ANNOUNCEMENT 23 Nov 2009
The Government of Argentina again increased the reference prices set on imports of copper wire originating in certain Asian and South American locations.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
InfoLeg. Administración Federal de Ingresos Públicos. Dirección General de Aduanas. Resolución General 2710/2009. Available at: http://servicios.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/160000-164999/160547/norma.htm
InfoLeg. Administración Federal de Ingresos Públicos. Dirección General de Aduanas. Nota Externa 76/2009. Available at: http://servicios.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/155000-159999/157528/norma.htm
On 23 November 2009, the Federal Administration for Public Revenue of Argentina (i.e. AFIP by its Spanish acronym) adopted General Resolution 2710/2009 increasing the reference prices set on imports of copper wire classified under tariffs subheading NCM 8544.11.00.
The new reference prices were increased from a FOB value ranging between USD 5.80 and USD 8.40 per kilogramme to a FOB value ranging between USD 7.10 and USD 9.50 per kilogramme depending on the characteristics of the products.
The new legislation affected the following jurisdictions: Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Uruguay, the Republic of Korea, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, China, Chinese Taipei, Philippines, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.
This measure applied to imports taking place as of 24 November 2009.
On 29 June 2010, the AFIP adopted General Resolution 2808/2010 changing the applicable reference prices on copper wire (please, see related state acts).