RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro announced yesterday, October 11th, that the federal government will double the current limit for purchases in free shops.
"Brazilians who return from trips abroad will be able to buy US$1,000 (R$4,000) in products at airports - today, the limit is US$500," he wrote in his personal Twitter account.
The free shops or duty free shops are stores typically located in airport departure and arrival halls where products are sold free of duty and taxes. According to the president, the Ministry of Economy is preparing a decree on the measure . . .