ANNOUNCEMENT 29 Apr 2011

The government of Argentina established reference prices on imports of milk powder originating in certain locations in Central and South America, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

InfoLeg. Administración Federal de Ingresos Públicos. Aduanas. Resolución General 3086/2011. Available at: http://servicios.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/180000-184999/181626/norma.htm

Inception date: 02 May 2011 | Removal date: 16 Jun 2011

Import tariff

On 29 April 2011, the Federal Administration for Public Revenue of Argentina (i.e. AFIP by its Spanish acronym) has adopted General Resolution 3086/2011 establishing reference prices on imports of milk powder classified under tariffs subheading NCM 0402.21.10.

The new reference prices have been set at a FOB value ranging between USD 4.30 and USD 5.16 per kilogramme depending on the characteristics of the product. Previously to this resolution, no reference prices applied to these products.

The new legislation affected the following jurisdictions: Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, Angola, Argelia, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Kanya, Lesotho, Liberia, Lybia, Madagascar, Malawi, Morrocco, Mauritius, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Central African Republic, DR Congo, Rwanda, Senega, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Saudi Arabia, Canada, China, United Arab Emirates, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Iraq, Jordan, Barbados, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Jamaica, Mexico and Dominican Republic.

This measure applied to imports taking place as of 2 May 2011.

Update
On 16 June 2011, the AFIP adopted General Resolution 3127/2011 changing the applicable reference prices set on milk powder classified under tariffs subheading NCM 0402.21.10 (please, see related state acts). 

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