ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Dec 2011In December 2011, the government of Argentina announced a change in import duties.
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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
On December 7, 2011, the Government of Argentina adopted reference prices applicable to the importation of certain types of baby carriages (including strollers) from Brazil and other Latin-American countries. The product subject to this measure is classified under the following tariff line of MERCOSUR's Harmonized System: 8715.00.00.
These reference prices entered into force on December 9, 2011.
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