IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

Yes

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
← back to the state act
Inception date: 07 May 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Tax or social insurance relief

Reduction of contribution rates of Social Integration Program Contribution and Contribution for Social Security Financing (PIS/COFINS), from 9.25% to 1%, that benefitted companies under the chemical industry programs pertaining to the Special Regime of the Chemical Industries, or Regime Especial da Industria Quimica (REIQ) in Portuguese. This law was originally planned to be a provisional measure, lasting 6 months. 

 

On 10 September 2013, this measure was made permanent through Law 12.859.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

120 Crude petroleum & natural gas
2709 Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude.
270900 Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals, crude.
334 Petroleum gases & other gaseous hydrocarbons, except natural gas
2711 Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons.
271112 Propane
271113 Butanes
341 Basic organic chemicals
2901 Acyclic hydrocarbons.
290122 Propene (propylene)
2903 Halogenated derivatives of hydrocarbons.
290311 Chloromethane (methyl chloride) and chloroethane (ethyl chloride)
290312 Dichloromethane (methylene chloride)
2905 Acyclic alcohols and their halogenated, sulphonated, nitrated or nitrosated derivatives.
290513 Butan1ol (nbutyl alcohol)
290514 Other butanols
2922 Oxygenfunction aminocompounds.
292221 Aminohydroxynaphthalenesulphonic acids and their salts
347 Plastics in primary forms
3902 Polymers of propylene or of other olefins, in primary forms.
390220 Polyisobutylene
348 Synthetic rubber & mixtures thereof in primary forms
4002 Synthetic rubber and factice derived from oils, in primary forms or in plates, sheets or strip; mixtures of any product of heading 40.01 with any product of this heading, in primary forms or in plates, sheets or strip.
400220 Butadiene rubber (BR)
353 Soap, cleaning preparations, perfumes & toilet preparations
3401 Soap; organic surfaceactive products and preparations for use as soap, in the form of bars, cakes, moulded pieces or shapes, whether or not containing soap; organic surfaceactive products and preparations for washing the skin, in the form of liquid or c
340111 For toilet use (including medicated products)
340119 Other
340120 Soap in other forms
340130 Organic surfaceactive products and preparations for washing the skin, in the form of liquid or cream and put up for retail sale, whether or not containing soap
3402 Organic surfaceactive agents (other than soap); surfaceactive preparations, washing preparations (including auxiliary washing preparations) and cleaning preparations, whether or not containing soap, other than those of heading 34.01.
340211 Anionic
340212 Cationic
340213 Nonionic
340219 Other
340220 Preparations put up for retail sale
340290 Other
3404 Artificial waxes and prepared waxes.
340490 Other
3405 Polishes and creams, for footwear, furniture, floors, coachwork, glass or metal, scouring pastes and powders and similar preparations (whether or not in the form of paper, wadding, felt, nonwovens, cellular plastics or cellular rubber, impregnated, coated
340510 Polishes, creams and similar preparations for footwear or leather
340530 Polishes and similar preparations for coachwork, other than metal polishes
354 Chemical products n.e.c.
3403 Lubricating preparations (including cuttingoil preparations, bolt or nut release preparations, antirust or anticorrosion preparations and mould release preparations, based on lubricants) and preparations of a kind used for the oil or grease treatment o
340311 Preparations for the treatment of textile materials, leather, furskins or other materials
340319 Other
340391 Preparations for the treatment of textile materials, leather, furskins or other materials
340399 Other
3407 Modelling pastes, including those put up for children's amusement; preparations known as “dental wax” or as “dental impression compounds”, put up in sets, in packings for retail sale or in plates, horseshoe shapes, sticks or similar forms; other preparati
340700 Modelling pastes, including those put up for children's amusement; preparations known as “dental wax” or as “dental impression compounds”, put up in sets, in packings for retail sale or in plates, horseshoe shapes, sticks or similar forms; other preparati
389 Other manufactured articles n.e.c.
3406 Candles, tapers and the like.
340600 Candles, tapers and the like.

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