ANNOUNCEMENT 17 Feb 2011

In February 2011, the government of Argentina announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Resoluci?n General 3041 of 11 February 2011, published in Official Gazette of 17 February 2011: http://www.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/175000-179999/179290/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


Inception date: 21 Feb 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On February 17, 2011, the Government of Argentina adopted reference prices applicable to the importation of tubular or bifurcated rivets, press-fasteners, and buttons of base metal from China and other Asian countries. The product subject to this measure is classified under the following tariff line of MERCOSUR's Harmonized System: 8308.20.00, 9606.10.00 and 9606.22.00.
 
These reference prices entered into force on February 21, 2011.
 
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

AFFECTED SECTORS

 
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AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
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