The Trade policy agenda aims to enhance relations between Brazil and the United States in the areas of trade, regulation and customs with the objective of reducing barriers to trade, investment and supply chain capacity.
Our Trade Task Force proposes a number of actions to prioritize and drive economic growth in Brazil:
- Support Brazil’s implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement.
- Advocate for Brazil’s membership into the WTO Government Procurement Agreement.
- Work to establish a Mutual Recognition Agreement on the U.S.’ and Brazil’s authorized economic operator programs.
- Oppose U.S. tariffs and quotas on imported steel and aluminum.
- Promote an open, transparent, and more competitive maritime transportation market in Brazil.
- Support expansion of and revisions to Brazil’s express delivery legislation.
- Advocate for improvements to Brazil’s draft chemical regulations bill.
- Call for adoption of flexible automotive standards and certification systems in Brazil.
- Oppose import restrictions on remanufactured goods.