ANNOUNCEMENT 13 Jan 2012In January 2012, the government of Brazil announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC) press release of 13 January 2012 (in Portuguese): http://www.mdic.gov.br/sitio/interna/noticia.php?area=1¬icia=11239
Camex resolution no. 1 of 12 January 2012, Official Gazette of 13 January 2012 (in Portuguese): http://pesquisa.in.gov.br/imprensa/jsp/visualiza/index.jsp?jornal=1&pagina=2&data=13/01/2012
Updated version of Camex resolution no. 1 of 12 January 2012 (in Portuguese): http://www.camex.gov.br/legislacao/interna/id/957
Camex resolution no. 10 of 10 February 2012 (in Portuguese): http://www.camex.gov.br/legislacao/interna/id/958
Camex resolution no. 60 of 20 August 2012 (in Portuguese): http://www.camex.gov.br/legislacao/interna/id/963
On 13 January 2012, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) reduced the import tariffs on 99 capital goods from 14% to 2%. The products have been labeled as ex-tarifários, i.e., products with a tariff exception to the Mercosur Common External Tariff. The measure was in force until 31 December 2012.
The tariff reduction was revoked before 31 December 2012 (see related measures):