16 March 2020 – Removed import tax on certain products for responding to pandemic

Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Regulatory change; International relations; International trade and travel
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Ministry of Economy will reduce the import tariffs for products of medical use to zero in addition to the temporary exemption from IPI for domestically produced or imported goods, which are necessary to combat Covid-19.
Full details here: https://www.gov.br/economia/pt-br/assuntos/noticias/2020/marco/ministerio-da-economia-anuncia-medidas-para-diminuir-o-impacto-do-coronavirus-no-pais