ANNOUNCEMENT 22 Jun 2012

In June 2012, the government of Argentina announced a rule change for import registration.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



MEFP Resolution 304/12 GFSM of 22 June 2012, published in the government gazette of 25 June 2012: http://200.69.252.41/hypersoft/Normativa/NormaServlet?id=17210
WTO-UNCTAD-OECD Eighth Report on G20 Trade and Investment Measures, mid-May to mid-October 2012: http://www.oecd.org/daf/internationalinvestment/8thG20report.pdf


Inception date: 22 Jun 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import licensing requirement

On 22 June 2012, Argentina's Ministry of Economy and Public Finances (MEFP) issued Resolution 304/12 GFSM, altering the procedures on import licensing. Import certificates issued by the authorities are henceforth to be printed on forgery-proof paper (papel de seguridad), with a view to accelerate customs procedures. In addition, the validity of all vouchers, certificates et cetera is harmonised to 60 days - previously, the validity ranged from 30 to 120 days, depending on the exact type of certificate required.

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