Bolsonaro Announces Import Tax Cut on Tires to Please Brazil´s Truckers

The price of tires is not among the truckers' claims. The category calls for compliance with the minimum freight price, which has been challenged by several sector organizations at the STF.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In a live stream on Thursday night, January 14th, President Bolsonaro said he intends to clear the import tariff on tires, currently at around 16%, in a move to please truckers. The category is threatening to strike on February 1st.

"Next week, the import tariff on tires should be zeroed for truckers, who are experiencing difficulties," said Bolsonaro. The measure should be announced next week. During the live stream, Bolsonaro also said he . . .

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