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Ref. : EIC 413/3

18 January 2018

Dear Sirs,

Commercial Information Circular No. 93/2018

Brazil : Amendments on Terms of Price Agreement for Certain Citric Acid and Citrate Salts Originating in the Mainland of China

Further to Commercial Information Circular No. 313/2017 of 2 May 2017 regarding the amendments on terms of price agreement of certain citric acid and citrate salts classified under Southern Common Market (Mercosur1) Common Classification (NCM) codes 2918.14.00 and 2918.15.00, originating in the Mainland of China, the Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (MDIC) of Brazil issued Circular No. 60/2017 announcing that imports of subject merchandise from certain companies are subject to a minimum insurance and freight (CIF) price of US$1,229.34 per tonne with effective from 17 November 2017. The relevant Brazilian Circular (in Portuguese) is available at:


2.For enquiries concerning 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.