Exporting Products to ARGENTINA

Argentina is bordered by Chile, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and the Atlantic Ocean. Its capital and largest city is Buenos Aires.

Trade agreement with the EU: In negotiation as part of the EU's Association Agreement with the    Mercosur founding countries which also include Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay. Read more here
Argentine national currency: Peso (ARS)
Official language: Spanish


tt_air Transit time via air from the UK to airport in Argentina is approximately 1 to 3 days. Argentina's main cargo international airport is Ministro Pistarini, known as Ezeiza, located 22 kilometres of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires.

tt_sea Transit time via sea from the UK to port in Argentina is approximately 28 days. Argentina’s main sea port is Buenos Aires.


docs Export documents required include packing list, commercial invoice, and health / organic / phytosanitary certificate(s) where applicable. Requirements for the Argentinean importer include registration with AFIP. Requirements for the British exporter include having an EORI number.


Top-10 products exported from the United Kingdom to Argentina in 2017

1. Pharmaceutical products
    .................................................................................................$92.2 m

2. Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical
    appliances; parts thereof
    .................................................................................................$59.3 m

3. Natural, cultured pearls; precious, semi-precious stones;
    precious metals, metals clad with precious metal,
    and articles thereof; imitation jewellery; coin
    .................................................................................................$57.6 m

4. Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof;
    sound recorders and reproducers; television image
    and sound recorders and reproducers,
    parts and accessories of such articles
    .................................................................................................$28.9 m

5. Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring,
    checking, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus;
    parts and accessories
    .................................................................................................$28.8 m

6. Miscellaneous chemical products
    .................................................................................................$26.5 m

7. Vehicles other than railway, tramway
    .................................................................................................$26.0 m

8. Beverages, spirits and vinegar
    .................................................................................................$22.7 m

9. Plastics and articles thereof
    .................................................................................................$16.5 m

10. Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling paste
    .................................................................................................$15.2 m

Source: UN Comtrade



Find opportunities to export to Argentina

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If you are an exporter based in Britain, the UK Department for International Trade (DIT), offers an online data base where you can search for current export opportunities and pitch your products to overseas buyers including Argentinean importers.



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If you are an importer based in Argentina looking for British products, we invite you to complete the application form at great.gov.uk to access contact details of British exporters via this tool which is administrated by the UK government. When completing the form, please reply 'Britain Latin America Logistics Ltd' to the question 'Where did you hear about great.gov.uk?'


Import Taxes/Restrictions in Argentina

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Visit the official Argentine tariff classification webpage at AFIP to consult the applicable import taxes for a particular tariff code.


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