ANNOUNCEMENT 14 Oct 2014In October 2014, the government of Brazil announced a change in import tariff quotas.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Ministry of Development, Industry and Trade, news item of 15 October 2014 regarding Camex resolution no. 94: http://www.mdic.gov.br/sitio/interna/noticia.php?area=1¬icia=13442
Camex resolution no. 94 of 14 October 2014, published in the Official Gazette of 15 October 2014, p. 3: http://pesquisa.in.gov.br/imprensa/jsp/visualiza/index.jsp?jornal=1&pagina=3&data=15/10/2014
Camex resolution no. 25 of 13 April 2015, published in Official Gazette of 14 April 2015, p. 8: http://pesquisa.in.gov.br/imprensa/jsp/visualiza/index.jsp?jornal=1&pagina=8&data=14/04/2015
On 14 October 2014, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Council (Camex) issued Resolution no. 94 introducing a tariff-rate quota on steel plates thicker than 10mm, taking effect on 15 October 2014. The good carries the Mercosur Common Nomenclature (NCM) 7208.51.00. The quota was fixed at 122'000 tons for a period of 180 days, while the tariff was reduced from 12% to 2%.
On 13 April 2015, Camex issued Resolution no. 25 extending the tariff-rate quota for three months, effective 15 April 2015. The quota and the tariff stayed the same.