ANNOUNCEMENT 24 Mar 2020

The government of Chile 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 78/2020. 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=1143662

Public Finance Ministry. Ministerio de Hacienda. Decreto Exento 46/2020. 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=1142741

Inception date: 01 Apr 2020 | Removal date: 30 Apr 2020

Import tariff

On 24 March 2020, the Chilean Government adopted Exempt Decree 78/2020 decreasing the applicable discounts on customs duties on sugar. The new values apply for a one-month period starting on 1 April 2020.

The discounts were set at USD 49.98 per tonne in the case of raw sugar, USD 140.21 per tonne in the case of sugars qualified as Grade 1 or 2, and USD 86.07 per tonne for refined sugars qualified as Grade 3, 4 and other substandard. The previously applicable discounts were USD 70.35, USD 162.63 and USD 107.26 respectively.

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

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