ANNOUNCEMENT 19 Feb 2019
The Colombian Government has increased the import tariff on insulated electric conductors.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
SUIN-Juriscol. Diario Oficial año CLIV N0. 50.872, 19 febrero 2019. PAG 18. Decreto 228 de 2019. Available at: http://www.suin-juriscol.gov.co/viewDocument.asp?id=30036280
WTO. Report of the TPRB from the Director-General on trade-related developments. WT/TPR/OV/W/13 of 8 July 2019. Available at: https://www.wto.org/english/news_e/news19_e/trdev_22jul19_e.htm
On 19 February 2019, the Colombian Ministry of Treasury and Public Finance and the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism have adopted Decree 228/2019 increasing the import duty on insulated electric conductors. The affected tariff lines have been HS Codes 85220.127.116.11 and 8518.104.22.168.
According to the Permanent Delegation of Colombia to the WTO, the import duties have increased from 0% to 10%.
The new legislation has entered into force on 6 March 2019.