Import Quotas for Aluminum
On July 10, 2017, the Brazilian Government published a notice increasing the quota applied to Brazilian imports of aluminum, classified under the Mercosur Common Nomenclature (tariff code) 7601.10.00.
According to the notice, the tariff on imports of aluminum will continue to be 0% for a period of 12 months as of today. The new import quota applied to the imports of aluminum will be:
|Tariff Code||Description||Tariff||Quota||Period of Application|
|7601.10.00||Aluminum, not alloy||0%||346.000 tons||August 18, 2016 to June 31, 2018|
|EX:001 – Non-Alloy Aluminum, in the shape of regular ingot, sow or t-bar.|
Additionally, the government clarified that each importer will be granted a maximum quota of 5,000 tons, meaning that it can only import up until 5,000 tons of aluminum during the period of application of the measure.
For more information regarding the aluminum quota, please contact Sidera’s team.