ANNOUNCEMENT 05 Jun 2009

The Government of Argentina decreased the reference prices set on imports of certain iron products originating in certain South American countries. On the contrary, it also established new import criterion values on products where no reference price applied previously. 

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE

InfoLeg. Administración Federal de Ingresos Públicos. Dirección General de Aduanas. Nota Externa 54/2009. Available at: http://servicios.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/150000-154999/154194/norma.htm

Arancelar.com. Administración Federal de los Ingresos Públicos. Dirección General de Aduanas. Nota Externa N° 91/2008. Available at: http://www.arancelar.com/skint/normasver.php?arch=ar&norma=DGANOT00091200800#

Inception date: 06 Jun 2009 | Removal date: 16 Jul 2013
Still in force

Import tariff

On 5 June 2009, the Federal Administration for Public Revenue of Argentina (i.e. AFIP by its Spanish acronym) adopted External Notice 54/2009 decreasing the reference prices set on imports of iron billets and other iron products classified under tariffs subheadings NCM 7207.11.10, 7207.12.00 and 7207.20.00. 

The new reference prices were decreased from a FOB value of USD 0.60 per kilogramme to a FOB value of USD 0.35 per kilogramme. 

This External Notice affects the following jurisdictions: Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.

This measure applied to imports taking place as of 6 June 2009.

Update
On July 15, 2013, the Government of Argentina adopted new reference prices applicable on imports of iron billets and other iron products classified under tariffs subheadings NCM 7207.11.10, 7207.12.00 and 7207.20.00. The new import criterion values replace the reference prices established on External Notice 54/2009 (please, see related state acts).

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AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
Inception date: 06 Jun 2009 | Removal date: 16 Jul 2013
Still in force

Import tariff

External Notice 54/2009 adopted by the Federal Administration for Public Revenue of Argentina on 5 June 2009, also established for the first time reference prices on imports of iron billets and other iron products classified under tariffs subheadings NCM 7207.11.90 and 7207.19.00.

The new reference prices were set at a FOB value of USD 0.35 per kilogramme. Previously to this External Notice, no import criterion values applied to these tariff subheadings. 

This External Notice affects the following jurisdictions: Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.

This measure applied to imports taking place as of 6 June 2009.

Update
On July 15, 2013, the Government of Argentina adopted new reference prices applicable on imports of iron billets and other iron products classified under tariffs subheadings NCM 7207.11.10, 7207.12.00 and 7207.20.00. The new import criterion values replace the reference prices established on External Notice 54/2009 (please, see related state acts).