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: 14 Aug 2012 | Removal date: 14 Aug 2014
Still in force

Internal taxation of imports

On 14 August 2012, the President of the Republic, Hugo Chavez Frias, adopted Decree No. 9.134 which temporarily eliminates the Value Added Tax (VAT) on imports of audiovisual goods such as microphones, loudspeakers, record players, turntables, video recording equipment, etc.
 
This measure entered into force on the same day for a period of two years.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

381 Furniture
9403 Other furniture and parts thereof.
940310 Metal furniture of a kind used in offices
940320 Other metal furniture
940330 Wooden furniture of a kind used in offices
940340 Wooden furniture of a kind used in the kitchen
940350 Wooden furniture of a kind used in the bedroom
940360 Other wooden furniture
940370 Furniture of plastics
940389 Other
940390 Parts
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,
730810 Bridges and bridgesections
730830 Doors, windows and their frames and thresholds for doors
730840 Equipment for scaffolding, shuttering, propping or pitpropping
730890 Other
429 Other fabricated metal products
7326 Other articles of iron or steel.
732611 Grinding balls and similar articles for mills
732619 Other
732620 Articles of iron or steel wire
732690 Other
442 Machine-tools & parts
8479 Machines and mechanical appliances having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847930 Presses for the manufacture of particle board or fibre building board of wood or other ligneous materials and other machinery for treating wood or cork
444 Machinery for mining, quarrying & construction; parts
8479 Machines and mechanical appliances having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847910 Machinery for public works, building or the like
445 Machinery for food, beverage & tobacco processing; parts
8479 Machines and mechanical appliances having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847920 Machinery for the extraction or preparation of animal or fixed vegetable fats or oils
449 Other special-purpose machinery & parts
8479 Machines and mechanical appliances having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847940 Rope or cablemaking machines
847950 Industrial robots, not elsewhere specified or included
847960 Evaporative air coolers
847981 For treating metal, including electric wire coilwinders
847982 Mixing, kneading, crushing, grinding, screening, sifting, homogenising, emulsifying or stirring machines
847989 Other
847990 Parts
461 Electric motors, generators & transformers; parts
8502 Electric generating sets and rotary converters.
850211 Of an output not exceeding 75 kVA
850212 Of an output exceeding 75 kVA but not exceeding 375 kVA
850213 Of an output exceeding 375 kVA
850220 Generating sets with sparkignition internal combustion piston engines
850231 Windpowered
850239 Other
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
853510 Fuses
853521 For a voltage of less than 72.5 kV
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
853661 Lampholders
853669 Other
853690 Other apparatus
8538 Parts suitable for use solely or principally with the apparatus of heading 85.35, 85.36 or 85.37.
853810 Boards, panels, consoles, desks, cabinets and other bases for the goods of heading 85.37, not equipped with their apparatus
853890 Other
463 Insulated wire & cable; optical fibre cables
8544 Insulated (including enamelled or anodised) wire, cable (including coaxial cable) and other insulated electric conductors, whether or not fitted with connectors; optical fibre cables, made up of individually sheathed fibres, whether or not assembled with
854411 Of copper
854420 Coaxial cable and other coaxial electric conductors
854430 Ignition wiring sets and other wiring sets of a kind used in vehicles, aircraft or ships
854442 Fitted with connectors
854449 Other
854460 Other electric conductors, for a voltage exceeding 1,000 V
854470 Optical fibre cables
469 Other electrical equipment & parts
8543 Electrical machines and apparatus, having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
854320 Signal generators
854370 Other machines and apparatus
854390 Parts
472 Television & radio transmitters; cameras; telephone sets
8525 Transmission apparatus for radiobroadcasting or television, whether or not incorporating reception apparatus or sound recording or reproducing apparatus; television cameras, digital cameras and video camera recorders.
852550 Transmission apparatus
852560 Transmission apparatus incorporating reception apparatus
852580 Television cameras, digital cameras and video camera recorders
473 Broadcast recording apparatus; microphones, loudspeakers, etc.
8518 Microphones and stands therefor; loudspeakers, whether or not mounted in their enclosures; headphones and earphones, whether or not combined with a microphone, and sets consisting of a microphone and one or more loudspeakers; audio frequency electric amp
851810 Microphones and stands therefor
851821 Single loudspeakers, mounted in their enclosures
851822 Multiple loudspeakers, mounted in the same enclosure
851829 Other
851830 Headphones and earphones, whether or not combined with a microphone, and sets consisting of a microphone and one or more loudspeakers
851840 Audiofrequency electric amplifiers
851850 Electric sound amplifier sets
8519 Sound recording or reproducing apparatus.
851981 Using magnetic, optical or semiconductor media
851989 Other
8521 Video recording or reproducing apparatus, whether or not incorporating a video tuner.
852110 Magnetic tapetype
852190 Other
474 Parts for the goods of classes 4721 to 4733 & 4822
8518 Microphones and stands therefor; loudspeakers, whether or not mounted in their enclosures; headphones and earphones, whether or not combined with a microphone, and sets consisting of a microphone and one or more loudspeakers; audio frequency electric amp
851890 Parts
8529 Parts suitable for use solely or principally with the apparatus of headings 85.25 to 85.28.
852910 Aerials and aerial reflectors of all kinds; parts suitable for use therewith
852990 Other
482 Instruments & control equipment, except optical instruments
9017 Drawing, markingout or mathematical calculating instruments (for example, drafting machines, pantographs, protractors, drawing sets, slide rules, disc calculators); instruments for measuring length, for use in the hand (for example, measuring rods and ta
901720 Other drawing, markingout or mathematical calculating instruments
9026 Instruments and apparatus for measuring or checking the flow, level, pressure or other variables of liquids or gases (for example, flow meters, level gauges, manometers, heat meters), excluding instruments and apparatus of heading 90.14, 90.15, 90.28 or 9
902610 For measuring or checking the flow or level of liquids
902620 For measuring or checking pressure
902680 Other instruments or apparatus
902690 Parts and accessories
9032 Automatic regulating or controlling instruments and apparatus.
903210 Thermostats
903220 Manostats
903281 Hydraulic or pneumatic
903289 Other
903290 Parts and accessories
484 Watches & clocks; parts
9102 Wristwatches, pocketwatches and other watches, including stopwatches, other than those of heading 91.01.
910211 With mechanical display only
910212 With optoelectronic display only
910219 Other
910221 With automatic winding
910229 Other
910299 Other

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