ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Aug 2018

The Brazilian government reduced the import tariffs on several auto-parts not produced in the country.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 0 harmful
  • 1 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE

Brazilian Foreign Trade Council. Câmara de Comércio Exterior. Resolução 50 de 3 de Agosto de 2018. Available at: http://www.camex.gov.br/component/content/article/62-resolucoes-da-camex/em-vigor/2063-resolucao-n-50-de-3-de-agosto-de-2018

Inception date: 03 Aug 2018 | Removal date: 31 Dec 2018

Import tariff

On 3 August 2018, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Chamber (Camex) issued Resolution No. 50 introducing 129 products enclosed in 44 eight-digits tariff lines in the list of auto parts not produced in the country. This action led to the decrease of import tariffs on these products, which has been reduced to 2% from 12%, 14%, 16%, 18% and 20% depending on the subject good.

Update
On 17 December 2018, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council has adopted Resolution 102 revoking this Resolution as of 1 January 2019 (please, see related state acts).

Inception date: 03 Aug 2018 | Removal date: 31 Dec 2018

Import tariff quota

Resolution 50 issued by the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) on 3 August 2018, also sets a temporary import tariff quota for certain product categories included in NCM 8407.33.90, NCM 8407.34.90 and NCM 8408.20.20.

The new import duty has been established at 2% as it follows:

a) NCM 8407.33.90

  • Product category Ex 001 for a quota of 660 units;
  • Product category Ex 002 for a quota of 3,351 units.

b)  NCM 8407.34.90

  • Product category Ex 031 for a quota of 1,255 units;
  • Product category Ex 032 for a quota of 250 units;
  • Product category Ex 033 for a quota of 3,525 units;
  • Product category Ex 034 for a quota of 725 units;
  • Product category Ex 035 for a quota of  500 units;
  • Product category Ex 036 for a quota of 4,446 units;
  • Product category Ex 037 for a quota of 5,814 units;
  • Product category Ex 038 for a quota of 4,540 units;
  • Product category Ex 039 for a quota of 6,156 units;
  • Product category Ex 040 for a quota of  342 units;
  • Product category Ex 041 for a quota of 3,078 units;
  • Product category Ex 042 for a quota of 821 units;
  • Product category Ex 043 for a quota of 6,156 units;
  • Product category Ex 044 for a quota of 1,500 units;
  • Product category Ex 045 for a quota of  1,500 units;
  • Product category Ex 046 for a quota of  366 units;
  • Product category Ex 047 for a quota of  3,424 units;
  • Product category Ex 048 for a quota of  293 units;
  • Product category Ex 049 for a quota of 171 units;
  • Product category Ex 050 for a quota of 923 units;
  • Product category Ex 051 for a quota of 4,104 units;
  • Product category Ex 052 for a quota of 964 units;
  • Product category Ex 053 for a quota of 137 units.

c) NCM 8408.20.20

  • Product category Ex 003 for a quota of 2,750 units.

The import tariff outside the quota is set at 18% in all cases. These values apply until December 31, 2018.

Previously, no import tariff quota applied to these product categories.