ANNOUNCEMENT 09 Dec 2013

In December 2013, the government of Colombia announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 09 Dec 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 9 December 2013, Colombia's Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism adopted Decree no. 2859 temporarily reducing the import duties on steel plates to 0% for a period of two years. The trade lines of concern are: 7209.27.00.30 and 7209.27.00.90.
 
The decree also established a new import tax of 0% for the trade lines 7209.17.00.30 and 7209.18.10.30.
 
Further, the decree reestablishes an import tax of 5% for the trade lines 7209.16.00.00 and 7209.26.00.00 and keeps the tariff of 5% for the trade line 7209.17.00.90.
 
The measure is effective with its publication in the Official Gazette of 9 December 2013 (edition 48.999).

AFFECTED SECTORS

 
Inception date: 09 Dec 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 9 December 2013, Colombia's Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism adopted Decree no. 2859 temporarily reducing the import duties on steel plates to 0% for a period of two years. The trade lines of concern are: 7209.27.00.30 and 7209.27.00.90.
 
The decree also established a new import tax of 0% for the trade lines 7209.17.00.30 and 7209.18.10.30.
 
Further, the decree reestablishes an import tax of 5% for the trade lines 7209.16.00.00 and 7209.26.00.00 and keeps the tariff of 5% for the trade line 7209.17.00.90.
 
The measure is effective with its publication in the Official Gazette of 9 December 2013 (edition 48.999).