ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Dec 2011

In December 2011, the government of Argentina announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Resoluci?n General 3228 of 30 November 2011, published in Official Gazette of 7 December 2011: http://www.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/190000-194999/190975/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


Inception date: 09 Dec 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On December 7, 2011, the Federal Administration for Public Revenue of Argentina (i.e. AFIP by its Spanish acronym) has adopted General Resolution 3228/2011 increasing the reference prices set on the importation of certain types of baby carriages (including strollers). The products subject to this measure are classified under the following tariff line of MERCOSUR's Harmonized System: 8715.00.00.

The new reference prices have been increased from a FOB value ranging between USD 6.80 and USD 27.00 per unit to a FOB value ranging between USD 8.00 and USD 31.00 per unit depending on the characteristics of the product. The previous applicable values were set on General Resolution 2777/2010.

This General Resolution affects the following jurisdictions: the Republic of Korea, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, China, Chinese Taipei, Philippines, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
 
These reference prices entered into force on December 9, 2011.

 
Import Criterion Values
Argentina introduced reference values of precautionary nature forimported goods in June 2005 (in Spanish: valorescriteriodecarácterpreventivo). Thestatedpurpose is tostrengthencustomscontrolandpreventunder-invoicing. Importersarerequired toprovideguaranteesfor thedifferenceindutiesandtaxesifthedeclaredprice ofanimport islowerthanitsreferenceprice(see 7th GTA Report and 2014 National Trade Estimate Report).A list with all current import reference prices can be consulted under:www.afip.gov.ar/aduana/valoracion/valores.criterios.pdf

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