The Committee of Foreign Trade (COMEX) decided Friday to defer for one year compliance schedule for dismantling safeguard surtaxes of 40%, 25% and 15%.
This was announced by the Ministry of Foreign Trade.
“The progressive dismantling of the three existing surtaxes (40%, 25% and 15%) scheduled for April, May and June 2016 will be paid in the same months of 2017,” the ministry said State
He argued that that decision responds to macroeconomic conditions in the country and does not provide for the adoption of another measure parallel situation to be held according to the evaluation and external conditions of the national economy.
In March last year, he applied safeguards to 2,961 Comex subheadings ranging between 5%, 15%, 25% and 45%, with a term of 15 months (I).