ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Feb 2015
The Ecuadorian Government has temporarily eliminated the import tariffs on wheat and wheaten products.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Foreign Trade Committee. Comité de Comercio Exterior. Resolución 004-2015 de 3 de febrero de 2015. Available at: https://www.comercioexterior.gob.ec/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Resoluci%C3%B3n-004-2015.pdf
Foreign Trade Committee. Comité de Comercio Exterior. Resolución 040-2016. Available at: https://www.comercioexterior.gob.ec/wp-content/uploads/downloads/2016/12/Resolucio%CC%81n-040-2016.pdf
On 3 February 2015, the Ecuadorian Foreign Trade Committee (i.e. Comité de Comerico Exterior or COMEX in Spanish) has adopted Resolution No. 004-2015 temporarily eliminating the import duties on wheat and wheaten products classified under tariffs subheadings 1001.19.00.00, 1001.99.10.00, 1101.00.00.00 and 1103.11.00.00.
The new import duty has been decreased from 10% and 20% to 0% depending on the product and it applies until 31 December 2016.
The new legislation has entered into force on 3 February 2015.