CONSULTING


DEPARTMENT OF OPERATIONS OF FOREIGN TRADE - DECEX

By its experience and technical training for over 30 years in consulting, the foreign trade area is one in which the @ssessora is more requested for the provision of their services, with emphasis on the preparation of technical studies and legal strategies targeting the importation of second hand capital goods , through:

Careful technical analysis of the capital goods to be imported, involving their descriptions, characterizations, tariff code classifications, production flows and other parameters, in order to enable the import in the form of cells and / or industrial lines, elaboration of Participation Agreement with the representative entity of the sector; and

Individual technical analysis of capital goods to be imported in order to better describe and characterize them, and suggest their classification according to the Harmonized System and Common Mercosur Code - NCM.

Both works are backed through surveys and preparation of reports / technical memorials made by ADVICE Brasil, a company accredited by the Regional Council of Engineering and Architecture of Rio de Janeiro – CREA-RJ, with over six hundred reports already made.

A @ssessora has outstanding performance in other services in the area of Foreign Trade, such as: releasing processes for imports of second hand capital goods of temporary admission, imports centralization of consumption goods as a way of protecting national industry, through a system of non-automatic licensing and / or the establishment of minimum prices, analysis, preparation and monitoring of drawback processes and statistical analysis of import and export.



DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION SECRETARIAT - SDP

EX TARIFF - The Chamber of Foreign Trade (CAMEX) is responsible for the formulation of and changes in the tariff and for its approval.

The DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION SECRETARIAT -SDP is the office of the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade responsible for the elaboration and conduction of the guidelines of the Brazilian industrial policy, and for the operation import duty reduction for goods, information technology and telecommunications, through the mechanism for the creation of Ex-Tariff.

Ex-tariff is a tariff concession that temporarily (from one to two years) reduce the rate of import tax for NEW capital goods (BK) and computer and telecommunications goods (BIT) to 2% (on an average rate close to 14% for this type of product). It is a great benefit, especially considering that this reduction has an impact on several subsequent taxes: IPI, PIS, COFINS and ICMS.

For such concession, is temporarily created a position of prominence "Ex" in the Mercosur Common External Tariff, with its own number and with a very particular description of the intended good. These claims are analyzed by the Board of Foreign Trade - CAMEX, according to the proposal of the Review Committee of Ex-Tariff - CAEX, established within the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade - MDIC.

1st. stage
The process begins with a preliminary technical analysis, description and characterization and tariff classification for capital goods and setting the strategy to be adopted to the framing of the property in a prominent position Ex in the TEC.
Pre analysis in the data bank of ABIMAQ (Brazilian Association of Machinery Manufactures) to compare our machine with others that was obtained or not the Certificate of No National Production

2nd stage
ASSESSORA elaborate the Project involving technical, macro and micro economic approaches and after that submit to SDP (DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION SECRETARIAT) who, after analysis it, will or not include the description of the equipment in a Public Consultation published in the MDIC home page where it stays for 30 days for manifestation (contestation) due to possible domestic manufacturers
After about 40 days, the result of public consultation is subjected to CAEX (Ex Tariff Analysis Commission) to final analysis and routing or not the CAMEX (Chamber of Foreign Trade) to the decision of its publication in the Official Gazette.
In case of contestation by the national industry, the company can appeal directly to CAMEX or present technical report prepared by company accredited by MDIC

3rd stage
Full follow-up of requests to the bodies involved.
Support regarding objections against supposed national manufacturers.
Attendance to technical meetings to clear up doubts regarding local production.
Assistance and follow-up from the beginning of the request until the publication of the re-adaptation in the Official Gazette

TIMELINE
The processing of the whole process, from your SDP Protocol until the publication in the Official Gazette, lasts on average from 90 to 120 days



CHAMBER OF FOREIGN TRADE - CAMEX

The formulation, adoption, coordination, and implementation of trade policy on goods and services is the responsibility of the Chamber of Foreign Trade (CAMEX), created in 1995; its functions are specified by Decree No. 4,732 of 10 June 2003, which gave it responsibility for policy formulation. The CAMEX is part of the Government Council of the Presidency of the Republic; its main decision-making board is the Council of Ministers, comprising of the Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade, who chairs it; and the Ministers of the Civil House; Foreign Affairs; Finance; Planning, Budget and Administration; Agriculture and Supply; and Agrarian Development.1

The CAMEX coordinates the implementation of its decisions, but each ministry remains responsible for implementing matters within its competence. Other public bodies must consult the CAMEX on decisions related to trade policy issues, with the exception of financial market issues within the competence of the National Monetary Council and the Central Bank.

@ssessora acts at the Chamber of Foreign Trade - CAMEX, in the analysis and elaboration of processes aiming to change the import taxes of consumption goods through the inclusion in the Brazilian List of Exceptions of Common External Tariff for MERCOSUR– TEC.

Based on the Decision CMC Council of the Common Market 58/10, it is authorized to maintain a list of exceptions to TEC for all four Countries Members of MERCOSUR, which can be changed every six months (up to 20% of the codes). Thus, Brazil can apply for import taxes different from those of TEC over 100 tariff codes until 31/12/2015.