ANNOUNCEMENT 31 Aug 2009In August 2009, the government of Brazil announced a change in import duties.
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CAMEX Resolution n? 47, from August 31st, 2009 - http://www.desenvolvimento.gov.br/arquivos/dwnl_1251920351.pdf
On August 31st, 2009, the Brazilian government announced tariff increases on the ad-valorem import duty from 2% to 14% for industrial fatty alcohols classified under the items 3823.70.10 and 3823.70.20 of the Mercosur Common Nomenclature (NCM) tariff code.
It is important to note that in the case of these products, they were on the list of exceptions of the Common External Tariff of Mercosur, and now are back to its original rate.