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: 02 Jun 2010 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On June 2nd, 2010, the Brazilian government announced tariff increases on the ad-valorem import duty for prepared or preserved sardines from 16% to 32% and for jute from 0% to 8% . These products are classified respectively under the codes 1604.13.10 and 5303.10.10 ofthe Mercosur Common Nomenclature (NCM), respectively.
 
The average bound tariff of the products concerned is 35%.
 
It is important to note that the product 5303.10.10 (jute) was on the Brazilian list of exceptions of the Common External Tariff of Mercosur, and now is back to its original rate.
 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

019 Forage; natural rubber; living plants; raw vegetable materials
5303 Jute and other textile bast fibres (excluding flax, true hemp and ramie), raw or processed but not spun; tow and waste of these fibres (including yarn waste and garnetted stock).
530310 Jute and other textile bast fibres, raw or retted

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