ANNOUNCEMENT 22 May 2019

The Government of Chile has changed the applicable discounts on the applicable customs duties on sugar.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE

Public Finance Ministry. Ministerio de Hacienda. Decreto Exento 143/2019. 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=1131748

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

Inception date: 01 Jun 2019 | Removal date: 30 Jun 2019
Still in force

Import tariff

On 22 May 2019, the Chilean Government has issued Exempt Decree 143/2019 decreasing the applicable discounts on customs duties on raw sugar and sugars qualified as Grade 3, 4 and other substandard. The new values apply for a one-month period starting on 1 June 2019.

The discounts have been set at USD 9.05 per tonne in the case of raw sugar and USD 36.43 per tonne for refined sugars qualified as Grade 3, 4 and other substandard. The previously applicable discounts were USD 21.03 and USD 43.23 per tonne respectively.

The discounts are to be applied to the ad valorem customs duties.

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Inception date: 01 Jun 2019 | Removal date: 30 Jun 2019
Still in force

Import tariff

Exempt Decree 143/2019 issued by the Chilean Government on 22 May 2019, has also increased the applicable discount on customs duties on sugars qualified as Grade 1 or 2. The new values apply for a one-month period starting on 1 June 2019.

The discount has been set at USD 77.51 per tonne while the previously applicable discount was USD 76.52 per tonne.  

The discount is to be applied to the ad valorem customs duty.