ANNOUNCEMENT 09 Feb 2012

In February 2012, the government of Argentina announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Resoluci?n General 3267 of 2 February 2012, published in Official Gazette of 9 February 2012: http://www.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/190000-194999/193965/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: 13 Feb 2012 | Removal date: 26 Apr 2018
Still in force

Import tariff

On February 9, 2012, the Government of Argentina introduced reference prices applicable to the importation of certain types of filament yarn of polypropylene, from China and the U.S., among others. The products subject to this measure are classified under the following tariff line of the MERCOSUR's Harmonized System: 5402.48.00.
 
These reference prices entered into force on February 13, 2012.
 
Argentina introduced reference values of precautionary nature forimported goods in June 2005 (in Spanish: valorescriteriodecarácterpreventivo). The statedpurpose is tostrengthencustomscontrolandpreventunder-invoicing. Importersarerequired toprovideguaranteesfor thedifference indutiesandtaxesifthedeclaredprice 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

Update
On 23 April 2018, the Federal Public Revenue Administration of Argentina adopted General Resolution 4231 invalidating this Resolution by updating the list of countries affected by these criterion values. This new legislation entered into force on 26 April 2018 (please, see related state acts).

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