ANNOUNCEMENT 14 Oct 2011
In October 2011, the government of Argentina announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Resoluci?n General 3198 of 7 October 2011, published in Official Gazette of 14 October 2011: http://www.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/185000-189999/188170/norma.htm
Managed Exports and the Recovery of World Trade: The 7th GTA Report (Chapter 4, p. 55): http://www.globaltradealert.org/managed-exports-7th-gta-report
2014 National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers (pp. 20-21): http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/reports-and-publications/2014-NTE-Report
Arancelar.com. Administración Federal de los Ingresos Públicos. Dirección General de Aduanas. Nota Externa N° 91/2008. Available at: http://www.arancelar.com/skint/normasver.php?arch=ar&norma=DGANOT00091200800#
On October 14, 2011, the Federal Public Revenue Administration of Argentina has adopted General Resolution modifying the applicable import criterion values on products classified under tariff subheadings NCM 7307.19.20 and 7307.93.00.
The established reference price corresponded to a FOB value ranging between USD 2.80 and USD 5.00. The previous applicable reference prices ranged between USD 1.40 and USD 2.05, and USD 1.60 and USD 2.50 per kilogramme and were established in External Notice 91/2008
The new legislation affects the following jurisdictions: Korea, China, Chinese Taipei, Philippines, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, South Africa, Finland, Hungary, Norway, Poland, United Kingdom, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Czech Republic, Russia and Ukraine.
These reference prices have entered into force on October 18, 2011.