Brazil Tax/Tariff System and Exceptions for Agricultural Machinery
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
(GMT-05:00) Central Time (US and Canada)


Learn the basics of Customs import clearance processes and tariffs in Brazil, and gain a competitive edge by understanding one of the most challenging aspects of exporting to this vibrant market.

This webinar is tailor-made for U.S. exporters of equipment and machinery for the agricultural sector.

  • Dive into the fundamentals of Brazilian Customs.
  • Receive guidance on export documentation.
  • Save time and money by learning tips to avoid common and expensive mistakes.
  • Get a better idea on how much your product could cost to your partners and customers in Brazil by learning how the duties and taxes are calculated.

This webinar will equip your company with the basic knowledge needed to understand Customs in Brazil.

Cost: $25USD

We invite you to explore the wide variety of events that we offer to help U.S. companies expand their global sales.

  • Introduction to U.S. Commercial Service
  • Market Overview: Brazil and Agribusiness Sector
  • Navigating the Brazilian Customs 
  • STEP Grant for Ex-Tariff Application
  • Q&A
10:00 AM
11:00 AM
Andrew Anderson
Chelsey Libecki-Duszynski
Joel Reynoso
Moacir Rodovalho

Andrew Anderson

Director - Wichita, KS

A.J. Anderson is director of the Wichita office of the U.S. Commercial Service of the U.S. Department of Commerce.  The U.S. Commercial Service is part of an international network covering all 50 states with offices in about 80 countries.  His office is dedicated to assisting small and medium-sized companies to increase their export business through export counseling and advice, information on markets abroad, international partner contacts and advocacy services.

Originally from Wichita, KS and a graduate of Wichita State University, he’s worked in a variety of operational and business development roles in international banking in KS, TX and GA.  He’s also worked in trade risk mitigation at Koch Industries.

He joined the U.S. Commercial Service in May of 2003 in the Des Moines, IA office and took over as director of the Wichita office in June of 2006.  He is a Certified International Credit Professional by FCIB and a member of the U.S. Commercial Service’s Aerospace Team and Agribusiness Team. 


Chelsey Libecki-Duszynski

Senior International Trade Specialist - Milwaukee, WI

Chelsey joins our organization from Rockwell Automation, where she most recently served as the International Transportation Manager. In this role she was responsible for standing up global process and procedures to best facilitate and drive continuity within the transportation function. In addition, she supported the annual operating plan adherence and was responsible for management of all forwarder relationships. Prior to the International Transportation Manager role, Chelsey served as the Lead, North America Trade Compliance at Rockwell Automation, managing a team of individuals tasked with the day-to-day operations of both import and export activities for US & CA. While in this role, Chelsey supports the multi-million-dollar tariff exclusion process related to the 301 China tariff program.

Prior to that, Chelsey worked at Joy Global Surface Mining, now Komatsu Mining. She held various roles starting as the Trade and Customs Compliance Specialist, leaving as a Logistics Project Supervisor. While working at Joy Global, she served as the business project manager for the implementation of SAP’s Global Trade bolt on, Global Trade Services (GTS), and was honored to speak about the standup process at the Americas User Group SAP/SAP Sapphire conference.

Chelsey was as an intern at the U.S. Commercial Service Wisconsin office during her final semester of college. She holds her bachelor’s in economics and international studies from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. 

Joel Reynoso

Deputy Senior Commercial Officer and Counselor for Commercial Affairs - Sao Paulo, Brazil

In the summer of 2020 Joel Reynoso began a four-year tour in Sao Paulo, Brazil as Deputy Senior Commercial Officer and Counselor for Commercial Affairs.

Previously, Mr. Reynoso served as commercial officer and Digital Attaché at the U.S. Embassy of Paris.  As commercial officer he led a team of commercial specialists that counsel U.S. companies on doing business in France in industries such as aerospace, advanced manufacturing and cybersecurity.  As Digital Attaché, Joel advocates on behalf of U.S. firms regarding French digital policies that affect their business in the market.   


Prior to that Joel served as commercial officer in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he advised firms in the sectors that coincided with the state’s growth, the oil and gas sector, infrastructure and the World Cup and Olympic Games.  From 2008-2011, Joel was the Director of the Northern New Jersey Export Assistance Center of the Department of Commerce, where he led a team of trade specialists to assist New Jersey firms to succeed in international markets through export counseling, seminars, and market research.  He spoke often on international trade and technology issues at conferences locally and nationally as it affects U.S. exporters.  


Joel has won awards with the Department of Commerce for his work in the infrastructure, e-commerce and education sectors, including a Director General’s Award in 2008. He is a graduate of the Department of Commerce’s Executive Leadership Development Program.  Before joining the Department, Joel worked for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and in the private sector with consultant Telecommunications Management Group (TMG) and Merrill Lynch.   


He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude in History from Rutgers University and a Master of Arts in International Affairs from the George Washington University. He is a former Robert Bosch Stiftung Fellow in Leipzig, Germany. He holds a top-secret clearance and speaks Portuguese, Spanish, German and French.


Moacir Rodovalho

Commercial Specialist - Recife, Brazil

Moacir J. Baracho Rodovalho joined the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) in mid-2013. He holds a B.B.A. from Arcada University of Applied Sciences (Helsinki, FIN), and an M.B.A. from IE Business School (Madrid, ESP). Moacir has been an integral part of the U.S. Commercial Service team in Recife, Brazil, and currently leads projects related to advanced manufacturing technologies and other general industrial equipment. Moacir ahs previously worked in procurement for a sporting goods retail chain, and served at the Trade Promotion Office of the Brazilian Embassy in Helsinki. 
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