Import Duties and Taxes in Brazil

The Specificities of Brazilian Taxation Brazilian taxation is complex and cumbersome, there are seven taxes payable to nationalize its products (L’II, IPI, AFRMM PIS, COFINS, SISCOMEX tax and ICMS). These taxes on imports into Brazil are cascaded. The Import Duties and Taxes Calculation is a tool that takes into account these different taxes and allows to directly calculate…

E-commerce Consumer in Brazil: Profile and Behavior

Each year, more and more Brazilians engage with e-commerce. Brazil has the fourth-largest internet market in the world, with roughly 140 million internet users. In addition, the country holds the second position in the global ranking of daily hours spent online – 4h 59min on desktop and 3h56min on mobile devices. That, added to the continued evolution…

How does NOBORDIST work ?

We are a cross-border e-commerce SaaS platform that assists online sellers in the shipment of their products to Brazilian buyers. NOBORDIST is one of the few companies connected to the Correios packet service in Brazil. After receiving your packages at our warehouse, we generate national labels, consolidate the cargo, ship to Brazil, do the Customs…

General prohibitions and restrictions for international shipments to Brazil

Prohibited materials and products Any explosive, gaseous, liquid, flammable, oxidizing, toxic, radioactive, corrosive material; hazardous and hospital products. a. ExplosivesDefinition: Any chemical compound, mixture or mechanism capable of producing a pyrotechnic-explosive effect, with substantial instantaneous release of heat and gas. All explosives are prohibited. Examples: nitroglycerin, fireworks, detonators, St. John’s Wars, ignition producers, fuses, lighting…

Shipment Weight

The shipment costs are calculated based on the space your shipment occupies on the aircraft : if you are sending a large but light shipment, the volumetric weight exceeds your actual weight. This is a standard IATA method. To calculate the volumetric weight of your shipment, just multiply the length (cm) by the height (cm)…