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We're focused on liberating trade markets and fostering international connections in order to maximize opportunities for businesses and consumers alike


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We have a combined total of


years of experience


defense cases with positive results: e.g., no duties applied, or with the lower duties across all investigated respondents

We are the


Most-awarded Consulting Firm in Brazil

What our clients say about us!

"At Sidera Consult, Carolina Saldanha-Ures is one of the go-to lawyers for tariff and non-tariff barrier issues with sources further praising her well-considered, solutions-oriented advice and deep understanding of international trade law and policy."

Who's Who LegalBrazil: Trade & Customs 2016

“I worked with Carolina on challenging cases related to barriers on import of commodities and defense of the domestic market, in which we were able to rely on her experience, knowledge and dedication. Her involvement and expertise of the subject allowed us to have information that advanced and lead our actions in the right direction. She made a great difference in the success of the operation.”

Renata HondaMarketing Manager - International Copper Association, Latin America

"I believe that Sidera Consult has a well prepared, technical, experienced and skilful team of professionals. They are trustworthy and have a great entry in all governmental instances in which they operate."

Marcelo MacielPresident - Aliança Bike

"Carolina was engaged to provide us with a legal-strategic opinion on market-access of specific commodities (agricultural products) from Brazil to Chile, the other Mercosur countries and the United States, as well as a thorough analysis of the applicable trade barriers.

Carolina is one of the most exceptional lawyers I have ever had to deal with. Her dynamic vision, skills, proactive and charismatic personality makes her a remarkable professional to work with. Furthermore, she has the ability to think outside of the box providing original and highly effective solutions about international trade matters. She is an outstanding client-focused lawyer."

Karl DahlgreenCEO - Bamboo Ventures

"Carolina Saldanha assisted us in our efforts to defend the Russian industry in two trade remedies investigations in Brazil.

Here are my two cents and my impressions about Carolina and her work.
Carolina is able to put together in her work the clarity and objectivity needed for any project. Her knowledge and expertise provides clients with a safe heaven in an area where the unknown is the normal practice. Her clear mind is able to translate complex legal issues in simple terms that have the greatest positive impact in the everyday business world. That is due to her unique qualification where she combines integrity with the highest quality of work while passionately standing for the best interest of her clients."

Anton DedusenkoDirector of Department of Infrastructure Projects of Rosatom Energy International

"Carolina's expertise in foreign trade was invaluable. Coupled with her ability to understand business transactions, she was able to deal with legal matters in a very efficient manner."

Ron LegerVice President of Finance at Master Packaging Inc.

Carolina is one of the most dynamic, skilled, proactive and charismatic professionals I've ever met. Her ability to think new solutions about international trade matters is remarkable. She is an outstanding client-focused lawyer.

Breno VasconcelosPartner - Mannrich, Senra e Vasconcelos Advogados
July 10, 2017

Import Quotas for Aluminum

Import Quotas for Aluminum On July 10, 2017, the Brazilian Government published a notice increasing…
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July 10, 2017

Tariff Reduction on Caustic Soda

Tariff Reduction on Caustic Soda Today, on July 10, 2017, the Brazilian Government published a notice…
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July 7, 2017

CAMEX Maintains Antidumping on N-Butanol

CAMEX Maintains Antidumping on N-Butanol The Brazilian Government published an official notice maintaining the antidumping…
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July 7, 2017

Assessment of Scope on Garlic from China

Assessment of Scope on Garlic from China On July 7, 2017 the Brazilian Government published the…
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June 22, 2017

The dangers of SPS measures being used to restrict import trade

The dangers of SPS measures being used to restrict import trade This text was originally…
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June 9, 2017

Antidumping Investigation on: Acetic Esters

Antidumping Investigation on: Acetic Esters from the United States and MexicoThe Ministry of Industry, Foreign…
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June 1, 2017

Brazil Moves Forward to OECD Full Membership

Brazil Moves Forward to OECD Full Membership The Brazilian President, Mr. Michel Temer, submitted a…
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May 30, 2017

Antidumping on Brazilian Imports of Frozen Potatoes

Antidumping on Brazilian Imports of Frozen Potatoes: reduction of anti-dumping duty levels The Executive Management…
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