Argentina: The WTO takes a close look at the country’s import restriction system

The Geneva-based agency estimated that between 2013 and 2021, the governments maintained "active use" of several trade policy instruments, including registration requirements for imports and exports, import licenses, and withholding taxes.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After eight years, the international community's eyes are again on Argentina's trade policy, which is under scrutiny by the World Trade Organization (WTO).

In an extensive report of almost 300 pages, the main regulatory body of international flows of goods and services made a detailed report on Argentina's regulatory policy, highlighting "the weakness of economic growth", the "significant number of taxes" that weigh on economic operators, and the fluctuating policy of the last three governments.

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