ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Mar 2021

In March 2021, the Argentine authorities amended the list of products subject to automatic import licensing requirements. As a consequence, new products were added to the list of goods subject to non-automatic import licenses, and other products were removed from the list.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE

Official Gazette of the Republic of Argentina. Boletín Oficial de la república Argentina. Ministerio de Desarrollo Productivo. Subsecretaría de Política y gestión Comercial. Disposición 7/2021. Available at: https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/detalleAviso/primera/241854/20210315?busqueda=1

Official Gazette of the Republic of Argentina. Boletín Oficial de la república Argentina. Ministerio de Desarrollo Productivo. Subsecretaría de Política y gestión Comercial. Disposición 5/2021. Available at: https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/detalleAviso/primera/241770/20210311?busqueda=1

Inception date: 12 Mar 2021 | Removal date: open ended

Import licensing requirement

On 15 March 2021, the Ministry of Productive Development of Argentina adopted Disposition 7/2021 amending the list of products subject to non-automatic import licenses. To do so, the new regulation replaces the annexe introduced via Disposition 5/2021 (see related state acts). As a consequence of the changes introduced, 3 new eight-digits tariff lines are now subject to non-automatic import licenses.

The affected products were classified under tariff subheadings NCM 3506.91.20, 3506.91.90, and 9603.90.00.

The changes introduced with the new legislation follow major amendments to the import licensing regime announced earlier in the previous years (please, see related state acts).

Disposition 5/2021 entered into force retroactively from 12 March 2021, the date on which Disposition 5/2021 entered into force.

AFFECTED SECTORS

 

AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
Inception date: 12 Mar 2021 | Removal date: open ended

Import licensing requirement

On 15 March 2021, the Ministry of Productive Development of Argentina adopted Disposition 7/2021 amending the list of products subject to non-automatic import licenses. To do so, the new regulation replaces the annexe introduced via Disposition 5/2021 (see related state acts). As a consequence of the changes introduced, 2 eight-digits tariff lines are no longer subject to non-automatic import licenses.

The affected products were classified under tariff subheadings NCM 30021520 and 84211910.

The changes introduced with the new legislation follow major amendments to the import licensing regime announced earlier in the previous years (please, see related state acts).

Disposition 5/2021 entered into force retroactively from 12 March 2021, the date on which Disposition 5/2021 entered into force.