ANNOUNCEMENT 28 Jan 2013

The Chilean Government has modified the applicable reductions on the import tariffs of raw sugar and refined sugar.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE

Public Finance Ministry. Ministerio de Hacienda. Decreto Exento 20/2013. Aplica rebajas de derechos de aduana para la importación de azúcar cruda, azúcar refinada grados 1 y 2, y azúcar refinada grados 3 y 4, y subestándares. http://www.leychile.cl/Navegar?idNorma=1048449

Inception date: 01 Feb 2013 | Removal date: 28 Feb 2013
Still in force

Import tariff

On January 28, 2013, the Chilean Ministry of Public Finance passed the Exempt Decree 20 to establish new applicable discounts on customs duties on sugar for a one-month period starting on February 1, 2013. The new law established different reductions on the ad valorem customs duties. The applicable discounts were USD 154.40 per tonne of raw sugar and USD 194.14 per tonne in refined sugars qualified as Grade 3, 4 and other substandard. The previously applicable discounts were USD 157.35 and USD 195.21 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.

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AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
Inception date: 01 Feb 2013 | Removal date: 28 Feb 2013
Still in force

Import tariff

On January 28, 2013, the Chilean Ministry of Public Finance passed the Exempt Decree 20 to establish new applicable discounts on customs duties on sugar for a one-month period starting on February 1, 2013. The new law established different reductions on the ad valorem customs duties. The applicable discount for refined sugars qualified as Grade 1 or 2 was USD 253.74 per tonne. The previously applicable discount was USD 252.00 per tonne.

The objective of this decree is to establish a relative margin for internal prices to fluctuate in comparison to the international market.