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: 19 Dec 2009 | Removal date: 18 Nov 2011
Still in force

Import tariff

On 11 December 2009, the Federal Administration of Public Revenue (AFIP) adopted General Resolution 2725, which introduces the reference prices on imports of blankets, of synthetic fibres, other than electrical blankets, from certain Asian countries. The items figure under the Mercosur Nomenclature code 6301.40.00. The corresponding reference price, which represents the free on board value, is USD 4.00 per kg.
Argentina introduced reference values of precautionary nature for import goods in June 2005. The stated purpose is to strengthen customs control and prevent under-invoicing. Importers are required to provide guarantees for the difference in duties and taxes if the declared price of an import is lower than its reference price (see 7th GTA Report and 2014 National Trade Estimate Report). A list with all current reference prices can be consulted under: www.afip.gov.ar/aduana/valoracion/valores.criterios.pdf
The measure took effect on 19 December 2009. It was replaced by General Resolution number 3215 of 2011 (see 'Related Measures').

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

271 Made-up textile articles
6301 Blankets and travelling rugs.
630140 Blankets (other than electric blankets) and travelling rugs, of synthetic fibres

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