ANNOUNCEMENT 05 Apr 2012In April 2012, the government of Brazil announced a change in import tariff quotas.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC) press release of 5 April 2012 (in Portuguese): http://www.mdic.gov.br//sitio/interna/noticia.php?area=1¬icia=11433
Camex resolution no. 19 of 4 April 2012, Official Gazette of 5 April 2012, pp. 10-11 (in Portuguese): http://pesquisa.in.gov.br/imprensa/jsp/visualiza/index.jsp?jornal=1&pagina=10&data=05/04/2012
Updated version of Camex resolution no. 19 of 4 April 2012 (in Portuguese): http://www.camex.gov.br/legislacao/interna/id/857
On 5 April 2012, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) reduced the import tariffs on terephthalic acids (PTA) and steel plates. The products have been labeled as ex-tarifários, i.e. products with a tariff exception to the Mercosur Common External Tariff.
The following tariff rate quotas have been introduced: