ANNOUNCEMENT 05 Apr 2013

In April 2013, the government of Colombia announced an altered import quota.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism. Decree no. 0650 of 5 April 2013 (published in Official Gazette no. 48.752 of 5 April 2013). Available at: http://wsp.presidencia.gov.co/Normativa/Decretos/2013/Documents/ABRIL/05/DECRETO%20650%20DEL%2005%20DE%20ABRIL%20DE%202013.pdf

Inception date: 05 Apr 2013 | Removal date: 05 Jul 2013

Import tariff quota

On April 5, 2013, the Government of Colombia announced a provisional special measure on imports of powdered milk from Argentina under the Economic Complementation Agreement No. 59 (ACE No. 59) with Ecuador, Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay.
 
In particular, this resolution approves a temporary reduction of the duty-free tariff rate quota from a volume of 1,957 tonnes to 993 tonnes. In the case of the 964 tonnes that no longer enjoy the special tariff-quota regime, the general 20% import duty applies now to them.

This measure only applies for 90 days.

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