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: 27 Jan 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

In a variety of sectors, the Argentinian government has introduced reference prices for imported products from specified regions. Through consecutive notifications and starting in January 2009, the Argentine customs authority has regulated imports in sectors such as yarn and textiles, leather produce, glass, basic metals as well as in furniture and electronic equipment.
 
Argentina introduced reference values of precautionary nature forimportedgoodsinJune2005(inSpanish:valorescriteriodecarácterpreventivo).Thestatedpurposeistostrengthencustomscontrolandpreventunder-invoicing. Importersarerequired toprovideguaranteesforthedifferenceindutiesandtaxesifthedeclaredpriceofanimport islowerthanitsreferenceprice(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

266 Woven fabrics (except special fabrics) of cotton
5211 Woven fabrics of cotton, containing less than 85 % by weight of cotton, mixed mainly or solely with manmade fibres, weighing more than 200 g/m2.
521120 Bleached
521132 3thread or 4thread twill, including cross twill
521142 Denim
521143 Other fabrics of 3thread or 4thread twill, including cross twill
521149 Other fabrics
268 Special fabrics
7019 Glass fibres (including glass wool) and articles thereof (for example, yarn, woven fabrics).
701959 Other
282 Wearing apparel, except fur apparel
6110 Jerseys, pullovers, cardigans, waistcoats and similar articles, knitted or crocheted.
611011 Of wool
611020 Of cotton
611030 Of manmade fibres
292 Luggage & handbags; saddlery & harness; other leather articles
4202 Trunks, suitcases, vanitycases, executivecases, briefcases, school satchels, spectacle cases, binocular cases, camera cases, musical instrument cases, gun cases, holsters and similar containers; travellingbags, insulated food or beverages bags, toile
420212 With outer surface of plastics or of textile materials
420222 With outer surface of plastic sheeting or of textile materials
420232 With outer surface of plastic sheeting or of textile materials
420292 With outer surface of plastic sheeting or of textile materials
420299 Other
346 Fertilizers & pesticides
3808 Insecticides, rodenticides, fungicides, herbicides, antisprouting products and plantgrowth regulators, disinfectants and similar products, put up in forms or packings for retail sale or as preparations or articles (for example, sulphurtreated bands, wi
380850 Goods specified in Subheading Note 1 to this Chapter
380891 Insecticides
380892 Fungicides
380893 Herbicides, antisprouting products and plantgrowth regulators
380894 Disinfectants
380899 Other
347 Plastics in primary forms
3901 Polymers of ethylene, in primary forms.
390110 Polyethylene having a specific gravity of less than 0.94
390120 Polyethylene having a specific gravity of 0.94 or more
390130 Ethylenevinyl acetate copolymers
390190 Other
371 Glass & glass products
7019 Glass fibres (including glass wool) and articles thereof (for example, yarn, woven fabrics).
701911 Chopped strands, of a length of not more than 50 mm
701912 Rovings
701919 Other
701939 Other
701990 Other
379 Other non-metallic mineral products n.e.c.
6813 Friction material and articles thereof (for example, sheets, rolls, strips, segments, discs, washers, pads), not mounted, for brakes, for clutches or the like, with a basis of asbestos, of other mineral substances or of cellulose, whether or not combined
681381 Brake linings and pads
383 Musical instruments
9202 Other string musical instruments (for example, guitars, violins, harps).
920290 Other
389 Other manufactured articles n.e.c.
9603 Brooms, brushes (including brushes constituting parts of machines, appliances or vehicles), handoperated mechanical floor sweepers, not motorised, mops and feather dusters; prepared knots and tufts for broom or brush making; paint pads and rollers; squee
960321 Tooth brushes, including dentalplate brushes
960329 Other
960330 Artists' brushes, writing brushes and similar brushes for the application of cosmetics
960340 Paint, distemper, varnish or similar brushes (other than brushes of subheading 9603.30); paint pads and rollers
960390 Other
411 Basic iron & steel
7207 Semifinished products of iron or nonalloy steel.
720711 Of rectangular (including square) crosssection, the width measuring less than twice the thickness
720712 Other, of rectangular (other than square) crosssection
720720 Containing by weight 0.25 % or more of carbon
412 Products of iron or steel
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
730520 Casing of a kind used in drilling for oil or gas
7306 Other tubes, pipes and hollow profiles (for example, open seam or welded, riveted or similarly closed), of iron or steel.
730619 Other
730630 Other, welded, of circular crosssection, of iron or nonalloy steel
730640 Other, welded, of circular crosssection, of stainless steel
730661 Of square or rectangular crosssection
730690 Other
429 Other fabricated metal products
8209 Plates, sticks, tips and the like for tools, unmounted, of cermets.
820900 Plates, sticks, tips and the like for tools, unmounted, of cermets.
448 Domestic appliances & parts
8509 Electromechanical domestic appliances, with selfcontained electric motor, other than vacuum cleaners of heading 85.08.
850940 Food grinders and mixers; fruit or vegetable juice extractors
850980 Other appliances
462 Electricity distribution & control apparatus; parts
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
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
854419 Other
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
8511 Electrical ignition or starting equipment of a kind used for sparkignition or compressionignition internal combustion engines (for example, ignition magnetos, magnetodynamos, ignition coils, sparking plugs and glow plugs, starter motors); generators (f
851110 Sparking plugs
851130 Distributors; ignition coils
851140 Starter motors and dual purpose startergenerators
851150 Other generators
851180 Other equipment
851190 Parts
475 Disks, tapes, storage devices & other media, not recorded
" class="default-popupover-item"> 8523 Discs, tapes, solidstate nonvolatile storage devices, "smart cards" and other media for the recording of sound or of other phenomena, whether or not recorded, including matrices and masters for the production of discs, but excluding products of Chapter
852341 Unrecorded
852351 Solidstate nonvolatile storage devices
852359 Other
476 Disks, tapes & other physical media, recorded
" class="default-popupover-item"> 8523 Discs, tapes, solidstate nonvolatile storage devices, "smart cards" and other media for the recording of sound or of other phenomena, whether or not recorded, including matrices and masters for the production of discs, but excluding products of Chapter
852329 Other
852349 Other
479 Cards with magnetic strips or chip
" class="default-popupover-item"> 8523 Discs, tapes, solidstate nonvolatile storage devices, "smart cards" and other media for the recording of sound or of other phenomena, whether or not recorded, including matrices and masters for the production of discs, but excluding products of Chapter
852352 ìSmart cardsî
481 Medical & surgical equipment & orthopaedic appliances
9021 Orthopaedic appliances, including crutches, surgical belts and trusses; splints and other fracture appliances; artificial parts of the body; hearing aids and other appliances which are worn or carried, or implanted in the body, to compensate for a defect
902110 Orthopaedic or fracture appliances
902129 Other
902131 Artificial joints
902139 Other
902140 Hearing aids, excluding parts and accessories
902150 Pacemakers for stimulating heart muscles, excluding parts and accessories
902190 Other
482 Instruments & control equipment, except optical instruments
9032 Automatic regulating or controlling instruments and apparatus.
903210 Thermostats
903220 Manostats
903289 Other
903290 Parts and accessories
491 Motor vehicles, trailers & semi-trailers; parts
8708 Parts and accessories of the motor vehicles of headings 87.01 to 87.05.
870810 Bumpers and parts thereof
870830 Brakes and servobrakes; parts thereof
870840 Gear boxes and parts thereof
870850 Driveaxles with differential, whether or not provided with other transmission components, and nondriving axles; parts thereof
870870 Road wheels and parts and accessories thereof
870880 Suspension systems and parts thereof (including shock absorbers)
870891 Radiators and parts thereof
870892 Silencers (mufflers) and exhaust pipes; parts thereof
870893 Clutches and parts thereof
870894 Steering wheels, steering columns and steering boxes; parts thereof
870895 Safety airbags with inflater system; parts thereof
870899 Other
492 Motor vehicle bodies; trailers & parts thereof
8708 Parts and accessories of the motor vehicles of headings 87.01 to 87.05.
870821 Safety seat belts
870829 Other

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