ANNOUNCEMENT 08 Apr 2013In April 2013, the government of Venezuela announced a targeted tax change.
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Decree No. 9.469 of 2013 (in Spanish),
On 8 April 2013, the President of the Republic, Nicolas Maduro Moros, adopted Decree No. 9.469 which temporarily eliminates the Value Added Tax (VAT) on imports of clays (tariff line 2508.40.00), wollastonite (tariff line 2530.90.90) , zirconium silicate (tariff line 2839.90.90), and aluminium pellets of 2 inches (tariff line 7616.99.90) for use exclusively in the sanitary sector.
This measure entered into force on 9 April 2013 for the period of one year.