Trade barriers Brazil

  1. Bureaucracy in import/export
  2. Non transparant fiscal system
  3. Obtaining visa/work permits
  4. Local content
  5. To get included in makerslist of Petrobras and Transpetro
  6. Federalism in law and regulations
  7. Regulations for obtaining Brazilian flag for ships
  8. High hedging costs
  9. Interpretations of contracts differ from Dutch interpretation
  10. Obtaining environmental permits
  11. Sector specific barrier: atestados
  12. Sector specific barrier: limited availability of PSV
  13. Sector specific barrier: shipbuilding sector – lack of qualified employees

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