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. 2 of 12 January 2012, Official Gazette of 13 January 2012 (in Portuguese): http://www.in.gov.br/visualiza/index.jsp?data=13/01/2012&jornal=1&pagina=8&totalArquivos=112
On 13 January 2012, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) reduced the import tariffs on 6 IT and telecommunication goods from 16% 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.