The Comex increases the quota for imported vehicles

The Foreign Trade Committee decided to increase the share of imported vehicles. Of the 22.277 units initially set in Resolution 049 of December 31 of 2014 will now be passed to a maximum of 25,617 vehicles. The document states that this change is due to a report by the National...

Payment of tariffs for 160 products from Colombia and Peru will be returned and measure will be excluded

The National Customs Service of Ecuador (Senae for its Spanish acronym) reported on January 28 that the Committee of Foreign Trade (Comex) decided to exclude from the collection of the corrective measure (safeguard) to 160 tariff subheadings. The measure allows to products...

Comex makes more flexible the charge of safeguards to Peru and Colombia

The Director of the National Customs Service of Ecuador, Xavier Cardenas, announced yesterday the decision of the Committee of Foreign Trade (Comex) to exclude 160 subheadings of the safeguards imposed on products from Colombia and Peru. This would be done through a resolution...

Customs office simplifies formulary for tourists to enter by land borders

The National Customs Service of Ecuador (Senae for its Spanish acronym) simplified the form of tourists to enter the country through land borders. Now, a vehicle with visitors with plates of Colombia and Peru, which took 20.5 minutes to complete the process, now  it does it in...

Senae seized containers with contraband goods

The National Customs Service of Ecuador (Senae for its Spanish acronym) seized two containers that allegedly smuggled into the country, said Jorge Rosales, District Director of the Senae. The merchandise is valued at USD 1.2 million and represent approximately USD 600 000 in tax...

The Customs Office warns about the sale of “personal effects”

The goods or “personal effects” carried by travelers in their luggage may not be sold commercially, according to the National Customs Service of Ecuador (Senae for its Spanish acronym). The Senae and the Internal Revenue Service (SRI) warn that the goods purchased...