ANNOUNCEMENT 27 Dec 2013In December 2013, the government of Brazil announced a change in import duties.
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Camex resolution no. 120 of 26 December 2013, Official Gazette of 27 December 2013, pp. 65-76 (in Portuguese): http://pesquisa.in.gov.br/imprensa/jsp/visualiza/index.jsp?jornal=1&pagina=65&data=27/12/2013
On 27 December 2013, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) reduced the import tariffs on 237 capital goods to 2%. The measure will be in force until 31 December 2014 (except for one item for which the tariff reduction remaisn in place until 30 June 2014). The products have been labeled as ex-tarifários, i.e. products with a tariff exception to the Mercosur Common External Tariff (TEC).