ANNOUNCEMENT 19 Dec 2012In December 2012, the government of Brazil announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Camex press release of 20 December 2012 (in Portuguese): http://www.camex.gov.br/noticias/ler/item/278
Camex resolution no. 91 of 17 December 2012 (in Portuguese): http://www.in.gov.br/visualiza/index.jsp?data=19/12/2012&jornal=1&pagina=4&totalArquivos=168
Camex resolution no. 121 of 26 December 2013, Official Gazette of 27 December 2013, pp. 76-102 (in Portuguese): http://pesquisa.in.gov.br/imprensa/jsp/visualiza/index.jsp?data=27/12/2013&jornal=1&pagina=76&totalArquivos=312
On 19 December 2012, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) published resolution no. 91/12 reducing import tariffs on 162 capital goods to 2%. The products have been labeled as ex-tarifários, i.e., products with a tariff exception to the Mercosur Common External Tariff. However, out of the 162 items, eleven are ex-tarifários which have been renewed. For most of the capital goods, the new tariff will last until 31 December 2013.
The eleven capital goods in the following Camex resolutions received a renewed status as ex-tarifários:
The resolution 91/12 came into power on the 19 December 2012 and lasts until 31 December 2013.
On 27 December 2013, Camex resolution no. 121 extended the reduced tariff for certain goods until 30 June 2014.