01 April 2020 – Eliminated import taxes on certain medical and cleaning supplies

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Industry interventions
Sectors Involved: Medical products and medicines
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Argentine Government established a zero-percent rate to import taxes applied to supplies that are considered “critical”.

Alcohol, lab and pharmacy equipment, gloves, disinfectants and sanitary supplies fit in this category. The aim is to avoid an eventual shortage of supplies.

This policy will remain in place for the period of the national sanitary emergency.
Full details here: https://www.boletinoficial.gob.ar/detalleAviso/primera/227367/20200402