ANNOUNCEMENT 14 Jul 2011In July 2011, the government of Argentina announced an altered export quota.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Decree 1074/2011, available at http://www.infoleg.gov.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/180000-184999/184638/norma.htm
WTO document WT/TPR/OV/W/5, 9 June 2011
On July 14th, 2011, the Government of Argentina established export quotas on certain species of fish. The restriction encompasses a series of endangered species, and was adopted in the context of an 'emergency situation' on fishing activities in one of the main rivers of Argentina, the Paraná River.
Theaffected species are: 0302.69.41 Sábalo (Prochilodus platensis); 0303.79.51 Sábalo (Prochilodus platensis);0302.69.43 Surubí (Pseudoplatystoma coruscans); 0303.79.53 Surubí (Pseudoplatystoma coruscans); 0302.69.44 Tararira (Hoplias malabaricus & H.cf lacerdae); 0303.79.54 Tararira (Hoplias malabaricus & H.cf lacerdae); 0302.69.45 Boga (Leporinus spp.); 0303.79.55 Boga (Leporinus spp.).
The measure will be in force until December 31st, 2011