ANNOUNCEMENT 20 Dec 2011On 20 December 2011, Brazil’s Secretary of Foreign Trade (Secex) issued Circular no. 49, amending a number of tariff line descriptions in order to improve the description texts and the product classification in general. The measure entered into effect on 13 October 2011.
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Secex Circular no. 49 of 11 October 2011, published in the official gazette of 13 October 2011: http://www.mdic.gov.br/arquivos/dwnl_1318524872.pdf
Conversely, the new tariff line NCM 3911.90.27 was created for hexadimethrine chloride, resulting in a tariff reduction from 14% to 2%.
By consequence, certain tariff rates are amended as well. The tariff increases concern: NCM 2933.39.35: the herbicides imazapic and imazapyr have been moved from 2933.39.39 (“Other”, 2%) to this heading, with a rate of 14% NCM 3003.90.97 and 3004.90.97: Tariff line created for the medicine sevoflurane, with a duty of 14% (previously 8%) NCM 3823.13.00: The tariff on “tall oil” fatty acids increased from 2% to 14%