IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

Yes

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

firm-specific

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 11 Aug 2017 | Removal date: 30 Jun 2019
Still in force

Import tariff

On August 10, 2017, Argentina issued the Presidential Decree 629/2017 reducing import duties on used oilfield equipment. The new tariffs have been set at 0% for the most critical equipment and 7% for complementary machinery. 

Imported goods cannot be older than 10 years, taking into account the production date which has to be correctly certified.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

431 Engines & turbines & parts
8411 Turbojets, turbopropellers and other gas turbines.
841181 Of a power not exceeding 5,000 kW
841182 Of a power exceeding 5,000 kW
432 Pumps, compressors, hydraulic & pneumatic power engines; parts
8412 Other engines and motors.
841221 Linear acting (cylinders)
841229 Other
841290 Parts
8413 Pumps for liquids, whether or not fitted with a measuring device; liquid elevators.
841350 Other reciprocating positive displacement pumps
841360 Other rotary positive displacement pumps
841370 Other centrifugal pumps
841381 Pumps
841391 Of pumps
8481 Taps, cocks, valves and similar appliances for pipes, boiler shells, tanks, vats or the like, including pressurereducing valves and thermostatically controlled valves.
848130 Check (nonreturn) valves
848140 Safety or relief valves
848180 Other appliances
433 Bearings, gears, gearing & driving elements; parts
8483 Transmission shafts (including cam shafts and crank shafts) and cranks; bearing housings and plain shaft bearings; gears and gearing; ball or roller screws; gear boxes and other speed changers, including torque converters; flywheels and pulleys, including
848340 Gears and gearing, other than toothed wheels, chain sprockets and other transmission elements presented separately; ball or roller screws; gear boxes and other speed changers, including torque converters
848350 Flywheels and pulleys, including pulley blocks
435 Lifting & handling equipment & parts
8428 Other lifting, handling, loading or unloading machinery (for example, lifts, escalators, conveyors, teleferics).
842890 Other machinery
439 Other general-purpose machinery & parts
8419 Machinery, plant or laboratory equipment, whether or not electrically heated (excluding furnaces, ovens and other equipment of heading 85.14), for the treatment of materials by a process involving a change of temperature such as heating, cooking, roasting
841940 Distilling or rectifying plant
841950 Heat exchange units
841989 Other
8421 Centrifuges, including centrifugal dryers; filtering or purifying machinery and apparatus, for liquids or gases.
842121 For filtering or purifying water
842129 Other
842139 Other
444 Machinery for mining, quarrying & construction; parts
8430 Other moving, grading, levelling, scraping, excavating, tamping, compacting, extracting or boring machinery, for earth, minerals or ores; piledrivers and pileextractors; snowploughs and snow blowers.
843041 Selfpropelled
843049 Other
8431 Parts suitable for use solely or principally with the machinery of headings 84.25 to 84.30.
843143 Parts for boring or sinking machinery of subheading 8430.41 or 8430.49
8474 Machinery for sorting, screening, separating, washing, crushing, grinding, mixing or kneading earth, stone, ores or other mineral substances, in solid (including powder or paste) form; machinery for agglomerating, shaping or moulding solid mineral fuels,
847410 Sorting, screening, separating or washing machines
847439 Other
449 Other special-purpose machinery & parts
8419 Machinery, plant or laboratory equipment, whether or not electrically heated (excluding furnaces, ovens and other equipment of heading 85.14), for the treatment of materials by a process involving a change of temperature such as heating, cooking, roasting
841939 Other
8479 Machines and mechanical appliances having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847982 Mixing, kneading, crushing, grinding, screening, sifting, homogenising, emulsifying or stirring machines
847989 Other
461 Electric motors, generators & transformers; parts
8501 Electric motors and generators (excluding generating sets).
850151 Of an output not exceeding 750 W
850152 Of an output exceeding 750 W but not exceeding 75 kW
850153 Of an output exceeding 75 kW
8502 Electric generating sets and rotary converters.
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
8504 Electrical transformers, static converters (for example, rectifiers) and inductors.
850440 Static converters
482 Instruments & control equipment, except optical instruments
9015 Surveying (including photogrammetrical surveying), hydrographic, oceanographic, hydrological, meteorological or geophysical instruments and appliances, excluding compasses; rangefinders.
901590 Parts and accessories
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
9027 Instruments and apparatus for physical or chemical analysis (for example, polarimeters, refractometers, spectrometers, gas or smoke analysis apparatus); instruments and apparatus for measuring or checking viscosity, porosity, expansion, surface tension or
902780 Other instruments and apparatus
902790 Microtomes; parts and accessories
9030 Oscilloscopes, spectrum analysers and other instruments and apparatus for measuring or checking electrical quantities, excluding meters of heading 90.28; instruments and apparatus for measuring or detecting alpha, beta, gamma, Xray, cosmic or other ionis
903010 Instruments and apparatus for measuring or detecting ionising radiations
903033 Other, without a recording device
903090 Parts and accessories
9031 Measuring or checking instruments, appliances and machines, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter; profile projectors.
903180 Other instruments, appliances and machines
903190 Parts and accessories
9032 Automatic regulating or controlling instruments and apparatus.
903289 Other
903290 Parts and accessories
491 Motor vehicles, trailers & semi-trailers; parts
8701 Tractors (other than tractors of heading 87.09).
870120 Road tractors for semitrailers
8705 Special purpose motor vehicles, other than those principally designed for the transport of persons or goods (for example, breakdown lorries, crane lorries, fire fighting vehicles, concrete mixer lorries, road sweeper lorries, spraying lorries, mobile wor
870510 Crane lorries
870520 Mobile drilling derricks
870590 Other
492 Motor vehicle bodies; trailers & parts thereof
8716 Trailers and semitrailers; other vehicles, not mechanically propelled; parts thereof.
871631 Tanker trailers and tanker semitrailers
871639 Other

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