ANNOUNCEMENT 26 Sep 2019

The Government of Chile has changed 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 255/2019. 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=1136741

Public Finance Ministry. Ministerio de Hacienda. Decreto Exento 243/2019. 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=1135338

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

Import tariff

On 26 September 2019, the Chilean Government has issued Exempt Decree 255/2019 decreasing the applicable discounts on customs duties on sugar. The new values apply for a one-month period starting on 1 October 2019.

The discounts have been set at USD 55.33 per tonne in the case of sugars qualified as Grade 1 or 2, and USD 13.12  per tonne for refined sugars qualified as Grade 3, 4 and other substandard. The previously applicable discounts were USD 60.97 and USD 25.37 per tonne respectively.

In the case of raw sugar, no discount has been approved while during the previous month the applicable discount was set at USD 1.63 per tonne. 

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

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