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Ref. : EIC 411/3

19 April 2018

Dear Sirs,

Commercial Information Circular No. 373/2018

Argentina : Renewal of Import Tariffs on Certain Toys

The Argentine government issued Decree No. 1126/2017 to announce the renewal of import tariffs on various products. Certain toys, classified under Southern Common Market (Mercosur1) Common Classification (NCM) codes 9503.00.10, 9503.00.21, 9503.00.22, 9503.00.31, 9503.00.39, 9503.00.40, 9503.00.50, 9503.00.60, 9503.00.70, 9503.00.80, 9503.00.91, 9503.00.97, 9503.00.98 and 9503.00.99, are subject to an import duty of 35%.

2.For details of the Argentine measures and other products involved, traders are advised to consult their importers in Argentina and/or the relevant Decree with Annexes (in Spanish) which is available at:


3.For enquiries about the content of this circular,  please contact Mr Lewis LAU at telephone number 2398 5405.

Yours faithfully,

(Ms Lydia CHAN)
for Director-General of Trade and Industry

1 The Southern Common Market (Mercosur) includes Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela. Membership of Venezuela has been temporarily suspended since 2 December 2016.

Note: While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the above information, the Department cannot guarantee this to be so and will not be held liable for any reliance placed on the same.