ANNOUNCEMENT 21 Aug 2012In August 2012, the government of Brazil announced a change in import tariff quotas.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Camex news item of 21 August 2012 (in Portuguese): http://www.camex.gov.br/noticias/ler/item/252
Camex resolution no. 58 of 20 August 2012 (in Portuguese): http://www.in.gov.br/imprensa/visualiza/index.jsp?jornal=1&pagina=10&data=21/08/2012
Revoked Camex resolution no. 58 of 20 August 2012 (in Portuguese): http://www.camex.gov.br/legislacao/interna/id/961
On 21 August 2012, Brazil's federal trade council Camex decided to reduce the ad valorem tax rate on frozen sardines (NCM code 0303.53.00) from 10% to 2% for a period of 180 days. The reduced tariff is limited to the a quota, set at 50'000 tons. The measure has been taken to avoid an undersupply of sardines during the closed fishing season and is based on Mercosur resolution no. 08/08.
On 17 October 2012, Brazil's federal trade council (Camex) released resolution 73/12 revoking Camex resolution 58/12.