ANNOUNCEMENT 23 Dec 2011

In December 2011, the government of Brazil announced a change in import tariff quotas.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



Camex resolution no. 97 of 23 December 2011, published in Official Gazette of 26 December 2011: http://www.camex.gov.br/legislacao/interna/id/799


Inception date: 26 Dec 2011 | Removal date: 25 Dec 2012
Still in force

Import tariff quota

On 23 December 2011, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued Resolution no. 97 introducing tariff rate quotas for 12 months on:

  • Rutile pigments (NCM 3206.11.19): 2%, quota of 95,000 tonnes
  • Polyvinyl chloride (PVC), obtained through emulsion (NCM 3904.10.20): 2%, quota of 12,000 tonnes

According to the latest tariff information reported to the WTO, Brazil applied average tariffs of 20% on the stated tariff lines in 2010. The measure took effect on 26 December 2011 and lasted until 25 December 2012.

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