ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Jul 2010In July 2010, the government of Argentina announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Resoluci?n General 2871 of 15 July 2010, published in Official Gazette of 22 July 2010 (in Spanish): http://www.infoleg.gob.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/165000-169999/169645/norma.htm
Managed Exports and the Recovery of World Trade: The 7th GTA Report (Chapter 4, p. 55): http://www.globaltradealert.org/managed-exports-7th-gta-report
2014 National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers (pp. 20-21): http://www.ustr.gov/about-us/press-office/reports-and-publications/2014-NTE-Report
On 22 July 2010, the Federal Administration of Public Revenue (AFIP) has adopted General Resolution 2871, which introduces reference prices on imports of copper and copper alloy tubes, without fins or grooves, for automotive vehicles, from specified countries. The items figure under the Mercosur Nomenclature codes 7411.10.10 and 7411.21.10. The corresponding reference prices, which represent free on board values, range from USD 7.90 per kg to USD 11.00 per kg.
These changes affect the following jurisdictions: the Republic of Korea, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Chinese Taipei, Philippines, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay and Uruguay.
These reference prices will enter into force on 23 July 2010.