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: 24 Jun 2016 | Removal date: 16 Aug 2017
Still in force

Import tariff

On 23 June 2016 the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued Resolution No. 55 decreasing the import tariff on a number of products related to capital goods to 2%.
The measure entered into force on 24 June 2016 and is in force until 31 December 2016 or 31 December 2017 depending on the subject good.
Additionally the Resolution removes certain maritime piston engines from the ex-tarifário regime falling under tariff heading 8407.21.90 Ex. 043 from 1 August 2016. As such this good will no longer have an import tariff of 2% from the above date.
On the same day Resolution No. 47 additionally reduced the import tariff on a number of products related to capital goods, see related measure. The Camex Resolutions No. 47 and 55 reduces the import tariff of 769 products related to capital goods. Of these goods 443 are extended and the remaining 326 are new.

Ex-tarifário regime
The tariffs were reduced under Brazil's ex-tarifário regime, which allows temporary customs duty exceptions under 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 is to restructure Brazil's industrial park and infrastructure services (see WTO Trade Policy Review).
The measure was additionally introduced simultaneously with Camex Resolution No. 48 and 56 that reduces the tariff on IT goods (see related measures). All four Resolutions produce 811 ex-tarifários.

Affected sectors and countries of origin according to Camex

The main affected sectors by all four measures are energy (25.07%); capital goods (14.86%); rail (11.49%); services (5.82%); food (4.48%); medical and hospital (3.76%) and mining (3.73%).
The products' country of origin by all four measures are China (33.65%); United States (19.81%); Germany (14.68%); Italy (6.96%); Austria (3.57%); Sweden (3.32%); Switzerland (3.17%); France (2.16%) and the Netherlands (1.98%).
 
Affected trading partners are identified based on UN Comtrade's import data from 2014. 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

328 Plates, cylinders or lithographic stones for use in printing
8442 Machinery, apparatus and equipment (other than the machine tools of headings 84.56 to 84.65) for preparing or making plates, cylinders or other printing components; plates, cylinders and other printing components; plates, cylinders and lithographic stone
844250 Plates, cylinders and other printing components; plates, cylinders and lithographic stones, prepared for printing purposes (for example, planed, grained or polished)
429 Other fabricated metal products
8207 Interchangeable tools for hand tools, whether or not power operated, or for machinetools (for example, for pressing, stamping, punching, tapping, threading, drilling, boring, broaching, milling, turning or screw driving), including dies for drawing or e
820730 Tools for pressing, stamping or punching
431 Engines & turbines & parts
8407 Sparkignition reciprocating or rotary internal combustion piston engines.
840721 Outboard motors
840729 Other
8408 Compressionignition internal combustion piston engines (diesel or semidiesel engines).
840810 Marine propulsion engines
432 Pumps, compressors, hydraulic & pneumatic power engines; parts
8412 Other engines and motors.
841221 Linear acting (cylinders)
8413 Pumps for liquids, whether or not fitted with a measuring device; liquid elevators.
841350 Other reciprocating positive displacement pumps
841360 Other rotary positive displacement pumps
841370 Other centrifugal pumps
841381 Pumps
841391 Of 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
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.
848110 Pressurereducing valves
848120 Valves for oleohydraulic or pneumatic transmissions
848180 Other appliances
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.
851420 Furnaces and ovens functioning by induction or dielectric loss
851430 Other furnaces and ovens
435 Lifting & handling equipment & parts
8425 Pulley tackle and hoists other than skip hoists; winches and capstans; jacks.
842539 Other
8426 Ships' derricks; cranes, including cable cranes; mobile lifting frames, straddle carriers and works trucks fitted with a crane.
842630 Portal or pedestal jib cranes
842641 On tyres
842699 Other
8427 Forklift trucks; other works trucks fitted with lifting or handling equipment.
842710 Selfpropelled trucks powered by an electric motor
842720 Other selfpropelled trucks
8428 Other lifting, handling, loading or unloading machinery (for example, lifts, escalators, conveyors, teleferics).
842833 Other, belt type
842839 Other
842840 Escalators and moving walkways
842890 Other machinery
8431 Parts suitable for use solely or principally with the machinery of headings 84.25 to 84.30.
843131 Of lifts, skip hoists or escalators
843139 Other
439 Other general-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
841950 Heat exchange units
841989 Other
8421 Centrifuges, including centrifugal dryers; filtering or purifying machinery and apparatus, for liquids or gases.
842119 Other
842121 For filtering or purifying water
842122 For filtering or purifying beverages other than water
842129 Other
842139 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;
842220 Machinery for cleaning or drying bottles or other 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)
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.
843340 Straw or fodder balers, including pickup balers
8436 Other agricultural, horticultural, forestry, poultrykeeping or beekeeping machinery, including germination plant fitted with mechanical or thermal equipment; poultry incubators and brooders.
843629 Other
843680 Other machinery
843699 Other
8701 Tractors (other than tractors of heading 87.09).
870130 Tracklaying tractors
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.
845630 Operated by electrodischarge processes
8457 Machining centres, unit construction machines (single station) and multistation transfer machines, for working metal.
845710 Machining centres
8458 Lathes (including turning centres) for removing metal.
845811 Numerically controlled
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.
845969 Other
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
846040 Honing or lapping machines
8461 Machinetools for planing, shaping, slotting, broaching, gear cutting, gear grinding or gear finishing, sawing, cuttingoff and other machinetools working by removing metal or cermets, not elsewhere specified or included.
846140 Gear cutting, gear grinding or gear finishing machines
846150 Sawing or cuttingoff machines
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
846210 Forging or diestamping machines (including presses) and hammers
846221 Numerically controlled
846229 Other
846241 Numerically controlled
846299 Other
8463 Other machinetools for working metal or cermets, without removing material.
846330 Machines for working wire
8464 Machinetools for working stone, ceramics, concrete, asbestos cement or like mineral materials or for cold working glass.
846420 Grinding or polishing machines
846490 Other
8465 Machinetools (including machines for nailing, stapling, glueing or otherwise assembling) for working wood, cork, bone, hard rubber, hard plastics or similar hard materials.
846510 Machines which can carry out different types of machining operations without tool change between such operations
846591 Sawing machines
846592 Planing, milling or moulding (by cutting) machines
846593 Grinding, sanding or polishing machines
846595 Drilling or morticing 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
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
851521 Fully or partly automatic
851531 Fully or partly automatic
443 Machinery for metallurgy & parts
8454 Converters, ladles, ingot moulds and casting machines, of a kind used in metallurgy or in metal foundries.
845430 Casting machines
8455 Metalrolling mills and rolls therefor.
845530 Rolls for rolling mills
444 Machinery for mining, quarrying & construction; parts
8429 Selfpropelled bulldozers, angledozers, graders, levellers, scrapers, mechanical shovels, excavators, shovel loaders, tamping machines and road rollers.
842920 Graders and levellers
842940 Tamping machines and road rollers
842951 Frontend shovel loaders
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
843050 Other machinery, selfpropelled
843069 Other
8431 Parts suitable for use solely or principally with the machinery of headings 84.25 to 84.30.
843143 Parts for boring or sinking machinery of subheading 8430.41 or 8430.49
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,
847410 Sorting, screening, separating or washing machines
847420 Crushing or grinding machines
847480 Other machinery
847490 Parts
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
8704 Motor vehicles for the transport of goods.
870410 Dumpers designed for offhighway use
445 Machinery for food, beverage & tobacco processing; 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
841981 For making hot drinks or for cooking or heating food
8421 Centrifuges, including centrifugal dryers; filtering or purifying machinery and apparatus, for liquids or gases.
842111 Cream separators
8437 Machines for cleaning, sorting or grading seed, grain or dried leguminous vegetables; machinery used in the milling industry or for the working of cereals or dried leguminous vegetables, other than farmtype machinery.
843780 Other machinery
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.
843810 Bakery machinery and machinery for the manufacture of macaroni, spaghetti or similar products
843850 Machinery for the preparation of meat or poultry
843880 Other machinery
8478 Machinery for preparing or making up tobacco, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847810 Machinery
446 Machinery for textile, apparel & leather production; parts
8448 Auxiliary machinery for use with machines of heading 84.44, 84.45, 84.46 or 84.47 (for example, dobbies, Jacquards, automatic stop motions, shuttle changing mechanisms); parts and accessories suitable for use solely or principally with the machines of thi
844839 Other
8451 Machinery (other than machines of heading 84.50) for washing, cleaning, wringing, drying, ironing, pressing (including fusing presses), bleaching, dyeing, dressing, finishing, coating or impregnating textile yarns, fabrics or made up textile articles and
845140 Washing, bleaching or dyeing machines
845180 Other machinery
8452 Sewing machines, other than booksewing machines of heading 84.40; furniture, bases and covers specially designed for sewing machines; sewing machine needles.
845229 Other
845290 Furniture, bases and covers for sewing machines and parts thereof; other parts of sewing machines
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
8439 Machinery for making pulp of fibrous cellulosic material or for making or finishing paper or paperboard.
843910 Machinery for making pulp of fibrous cellulosic material
843991 Of machinery for making pulp of fibrous cellulosic material
843999 Other
8440 Bookbinding machinery, including booksewing machines.
844010 Machinery
8441 Other machinery for making up paper pulp, paper or paperboard, including cutting machines of all kinds.
844130 Machines for making cartons, boxes, cases, tubes, drums or similar containers, other than by moulding
844140 Machines for moulding articles in paper pulp, paper or paperboard
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.
844311 Offset printing machinery, reelfed
844313 Other offset printing machinery
844316 Flexographic printing machinery
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
8475 Machines for assembling electric or electronic lamps, tubes or valves or flashbulbs, in glass envelopes; machines for manufacturing or hot working glass or glassware.
847529 Other
8477 Machinery for working rubber or plastics or for the manufacture of products from these materials, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847710 Injectionmoulding machines
847720 Extruders
847730 Blow moulding machines
847759 Other
847780 Other machinery
847790 Parts
8479 Machines and mechanical appliances having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847940 Rope or cablemaking machines
847950 Industrial robots, not elsewhere specified or included
847971 Of a kind used in airports
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
8502 Electric generating sets and rotary converters.
850211 Of an output not exceeding 75 kVA
8504 Electrical transformers, static converters (for example, rectifiers) and inductors.
850490 Parts
481 Medical & surgical equipment & orthopaedic appliances
9018 Instruments and appliances used in medical, surgical, dental or veterinary sciences, including scintigraphic apparatus, other electromedical apparatus and sighttesting instruments.
901819 Other
901820 Ultraviolet or infrared ray apparatus
901850 Other ophthalmic instruments and appliances
901890 Other instruments and appliances
9022 Apparatus based on the use of Xrays or of alpha, beta or gamma radiations, whether or not for medical, surgical, dental or veterinary uses, including radiography or radiotherapy apparatus, Xray tubes and other Xray generators, high tension generators,
902290 Other, including parts and accessories
482 Instruments & control equipment, except optical instruments
9015 Surveying (including photogrammetrical surveying), hydrographic, oceanographic, hydrological, meteorological or geophysical instruments and appliances, excluding compasses; rangefinders.
901580 Other instruments and appliances
901590 Parts and accessories
9024 Machines and appliances for testing the hardness, strength, compressibility, elasticity or other mechanical properties of materials (for example, metals, wood, textiles, paper, plastics).
902410 Machines and appliances for testing metals
902480 Other machines and appliances
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
902710 Gas or smoke analysis apparatus
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
903149 Other
903180 Other instruments, appliances and machines
483 Optical instruments & photographic equipment; parts thereof
9011 Compound optical microscopes, including those for photomicrography, cinephotomicrography or microprojection.
901180 Other microscopes
493 Ships
8905 Lightvessels, firefloats, dredgers, floating cranes and other vessels the navigability of which is subsidiary to their main function; floating docks; floating or submersible drilling or production platforms.
890510 Dredgers
495 Railway & tramway locomotives & rolling stock; parts
8604 Railway or tramway maintenance or service vehicles, whether or not selfpropelled (for example, workshops, cranes, ballast tampers, trackliners, testing coaches and track inspection vehicles).
860400 Railway or tramway maintenance or service vehicles, whether or not selfpropelled (for example, workshops, cranes, ballast tampers, trackliners, testing coaches and track inspection vehicles).
8607 Parts of railway or tramway locomotives or rollingstock.
860711 Driving bogies and bisselbogies
860799 Other
8608 Railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings; mechanical (including electromechanical) signalling, safety or traffic control equipment for railways, tramways, roads, inland waterways, parking facilities, port installations or airfields; parts of the fo
860800 Railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings; mechanical (including electromechanical) signalling, safety or traffic control equipment for railways, tramways, roads, inland waterways, parking facilities, port installations or airfields; parts of the fo

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