ANNOUNCEMENT 23 Feb 2016

In February 2016, the government of Colombia announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Confis aprob? reducci?n de aranceles para alimentos importados que hacen parte de la canasta familiar y han aumentado inflaci?n.http://www.mincit.gov.co/publicaciones.php?id=35852


Inception date: 23 Feb 2016 | Removal date: 23 Aug 2016
Still in force

Import tariff

The government of Colombia on 23 February 2016, approved a temporary reduction to 0% on tariffs on the import of lentils, beans and garlic. This reduction is aimed to last until 30 June 2016. Furthermore, the government also has temporarily (for a six month period) suspended the price band and introduced0% import tariffs for crude and refined oils.
Due to unavailability of 2015 trade data in the UN Comtrade Database, the trading partners are identified based on the relevant trade flows for 2014.