ANNOUNCEMENT 19 Dec 2012

In December 2012, the government of Brazil announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Camex press release of 20 December 2012 (in Portuguese): http://www.camex.gov.br/noticias/ler/item/278
Camex resolution no. 90 of 17 December 2012 (in Portuguese): http://www.in.gov.br/visualiza/index.jsp?data=19/12/2012&jornal=1&pagina=3&totalArquivos=168


Inception date: 19 Dec 2012 | Removal date: 19 Jun 2014
Still in force

Import tariff

On 19 December 2012, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) published resolution no. 90/12 reducing import tariffs on six products belonging to the category of information technology and telecommunication. The tariffs have been reduced to 2% while the products have been labeled as ex-tarifários, i.e., products with a tariff exception to the Mercosur Common External Tariff. The following ex-tarifarios (Ex) and Mercosur Common Nomenclature (NCM) codes are affected:
 

  • Bar code printers (Ex 004 of NCM 8443.32.99)
  • PES-QMR, Programmable Electronic System - Quad Modular Redundancy (Ex 009 of NCM 8537.10.20)
  • Systems converting angular to linear movement (Ex 088 of NCM 8543.70.99)
  • Devices with radiofrequency (Ex 018 of NCM 9030.40.90)
  • Devices with radiofrequency, 700-2'600MHz (Ex 019 of NCM 9030.40.90)
  • Devices for controlling trains (Ex 003 of NCM 9032.89.89)

 
The resolution came into power on the 19 December 2012 and lasts until 30 June 2014.

AFFECTED SECTORS