ANNOUNCEMENT 28 Sep 2010

The Argentine increased temporarily the import tariffs on certain dairies following MERCOSUR's temporary authorisation to increase the common external tariff.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

InfoLeg. Consejo del Mercado Común. Mercosur. Arancel Externo Común. Decisión 25/2009. Available at: http://servicios.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/170000-174999/172646/norma.htm

InfoLeg. Poder Ejecutivo Nacional. Decreto 100/2012. Nomenclatura Común del MERCOSUR y Arancel Externo Común. Modifícase el Decreto Nº 509/07. Available at: http://servicios.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/190000-194999/193659/norma.htm

InfoLeg. Poder Ejecutivo Nacional. Decreto 491/2013. Nomenclatura Común del MERCOSUR. Derechos de Importación Extrazona. Prórroga. Avaiable at: http://servicios.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/210000-214999/213849/norma.htm

Inception date: 28 Sep 2010 | Removal date: 31 Dec 2014

Import tariff

On 28 September 2010, the Argentine government incorporated MERCOSUR's Decision 25/09 to its national legal system increasing temporarily to 28% the import duties on certain dairies. Previous import duties ranged between 14% and 16% depending on the product. The removal date of this measure was set at 31 December 2011.

Update
On 12 January 2012, the Executive of Argentina adopted Decree 100/2012, extending the previous measure until 31 December 2012.

On 6 May 2013, the Argentine Executive adopted Decree 491/2013, implementing MERCOSUR's Decision 38 od 6 December 2012 which extended the temporary import tariff increase on dairies until 31 December 2014.

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