ANNOUNCEMENT 23 Dec 2009

In December 2009, the government of Colombia announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Decree No. 4978 of 2009 (in Spanish),
https://www.mincomercio.gov.co/descargar.php?idFile=1835


Inception date: 01 Jan 2010 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 23 December 2009, Colombia's Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism adopted Decree No. 4978 reducing import duties on four tariff lines: melamine (2933), alkyl benzenes (3817), and two types of absorbent paper (4805 and 4811). The import tariff on tariff line 2933 was decreased from 5 to 0 per cent; on tariff line 3817 from 15 to 5 per cent; on tariff line 4805 from 5 to 0 per cent; and on tariff line 4811 from 10 to 5 per cent. This measure enters into force on 1 January 2010. 

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