ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Dec 2017
The Government of Chile has decreased 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 549/2017. 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=1112378
On December 15, 2017, the Chilean Ministry of Public Finance passed the Exempt Decree 549/2017 establishing new applicable discounts on customs duties on wheat and wheat or meslin flour for a two-month period starting on December 16, 2017. The new law established different reductions on the ad valorem customs duties. The applicable discounts are USD 45.58 per tonne of wheat and USD 71.10 per tonne of wheat or meslin flour. The previously applicable discounts were USD 64.52 and USD 100.65 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.