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Ref. : EIC 413/3

29 March 2018

Dear Sirs,

Commercial Information Circular No. 309/2018

Brazil : Amendments on Terms of Price Agreement for Imported Ceramic Tableware Originating in the Mainland of China

Further to Commercial Information Circular No. 312/2017 of 2 May 2017 regarding the amendments on terms of price agreement of ceramic tableware classified under Southern Common Market (Mercosur1) Common Classification (NCM) codes 6911.10.10, 6911.10.90, 6911.90.00 and 6912.00.00, originating in the Mainland of China, the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC) of Brazil issued Circular No. 6/2018 announcing that imports of subject merchandise produced by members of the China Ceramics Industrial Association are subject to a minimum insurance and freight (CIF) price of US$4.13 per kilogram and a limit of 30.39 million kilograms in 2018. The terms and CIF price will apply to subject merchandise shipped on or after 20 February 2018. The relevant Brazilian Circular (in Portuguese) is available at:


2.For traders involved in the export of the subject product produced in Guangdong, please contact Huang Jinxiang, Director of Trade Remedy Division under the Guangdong Department of Commerce at 8620 3881 9083. The Division is responsible for, among others, guiding and coordinating enterprises in the Guangdong Province in responding to AD investigations against products of the Province.

3.For enquiries about the content of this circular, please contact Mr Lewis LAU at telephone number 2398 5405.

Yours faithfully,

(Ms Lydia CHAN)
for Director-General of Trade and Industry

1 The Southern Common Market (Mercosur) includes Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela. Membership of Venezuela has been temporarily suspended since 2 December 2016.

Note: While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the above information, the Department cannot guarantee this to be so and will not be held liable for any reliance placed on the same.