ANNOUNCEMENT 31 May 2013

In May 2013, the government of Brazil announced a change in import tariff quotas.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Camex press release of 31 May 2013 (in Portuguese): http://www.camex.gov.br/noticias/ler/item/320
Camex resolution no. 38 of 29 May 2013 (in Portuguese): http://www.in.gov.br/visualiza/index.jsp?data=31/05/2013&jornal=1&pagina=3&totalArquivos=160


Inception date: 31 May 2013 | Removal date: 31 May 2014
Still in force

Import tariff quota

On 31 May 2013, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) published resolution no. 38/13 introducing tariff rate quotas on nine chemical products with various reductions and temporary limitations.

12 months tariff reduction on:

  • Sodium sulfate (NCM 2833.11.10) went from 10% to 2% and is limited to a quota of 735'000 tons
  • Dimethylformamide (NCM 2924.19.22) went from 14% to 2% and is limited to a quota of 5'300 tons
  • Barium sulfate (NCM 2833.27.10) went from 10% to 2% and is limited to a quota of 10'000 tons
  • Adiponitrile (NCM 2926.90.91) went from 12% to 2% and is limited to a quota of 30'700 tons
  • Rabies vaccine (NCM 3002.20.29) went from 2% to 0% and is limited to a quota of 1.5million units
  • p-Xylene (NCM 2902.43.00) went from 4% to 0% and is limited to a quota of 160'000 tons

 
Six months tariff reduction on:

  • Polypropylene film rolls of 50cm up to 100cm (NCM 3920.20.19) went from 25% to 2% and is limited to a quota of 480 tons
  • Titanium dioxide (NCM 3206.11.19) went from 12% to 2% and is limited to a quota of 47'000 tons

 
Tariff reduction until 3 December 2013 on:

  • Caprolactam (NCM 2933.71.00) went from 12% to 2% and is limited to a quota of 26'000 tons

 
The measure, which came into force on 31 May 2013, has been introduced due to supply shortages.