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doha draft 2 - -Brazils tariff regime is more protectionist...

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Brazil only participates in 1.2% of world trade http://www.manhattanccglobal.org/common/News/articles/detail.cfm? Most Popular Brazilian Exports Crude oil … US$5.8 billion, down 26.2% from 2008 (28.9% of exports) Green coffee … $739.1 million, up 2% (3.7%) Fuel oil … $726.3 million, up 31.9% (3.6%) Complete civilian aircraft … $664.8 million, down 69.9% (3.3%) Unmanufactured steelmaking materials … $586.9 million, down 76.4% (2.9%) Pulpwood … $521.1 million, down 39.2% (2.6%) Tobacco, waxes and non-food oils… $504.3 million, down 17% (2.5%) Automotive parts and accessories … $420.9 million, down 38.1% (2.1%) Industrial engines … $409.4 million, down 41% (2%) Industrial organic chemicals … $390 million, down 14% (1.9%) http://www.suite101.com/content/brazil-trade-statistics-2009-a206712
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Unformatted text preview: -Brazils tariff regime is more protectionist than an average Latin American or Caribbean country-Agricultural market more open than non-agricultural market which is more restrictive-The simple average of the MFN (most favored nation) tariff is 13.2 percent.-maintained a maximum tariff of 13.2% http://www.google.com/url? sa=t&source=web&cd=17&ved=0CDEQFjAGOAo&url=http%3A%2F %2Finfo.worldbank.org%2Fetools%2Fwti%2Fdocs %2FBrazil_brief.pdf&ei=5d7NTI27E4W4sQPV3M3WDg&usg=AFQjCNHNxscm05gE hAail_BUxjAz28-4zw&sig2=z8QIgjw5eC8NxKhP4i4lbA-Trade Dispute between the US and Brazil over cotton subsidies-Brazil said it would raise tariffs on US$591-million worth of US products (102 products total) http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world_business/view/1042637/1/.html...
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