ANNOUNCEMENT 25 Sep 2014

On 25 September 2014, Argentina via Decree 1676, extended the increase on import tariffs of 100 Extra-zone “Non-Mercosur” origin products. This increase was initially introduced via Decree 25 on 22 January 2013 and charged 95 goods with a maximum tariff rate of 35 per cent (with the remaining 5 other goods being charged with tariff rates ranging from 20% to 28%).

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 25 Sep 2014 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

Nevertheless, Decree 1676 also introduced modifications to Decree 25, which resulted in the introduction of a 20% - 35% increase of the import tariffs on the following tariff lines: HS 3604.10.00, HS 3808.93.23, HS 8480.41.00, 8903.99.00 and 2204.10.10.

AFFECTED SECTORS

 
Inception date: 25 Sep 2014 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

Nevertheless, Decree 1676 besides approving this extension also introduced modifications to Decree 25 which resulted in the decrease of the import tariffs on the following tariff lines: HS 0810.50.00 from 35% to 10%, HS 1209.29.00 from 35% to 0%, HS 1604.14.10 from 35% to 16%, HS 1604.20.10 from 35% to 16%, HS 2002.90.90 from 35% to 14%,