ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Jan 2010

In January 2010, the government of Uruguay announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 19 Jan 2010 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 7 January 2010, Uruguay's Ministry of Economy and Finance adopted Decree No. 05/010 increasing import tariffs from 7 to 23 per cent on trucks and motor vehicles for the transportation of goods equal or below 3 and respectively 9 tonnes (depending on the tariff line). Trucks above these limits still benefit from the 7 per cent import tariff.
 
This measure entered into force on 19 January 2010.

AFFECTED SECTORS