ANNOUNCEMENT 23 Apr 2019

The Government of Chile increased 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 111/2019. 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=1130800

Public Finance Ministry. Ministerio de Hacienda. Decreto Exento 82/2019. 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=1129901

Inception date: 01 May 2019 | Removal date: 31 May 2019
Still in force

Import tariff

On 23 April 2019, the Chilean Government has issued Exempt Decree 111/2019 decreasing the applicable discounts on customs duties on sugar for a one-month period starting on 1 May 2019.

The new legislation established different reductions on the ad valorem customs duties. The discounts have been set at USD 21.03 per tonne in the case of raw sugar, USD 76.52 per tonne for refined sugars qualified as Grade 1 or 2; and USD 43.23 per tonne for refined sugars qualified as Grade 3, 4 and other substandard. The previously applicable discounts were USD 24.73, USD 88.72 and USD 50.33 per tonne respectively.

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