Reports on Brazil

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Subject Reports in Brazil:

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brazil   Batteries in Brazil
  Latin America
brazil   Design for Environment in Brazil
  Latin America
brazil   Energy Efficiency in Brazil
  Latin America
brazil   Hazardous Waste in Brazil
  Latin America
brazil   Packaging and Labeling in Brazil
  Latin America
brazil   Product Take-back in Brazil
  Latin America
brazil   Transboundary Waste Shipments in Brazil
  Latin America

Restricted Substances in Brazil:

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brazil   Restricted Substances Overview in Brazil
  Latin America



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January 25, 2017
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October 14, 2016
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October 5, 2016
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August 25, 2016
Brazilian Pollutant Release Inventory Data Will Be Publicly ...
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August 16, 2016
Public Comment Period Extended for Brazilian Chemical Bill
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July 17, 2016
Brazilian Bill Proposes Mandatory Collection Points for Recy...
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July 17, 2016
Brazil - CONMETRO Imposes Import Controls on Lamps & Compone...
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July 7, 2016
Brazilian Government Proposes Broad Chemical Regulatory Prog...
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June 16, 2016
Brazil - Sustainable Public Procurement Bill Proposed in Sao...


Brazil Questions


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Brazil Summary


Brazil is the tenth largest economy in the world and the largest country in Latin America with respect to land, population and markets. It has a territory that encompasses nearly half of South America and a population of over 170 million that is roughly half of South America. In most product sectors it constitutes nearly half of the Latin American market, and in a few electronics sub-sectors it claims to be one of the world's largest individual country markets.

Brazil is an active member of the MERCOSUR (the Common Market of the South) on a number of issues, including harmonization of environmental, health and safety policies. Until now, much of the MECOSUR's environmental work has been directed towards transportation of goods (including dangerous goods) and the safety of certain consumer products, such as cosmetics. MERCOSUR has expanded its harmonization efforts to encompass a wide variety of environment-related matters, including urban (ordinary household) wastes, industrial wastes, hazardous wastes and dangerous substances and products. In this regard, Brazil's take-back initiatives and other environmental standards may well influence the development of MERCOSUR instruments going forward.


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