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: 30 Nov 2008 | Removal date: 23 Jan 2013

Import licensing requirement

On 10 November 2008, the Ministry of Economy and Production of Argentina adopted Resolution 588/2008 establishing import licensing requirements on certain metallurgic products.

The affected tariff lines have been NCM 7307.19.10, 8458.11.99, 8462.39.90, 8205.40.00, 8462.10.90, 8462.99.90, 8424.30.10, 8462.21.00, 8477.10.11, 8425.31.10, 8462.29.00, 8477.10.99, 8428.10.00 and 8462.39.10.

Importers wishing to import any of the above-mentioned goods, need to apply for the Metalurgic Products Import Certificate.

Previously to this legislation, these good were not subject to this import licensing requirements.

Resolution 588/2008 entered into force on 30 November 2008.

 
Update
On 5 March 2009, the Ministry of Production of Argentina adopted Resolution 61/2009 inserting four new tariff lines in 588/2008. The newly incorporated HS Codes have been 7318.12.00, 7318.15.00, 7318.14.00 and 8418.69.40. The new incorporations entered into force on 25 March 2009.
 
On 15 April 2009, the Ministry of Production of Argentina adopted Resolution 123/2009 adding a new tariff line to the list of products subject to the Metalurgic Products Import Certificate. This new legislation also introduced new products subject to import licenses (please, see related state acts). The new legislation entered into force on 5 May 2009.
 
On 25 January 2013, the Argentine Ministry of Economy and Public Credit adopted Resolution 11/2013 revoking multiple legislation including Resolution 588/2008.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

412 Products of iron or steel
7307 Tube or pipe fittings (for example, couplings, elbows, sleeves), of iron or steel.
730719 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
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
435 Lifting & handling equipment & parts
8425 Pulley tackle and hoists other than skip hoists; winches and capstans; jacks.
842531 Powered by electric motor
8428 Other lifting, handling, loading or unloading machinery (for example, lifts, escalators, conveyors, teleferics).
842810 Lifts and skip hoists
439 Other general-purpose machinery & 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
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
842430 Steam or sand blasting machines and similar jet projecting machines
442 Machine-tools & parts
8458 Lathes (including turning centres) for removing metal.
845811 Numerically controlled
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
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

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