ANNOUNCEMENT 05 Aug 2009
In August 2009, the government of Ecuador announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Resolution No. 500 of 2009 (in Spanish),
On 5 August 2009, Ecuador's Trade and Investment Board (Consejo de Comercio Exterior e Inversiones COMEXI) adopted Resolution No. 500 temporarily eliminating import tariffs on cotton not carded or combed. This zero per cent import tariff only applied to the import of a total of 19,537.2 metric tonnes of cotton. This measure entered into force on 21 August 2009 for the period of one year.