ANNOUNCEMENT 04 Dec 2014In December 2014, the members of Central American Common Market announced a change in import duties.
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WTO (2015) "REPORT TO THE TPRB FROM THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL ON TRADE-RELATED DEVELOPMENTS (Mid-October 2014 to mid-May 2015)".
Resoluci?n No. 356-2014 (COMIECO-LXX) http://www.sieca.int/Documentos/DocumentosMostrar.aspx?SegmentoId=2&DocumentoId=5140
On 4 December 2014, the Central American Common Market via Resolución No. 356-2014 (COMIECO-LXX), announced the creation of 3 new tariff lines in the Central American Common tariff i.e."fruit, nuts and other edible parts of plants (pasta de coco); preparations with a basis of tea" (HS 2008.19.20; 2101.20.10; 2101.20.90). The import tariff applicable on the new tariff lines was increased from 14% to 15%.
The members of the Central American Common Market (CACM) set different implementation dates in terms of this Resolution. Specifically,the implementation dates by CACM's members (in terms of Resolución No. 356-2014 COMIECO-LXX) are as follows:
The latter two countries were thus excluded from the list of implementing jurisdictions.