ANNOUNCEMENT 18 May 2012In May 2012, the government of Brazil announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Camex Resolution no. 33 of 17 May 2012, published in Official Gazette of 18 May 2012: http://www.camex.gov.br/legislacao/interna/id/884
Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC), press release of 18 May 2012 (in Portuguese): http://www.mdic.gov.br/sitio/interna/noticia.php?area=1¬icia=11545
On 18 May 2012, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) reduced the import tariffs nine items from the IT and telecommunication sector to 2%. The products have been labeled as ex-tarifários, which are items with a tariff exception to the Mercosur Common External Tariff (TEC).
The following items have been affected by the measure:
Camex resolution no. 33 came into power on 18 May 2012 and lasts until 31 December 2013.