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: 11 May 2017 | Removal date: 10 May 2019
Still in force

Import tariff quota

On May 10, 2017, the Brazilian Secretariat of Foreign Trade issued Ordinance No. 19 reducing temporarily the import duties on human serum albumin, certain synthetic filament yarn, chemical preparations for photographic uses, enzymatic preparation of glucose, human blood,  ametrine, polymers of vinyl chloride, certain articles of stone or of other mineral substances and electrical apparatus for switching or protecting electrical circuits (NCM 3002.12.36, 5402.46.00, 3707.90.21, 3507.90.49, 3002.13.00, 2933.69.91, 3904.90.00, 5402.20.00, 6815.10.90 and 8535.90.00)

  • NCM 3002.12.36 the import tariff was reduced from 4% to 0% for a quota of 556.080 10 g doses;
  • NCM 5402.46.00 and 5402.20.00 the import tariff was reduced from 18% to 2% for a quota of 33,000 tonnes and 7,000 tonnes respectively;
  • NCM 3707.90.21 the import tariff was reduced from 14% to 2% for a quota of 1,700 tonnes; 
  • NCM 3507.90.49 the import tariff was reduced from 14% to 2% for a quota of 4,000 tonnes,
  • NCM 3002.13.00 the import tariff was reduced from 2% to 0% for a quota of 500 grammes;
  • NCM 2933.69.91 the import tariff was reduced from 14% to 2% for a quota of 7,500 tonnes, 
  • NCM 3904.90.00 the import tariff was reduced from 14% to 2% for a quota of 3,794 tonnes; 
  • NCM 6815.10.90 the import tariff was reduced from 14% to 2% for a quota of 200 tonnes;
  • NCM 8535.90.00 the import tariff was reduced from 16% to 2% for a quota of 500 units.

In addition to these new tariff-rate quotas, this Ordinance also extended the duration period on three other tariff lines (see related measures).

 
Update
On April 24, 2018, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (CAMEX) issued Resolution 27 renewing the reduced import duty on NCM 8535.90.00 for a quota of 500 units for another twelve months.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

341 Basic organic chemicals
3507 Enzymes; prepared enzymes not elsewhere specified or included.
350790 Other
347 Plastics in primary forms
3904 Polymers of vinyl chloride or of other halogenated olefins, in primary forms.
390490 Other
352 Pharmaceutical products
2933 Heterocyclic compounds with nitrogen heteroatom(s) only.
293369 Other
3002 Human blood; animal blood prepared for therapeutic, prophylactic or diagnostic uses; antisera, other blood fractions and immunological products, whether or not modified or obtained by means of biotechnological processes; vaccines, toxins, cultures of micr
300210 Antisera, other blood fractions and immunological products, whether or not modified or obtained by means of biotechnological processes
355 Man-made fibres
5402 Synthetic filament yarn (other than sewing thread), not put up for retail sale, including synthetic monofilament of less than 67 decitex.
540220 High tenacity yarn of polyesters
540246 Other, of polyesters, partially oriented
379 Other non-metallic mineral products n.e.c.
6815 Articles of stone or of other mineral substances (including carbon fibres, articles of carbon fibres and articles of peat), not elsewhere specified or included.
681510 Nonelectrical articles of graphite or other carbon
462 Electricity distribution & control apparatus; parts
8535 Electrical apparatus for switching or protecting electrical circuits, or for making connections to or in electrical circuits (for example, switches, fuses, lightning arresters, voltage limiters, surge suppressors, plugs and other connectors, junction boxe
853590 Other
483 Optical instruments & photographic equipment; parts thereof
3707 Chemical preparations for photographic uses (other than varnishes, glues, adhesives and similar preparations); unmixed products for photographic uses, put up in measured portions or put up for retail sale in a form ready for use.
370790 Other

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