ANNOUNCEMENT 09 Apr 2013In April 2013, the government of Brazil announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Camex resolution no. 27 of 9 April 2013 (in Portuguese): http://www.camex.gov.br/legislacao/interna/id/1054
Camex press release of 9 April 2013 (in Portuguese): http://www.camex.gov.br/noticias/ler/item/312
Brazil-Arab News Agency, 'Brazil lifts cotton import tax', April 9, 2013: http://www2.anba.com.br/noticia_oportunidades.kmf?cod=20173964#.UW6ThTdacS-
In Resolution no. 27 of April 9, 2013, the Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (CAMEX) has temporarily suspended the import tariff on cotton (HS 5201) until July 31, 2013. The measure came into effect on May 1, 2013. Previously, the tariff stood at 10% ad valorem.