ANNOUNCEMENT 05 Jun 2009

On 5 June 2009, Colombia’s Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism adopted Decree no. 2112 imposing an import tariff and a tariff quota on whey. The measure took effect with its publication in the Official Gazette of 5 June 2009 (edition no. 47.371).

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 2 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 05 Jun 2009 | Removal date: 03 Sep 2013
Still in force

Import tariff

An import tariff of 94% applies to the HS codes 0404.1010, 0404.1090, and 0404.9000.

AFFECTED SECTORS

 

AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
Inception date: 05 Jun 2009 | Removal date: 03 Sep 2013
Still in force

Import tariff quota

A tariff rate quota with an import tax of 20% for 3.000 tons applies to partial or total demineralized whey (HS code 0404.1010). On 27 September 2013, Decree no. 1990 suspended the tariff rate quota on whey.