ANNOUNCEMENT 13 Jun 2016

The Trade Commission of MERCOSUR has adopted new legislation allowing Argentina to set a temporary tariff-rate quota on Dimethylamine and its salts.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE

InfoLeg. Directiva 38/2015. Comisión de Comercio del Mercosur. Publicada en el Boletín Oficial del 13-jun-2016, Número: 33398, Página: 63.Available at: http://servicios.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/verNorma.do?id=262848

MERCOSUR. Comisión de Comercio. Directiva Nº 38/15. Available at: https://normas.mercosur.int/simfiles/normativas/59731_DIR_038-2015_ES_AccPuntAmbArancel_NCM%202921.11.21_renovac.pdf

WTO Tariff Download facility, http://tariffdata.wto.org (Downloaded on 10 October 2018).

Inception date: 13 Jun 2016 | Removal date: 13 Jun 2017
Still in force

Import tariff quota

On 13 June 2016, the Argentine Executive has incorporated to its legal system Directive 38/2015 reducing to 2% the import duty applicable on tariff line NCM 2921.11.21. The new duty applies for a quota of 12,226 tonnes. Previously to this legislation, no tariff-rate quota applied to this product.

According to the WTO tariff database, the import duty outside the quota is 8.22%.

The new import tariff quota has a temporary character and applies for twelve months.

The allowance to temporarily reduce the import duty on copolymers was announced on Directive 38/15 issued by the Trade Commission of MERCOSUR on 18 November 2015.

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