ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Dec 2010In December 2010, the government of Argentina announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Ministry of Industry, Resolution 2994/2010: http://www.infoleg.gov.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/175000-179999/176594/norma.htm
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
On December 15 2010, the Government of Argentina, by Resolution 2994/2010, published reference prices on pottery dinner sets and similar goods (except for porcelain) from Brazil, Colombia, chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, France, Netherlands, Italy, Japan, Portugal, Canada, United States, Mexico, Republic of Korea, China, Philippines, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Chinese Taipei, Thailand, Singapore and Vietnam.
The reference prices were effective from 17 December 2010 to 8 April 2012 (see "Related Measures").
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