ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Dec 2010In December 2010, the government of Argentina announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Resolutci?n General 2978 of 24 November 2010, published in Official Gazette of 3 December 2010: http://www.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/175000-179999/176026/norma.htm
On December 3, 2010, the Government of Argentina published reference prices on galvanic anodes from Korea, China, Philippines, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore, Chinese Taipei, Thailand and Vietnam.
The measure took effect on 6 December 2010.
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