ANNOUNCEMENT 05 Dec 2019

The Secretariat for Central American Economic Integration Process allowed El Salvador and Honduras to reduce the import duty set on certain automobiles with electric engines.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 2 liberalising
Inception date: 05 Dec 2019 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

On 5 December 2019, the Secretariat for Central American Economic Integration Process (i.e COMIECO by its Spanish acronym) adopted Resolution 420-2019 allowing El Salvador to eliminate the import duty set on certain automobiles with electric engines. Additionally, the Secretariat permitted Honduras the same, see related intervention. 

The affected tariff lines were 8703.80.00.00, 8704.90.00.00 and 8711.60.00.00. In the case of El Salvador, according to the information of the WTO tariff download facility, the new import duties were reduced from 30%, 1% and 5% to 0% respectively. 

The new legislation entered into force on 5 December 2019.

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AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
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Inception date: 05 Dec 2019 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

On 5 December 2019, Resolution 420-2019 adopted by the Secretariat for Central American Economic Integration Process (i.e COMIECO by its Spanish acronym), permitting Honduras to eliminate the import duty set on tariff lines 8703.80.00.00, 8704.90.00.00 and 8711.60.00.00. Additionally, the Secretariat permitted El Salvador the same, see related intervention. 

According to the WTO tariff download facility, in the case of Honduras, the new import tariff decreased from 5% and 10% to 0% depending on the good

 
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