ANNOUNCEMENT 13 Feb 2012In February 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 February 2012 (in Portuguese): http://www.mdic.gov.br/sitio/interna/noticia.php?area=1¬icia=11305
Camex resolution no. 10 of 10 February 2012, Official Gazette of 13 February 2012, pp. 2-9 (in Portuguese): http://www.in.gov.br/visualiza/index.jsp?data=13/02/2012&jornal=1&pagina=2&totalArquivos=184
Updated version of Camex resolution no. 10 of 10 February 2012 (in Portuguese): http://www.camex.gov.br/legislacao/interna/id/958
On 13 February 2012, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) reduced the import tariffs on 135 capital goods to 2%, except for Ex 001 of NCM 8423.30.11 which received a tariff of 6%. 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 30 June 2013.
The tariff reduction was revoked before 30 June 2013 (see related measures):