ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Feb 2013
The Chilean Government has modified the applicable reductions on the import tariffs of wheat and wheat or meslin flour.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Public Finance Ministry. Ministerio de Hacienda. Decreto Exento 55/2013. Aplica rebajas de derechos de aduana para la importación de trigo y harina de trigo o de morcajo (tranquillón). http://www.leychile.cl/Navegar?idNorma=1048852
On February 15, 2013, the Chilean Ministry of Public Finance passed the Exempt Decree 55 to establish new applicable discounts on customs duties on wheat and wheat or meslin flour for a two-month period starting on February 16, 2013. The new law established different reductions on the ad valorem customs duties. The applicable discounts were USD 232.14 per tonne of wheat and USD 362.14 per tonne of wheat or meslin flour. The previously applicable discounts were USD 221.53 and USD 345.59 per tonne respectively.
The objective of this decree is to establish a relative margin for internal prices to fluctuate in comparison to the international market.