ANNOUNCEMENT 13 Feb 2009
The Argentine Government established criterion values on certain woven fabrics of cotton originating in certain South American, Asian, African and European markets.
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InfoLeg. Administración Federal de Ingresos Públicos. Dirección General de Aduanas. Nota Externa 14/2009. Available at: http://servicios.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/150000-154999/150375/norma.htm
On 13 February 2009, the Federal Administration for Public Revenue of Argentina (i.e. AFIP by its Spanish acronym) adopted External Notice 14/2009 establishing reference prices on imports of certain woven fabrics of cotton classified under tariffs subheadings NCM 5211.20.20, 5211.32.00 and 5211.43.00.
The new reference price was set at a FOB value ranging between USD 2.32 and USD 10.88 per kilogramme for NCM 5211.20.20 and 5211.32.00, and between USD 2.62 and USD 5.30 per kilogramme for NCM 5211.43.00. Previously to this notice, no reference prices applied to this tariffs subheading.
The new legislation affected 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, Vietnam Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay, South Africa, Finland, Hungary, Norway, Poland, United Kingdom, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, Czech Republic and Russia.
This measure applied to imports taking place as of 14 February 2009.