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Tax: up to 21%

Duties: up to 35% 

Restricted items: Used goods, small servers, laptops, desktops, and phones 

Non-working days: Saturday, Sunday, and Public Holidays 

Lead times: 5-6 weeks

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Best Carrier option: Freight Forwarder or Courier  

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Prominent Languages: Spanish

The Complexities of Importing into Argentina

Shipping into Argentina is a lengthy and expensive process. Although not as high as other Latin American countries, IT hardware is quite heavily taxed. There are several licenses you need to apply for before shipping. Some of these can take up to 2 weeks to acquire. The Argentinian government has also put restrictions on used goods and small shipments of servers, laptops, desktops, and cell phones. Argentina does, however, have a reasonably strong presence in the Tech industry, with several large data centers located here.   

How TecEx Can Help You Import into Argentina

Despite extensive restrictions and long lead times on compliance, TecEx has developed a reliable and effective importing process into Argentina. We can facilitate even the most complex of shipments. By applying for all compliance documentation on your behalf and conducting rigorous pre-compliance checks, TecEx can offer a first-time clearance guarantee, even for restricted items. Our wealth of knowledge and dedicated team will ensure your Argentinian shipment reaches its final destination safely in the quickest time possible.  

Click here to learn more about what to expect when shipping into South America.  

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