ANNOUNCEMENT 14 Jun 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 197/2013. 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=1051792
On June 14, 2013, the Chilean Ministry of Public Finance passed the Exempt Decree 197 to establish new applicable discounts on customs duties on wheat and wheat or meslin flour for a two-month period starting on June 16, 2013. The new law established different reductions on the ad valorem customs duties. The applicable discounts were USD 156.20 per tonne of wheat and USD 243.67 per tonne of wheat or meslin flour. The previously applicable discounts were USD 210.94 and USD 329.07 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.