ANNOUNCEMENT 29 Mar 2017
The Trade Commission of MERCOSUR has adopted new legislation allowing Argentina to set a temporary tariff-rate quota on goods made of polyvinyl butyral.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
MERCOSUR. Comisión de Comercio. Directiva Nº 06/17. Available at: https://normas.mercosur.int/simfiles/normativas/64782_DIR_006-2017_ES_AccionesPuntualesAmbitoArancelario_NCM%203920.91.00%20AR.pdf
WTO Tariff Download facility, http://tariffdata.wto.org (Downloaded on 21 June 2019).
On 29 March 2017, the Trade Commission of MERCOSUR has adopted Directive 06/17 allowing Argentina to establish a temporary 2% import duty on certain goods made of polyvinyl butyral classified under tariffs subheading NCM 3920.91.00.
The new import duty applies for a quota of 5,000 tonnes. Previously to this legislation, no tariff rate quota applied to this product.
According to the WTO tariff download facility, the applicable import tariff outside the quota is 16%.
Directive 06/17 only applies to Argentina for a period of 12 months.