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Tag: Free taxes

  • Friday, September 11th 2020 - 08:38 UTC

    Brazil opens to tariff free rice, following price complaints from consumers

    Up until now, all rice imports from outside the Mercosur bloc faced a 12% import duty on milled rice and a 10% duty on paddy rice

    Brazil’s Executive Secretary of the Foreign Trade Board, “CAMEX,” voted on Wednesday to provide duty-free access for up to 400,000 tons of paddy and milled rice from all origins, effective this week through December 31, 2020. The measure was officially published in Brazil’s Official Gazette of the Federal Government and responds to growing consumer complaints about the retail price of rice, which with beans are staple for a majority of Brazilians.

  • Saturday, September 22nd 2018 - 08:24 UTC

    Bolsonaro reprimands his chief economic advisor over new taxes controversy

    Bolsonaro has said that market friendly Paolo Guedes will be Brazil's economy minister if he wins

    The key economic adviser to Brazil's leading presidential candidate cancelled two campaign events on Friday amid a disagreement with his boss. Market-friendly Paulo Guedes, the main adviser of far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro, canceled events at the American Chamber of Commerce and broker XP Investimentos in Sao Paulo.