ANNOUNCEMENT 24 Jul 2014In July 2014, the government of Brazil announced a change in import tariff quotas.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Camex press release of 28 July 2014 on resolution no. 57/14: http://www.camex.gov.br/noticias/ler/item/461
Camex Resolution no. 57 of 24 July 2014, published in the Official Gazette of 28 July 2014, p. 5: http://pesquisa.in.gov.br/imprensa/jsp/visualiza/index.jsp?jornal=1&pagina=5&data=28/07/2014
Ministry of Development, Industry and Trade (MDIC), press release of 12 August 2014 on resolution 64/11: http://www.desenvolvimento.gov.br/sitio/interna/noticia.php?area=1¬icia=13345
Camex Resolution no. 64 of 11 August 2014, published in the Official Gazette of 12 August 2014, p. 7: http://pesquisa.in.gov.br/imprensa/jsp/visualiza/index.jsp?jornal=1&pagina=7&data=12/08/2014
On 24 July 2014, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued resolution no. 57 introducing a tariff-rate quota on carbon steel plates, which carries the Mercosur Common Nomenclature (NCM) classification Ex 001 of NCM 7208.51.00. Its tariff was reduced from 12% to 2% for a quota of 18'000 tons and a period of 180 days.
On 12 August 2014, Camex Resolution no. 64 extended the period until 28 April 2015.