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1 Manaus Free Trade Zone Meeting with Taipei Delegation Brasília, October 25 th, 2013

2 MANAUS FREE TRADE ZONE (ZFM) MANAGEMENT MODEL PRESIDENCY OF THE REPUBLIC Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade SUFRAMA

3 FOREIGN GOODS CONTROL SYSTEM For Consumables: Import Duty (II) Suspension, Excise Tax (IPI) Exemption, PIS/COFINS Rates reduced to zero For Products: II and IPI Exemption and PIS/COFINS Rates reduced to zero SUFRAMA Operating Area WESTERN AMAZON 1 st COLOMBIA GUYANA VENEZUELA Bonfim RORAIMA Boa Vista SURINAM AMAPÁ Macapá-Santana EXPORTS (ALICEWEB) FULL EXEMPTION WESTERN AMAZON ECUADOR PERU Cruzeiro do Sul* ACRE Tabatinga Brasiléia- Epitaciolândia Rio Branco AMAZONAS Guajará-Mirim Manaus Porto Velho Itacoatiara RONDÔNIA 3 rd 4 th 2 nd Ji-Paraná Vilhena DOMESTIC GOODS CONTROL SYSTEM IPI Exemption, PIS/COFINS Rates reduced to zero BRAZIL SUFRAMA Headquarters (*) Free Trade Areas (9) Regional Coordination Boards (5) BOLIVIA INDUSTRIAL INDICATORS SYSTEM 88% Reduction in II, IPI Exemption, Differential PIS/COFINS Rates 0.65% PIS and 3.0% COFINS

4 Main Tax Incentives MANAUS INDUSTRIAL SECTOR (PIM) SUFRAMA FEDERAL TAXES IMPORT DUTY (II) - 88% reduction for the consumables to be used in industrialization processes, or proportional to the domestic added value, when dealing with information technology goods EXCISE TAX (IPI) Exempt SOCIAL INTEGRATION PROGRAM (PIS) and CONTRIBUTION FOR SOCIAL SECURITY FINANCING (COFINS) Zero rated for incoming materials and inter-industry internal sales and 3.65% for sales of finished goods to the rest of the country. SUDAM INCOME TAX (IR) - 75% reduction in taxes on income and nonrefundable additional fees, exclusively for reinvestment. Common to all the Legal Amazon Region SEFAZ/AM STATE TAXES STATE VALUE ADDED TAX (ICMS) Credit Incentives of between 55% and 100%. In all cases, the companies are obliged to contribute to funds, which finance higher education, tourism, R&D, and small and micro-companies

5 TABLE COMPARING THE MAIN TAX INCENTIVES Inside the ZFM v Outside the ZFM TAX Inside the ZFM Outside the ZFM Exempt for goods entering the ZFM for internal consumption or industrialization purposes. IMPORT DUTY (II) 88% reduction for outgoing industrialized products Information Technology goods: Tax Rate Reduction Coefficient (CRA) Automobiles, tractors and other land vehicles: CRA + 5% Exempt for goods entering the ZFM for internal consumption or industrialization purposes. Full payment of the tax rate with differentiated rates for the import of information technology goods EXCISE TAX (IPI) Exempt for goods produced in the ZFM, whether for internal consumption or for sale anywhere in Brazil. Equivalent to Brazilian exports abroad when sending domestically produced goods for consumption or industrialization in the ZFM Full payment, with the exemption of information technology goods where there is a reduction of up to 90% Exemption for products produced with regionally produced agricultural raw materials and vegetable extracts, excluding animal production, for establishments located in the Western Amazon (AMOC) 75% Reduction (up to 2018) Full payment Scaled reduction on income and non-refundable extras of 12.5% (up to 2013) INCOME TAX - IR Reinvestment deposits PIS/Cofins Credit discounts: 12 years Additional Freight Charge for the Renewal of the Merchant Navy (AFRMM) Exemption PIS/Cofins 3.65% 9.25% STATE VALUE Reduction of between 55% and 100% ADDED TAX 17% Retail and 12% Information Technology Goods: 100% None

6 COUNTERPARTS REQUIRED OF COMPANIES IN EXCHANGE FOR THE INCENTIVES GRANTED Compliance with the Basic Production Process (BPP); Creating Jobs in the Region; Granting social benefits to the workforce; Incorporating state-of-the art product and production process technologies; Increasing productivity and competitiveness levels; Reinvesting profits in the region; Investing in the training and qualification of human resources for scientific and technological development; and Approval of the industrial project within the annual consumables importation limits;

7 Main Industries - Participation Thermoplastics 4.81% Metallurgy 4.22% Chemicals 12.47% Information Technology Goods 14.84% Two Wheels 18.47% Consumer Electronics 33.12% Others 12.06% Source: Manaus Industrial Sector (PIM) indicator report updated in August 2013 Data for June 2013

8 CHANGE IN PIM TURNOVER in billions ,585 69,036 73, ,545 9,105 31,972 10,622 41,404 14,190 45,663 18,914 49,441 22,750 49,685 25,697 54,352 30,163 50,364 25,878 35,090 41,237 37,553 43,871 21, Reals Dollars Source: COISE/CGPRO/SAP SUFRAMA INDICATORS SYSTEM page 10 January to July 2013 partial data

9 AMAZONAS BRAZIL The Manaus Industrial Sector has created an economic alternative that has enabled 98% of the native canopy cover to be preserved.

10 SOME OF THE MORE THAN 600 COMPANIES IN THE MANAUS INDUSTRIAL SECTOR PIM Foreign Companies

11 RESEARCH INSTITUTES SIDIA Amazônia

12 SOME OF THE MORE THAN 600 COMPANIES IN THE MANAUS INDUSTRIAL SECTOR PIM Domestic Companies

13 PORT AND AIRPORT INFRASTRUCTURE PUBLICLY OWNED PORT: - PORT OF MANAUS Largest floating port in the world Total area: 94,923 m² SUPERTERMINALS PRIVATELY OWNED PORTS: - SUPERTERMINALS Storage Area: 8,000 m² - CHIBATÃO Storage Area: 17,600 m² - AURORA EADI Storage Area: 9,000 m² EDUARDO GOMES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT: - CARGO TERMINAL Total area: 49,000 m² Third largest airport in Brazil in terms of cargo

14 DISTRIBUTION FROM THE PIM SOUTH BOUND AP ATLANTIC OCEAN Ports AM PORTO VELHO MAO RO PA BRAZIL BELÉM PEC FOR SSA SUA -MANAUS - FORTALEZA -SUAPE -SALVADOR -SEPETIBA -SANTOS -RIO GRANDE -MONTEVIDEO -BUENOS AIRES NORTH BOUND Ports Road and river transport most used Routes to the South and Southeast of Brazil: Manaus Porto Velho Cuiabá Campo Grande São Paulo: average of 7-10 days (Road and river) Manaus Belém Goiânia Porto Alegre: average of days (Road and river) Manaus Belém: 4-5 days (via Amazonas River) Manaus Porto Velho: 3 days(via Madeira River) Manaus Boa Vista: hours (highway) or 1 hour (air) RIG MVD BUE SSZ Porto Alegre Belo Horizonte SEP Rio de Janeiro São Paulo Road and river Highway NORTH BOUND SOUTH BOUND -BUENOS AIRES -MONTEVIDEO -SANTOS -SEPETIBA -SALVADOR -SUAPE -CEARÁ -MANAUS

15 Images from the VI FIAM FIAM 2013 INVITATION

16 Thank you very much!

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