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No, Brazil is Not Targeting Chinese E-Commerce Trade With a 20% Tarrif

7,000 people lined up on the first of a five-day pop-up store opened by Chinese fast fashion giant Shein in the Brazilian city of São Paulo in November 2023.

News has been circulating online for the past week that Brazil passed a law purportedly imposing a steep tariff on low-cost imports, specifically targeting goods purchased on Chinese e-commerce sites like Shein.

According to the German news agency Deutsche Welle:

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