ANNOUNCEMENT 22 Jul 2011

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

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Resolution AFIP 3154/2011, available at: http://www.infoleg.gov.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/180000-184999/184978/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: 22 Jul 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On July 22, 2011, the Government of Argentina adopted reference prices on the importation of plates, sheets, film, strip of polymers of vinyl chloride and polyurethanes (classified under MERCOSUR Common Nomenclature: 3921.12.00 and 3921.13.90) originating in various countries.
 
Argentina introduced reference values of precautionary nature forimported goods in June 2005 (inSpanish:valorescriteriodecar√°cterpreventivo).Thestatedpurpose is tostrengthencustomscontrolandpreventunder-invoicing. Importersarerequired toprovideguaranteesfor thedifferenceindutiesandtaxesifthedeclaredpriceofanimport 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
 

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