Secretariat of Foreign Trade

The Secretariat of Foreign Trade (SECEX), part of the Ministry of Economy, establishes the Ministry’s foreign-trade policies and develops import-export regulations. SECEX plans and encourages, supervises, regulates and evaluates all manner of foreign-trade activities.


SECEX Rule 23 (July 14, 2011) consolidates all SECEX regulations governing the administrative treatment of imports and exports and special drawback regimes (Portuguese only). 

SECEX Rules (Portuguese only).

SECEX Circulars (Portuguese only).