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: 15 Dec 2016 | Removal date: 21 Jun 2018
Still in force

Import tariff quota

On November 30, 2016, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council issued Resolution no. 50 altering tariff-rate quotas on frozen sardines (HS Code 0303.53.00). The reduced import tariff of 2% applies for a quota of 80,000 tonnes and a period of 12 months, starting on December 15, 2016. The previously reduced import tariff applied for a quota of 30,000 tonnes.

Update

On May 8, 2017, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council issued Resolution no. 16 setting a new applicable quota with 2% import tariff for frozen sardines (HS Code 0303.53.00). The new quota was set at 60,000 tonnes for a twelve-month period starting on May 9, 2017.

On December 21, 2017, the Foreign Trade Council of Brazil issued Resolution no. 98 setting a new applicable quota with 2% import duty for frozen sardines (HS Code 0303.53.00). The new quota was set at 50,000 tonnes and it has a validity of six months.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

212 Prepared & preserved fish, crustaceans, molluscs
0303 Fish, frozen, excluding fish fillets and other fish meat of heading 03.04.
030353 Sardines (Sardina pilchardus, Sardinops spp.), sardinella (Sardinella spp.), brisling or sprats (Sprattus sprattus)

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