ANNOUNCEMENT 25 Jan 2019

The Argentine Government eliminated the import criterion values set on certain data processing machines, products of glass fibre, polyethene terephthalate, a certain type of flat-rolled products of stainless steel, and certain textured yarn of polyesters originating in multiple markets.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE

InfoLeg. Administración Federal de Ingresos Públicos. Dirección General de Aduanas. Resolución General 4404/2019. Available at: http://servicios.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/315000-319999/319255/norma.htm

Inception date: 28 Jan 2019 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 25 January 2019, the Federal Administration for Public Revenue of Argentina (i.e. AFIP by its Spanish acronym) has adopted General Resolution 4404/2019 eliminating the reference prices set on several goods classified under tariffs subheadings NCM 3907.60.00, 5503.20.90, 7019.59.00, 7219.21.00, 7219.22.00, 7219.23.00, 7219.31.00, 7219.32.00, 7219.33.00, 7219.34.00, 7219.35.00, 8471.60.52, 8471.60.53 and 8477.10.11. 

The new reference prices have been set at USD 0.00, while the previously applicable reference prices were the following:

  • a FOB value of USD 1.50 per kilogramme for NCM 3907.60.00;
  • a FOB value of USD 1.67 per kilogramme for NCM 5503.20.90;
  • a FOB value of USD 3.00 and USD 4.00 per kilogramme depending on the characteristics of the fibre for NCM 7019.59.00; 
  • a FOB value of USD 3.00 and USD 4.00 per kilogramme depending on the characteristics of the product for NCM 7219.21.00, 7219.22.00, 7219.23.00, 7219.31.00, 7219.32.00, 7219.33.00, 7219.34.00, 7219.35.00;
  • a FOB value ranging between USD 3.00 and USD 8.50 per unit for NCM 8471.60.52 and 8471.60.53; and
  • a FOB value ranging between USD 18,000 and USD 75,000 per unit for NCM 8477.10.11.

The new legislation affected the following jurisdictions: the Republic of Korea, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, China, Chinese Taipei, Philippines, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Canada, United States of America, Mexico, South Africa, Finland, Hungary, Norway, Poland, United Kingdom, Romania, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, Czech Republic and Russia.

This measure applied to imports taking place as of 28 January 2019.