Another package DealExtreme arrived, that containing a Dynamo Lanterna com 3 LEDs (3-LED Dynamo Battery-free Flashlight), a Security Lock for PCs / Laptops (Laptop/PC Security Cable Key) and an PC USB Converter for Playstation controls 1 and 2 (PS2 Game Controller to PC USB Converter).
The request was made at Christmas (25/12/2008), sent em 30/12, arrived in Brazil em 08/01 and was delivered today, 13/01. The transit time of only Brazil 3 days was record. The package was not taxed, but has a stamp released by the IRS in the Curitiba package, indicating that unfortunately packages who is the interior of São Paulo are still passing by, As I had already alerted, where inspectors are much more stringent than the Internal Revenue Service of São Paulo, and even amazes me that this package has left unharmed, since they do not forgive anything.
And opening a parenthesis: Unfortunately our government only serves to create law to loosen stuck on pardon, as if there were not already enough thugs on the streets, to further worsen our chaotic public safety. Meanwhile the import tax remains in absurdities 60% There has 19 years. Worldwide have import tax, but values are reasonable and there are exemptions for cheap products, 60% it's just right here, the same rate set in the early 90 with the release of imports by Collor, not to break the local production and allow time for adaptation, but 19 he was already long enough that tax be 20% or less, and if the government would do something for the country instead of just filling up their own pockets.
The tracking of mail again was flawed, showing only that the package arrived in Brazil and then went out for delivery, as shown in the table below:
|13/01/2009 18:36||CSD [REMOVED] – [REMOVED]/SP||Delivered|
|13/01/2009 11:09||CSD [REMOVED] – [REMOVED]/SP||Out for delivery|
|08/01/2009 16:38||BRAZIL – BRAZIL / XX||Awarded|
|Received / Brazil|
The package came as gift, I used Drop Shipment Service, although he does not think much effect. The declared value was 45 Hong Kong dollars as of Costume, the description came as “LATPTOP GADGETS, GAMING DEVICES, SPECIAL SERVICES, OTHER LED LIGHTS”, again no discreet, I would prefer something like “small gadgets” or “hardware parts”, but I think it would not make much difference pro personnel Curitiba, they already know well the DX. The only difference I noticed this time is that signature printed with the name “Grant” instead of a signature pen.