ANNOUNCEMENT 23 Jan 2019

The government of Chile decreased the applicable discounts on the applicable customs duties on sugar.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Public Finance Ministry. Ministerio de Hacienda. Decreto Exento 14/2019. Aplica rebajas de derechos de aduana para la importación de azúcar cruda, azúcar refinada grados 1 y 2, y azúcar refinada grados 3 y 4, y subestándares. Available at: https://www.leychile.cl/Navegar?idNorma=1128125

Public Finance Ministry. Ministerio de Hacienda. Decreto Exento 449/2018. Aplica rebajas de derechos de aduana para la importación de azúcar cruda, azúcar refinada grados 1 y 2, y azúcar refinada grados 3 y 4, y subestándares. Available at: https://www.leychile.cl/Navegar?idNorma=1126983

Inception date: 01 Feb 2019 | Removal date: 28 Feb 2019
Still in force

Import tariff

On 23 January 2019, the Chilean Government has issued Exempt Decree 14/2019 decreasing the applicable discounts on customs duties on sugar for a one-month period starting on 1 February 2019.

The new legislation established different reductions on the ad valorem customs duties. The discounts were set at USD 16.03 per tonne in the case of raw sugar, USD 85.11 per tonne for refined sugars qualified as Grade 1 or 2; and USD 43.66 per tonne for refined sugars qualified as Grade 3, 4 and other substandard. The previously applicable discounts were USD 22.30, USD 89.14 and USD 49.04 per tonne respectively.

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