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THE FIRM

Guedes, Bernardo, Imamura & Associados is an international consultancy dedicated to the themes of international trade, with innovation and competence as its main brands. Structured to offer its clients modern advice on current issues, it constantly invests in technical training and access to information. The company represents and has represented a wide range of customers, linked to the most diverse productive and commercial sectors, including textiles, electronics, IT and telecommunications equipment, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, automotive, steel, among others. Our clients are national industrial and agricultural producers, as well as foreign companies, importers, trading companies, producer and trade associations, eager to keep up to date on international trade issues, as well as to make use of legal and economic instruments. with a view to increasing their competitive advantages. The company, located in Rio de Janeiro, has accumulated substantial experience in negotiations with the Brazilian government and agencies responsible for administering and maintaining our trade and international trading laws. Our technical staff is made up of professionals who have gained experience as former employees of government agencies linked to foreign trade, the Brazilian Foreign Trade Association and large importing and exporting companies. The trajectory of approximately 20 years of developing specialized and competent services provides Guedes, Bernardo, Imamura & Associados with recognition from both the private and public sectors, reflected in invitations to draft bills and seminars in the area of ​​international trade. all regions of our country.

Philosophy

International and national rules are constantly changing. We believe that the interests of any company operating in the international arena are best served by professionals dedicated exclusively to this subject. With many years of experience and a large customer base, we are uniquely positioned to anticipate issues before they arise and resolve issues as soon as they are identified.

Occupation area

International and national rules are constantly changing. We believe that the interests of any company operating in the international area are best served by professionals dedicated exclusively to this subject. With many years of experience and a large customer base, we are uniquely positioned to anticipate issues before they arise and resolve issues as soon as they are identified.

In addition, it is our mission to keep our clients up to date on the advantages and risks of new legal and economic instruments arising from international negotiations within the framework of multilateral and regional international organizations focused on foreign trade.

In the area of ​​foreign trade, customs duties are very important in the cost of an import. Strategic planning can reduce taxes on import operations, provide certainty about the correct classification of goods and ensure compliance with relevant laws, while maximizing profits and minimizing tariff obligations. We encourage companies to review their transactions to minimize costs and prevent problems with customs and other administrative agencies.

Vision

GBI aims to be a reference in trade defense processes and specialized consultancy in international trade, being recognized as a prime and reliable partner of its clients in achieving their goals.

Values

Commitment: We commit ourselves to our customers by giving importance to their needs and working with commitment and motivation to defend their interests.

Continuous Improvement: We continually pursue knowledge, contributing to the growth of our employees and customers, ensuring the best and most up-to-date service available.

Mutual Trust: We work in partnership with our clients, treating their data and strategies with complete confidentiality, sharing risks and relying on their analysis and concerns.

Transparency: We act transparently in our relationship with our clients, clearly presenting all possible alternatives for achieving their goals, as well as their actual difficulties and possibilities for success.