Tariff Series Volume 17-26

Tariff Series Volume 17-26

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...increase is applied t6nce, / another third one month later, and the full new rate, tWosafter the enactment of the law. Reductions in duty are suspende for two months. Then each month one-tenth of the difference in dutigsfis taken off the old rate until one year after the law was." passed the reduced rate comes fully into force. The law prescribing _t_his, lrule represents a modification of a similar provision that appearsi'n the Colombian constitution. ' In several countries certain regions or certain ports are subject to special treatment, different from that applied in the country as a whole. All of southern Argentina (south of the forty-second degree of latitude) constitutes a free zone. Goods may be imported into that territory free of duty and without any customs formalities. In southern Chile, likewise, imports are generally free of duty. Since 1912 a few articles largely imported have been made subject to the regular rates of duty of the Chilean tarifi'. In Colombia conditions on the Pacific coast and at river ports in the interior of the country are radically different from those that prevail at the ports on the Caribbean Sea. At most of the Pacific ports a reduction in the regular rates of duty, varying from 5 to 30 per cent, is allowed, while at the inland customhouses, and also at islands belonging to Colombia near the coast of Central America, special simplified tarifis are in force. ' Difliculty of transportation between sections subject to the regular tariff and those to which a special customs regime has been accorded makes this separation possible. If there were, for example, easy communication between southern and northern Argentina it would obviously be impossible to apply different rates of duty, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 556 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 29mm | 980g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236787498
  • 9781236787491