ANNOUNCEMENT 31 Oct 2016
The Brazilian Government announced the decrease in the import tariffs on p-Xylene.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Foreign Trade Council. Câmara de Comércio Exterior. Resolução 100 de 31 de Octubro de 2016. http://www.camex.itamaraty.gov.br/component/content/article/62-resolucoes-da-camex/em-vigor/1747-resolucao-n-100-de-31-de-outubro-de-2016
On October 31, 2016, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued Resolution no. 110 decreasing the import tariff on p-Xylene (NCM 2902.43.00). The duty was reduced from 4% to 0% for a quota of 180.000 tonnes, starting November 20, 2016, until November 19, 2017. The good was included in the List of Exceptions to the Common External Tariff (LETEC) of Mercosur which is a mechanism that allows member states of Mercosur to apply customs duties that are lower or higher than otherwise listed in the Mercosur Common External Tariff schedule.