ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Dec 2016
The Argentine Government announced the temporary reduction of import tariffs on certain papers and paperboards.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Infoleg. MERCOSUR/CCM/DIR. N° 13/16. http://servicios.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/265000-269999/268770/norma.htm
On December 7, 2016, MERCOSUR issued Directive 13/16 allowing Argentina to temporary reduce the import tariffs on paper and paperboard (NCM 4810.19.90). The new import tariff was set at 2% for a period of twelve months and for a quota of 2,500 tonnes. The previous tariff was set at 14% FOB value.