22 Dec 2017
Argentina Rescinds Non-Automatic Import Licencing Requirements for Various Products, Lowers Duties on Certain Copolymers
Argentina has rescinded the non-automatic licencing requirements it had in place on 19 electrical and electronic products of headings 8415, 8418, 8516, 8528, 8521, 8527 and 8528, including certain air conditioners, microwave ovens, televisions, loudspeakers, telephone answering machines and radiobroadcast receivers. Imports of subject merchandise are now subject to automatic licencing.
Separately, Argentina has established a TRQ on a maximum of 1,140 tonnes of certain copolymers of dimethyl terephthalate and cyclohexanedimethanol classified under NCM 3907.99.99. This includes copolymers containing isophthalic acid, tetramethyl cyclobutanediol and ethylene glycol. In-quota imports will benefit from a reduced duty of two percent for a period of 12 months, while out-of-quota merchandise will be subject to a regular MFN rate of 14 percent.