ANNOUNCEMENT 21 Jan 2016

In January 2016, the government of Argentina announced a change in export taxation.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 21 Jan 2016 | Removal date: 20 Feb 2016
Still in force

Export tax

On 21 Janaury2016, the government of Argentina increased export taxes on biodiesel retroactively for the month of January (2016) from 0% (i.e. the export tax for the month of December in 2015) to 1.62%.
 
Given that trade flows can not change retroactively this measure was stated to be implemented on its announcement date.
The measure was replaced by a further increase in the export tax in February 2016.

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