ANNOUNCEMENT 23 Jan 2013

In January 2013, the government of Colombia announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Decree No. 0074 (in Spanish), https://www.mincomercio.gov.co/descargar.php?idFile=3958



Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism. Ministerio de Comercio, Industria y Turismo. Decreto 515 de 30 de marzo de 2016. Available at: http://es.presidencia.gov.co/normativa/normativa/DECRETO%20515%20DEL%2030%20DE%20MARZO%20DE%202016.pdf

Inception date: 01 Mar 2013 | Removal date: 30 Jul 2016
Still in force

Import tariff

On 23 January 2013, Colombia's Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism published Decree No. 0074 establishing a 10 per cent import duty on products classified under chapters 61, 62, 63 and 64, effective as of 1 March 2013. These chapters concern apparel and clothing, footwear and other textiles. 

Update

On February 28, 2014, the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism of Colombia issued Decree 456, modifying the compound import tariffs on the imports of specific types of textiles, apparel and footwear established in Decree 0074/2013. For more details, please see related measures.

On March 30, 2016, the Colombian Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism issued Decree 515/2016 extending the increased import tariffs on apparel, clothing accessories, and footwear until July 30, 2016.