ANNOUNCEMENT 05 Mar 2010

In March 2010, the government of Argentina announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Boletin Oficial. (2010). Decreto General 2777/2010. Available at http://www.diredsrl.com/argentina/normasver.php?norma=AIPRES02777201000

Boletin Oficial. (2010). Decreto General 2778/2010. Available at http://www.diredsrl.com/argentina/normasver.php?norma=AIPRES02778201000

Boletin Oficial. (2010). Decreto General 2779/2010. Available at http://www.diredsrl.com/argentina/normasver.php?norma=AIPRES02779201000

Boletin Oficial. (2010). Decreto General 2780/2010. Available at http://www.diredsrl.com/argentina/normasver.php?norma=AIPRES02780201000

Boletin Oficial. (2010). Decreto General 2781/2010. Available at http://www.diredsrl.com/argentina/normasver.php?norma=AIPRES02781201000

Boletin Oficial. (2010). Decreto General 2782/2010. Available at http://www.diredsrl.com/argentina/normasver.php?norma=AIPRES02782201000

Boletin Oficial. (2010). Decreto General 2783/2010. Available at http://www.diredsrl.com/argentina/normasver.php?norma=AIPRES02783201000

Boletin Oficial. (2010). Decreto General 2784/2010. Available at http://www.diredsrl.com/argentina/normasver.php?norma=AIPRES02784201000

Boletin Oficial. (2010). Decreto General 2785/2010. Available at http://www.diredsrl.com/argentina/normasver.php?norma=AIPRES02785201000

Boletin Oficial. (2010). Decreto General 2808/2010. Available at http://www.diredsrl.com/argentina/normasver.php?norma=AIPRES02808201000

Boletin Oficial. (2010). Decreto General 2859/2010. Available at http://www.diredsrl.com/argentina/normasver.php?norma=AIPRES02859201000

Boletin Oficial. (2010). Decreto General 2860/2010. Available at http://www.diredsrl.com/argentina/normasver.php?norma=AIPRES02860201000

Managed Exports and the Recovery of World Trade: The 7th GTA Report (Chapter 4, p. 55): http://www.globaltradealert.org/managed-exports-7th-gta-report

2014 National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers (pp. 20-21): http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/reports-and-publications/2014-NTE-Report


Inception date: 05 Mar 2010 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 5 March 2010, the government of Argentina published reference prices for a range of specified imports. In decrees 2777 - 2785 new reference prices were established for imports including footwear, baby carriages, designated textiles and washbasins.
 
For each good, criterion prices will be applied on a designated range of countries (see sources).
 
On 29 June 2010, the government of Argentina anounced further reference price for a range of specified imports. In decrees 2808 and 2859 the government established new prices for imports including yarn, cable and wire.
 
Argentina introduced reference values of precautionary nature forimportedgoodsinJune2005(inSpanish:valorescriteriodecarácterpreventivo).Thestatedpurpose istostrengthencustomscontrolandpreventunder-invoicing. Importersarerequired toprovideguaranteesforthedifferenceindutiesandtaxesifthedeclaredpriceofanimport islowerthanitsreferenceprice(see 7th GTA Report and 2014 National Trade Estimate Report).A list with all current import reference prices can be consulted under:www.afip.gov.ar/aduana/valoracion/valores.criterios.pdf