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Reduction of import taxes on 65 additional products by Brazil - Circular No. 182 dated 29th March 2021


PXL/HO/Cir-002/2021-22                                                                     Date: 05.04.2021



Dear Sir/Madam,


Subject: Reduction of import taxes on 65 additional products by Brazil - Circular No. 182 dated 29th March 2021


This is in continuation to our circular PXL/HO/Cir-123/2020-21 dated 01st Feb 2021 wherein it was informed that the Brazilian Government (Foreign Trade Chamber, Camex) has granted temporary reduction of import tax to zero percent on 561 drugs.


We are glad to inform our member companies that the Brazilian foreign trade chamber Camex has further zeroed import taxes on 65 additional products including medicines for pain relief, sedation, intubation, and artificial respiration, including anesthetics, tranquilizers, painkillers and antibiotics. The measure also encompasses monitors for clinical beds and Intensive Care Units (ICUs), equipment for breath gas analyses, and ICU monitoring central servers, as well as truck bodies and tank trucks to transport dangerous goods, such as oxygen.


The detailed list of 65 products is enclosed along with the copy of Circular No. 182 dated 29th  March 2021 (original in Portuguese along with unofficial English translation) issued by the Executive Management Committee (GECEX), Chamber of Foreign Trade, Ministry of Economy of Brazil.


Members may kindly make use of this opportunity & avail benefit of the above relaxation made by Brazil and expand your exports of Pharma and medical products to Brazil. 

With regards,


Uday Bhaskar

Director General


Encl: Circular 182 dt:29th Mar, 2021 (Portuguese)

Circular 182