ANNOUNCEMENT 27 Jun 2012

The new amendments introduced by the Government of the Plurinational State of Bolivia led to increased import duties on 364 tariff lines.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Official Gazette of the plurinational State of Bolivia. Gaceta Oficial del Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia. Decreto Supremo 1272. Available at: http://www.gacetaoficialdebolivia.gob.bo/app/webroot/index.php/normas/descargar/139927

WTO. Tariff Download Facility. Available at: http://tariffdata.wto.org/ReportersAndProducts.aspx

Inception date: 27 Jun 2012 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

On June 27, 2012, the Government of Bolivia adopted Supreme Decree 1272 amending the customs tariffs and creating two higher tariff rates set at 30% and 40%. These changes affected 364 ten-digits tariff lines.

According to the WTO database, previous duties on these tariff lines were set at 10%, 15%, 20% and 35%.