Ecuador: Perfume, makeup products prices rise 6 percent one month due to tariffs

Posted on July 31, 2012 • Filed under: Business, Economy, Ecuador

Your profession requires every two months to buy makeup and perfume. She joins the professional judgment of others interviewed yesterday, the prices of items of beauty brands have increased about $ 5. Xavier Zamora, SA Producosmetic manager, explains that the more expensive is because the spray containers and pay more fees since June. According to resolution 63 of the Committee of Foreign Trade (Comex), toilet sprays, and mounts and heads of frames per unit paid 30% ad valorem (on the value of the property), ie 15% extra. He said that part of the employers preferred to assume a portion of the hike, but moved it to another customer. “Only a percentage of the increase in tariffs and cost of packaging is the final price charged to consumers.” The values ​​of the plastic cases increased 10 percent, but the prices of cosmetics and perfumes have risen about 6%, he said. Read Article

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