ANNOUNCEMENT 28 Dec 2012In December 2012, the government of Argentina announced a change in export taxation.
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National Press Office, news item of 31 December 2012 (in Spanish): http://www.prensa.argentina.ar/2012/12/31/37377-reordeno-afip-normas-de-comercio-exterior.php
Resoluci?n General 3429 of 28 December 2012, published in Official Gazette of 31 December 2012 (in Spanish): http://www.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/205000-209999/206707/norma.htm
Resoluci?n General 3448 of 28 February 2013, published in Official Gazette of 5 March 2013 (in Spanish): http://www.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/205000-209999/209072/norma.htm
WTO Trade Policy Review on Argentina of 14 June 2013, WT/TRP/S/227/Rev.1, Chapter III (p. 97): http://bit.ly/Q4IU31
On 28 December 2012, the Federal Administration of Public Revenue (AFIP) issued General Resolution 3429 adopting reference values applicable to raw leathers and skins for export.
The reference values affect the following codes belonging to the Mercosur Nomenclature (NCM):
Argentina introduced reference values of precautionary nature for exportgoods in 2005 (in Spanish: valores referenciales de carácterpreventivo). The stated purpose is to safeguard the revenue derived fromthe payment of export duties (see WTO Trade Policy Review).The reference values are based on free on board (FOB) prices in USD. Alist with all current reference values can be consulted under: www.afip.gob.ar/Aduana/valoracion/Valores%20Referenciales%20vigentes.pdf
The measure was effective from 2 January 2013 to 6 March 2013.