17 April 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: Products destined to fight the pandemic caused by the new coronavirus that are imported by mail order or international air parcel in the amount of up to US $ 10,000 will have their Import Tax rates zeroed until September 30th. In addition, these goods will be exempt from IPI and PIS / Cofins. The removed of import tax is applicable to 141 products as at 17 April 2020.
Full details here: https://www.gov.br/economia/pt-br/assuntos/noticias/2020/abril/receita-reduz-a-zero-o-imposto-de-produtos-importados-por-remessa-postal