RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's Chamber of Foreign Trade (Camex) has renewed the import quota of 750,000 tons of wheat from outside Mercosur and exempt of the Common External Tariff (TEC) currently at 10%. Purchases can be made from Novr 18 this year to November 17, 2021.
The quota was established in a commitment made by the country to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2019. This July, due to the shortage of wheat in the Brazilian market and the high prices, CAMEX allowed the import of an extra quota of 450,000 tons, TEC-free, from outside . . .