IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 11 Feb 2011 | Removal date: 11 Jun 2012
Still in force

Import tariff

Confirmed by the Permanent Delegation of Brazil to the WTO, the government of Brazil has extended the tariff reduction on terephthalic acid from 11 February 2011 to 31 June 2011.
Initially on November 23rd, 2009, the Brazilian government had announced a tariff reduction on the ad-valorem import duty from 12% to 0% for terephthalic acid and its salts classified under the item 2917.36.00 of the the Mercosur Common Nomenclature (NCM) tariff code.
 
The stated duration of 16 months reflects the total duration of the measure.
 

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

341 Basic organic chemicals
2917 Polycarboxylic acids, their anhydrides, halides, peroxides and peroxyacids; their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.
291736 Terephthalic acid and its salts

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