ANNOUNCEMENT 10 Oct 2012In October 2012, the government of Brazil announced a change to the import-specific domestic duties.
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Provisional Measure No. 584 (in Portuguese), http://www.planalto.gov.br/ccivil_03/_Ato2011-2014/2012/Mpv/584.htmimpressao.htm
Ernst & Young Trade Watch (in English), http://www.ey.com/Publication/vwLUAssets/TradeWatch_December_2012/$FILE/Trade_Watch.pdf
On 10 October 2012, the Brazilian government announced in the Provisional Measure No. 584 that imported foreign goods for use or consumption in the Olympic and Paralympic games of 2016 such as trophies and medals would be exempted from VAT, social contributions (PIS/COFINS), contributions of intervention on economic domain (CIDE) and other fees related to customs clearance.