ANNOUNCEMENT 26 Sep 2018

The Argentine Government modified the regime concerning temporary imports for export production reducing procedure times.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE

Ministry of Production and Labour. Ministerio de Trabajo y Producción. "El Gobierno simplificó un régimen para exportadores y modificó aranceles de importación de insumos para fomentar la competitividad y la producción" Available at: https://www.argentina.gob.ar/noticias/el-gobierno-simplifico-un-regimen-para-exportadores-y-modifico-aranceles-de-importacion-de

InfoLeg. Poder Ejecutivo Nacional. Importaciones. Decreto 854/2018. Available at: http://servicios.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/310000-314999/314695/norma.htm

Inception date: 26 Sep 2018 | Removal date: open ended

Import-related non-tariff measure, nes

On 26 September 2018, the Ministry of Production and Labour of Argentina has announced the modification of the regime regarding temporary imports for export production. According to the government, the changes introduced will result in faster procedures. Concretely it is expected that procedures will go from requiring three months to be completed to be able to be finished in 15 days.

The temporary imports for export production regime allow for the duty-free importation of certain goods and raw materials used in transformation processes, to later export the resulting manufactured good.