ANNOUNCEMENT 14 Oct 2015

The Argentina Government established a compulsory audit of headings for food, beverages, drinkable food, perfumery, grooming, personal care and household cleaning suitable for human consumption and manipulation.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Ministry of Economy and Public Finances - Trade Secretariat. MInisterio de Economía y Finanzas Públicas - Secretaría de Comercio. Resolución 420/2015. http://servicios.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/250000-254999/253163/norma.htm

Inception date: 15 Oct 2015 | Removal date: 28 Jan 2016

Import-related non-tariff measure, nes

On October 14, 2015, the Trade Secretariat of the Argentine Ministry of Economy and Public Finances issued Resolution 420/2015 establishing the compulsory audit of headings of all food, beverages, drinkable food, perfumery, grooming, personal care and household cleaning products suitable for human consumption and manipulation that wanted to be commercialised in the territory of Argentina. The measure affected all tariff lines included in chapters 16; 17; 18; 19; 20; 21; 22; 34; and 38 of the Mercosur Common Nomenclature (i.e. NCM).