IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

Yes

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 24 Jun 2016 | Removal date: 16 Aug 2017
Still in force

Import tariff

On 23 June 2016 the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued Resolution No. 47 decreasing the import tariff on a number of products related to capital goods to 2%.

The measure entered into force on 24 June 2016 and is in force until 31 December 2016 or 31 December 2017 depending on the subject good.
Additionally the Resolution removes two goods from the ex-tarifário regime falling under tariff heading 8428.39.90 Ex 133 and 8517.62.49 Ex 018. Such goods will no longer have an import tariff of 2%.

On the same day Resolution No. 55 additionally reduces the import tariff on a number of products related to capital goods, see related measure. The Camex Resolutions No. 47 and 55 reduced the import tariff on a total 769 products related to capital goods. Of these goods 443 are extended and the remaining 326 are new.
 
Ex-tarifário regime
The tariffs were reduced under Brazil's ex-tarifário regime, which allows temporary customs duty exceptions under the Mercosur Common External Tariff on capital and IT goods. Such an exception can be invoked in case the good in question has no domestically produced equivalent. The goal of this is to restructure Brazil's industrial park and infrastructure services (see WTO Trade Policy Review).
The measure was additionally introduced simultaneously with Camex Resolution No. 48 and 56 that reduces the tariff on IT goods (see related measures). All four produce 811 ex-tarifários.
 
Affected sectors and countries of origin according to Camex
The main affected sectors by all four measures are energy (25.07%); capital goods (14.86%); rail (11.49%); services (5.82%); food (4.48%); medical and hospital (3.76%) and mining (3.73%).
The products' country of origin by all four measures are China (33.65%); United States (19.81%); Germany (14.68%); Italy (6.96%); Austria (3.57%); Sweden (3.32%); Switzerland (3.17%); France (2.16%) and the Netherlands (1.98%).
Affected trading partners are identified based on UN Comtrade's import data from 2014.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

431 Engines & turbines & parts
8407 Sparkignition reciprocating or rotary internal combustion piston engines.
840729 Other
8408 Compressionignition internal combustion piston engines (diesel or semidiesel engines).
840810 Marine propulsion engines
432 Pumps, compressors, hydraulic & pneumatic power engines; parts
8413 Pumps for liquids, whether or not fitted with a measuring device; liquid elevators.
841370 Other centrifugal pumps
8414 Air or vacuum pumps, air or other gas compressors and fans; ventilating or recycling hoods incorporating a fan, whether or not fitted with filters.
841480 Other
8481 Taps, cocks, valves and similar appliances for pipes, boiler shells, tanks, vats or the like, including pressurereducing valves and thermostatically controlled valves.
848180 Other appliances
433 Bearings, gears, gearing & driving elements; parts
8483 Transmission shafts (including cam shafts and crank shafts) and cranks; bearing housings and plain shaft bearings; gears and gearing; ball or roller screws; gear boxes and other speed changers, including torque converters; flywheels and pulleys, including
848340 Gears and gearing, other than toothed wheels, chain sprockets and other transmission elements presented separately; ball or roller screws; gear boxes and other speed changers, including torque converters
434 Ovens & furnace burners & parts
8514 Industrial or laboratory electric furnaces and ovens (including those functioning by induction or dielectric loss); other industrial or laboratory equipment for the heat treatment of materials by induction or dielectric loss.
851420 Furnaces and ovens functioning by induction or dielectric loss
851490 Parts
435 Lifting & handling equipment & parts
8425 Pulley tackle and hoists other than skip hoists; winches and capstans; jacks.
842539 Other
8426 Ships' derricks; cranes, including cable cranes; mobile lifting frames, straddle carriers and works trucks fitted with a crane.
842641 On tyres
8427 Forklift trucks; other works trucks fitted with lifting or handling equipment.
842710 Selfpropelled trucks powered by an electric motor
842720 Other selfpropelled trucks
8428 Other lifting, handling, loading or unloading machinery (for example, lifts, escalators, conveyors, teleferics).
842833 Other, belt type
842839 Other
439 Other general-purpose machinery & parts
8414 Air or vacuum pumps, air or other gas compressors and fans; ventilating or recycling hoods incorporating a fan, whether or not fitted with filters.
841459 Other
8420 Calendering or other rolling machines, other than for metals or glass, and cylinders therefor.
842010 Calendering or other rolling machines
8421 Centrifuges, including centrifugal dryers; filtering or purifying machinery and apparatus, for liquids or gases.
842121 For filtering or purifying water
842199 Other
8422 Dish washing machines; machinery for cleaning or drying bottles or other containers; machinery for filling, closing, sealing or labelling bottles, cans, boxes, bags or other containers; machinery for capsuling bottles, jars, tubes and similar containers;
842230 Machinery for filling, closing, sealing, or labelling bottles, cans, boxes, bags or other containers; machinery for capsuling bottles, jars, tubes and similar containers; machinery for aerating beverages
842240 Other packing or wrapping machinery (including heatshrink wrapping machinery)
8424 Mechanical appliances (whether or not handoperated) for projecting, dispersing or spraying liquids or powders; fire extinguishers, whether or not charged; spray guns and similar appliances; steam or sand blasting machines and similar jet projecting machi
842430 Steam or sand blasting machines and similar jet projecting machines
842489 Other
842490 Parts
441 Agricultural or forestry machinery & parts
8433 Harvesting or threshing machinery, including straw or fodder balers; grass or hay mowers; machines for cleaning, sorting or grading eggs, fruit or other agricultural produce, other than machinery of heading 84.37.
843340 Straw or fodder balers, including pickup balers
8436 Other agricultural, horticultural, forestry, poultrykeeping or beekeeping machinery, including germination plant fitted with mechanical or thermal equipment; poultry incubators and brooders.
843680 Other machinery
442 Machine-tools & parts
8456 Machinetools for working any material by removal of material, by laser or other light or photon beam, ultrasonic, electro discharge, electrochemical, electron beam, ionicbeam or plasma arc processes; waterjet cutting machines.
845610 Operated by laser or other light or photon beam processes
8457 Machining centres, unit construction machines (single station) and multistation transfer machines, for working metal.
845710 Machining centres
8458 Lathes (including turning centres) for removing metal.
845811 Numerically controlled
8464 Machinetools for working stone, ceramics, concrete, asbestos cement or like mineral materials or for cold working glass.
846410 Sawing machines
846490 Other
8465 Machinetools (including machines for nailing, stapling, glueing or otherwise assembling) for working wood, cork, bone, hard rubber, hard plastics or similar hard materials.
846591 Sawing machines
846592 Planing, milling or moulding (by cutting) machines
846594 Bending or assembling machines
846599 Other
8466 Parts and accessories suitable for use solely or principally with the machines of headings 84.56 to 84.65, including work or tool holders, selfopening dieheads, dividing heads and other special attachments for machinetools; tool holders for any type of
846693 For machines of headings 84.56 to 84.61
443 Machinery for metallurgy & parts
8454 Converters, ladles, ingot moulds and casting machines, of a kind used in metallurgy or in metal foundries.
845490 Parts
444 Machinery for mining, quarrying & construction; parts
8430 Other moving, grading, levelling, scraping, excavating, tamping, compacting, extracting or boring machinery, for earth, minerals or ores; piledrivers and pileextractors; snowploughs and snow blowers.
843050 Other machinery, selfpropelled
8431 Parts suitable for use solely or principally with the machinery of headings 84.25 to 84.30.
843143 Parts for boring or sinking machinery of subheading 8430.41 or 8430.49
8474 Machinery for sorting, screening, separating, washing, crushing, grinding, mixing or kneading earth, stone, ores or other mineral substances, in solid (including powder or paste) form; machinery for agglomerating, shaping or moulding solid mineral fuels,
847410 Sorting, screening, separating or washing machines
847490 Parts
445 Machinery for food, beverage & tobacco processing; parts
8419 Machinery, plant or laboratory equipment, whether or not electrically heated (excluding furnaces, ovens and other equipment of heading 85.14), for the treatment of materials by a process involving a change of temperature such as heating, cooking, roasting
841981 For making hot drinks or for cooking or heating food
8438 Machinery, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter, for the industrial preparation or manufacture of food or drink, other than machinery for the extraction or preparation of animal or fixed vegetable fats or oils.
843810 Bakery machinery and machinery for the manufacture of macaroni, spaghetti or similar products
843820 Machinery for the manufacture of confectionery, cocoa or chocolate
843840 Brewery machinery
843850 Machinery for the preparation of meat or poultry
446 Machinery for textile, apparel & leather production; parts
8445 Machines for preparing textile fibres; spinning, doubling or twisting machines and other machinery for producing textile yarns; textile reeling or winding (including weftwinding) machines and machines for preparing textile yarns for use on the machines o
844540 Textile winding (including weftwinding) or reeling machines
8451 Machinery (other than machines of heading 84.50) for washing, cleaning, wringing, drying, ironing, pressing (including fusing presses), bleaching, dyeing, dressing, finishing, coating or impregnating textile yarns, fabrics or made up textile articles and
845150 Machines for reeling, unreeling, folding, cutting or pinking textile fabrics
845180 Other machinery
449 Other special-purpose machinery & parts
8419 Machinery, plant or laboratory equipment, whether or not electrically heated (excluding furnaces, ovens and other equipment of heading 85.14), for the treatment of materials by a process involving a change of temperature such as heating, cooking, roasting
841939 Other
8439 Machinery for making pulp of fibrous cellulosic material or for making or finishing paper or paperboard.
843999 Other
8440 Bookbinding machinery, including booksewing machines.
844010 Machinery
8441 Other machinery for making up paper pulp, paper or paperboard, including cutting machines of all kinds.
844110 Cutting machines
844140 Machines for moulding articles in paper pulp, paper or paperboard
8442 Machinery, apparatus and equipment (other than the machine tools of headings 84.56 to 84.65) for preparing or making plates, cylinders or other printing components; plates, cylinders and other printing components; plates, cylinders and lithographic stone
844230 Machinery, apparatus and equipment
8443 Printing machinery used for printing by means of plates, cylinders and other printing components of heading 84.42; other printers, copying machines and facsimile machines, whether or not combined; parts and accessories thereof.
844319 Other
8475 Machines for assembling electric or electronic lamps, tubes or valves or flashbulbs, in glass envelopes; machines for manufacturing or hot working glass or glassware.
847529 Other
8477 Machinery for working rubber or plastics or for the manufacture of products from these materials, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847780 Other machinery
8479 Machines and mechanical appliances having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847950 Industrial robots, not elsewhere specified or included
847981 For treating metal, including electric wire coilwinders
847982 Mixing, kneading, crushing, grinding, screening, sifting, homogenising, emulsifying or stirring machines
847989 Other
8480 Moulding boxes for metal foundry; mould bases; moulding patterns; moulds for metal (other than ingot moulds), metal carbides, glass, mineral materials, rubber or plastics.
848060 Moulds for mineral materials
848071 Injection or compression types
461 Electric motors, generators & transformers; parts
8502 Electric generating sets and rotary converters.
850231 Windpowered
481 Medical & surgical equipment & orthopaedic appliances
9018 Instruments and appliances used in medical, surgical, dental or veterinary sciences, including scintigraphic apparatus, other electromedical apparatus and sighttesting instruments.
901819 Other
901890 Other instruments and appliances
9019 Mechanotherapy appliances; massage apparatus; psychological aptitudetesting apparatus; ozone therapy, oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, artificial respiration or other therapeutic respiration apparatus.
901920 Ozone therapy, oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, artificial respiration or other therapeutic respiration apparatus
9402 Medical, surgical, dental or veterinary furniture (for example, operating tables, examination tables, hospital beds with mechanical fittings, dentists' chairs); barbers' chairs and similar chairs, having rotating as well as both reclining and elevating mo
940290 Other
482 Instruments & control equipment, except optical instruments
9024 Machines and appliances for testing the hardness, strength, compressibility, elasticity or other mechanical properties of materials (for example, metals, wood, textiles, paper, plastics).
902480 Other machines and appliances
9027 Instruments and apparatus for physical or chemical analysis (for example, polarimeters, refractometers, spectrometers, gas or smoke analysis apparatus); instruments and apparatus for measuring or checking viscosity, porosity, expansion, surface tension or
902710 Gas or smoke analysis apparatus
902730 Spectrometers, spectrophotometers and spectrographs using optical radiations (UV, visible, IR)
902750 Other instruments and apparatus using optical radiations (UV, visible, IR)
902780 Other instruments and apparatus
9030 Oscilloscopes, spectrum analysers and other instruments and apparatus for measuring or checking electrical quantities, excluding meters of heading 90.28; instruments and apparatus for measuring or detecting alpha, beta, gamma, Xray, cosmic or other ionis
903033 Other, without a recording device
9031 Measuring or checking instruments, appliances and machines, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter; profile projectors.
903110 Machines for balancing mechanical parts
903149 Other
903180 Other instruments, appliances and machines
493 Ships
8905 Lightvessels, firefloats, dredgers, floating cranes and other vessels the navigability of which is subsidiary to their main function; floating docks; floating or submersible drilling or production platforms.
890590 Other

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