ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Apr 2016In April 2016, the government of Brazil announced a change in import tariff quotas.
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Camex news item of 4 April 2016 on Camex Resolution No. 32/16: http://www.camex.gov.br/noticias/ler/item/718
Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex), Resolution no. 32 of 1 April 2016, (published in the Official Gazette of 4 April 2016): http://www.camex.gov.br/legislacao/interna/id/1528
On 1 April 2016, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued Resolution No. 32 introducing tariff-rate quotas on casein; copolymers of vinyl chloride and vinyl acetate; as well as human serum albumin respectively falling under the Mercosur Common Nomenclature (NCM): 3501.10.00, 3904.30.00 and 3002.10.37. Hereto, the import duty was reduced from 14% to 2% on casein as well as on copolymers of vinyl chloride and vinyl acetate with a quota of 1900 tonne and 5000 tonne respectively for a period of 12 months. The import tariff on human serum albumin was reduced from ad volume 4% to 0% with a quota of 240,780 vials of 10 grams for a period of 6 months. All three import tariff-quotas entered into force on 4 April 2016.