ANNOUNCEMENT 25 Apr 2014In April 2014, the government of Argentina announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Resoluci?n General 3624 (in Spanish) http://www.infoleg.gov.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/225000-229999/229518/norma.htm
Resoluci?n General 2874 (in Spanish) http://www.infoleg.gov.ar/infolegInternet/anexos/165000-169999/169647/norma.htm
On 25 April 2014 the government of Argentina, via Resolution 3624, updated the list of "criterion values" (valores criterio de carácter preventivo) for imports of Travel Goods, Handbags, Wallets, Jewelry Cases (HS 4202.92.00 and HS 4202.99.00).
This updated list of "criterion values"correspond to a range of FOB values from USD 9.40 to USD 11.00 (depending on the type of product) per kg. The previous import criterion values for the relevant products corresponded to a range of FOB values fromUSD 6.00 to USD 7.00 per kg.
Furthermore, the countries for which this updated list of "criterion values" refers to are: China, Democratic People Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Pakistan, Republic of Korea, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam. Nevertheless, according to UN Comtrade Statistics, Argentina in the fiscal year 2013, in the context of HS 4202, only had relevant trade flows (over USD 1.000.000) with: China, Viet Nam, India and Indonesia.