ANNOUNCEMENT 23 Dec 2016

The Government of Ecuador has eliminated the import tariff on machinery for the manufacturing of disposable diapers, sanitary towels and tampons.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE

Foreign Trade Committee. Comité de Comercio Exterior. Resolución 041-2016. Available at: https://www.comercioexterior.gob.ec/wp-content/uploads/downloads/2016/12/Resolucio%CC%81n-041-2016.pdf

Inception date: 23 Dec 2016 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

On 23 December 2016, the Ecuadorian Foreign Trade Committee (i.e. Comité de Comerico Exterior or COMEX in Spanish) has adopted Resolution No. 041-2016 eliminating the import duties on machinery for the manufacturing of disposable diapers, sanitary towels and tampons classified under tariffs subheading 8479.89.90.90.

The new import duty has been decreased from 15% to 0%.

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