ANNOUNCEMENT 09 May 2013
In May 2013, the government of Colombia announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism. Decree no. 0927 of 9 May 2013 (published in Official Gazette no. 48.785 of 9 May 2013): http://wsp.presidencia.gov.co/Normativa/Decretos/2013/Documents/MAYO/09/DECRETO%20927%20DEL%209%20DE%20MAYO%20DE%202013.pdf
On May 9, 2013, the Government of Colombia temporarily eliminated the Most Favored Nation (MFN) import duties applicable to certain types of tuna. The previously applicable import duty was 5%.
In particular, this Resolution eliminates, from May 9 to December 31, 2013, the MFN duties applicable to goods classified under the following tariff lines of the Colombian Harmonized System: 0303.41.00, 0303.42.00.00, 0303.43.00.00 y 0303.44.00.00.
These modifications entered into force on May 9, 2013.