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: 30 Apr 2015 | Removal date: 29 Dec 2015
Still in force

Import tariff

On 29 April 2015, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued Resolution no. 30 decreasing the import tariff on 177 tariff codes related to capital goods from 14% to 2%. For 158 codes the reduced tariff is new, while for the remaining 19 it was extended. The measure took effect on 30 April 2015 lasts until 31 December 2016.
 
The tariffs were reduced under Brazil's ex-tarifário scheme which allows for a temporary customs duty exception to 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 policy is to restructure Brazil's industrial park and infrastructure services.
 
The measure was introduced in conjunction with Camex Resolution no. 29/2015 which reduces the tariff on IT-goods (see measure no. 9399 under Related Measures).

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

387 Prefabricated buildings
9406 Prefabricated buildings.
940600 Prefabricated buildings.
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
840890 Other engines
432 Pumps, compressors, hydraulic & pneumatic power engines; parts
8413 Pumps for liquids, whether or not fitted with a measuring device; liquid elevators.
841381 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.
841410 Vacuum pumps
841430 Compressors of a kind used in refrigerating equipment
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
848190 Parts
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.
851410 Resistance heated furnaces and ovens
435 Lifting & handling equipment & parts
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.
842720 Other selfpropelled trucks
8428 Other lifting, handling, loading or unloading machinery (for example, lifts, escalators, conveyors, teleferics).
842833 Other, belt type
842839 Other
842890 Other machinery
439 Other general-purpose machinery & parts
8415 Air conditioning machines, comprising a motordriven fan and elements for changing the temperature and humidity, including those machines in which the humidity cannot be separately regulated.
841590 Parts
8418 Refrigerators, freezers and other refrigerating or freezing equipment, electric or other; heat pumps other than air conditioning machines of heading 84.15.
841869 Other
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
841989 Other
8421 Centrifuges, including centrifugal dryers; filtering or purifying machinery and apparatus, for liquids or gases.
842121 For filtering or purifying water
842129 Other
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)
8423 Weighing machinery (excluding balances of a sensitivity of 5 cg or better), including weight operated counting or checking machines; weighing machine weights of all kinds.
842320 Scales for continuous weighing of goods on conveyors
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
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.
843353 Root or tuber harvesting machines
843359 Other
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
8701 Tractors (other than tractors of heading 87.09).
870190 Other
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
845630 Operated by electrodischarge processes
845690 Other
8457 Machining centres, unit construction machines (single station) and multistation transfer machines, for working metal.
845710 Machining centres
845730 Multistation transfer machines
8458 Lathes (including turning centres) for removing metal.
845811 Numerically controlled
845819 Other
845891 Numerically controlled
8459 Machinetools (including waytype unit head machines) for drilling, boring, milling, threading or tapping by removing metal, other than lathes (including turning centres) of heading 84.58.
845961 Numerically controlled
8460 Machinetools for deburring, sharpening, grinding, honing, lapping, polishing or otherwise finishing metal or cermets by means of grinding stones, abrasives or polishing products, other than gear cutting, gear grinding or gear finishing machines of headin
846021 Numerically controlled
846031 Numerically controlled
846090 Other
8462 Machinetools (including presses) for working metal by forging, hammering or diestamping; machinetools (including presses) for working metal by bending, folding, straightening, flattening, shearing, punching or notching; presses for working metal or met
846221 Numerically controlled
846229 Other
846249 Other
8463 Other machinetools for working metal or cermets, without removing material.
846330 Machines for working wire
8465 Machinetools (including machines for nailing, stapling, glueing or otherwise assembling) for working wood, cork, bone, hard rubber, hard plastics or similar hard materials.
846592 Planing, milling or moulding (by cutting) 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
846694 For machines of heading 84.62 or 84.63
8479 Machines and mechanical appliances having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847930 Presses for the manufacture of particle board or fibre building board of wood or other ligneous materials and other machinery for treating wood or cork
8515 Electric (including electrically heated gas), laser or other light or photon beam, ultrasonic, electron beam, magnetic pulse or plasma arc soldering, brazing or welding machines and apparatus, whether or not capable of cutting; electric machines and appar
851531 Fully or partly automatic
851580 Other machines and apparatus
444 Machinery for mining, quarrying & construction; parts
8429 Selfpropelled bulldozers, angledozers, graders, levellers, scrapers, mechanical shovels, excavators, shovel loaders, tamping machines and road rollers.
842940 Tamping machines and road rollers
842952 Machinery with a 360? revolving superstructure
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.
843041 Selfpropelled
8431 Parts suitable for use solely or principally with the machinery of headings 84.25 to 84.30.
843149 Other
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,
847480 Other machinery
8479 Machines and mechanical appliances having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847910 Machinery for public works, building or the like
445 Machinery for food, beverage & tobacco processing; parts
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.
843850 Machinery for the preparation of meat or poultry
843860 Machinery for the preparation of fruits, nuts or vegetables
843880 Other machinery
446 Machinery for textile, apparel & leather production; parts
8446 Weaving machines (looms).
844610 For weaving fabrics of a width not exceeding 30 cm
8447 Knitting machines, stitchbonding machines and machines for making gimped yarn, tulle, lace, embroidery, trimmings, braid or net and machines for tufting.
844712 With cylinder diameter exceeding 165 mm
8453 Machinery for preparing, tanning or working hides, skins or leather or for making or repairing footwear or other articles of hides, skins or leather, other than sewing machines.
845310 Machinery for preparing, tanning or working hides, skins or leather
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
8441 Other machinery for making up paper pulp, paper or paperboard, including cutting machines of all kinds.
844110 Cutting machines
844130 Machines for making cartons, boxes, cases, tubes, drums or similar containers, other than by moulding
844180 Other machinery
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
844339 Other
844391 Parts and accessories of printing machinery used for printing by means of plates, cylinders and other printing components of heading 84.42
8477 Machinery for working rubber or plastics or for the manufacture of products from these materials, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847740 Vacuum moulding machines and other thermoforming machines
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.
848071 Injection or compression types
461 Electric motors, generators & transformers; parts
8501 Electric motors and generators (excluding generating sets).
850152 Of an output exceeding 750 W but not exceeding 75 kW
8503 Parts suitable for use solely or principally with the machines of heading 85.01 or 85.02.
850300 Parts suitable for use solely or principally with the machines of heading 85.01 or 85.02.
482 Instruments & control equipment, except optical instruments
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
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
903084 Other, with 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
903120 Test benches
903149 Other
903180 Other instruments, appliances and machines

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