steel; hollow drill bars and rods, of alloy or nonalloy steel.
722820 Bars and rods, of silicomanganese steel
722830 Other bars and rods, not further worked than hotrolled, hotdrawn or extruded
722840 Other bars and rods, not further worked than forged
7229 Wire of other alloy steel.
722990 Other
7304 Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, seamless, of iron (other than cast iron) or steel.
730411 Of stainless steel
730419 Other
730422 Drill pipe of stainless steel
730423 Other drill pipe
730429 Other
730439 Other
730449 Other
730459 Other
730490 Other
7305 Other tubes and pipes (for example, welded, riveted or similarly closed), having circular crosssections, the external diameter of which exceeds 406.4 mm, of iron or steel.
730511 Longitudinally submerged arc welded
730512 Other, longitudinally welded
730519 Other
730590 Other
7306 Other tubes, pipes and hollow profiles (for example, open seam or welded, riveted or similarly closed), of iron or steel.
730619 Other
730629 Other
730640 Other, welded, of circular crosssection, of stainless steel
730650 Other, welded, of circular crosssection, of other alloy steel
730690 Other
7307 Tube or pipe fittings (for example, couplings, elbows, sleeves), of iron or steel.
730719 Other
730729 Other
730791 Flanges
730792 Threaded elbows, bends and sleeves
730793 Butt welding fittings
730799 Other
421 Structural metal products & parts
7308 Structures (excluding prefabricated buildings of heading 94.06) and parts of structures (for example, bridges and bridgesections, lockgates, towers, lattice masts, roofs, roofing frameworks, doors and windows and their frames and thresholds for doors,
730820 Towers and lattice masts
730830 Doors, windows and their frames and thresholds for doors
730890 Other
429 Other fabricated metal products
7413 Stranded wire, cables, plaited bands and the like, of copper, not electrically insulated.
741300 Stranded wire, cables, plaited bands and the like, of copper, not electrically insulated.
8311 Wire, rods, tubes, plates, electrodes and similar products, of base metal or of metal carbides, coated or cored with flux material, of a kind used for soldering, brazing, welding or deposition of metal or of metal carbides; wire and rods, of agglomerated
831110 Coated electrodes of base metal, for electric arcwelding
432 Pumps, compressors, hydraulic & pneumatic power engines; parts
8481 Taps, cocks, valves and similar appliances for pipes, boiler shells, tanks, vats or the like, including pressurereducing valves and thermostatically controlled valves.
848110 Pressurereducing valves
848120 Valves for oleohydraulic or pneumatic transmissions
848130 Check (nonreturn) valves
848140 Safety or relief valves
848180 Other appliances
848190 Parts
434 Ovens & furnace burners & parts
8416 Furnace burners for liquid fuel, for pulverised solid fuel or for gas; mechanical stokers, including their mechanical grates, mechanical ash dischargers and similar appliances.
841610 Furnace burners for liquid fuel
841620 Other furnace burners, including combination burners
8417 Industrial or laboratory furnaces and ovens, including incinerators, nonelectric.
841780 Other
841790 Parts
439 Other general-purpose machinery & parts
8415 Air conditioning machines, comprising a motordriven fan and elements for changing the temperature and humidity, including those machines in which the humidity cannot be separately regulated.
841510 Window or wall types, selfcontained or ìsplitsystemî
841520 Of a kind used for persons, in motor vehicles
841581 Incorporating a refrigerating unit and a valve for reversal of the cooling/heat cycle (reversible heat pumps)
841582 Other, incorporating a refrigerating unit
841583 Not incorporating a refrigerating unit
841590 Parts
8418 Refrigerators, freezers and other refrigerating or freezing equipment, electric or other; heat pumps other than air conditioning machines of heading 84.15.
841850 Other furniture (chests, cabinets, display counters, showcases and the like) for storage and display, incorporating refrigerating or freezing equipment
841861 Heat pumps other than air conditioning machines of heading 84.15
841869 Other
841891 Furniture designed to receive refrigerating or freezing equipment
841899 Other
448 Domestic appliances & parts
8418 Refrigerators, freezers and other refrigerating or freezing equipment, electric or other; heat pumps other than air conditioning machines of heading 84.15.
841810 Combined refrigeratorfreezers, fitted with separate external doors
841821 Compressiontype
841829 Other
841830 Freezers of the chest type, not exceeding 800 l capacity
841840 Freezers of the upright type, not exceeding 900 l capacity
462 Electricity distribution & control apparatus; parts
8535 Electrical apparatus for switching or protecting electrical circuits, or for making connections to or in electrical circuits (for example, switches, fuses, lightning arresters, voltage limiters, surge suppressors, plugs and other connectors, junction boxe
853530 Isolating switches and makeandbreak switches
853540 Lightning arresters, voltage limiters and surge suppressors
853590 Other
8536 Electrical apparatus for switching or protecting electrical circuits, or for making connections to or in electrical circuits (for example, switches, relays, fuses, surge suppressors, plugs, sockets, lampholders and other connectors, junction boxes), for
853610 Fuses
853620 Automatic circuit breakers
853630 Other apparatus for protecting electrical circuits
853641 For a voltage not exceeding 60 V
853649 Other
853650 Other switches
853669 Other
853690 Other apparatus
469 Other electrical equipment & parts
8512 Electrical lighting or signalling equipment (excluding articles of heading 85.39), windscreen wipers, defrosters and demisters, of a kind used for cycles or motor vehicles.
851220 Other lighting or visual signalling equipment
851290 Parts

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