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Certificate of origin requirement in Brazil, affecting UK food and drink exporters/investors

in Brazil

Trade barrier summary

In Brazil, the Normative Instruction (NI) no. 67 of 5 November 2018, issued by Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA), establishes administrative procedures for certification for both exports and imports of beverages, vinegars, wines and products of grape and wine into, and from, Brazil. Normative Instruction (NI) no. 67 aims to provide regulation for laboratory analysis to enable certification of these products. With the current regulation, overseas drinks exporters to Brazil need to issue a certificate or report of analysis, and cover the costs involved, in order to provide the importer the necessary documentation to issue a 'certificate of import inspection' that enable authorisation by Brazilian customs.

Sectors affected

  • Food and drink



Date reported

31 January 2019

Last updated

2 February 2021

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