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:
- Secure approval by the Brazilian Congress of the U.S.-Brazil Protocol on Trade Rules and Transparency.
- Support negotiations towards a comprehensive U.S.-Brazil trade agreement.
- Ensure Brazil’s full implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement.
- Support Brazil’s adherence to the ICTWTO agreement and reduction of ICT tariffs in Brazil.
- Work to secure Brazil’s accession into the OECD and progress towards its instruments.
- Oppose U.S. tariffs and quotas on imported steel and aluminum.
- Promote an open, transparent, and more competitive maritime transportation market in Brazil.
- 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.
- Support the continued work of the U.S.-Brazil Commercial Dialogue.