ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Jan 2015In January 2015, the government of Brazil announced a change in import tariff quotas.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Camex, news item of 16 January 2015: http://www.camex.gov.br/noticias/ler/item/532
Camex resolution no. 2 of 15 January 2015, published in Official Gazette of 16 January 2015: https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/tpr_e/s283_e.pdf
WTO. (26 July 2013). Trade Policy Review, Report by the Secretariat, Brazil. Report prepared for the sixth Trade Policy Review of Brazil. Document WT/TPR/S/283/Rev., p. 53, para. 3.39: https://www.wto.org/english/tratop_e/tpr_e/s283_e.pdf
Ministry of Development, Industry and Trade (MDIC), press release of 23 July 2015 on Camex Resolution no. 66/15: http://www.mdic.gov.br/sitio/interna/noticia.php?area=1¬icia=13931
Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex), Resolution no. 66 of 22 July 2015, published in the Official Gazette of 23 July 2015: http://camex.gov.br/legislacao/interna/id/1425
On 15 January 2015, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued Resolution No. 2 introducing various temporary tariff reductions coupled with import quotas:
Brazil applies temporary tariff reductions coupled with import quotas aimed at addressing shortages within MERCOSUR (see WTO Trade Policy Review).
On 22 July 2015 Camex Resolution No. 66 extended the tariff-rate quota on palm oil (NCM 1513.29.10) until 16 April 2016.
On 11 January 2016 Camex Resolution No. 1 extended the tariff-rate quota on aluminium sheets and plates (NCM 7606.12.90) until 30 January 2017. Whilst the tariff rate remains the same, the quota is increased to 2,937 tonnes. Additionally, Resolution No. 1 extends tariff-rate quota on titanium oxide (NCM 2823.00.10) until the 15 January 2017 with the same tariff-rate and quota.
On January 23, 2017, Camex issued Resolution No. 1 extending the tariff-rate quota for another twelve months starting on February 1, 2017. The import duty and quota remains the same. See related measure.