ANNOUNCEMENT 09 Apr 2015

In April 2015, the government of Argentina announced a change in export taxation.

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Inception date: 09 Apr 2015 | Removal date: 18 Nov 2015
Still in force

Export tax

The government of Argentina on 9 April 2015, introduced an updated list of "reference values" for exports of natural honey. 
 
With regards to natural honey, the updated reference value for export corresponds to a FOB value of USD 3.80 and USD 3.82. The reference value of USD 3.80 refers to the following destinations: Finland, Hungary, Nigeria, Norway, Poland, UK, Czech Republic, Romania, Russian Federation, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, Germany, Belgium, Spain, Greece, Italy, Portugal, and the Netherlands. The reference value of USD 3.82 refers to the USA, Canada, China, Republic of Korea, People's Republic of Korea, Philippines, Hong Kong, Japan, Taiwan, Thailand. However, the only countries with which Argentina had export trades of over USD 1,000,000 for natural honey in 2014 are USA, Germany, Japan, Switzerland, the UK, Indonesia, Canada and Italy.

The previous export reference values for honey (2013) corresponded to a FOB value ranging from USD 3.26 to USD 3.29. The FOB value of USD 3.26 referred to Canada and the United States of America. The FOB value of USD 3.29 referred to Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Iceland, Japan, Malta, Norway, United Kingdom, Sweden, Germany, Belgium, Spain, France, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation and Ukraine.

Update
On 18 November 2015, Resolution General 3810/2016 was issued, updating the list of reference values (please, see related state acts),

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