ANNOUNCEMENT 05 Aug 2009

In August 2009, the government of Ecuador announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 21 Aug 2009 | Removal date: 20 Aug 2010
Still in force

Import tariff quota

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.

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