Criteria for quotas allocation
On August 16, 2017, the Brazilian Government published some notices on the establishment of criteria for allocation of import quotas for Brazilian imports of Acrylic fiber, Monoisopropylamine, casein, peeled fruits and skipjack tuna classified as the Mercosur Common Nomenclature (tariff codes) 5503.30.00, 2921.19.23, 3501.10.00, 0802.22.00 and 1604.14.20, respectively.
According to the notices, the tariffs on imports of the above-mentioned products will continue to be 2% for a period of 12 months as of August 14, 2017. Additionally, the government clarified that each importer will be granted a maximum quota for the importation of each product, meaning that each importer can only import until a certain amount of the products listed below:
|Tariff Code||Description||Tariff||Total Quota||Importer Individual quota|
|5503.30.00||Acrylic or modacrylic||2%||9.000 tons||900 tons|
|2921.19.23||Monoisopropylamine & its salts||26.282 tons||4.000 tons|
|3501.10.00||casein||950 tons||190 tons|
|0802.22.00||Peeled fruits||5.000 tons||1.000 tons|
|1604.14.20||skipjack tuna||3.000 tons||3.00 tons|
For more information regarding the aluminum quota, please contact Sidera’s team.