ANNOUNCEMENT 26 Feb 2010In February 2010, the government of Argentina announced a change in export taxation.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Resoluci?n General 2790 of 26 February 2010, published in Official Gazette of 5 March 2010 (in Spanish): http://www.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/160000-164999/164874/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 26 February 2010, the Federal Administration of Public Revenue (AFIP) issued General Resolution 2790 introducing reference values applicable to apples and pears for export. The measure lists a free on board (FOB) price per kg in USD to each type of apple and pear including their countries of destination.
The reference values mentioned in the measure 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 on 1 January 2010 and was suspended on 16 March 2011 by General Resolution 3058 (see 'Related Measures').