In September 2015, the government of Argentina announced a change in export taxation.



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Inception date: 01 Jun 2015 | Removal date: 31 Dec 2015

Export tax

On 17 September 2015, the government of Argentina updated the list of criterion values for exports of prawns (falling under HS Code 0306). These criterion values for export, correspond to a FOB Value ranging from USD 4.00 to USD 7.00 per kg. The previous export criterion values corresponded to a FOB value ranging from USD 3.20 to 8.50 per kg. The updated reference values refer to prawn exports registered from 1 June 2015 to 31 December 2015. Thus, the measure takes effect retroactively. The export price set by the traders shall not deviate more than 10% from the reference value (in the context of the previous export criterion values this percentage was 20%).
This updated list of criterion values refers to the following countries: Angola, Algeria, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Costa de Marfil, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, , Congo, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leona, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Germany, Greece, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Netherlands, Portugal, France, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Ukraine, Republic of Korea, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Bangladesh, China, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Japan, Philippines, African Countries and Territories classified as Others as well as African Territories refered to as related with France, Spain and the United Kingdom.
Following the GTA de minimis rule, only the exporting trading partners to Argentina exceeding USD 1 million are listed as affected.