Highlights

On October 27, 2016, the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (GBRV) temporarily (one year) eliminated import tariffs and value added taxes for scarce agricultural products, raw materials and live animals.

General Information

On October 27, 2016, the GBRV published in the Official Gazette (#41.018, October 27, 2016, pages 7-9) a list of 94 products with import tariffs and value added taxes reduced to ZERO for the time period of one year:

HS Code

Product

1

0102.21.10

Pregnant cows or with calf

2

0102.21.90

Other

3

0102.29.11

Pregnant cows or with calf

4

0102.29.19

Other

5

0102.29.90

Other

6

0102.31.10

Female Buffalo, pregnant or with calf

7

0102.31.90

Other

8

0102.39.11

Female Buffalo, pregnant or with calf

9

0102.39.19

Other

10

0102.39.90

Other

11

0102.90.00

Other

12

0105.11.10

Live poultry from pure or hybrid lines for breeding

13

0201.10.00

Meat of bovine animals, fresh or chilled. Carcasses and half-carcasses

14

0201.30.00

Meat of bovine animals, fresh or chilled, deboned

15

0202.10.00

Meat of bovine animals, frozen. Carcasses and half-carcasses

16

0202.30.00

Meat of bovine animals, frozen, deboned

17

0203.29.00

Meat of swine. Other

18

0207.12.00

Meat and edible offal, of the poultry. Not cut in pieces, frozen

19

0210.11.00

Hams, shoulders and cuts thereof, with bone in

20

0401.10.10

Milk. UHT

21

0401.20.10

Milk. UHT

22

0402.21.10.12

Milk. Powder. Whole

23

0402.21.10.13

Other

24

0402.21.10.19

Other

25

0402.21.20.19

Other

26

0403.90.00

Other

27

0405.10.00

Butter

28

0407.11.00

Fertilized eggs for incubation, Of fowls of the species Gallus domesticus

29

0701.10.00

Potatoes. Seed

30

0709.99.11

Corn. Seed

31

0711.20.10

Olives in saltwater

32

0711.90.00

Other vegetables, mixtures of vegetables

33

0713.10.90

Other

34

0713.33.11

Beans. Seed

35

0713.33.19

Other

36

0713.40.90

Other

37

0901.11.10.90

Other

38

0901.21.00.20

Coffee. Ground

39

1001.19.00

Other

40

1001.99.00.10

Wheat

41

1001.99.00.90

Other

42

1005.10.00

Corn. Seed

43

1005.90.10.11

Yellow Corn

44

1005.90.10.19

Corn

45

1006.10.10

Rice. Seed

46

1006.10.92

Rice

47

1006.30.11

Rice

48

1007.10.00

Grain sorghum. Seed

49

1101.00.10

Wheat flour

50

1102.20.00

Corn Flour

51

1102.90.00.90

Other

52

1201.10.00

Soybeans, seed

53

1201.90.00

Other

54

1202.30.00

Peanuts, seed

55

1206.00.10

Sunflower seeds, for sowing

56

1207.10.10

Palm nuts and kernels, for sowing

57

1207.21.00

Cotton seeds, for sowing

58

1207.70.10

Melon seeds

59

1209.10.00

Sugar beet seeds

60

1209.29.00

Forage seeds, other

61

1209.91.00.10

Onion, leek and garlic seeds

62

1209.91.00.20

Cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, and turnip seeds

63

1209.91.00.30

Carrot seeds

64

1209.91.00.40

Lettuce seeds

65

1209.91.00.50

Tomato seeds

66

1209.91.00.90

Other

67

1209.99.00.10

Fruit seeds for sowing

68

1209.99.00.90

Other

69

1507.10.00

Crude soy oil, whether or not degummed

70

1507.90.11

Refined soy oil

71

1511.10.00

Crude palm oil

72

1517.10.00

Margarine

73

1601.00.00

Sausages and similar products, of meat, meat offal or blood; food preparations

based on these products

74

1604.13.10.10

Sardines in tomato sauce

75

1604.13.10.20

Sardines in oil

76

1604.14.10.10

Canned tuna

77

1604.14.10.90

Other

80

1702.90.00.40

Syrups, other

81

1901.10.90.10

Infant formulas up to 12 months

82

1901.10.90.90

Infant formulas, other

83

1901.90.90

Other

84

1902.19.00

Pasta

85

2001.90.00.90

Vegetables, fruit, nuts and other edible parts of plants, prepared or preserved

by vinegar or acetic acid, other

86

2106.10.00.10

Protein concentrates

87

2106.10.00.20

Textured protein substances

88

2106.90.10.20

Other

89

2106.90.40

Sodium ascorbate and glucose mixtures for sausages

90

2106.90.90.99

Other

91

2304.00.10

Oilcake resulting from the extraction of soya- bean oil, meal and pellets

92

2304.00.90.10

Oilcake

93

2309.90.10

Preparations of a kind used in animal feeding

94

2309.90.90.20

Premixes for animal feed