Importing Products from 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 Argentina to airport in the UK 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 Argentina to port in the UK is approximately 28 days. Argentina’s main sea port is Buenos Aires.


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


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Top-10 product types imported from Argentina to United Kingdom in 2017

1. Food industries, residues and wastes thereof;
    prepared animal fodder
    ...............................................................................................$465.6 M

2. Beverages, spirits and vinegar
    ...............................................................................................$100.6 M

3. Preparations of vegetables, fruit,
    nuts or other parts of plants
    ................................................................................................$37.6 M

4. Edible fruit and nuts
    ................................................................................................$30.3 M

5. Cereals
    ................................................................................................$27.9 M

6. Sugars and sugar confectionery
    ................................................................................................$16.1 M

7. Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery
    ................................................................................................$13.6 M

8. Oil seed, oleaginous fruits, grain, seed, fruit
    ................................................................................................$13.3 M

9. Rawhides and skins (other than furskins) and leather
    ................................................................................................$13.0 M

10. Meat and edible meat offal
    ................................................................................................$11.1 M

Source: UN Comtrade



Where to Search for Argentine Products/Exporters

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BuyArgentina is an online platform administrated by the Argentine goverment. The platform enables buyers to find Argentine products and exporters. Also visit Agencia Argentina de Inversiones y Comercio Internacional, the official department in charge of the commercial promotion of exports in Argentina.

Import Taxes/Restrictions in the United Kingdom

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Visit the UK Trade Tariff to consult the applicable import taxes and restrictions (if any) to Argentine products. This is done by entering either the tariff code or the description of the particular commodity on the site's search tool.


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