ANNOUNCEMENT 02 Dec 2013In December 2013, the government of Argentina announced a change in import duties.
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Resoluci?n General 3554 of 2 December 2013, published in Official Gazette of 5 December 2013: http://www.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/220000-224999/223350/norma.htm
On December 2, 2013, the Government of Argentina adopted reference prices applicable to the importation of shawls, scarves and handkerchiefs from China, India, South Korea, Viet Nam and other Asian countries. The reference price is USD 0.65per unit (free on board).
In accordance with the Argentinean legislation, once a reference price is established, when a good subject to such prices is imported at a lower cost, the importer shall guarantee the difference between the reference price and the value declared at customs. The products subject to this measure are classified under item 6117.10.00 (knitted clothes) of the MERCOSUR's Harmonized System.
These reference prices entered into force on December 9, 2013.