ANNOUNCEMENT 11 Jul 2013In July 2013, the government of Venezuela announced a change in import duties.
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Decision No. 14/13 of Mercosur (in Spanish),
On 11 July 2013, the Common Market Council of Mercosur (Consejo Mercado Común del Mercosur) adopted Decision No. 14/13 which allowed its member Venezuela to opt out of an increase of the common import tariff on peaches (see related measure below). Using this flexibility, Venezuela has lowered the import tariff on tariff line 2008.70 from 35% to 14% ad valorem.
This measure enters into force on 1 January 2014.