ANNOUNCEMENT 14 Aug 2017
The Government of Chile has increased 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 298/2017. Aplica rebajas de derechos de aduana para la importación de trigo y harina de trigo o de morcajo (tranquillón). Available at: https://www.leychile.cl/Navegar?idNorma=1106374
On August 14, 2017, the Chilean Ministry of Public Finance passed the Exempt Decree 298 establishing new applicable discounts on customs duties on wheat and wheat or meslin flour for a two-month period starting on August 16, 2017. The new law established different reductions on the ad valorem customs duties. The applicable discounts are USD 59.69 per tonne of wheat and USD 93.11 per tonne of wheat or meslin flour. The previously applicable discounts were USD 48.43 and USD 75.55 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.