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

Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Regulatory change; International relations; International trade and travel
Level of Jurisdiction: National

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