ANNOUNCEMENT 22 Aug 2018
The Government of Brazil announced temporary import tariff quotas on several goods, including organics and inorganics chemicals, p-phenylenediamine, certain acrylics, walnuts and certain vaccines.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Brazilian Foreign Trade Council. Câmara de Comércio Exterior. Resolução 57 de 22 de Agosto de 2018. Available at: http://www.camex.gov.br/component/content/article/62-resolucoes-da-camex/em-vigor/2080-resolucao-n-57-de-22-de-agosto-de-2018
On 22 August 2018, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council adopted Resolution 57 reducing temporarily the import duties to 2% for a certain quota on tariffs classified in subheadings 1210.20.10, 2921.51.33, 5501.30.00, and 0802.22.00. In addition, it eliminated the import duty on NCM 3002.20.29. According to the WTO tariffs database, the applicable import duty outside the quota is 8%, 655%, 16%, 6% and 4% respectively. The quotas set for each product and their applicability are the following:
Previously to this announcement, none of these products enjoys a tariff-rate quota on the day of its implementation.
In addition, the Resolution extended the import tariff quota set on viscose rayon and classified under tariff subheading NCM 5403.31.00 (please, for more information see related state act).