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: 10 Nov 2008 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import licensing requirement

According to the notifications of the Permanent Mission of Argentina to the WTO, the Argentine Government has imposed import licensing requirements on a number of products. Beginning in late 2008, the Ministry of Economy and Production has continuosly issued regulations enforcing automatic as well as non-automatic licensing on imported goods.
 
The affected sectors include textiles and yarn, metallurgical products, chemical products as well as musical instruments.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

266 Woven fabrics (except special fabrics) of cotton
5208 Woven fabrics of cotton, containing 85 % or more by weight of cotton, weighing not more than 200 g/m2.
520812 Plain weave, weighing more than 100 g/m2
520822 Plain weave, weighing more than 100 g/m2
520832 Plain weave, weighing more than 100 g/m2
520839 Other fabrics
520842 Plain weave, weighing more than 100 g/m2
520849 Other fabrics
520852 Plain weave, weighing more than 100 g/m2
5209 Woven fabrics of cotton, containing 85 % or more by weight of cotton, weighing more than 200 g/m2.
520912 3thread or 4thread twill, including cross twill
520922 3thread or 4thread twill, including cross twill
520929 Other fabrics
520932 3thread or 4thread twill, including cross twill
520939 Other fabrics
520942 Denim
520943 Other fabrics of 3thread or 4thread twill, including cross twill
5210 Woven fabrics of cotton, containing less than 85 % by weight of cotton, mixed mainly or solely with manmade fibres, weighing not more than 200 g/m2.
521051 Plain weave
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.
521142 Denim
521143 Other fabrics of 3thread or 4thread twill, including cross twill
267 Woven fabrics of man-made filaments & staple fibres
5407 Woven fabrics of synthetic filament yarn, including woven fabrics obtained from materials of heading 54.04.
540720 Woven fabrics obtained from strip or the like
540761 Containing 85 % or more by weight of nontextured polyester filaments
540769 Other
540773 Of yarns of different colours
540783 Of yarns of different colours
540784 Printed
5512 Woven fabrics of synthetic staple fibres, containing 85 % or more by weight of synthetic staple fibres.
551219 Other
551299 Other
5513 Woven fabrics of synthetic staple fibres, containing less than 85 % by weight of such fibres, mixed mainly or solely with cotton, of a weight not exceeding 170 g/m².
551311 Of polyester staple fibres, plain weave
551321 Of polyester staple fibres, plain weave
551341 Of polyester staple fibres, plain weave
271 Made-up textile articles
6301 Blankets and travelling rugs.
630140 Blankets (other than electric blankets) and travelling rugs, of synthetic fibres
6302 Bed linen, table linen, toilet linen and kitchen linen.
630221 Of cotton
630222 Of manmade fibres
630231 Of cotton
630251 Of cotton
630260 Toilet linen and kitchen linen, of terry towelling or similar terry fabrics, of cotton
281 Knitted or crocheted fabrics
6001 Pile fabrics, including “long pile” fabrics and terry fabrics, knitted or crocheted.
600110 “Long pile” fabrics
600122 Of manmade fibres
600192 Of manmade fibres
6004 Knitted or crocheted fabrics of a width exceeding 30 cm, containing by weight 5 % or more of elastomeric yarn or rubber thread, other than those of heading 60.01.
600410 Containing by weight 5 % or more of elastomeric yarn but not containing rubber thread
6006 Other knitted or crocheted fabrics.
355 Man-made fibres
5402 Synthetic filament yarn (other than sewing thread), not put up for retail sale, including synthetic monofilament of less than 67 decitex.
540219 Other
540220 High tenacity yarn of polyesters
540231 Of nylon or other polyamides, measuring per single yarn not more than 50 tex
540232 Of nylon or other polyamides, measuring per single yarn more than 50 tex
540233 Of polyesters
540244 Elastomeric
540245 Other, of nylon or other polyamides
540247 Other, of polyesters
361 Rubber tyres & tubes
4011 New pneumatic tyres, of rubber.
401110 Of a kind used on motor cars (including station wagons and racing cars)
401120 Of a kind used on buses or lorries
401140 Of a kind used on motorcycles
401150 Of a kind used on bicycles
401161 Of a kind used on agricultural or forestry vehicles and machines
401162 Of a kind used on construction or industrial handling vehicles and machines and having a rim size not exceeding 61 cm
401163 Of a kind used on construction or industrial handling vehicles and machines and having a rim size exceeding 61 cm
401192 Of a kind used on agricultural or forestry vehicles and machines
401194 Of a kind used on construction or industrial handling vehicles and machines and having a rim size exceeding 61 cm
381 Furniture
9401 Seats (other than those of heading 94.02), whether or not convertible into beds, and parts thereof.
940120 Seats of a kind used for motor vehicles
940130 Swivel seats with variable height adjustment
940161 Upholstered
940171 Upholstered
940179 Other
940180 Other seats
940190 Parts
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
940390 Parts
389 Other manufactured articles n.e.c.
9607 Slide fasteners and parts thereof.
960719 Other
960720 Parts
412 Products of iron or steel
7307 Tube or pipe fittings (for example, couplings, elbows, sleeves), of iron or steel.
730719 Other
730723 Butt welding fittings
730729 Other
730791 Flanges
730799 Other
429 Other fabricated metal products
7318 Screws, bolts, nuts, coach screws, screw hooks, rivets, cotters, cotterpins, washers (including spring washers) and similar articles, of iron or steel.
731812 Other wood screws
731814 Selftapping screws
731815 Other screws and bolts, whether or not with their nuts or washers
731822 Other washers
731824 Cotters and cotterpins
8205 Hand tools (including glaziers' diamonds), not elsewhere specified or included; blow lamps; vices, clamps and the like, other than accessories for and parts of, machine tools; anvils; portable forges; hand or pedaloperated grinding wheels with frameworks
820540 Screwdrivers
820551 Household tools
820559 Other
8211 Knives with cutting blades, serrated or not (including pruning knives), other than knives of heading 82.08, and blades therefor.
821191 Table knives having fixed blades
821192 Other knives having fixed blades
8215 Spoons, forks, ladles, skimmers, cakeservers, fishknives, butter knives, sugar tongs and similar kitchen or tableware.
821520 Other sets of assorted articles
821599 Other
435 Lifting & handling equipment & parts
8425 Pulley tackle and hoists other than skip hoists; winches and capstans; jacks.
842511 Powered by electric motor
842531 Powered by electric motor
842542 Other jacks and hoists, hydraulic
842549 Other
8428 Other lifting, handling, loading or unloading machinery (for example, lifts, escalators, conveyors, teleferics).
842810 Lifts and skip hoists
842820 Pneumatic elevators and conveyors
842833 Other, belt type
842839 Other
842840 Escalators and moving walkways
842890 Other machinery
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
841869 Other
841899 Other
8424 Mechanical appliances (whether or not handoperated) for projecting, dispersing or spraying liquids or powders; fire extinguishers, whether or not charged; spray guns and similar appliances; steam or sand blasting machines and similar jet projecting machi
842410 Fire extinguishers, whether or not charged
842420 Spray guns and similar appliances
842430 Steam or sand blasting machines and similar jet projecting machines
842489 Other
842490 Parts
441 Agricultural or forestry machinery & parts
8424 Mechanical appliances (whether or not handoperated) for projecting, dispersing or spraying liquids or powders; fire extinguishers, whether or not charged; spray guns and similar appliances; steam or sand blasting machines and similar jet projecting machi
842481 Agricultural or horticultural
8433 Harvesting or threshing machinery, including straw or fodder balers; grass or hay mowers; machines for cleaning, sorting or grading eggs, fruit or other agricultural produce, other than machinery of heading 84.37.
843311 Powered, with the cutting device rotating in a horizontal plane
843319 Other
843320 Other mowers, including cutter bars for tractor mounting
843340 Straw or fodder balers, including pickup balers
843351 Combine harvesterthreshers
843353 Root or tuber harvesting machines
843359 Other
843360 Machines for cleaning, sorting or grading eggs, fruit or other agricultural produce
843390 Parts
8701 Tractors (other than tractors of heading 87.09).
870110 Pedestrian controlled tractors
870130 Tracklaying tractors
870190 Other
442 Machine-tools & parts
8458 Lathes (including turning centres) for removing metal.
845811 Numerically controlled
845819 Other
8462 Machinetools (including presses) for working metal by forging, hammering or diestamping; machinetools (including presses) for working metal by bending, folding, straightening, flattening, shearing, punching or notching; presses for working metal or met
846210 Forging or diestamping machines (including presses) and hammers
846221 Numerically controlled
846229 Other
846239 Other
846241 Numerically controlled
846291 Hydraulic presses
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
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
8516 Electric instantaneous or storage water heaters and immersion heaters; electric space heating apparatus and soil heating apparatus; electrothermic hairdressing apparatus (for example, hair dryers, hair curlers, curling tong heaters) and hand dryers; ele
851610 Electric instantaneous or storage water heaters and immersion heaters
851629 Other
851631 Hair dryers
851632 Other hairdressing apparatus
851640 Electric smoothing irons
851650 Microwave ovens
851660 Other ovens; cookers, cooking plates, boiling rings, grillers and roasters
851671 Coffee or tea makers
851672 Toasters
851679 Other
851680 Electric heating resistors
851690 Parts
449 Other special-purpose machinery & parts
8477 Machinery for working rubber or plastics or for the manufacture of products from these materials, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847710 Injectionmoulding machines
847720 Extruders
847730 Blow moulding machines
847740 Vacuum moulding machines and other thermoforming machines
847759 Other
847780 Other machinery
847790 Parts
475 Disks, tapes, storage devices & other media, not recorded
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852341 Unrecorded
852351 Solidstate nonvolatile storage devices
852359 Other
476 Disks, tapes & other physical media, recorded
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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
491 Motor vehicles, trailers & semi-trailers; parts
8701 Tractors (other than tractors of heading 87.09).
870120 Road tractors for semitrailers

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