ANNOUNCEMENT 06 Jul 2012

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

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Camex press release of 6 July 2012 (in Portuguese): http://www.camex.gov.br/noticias/ler/item/216
Camex resolution no. 43 of 5 July 2012 (in Portuguese): http://pesquisa.in.gov.br/imprensa/jsp/visualiza/index.jsp?jornal=1&pagina=1&data=06/07/2012


Inception date: 06 Jul 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 6 July 2012, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) added (according to resolution no. 43/12) two products to the List of Exceptions to the Mercosur Common External Tariff (Letec):

  • Female preservatives out of polyurethane (NCM 3926.90.40): the tariff was reduced from 18% to 0%
  • Welding simulators (NCM 9023.00.00): the tariff was reduced from 16% to 2%

AFFECTED SECTORS

 

AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
Inception date: 06 Jul 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

In addition, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) on 6 July 2012, retrieved sevelamer hydrochloride (NCM 3004.90.99) from the Letec as the product is now also domestically produced. The tariff was increased from 0% back to 8% corresponding to the Mercosur Common External Tariff.