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TRQ for Beef, Poultry Products under Mexico-Japan Deal

05 May 2010

USDA Foreign Agricultural Service

MEXICO - The Government has set tariffs and volumes for imports of beef and poultry meat from Japan for the coming year to March 2011, according to the latest GAIN report from the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service.

On 3 March 2010, Mexico's Secretariat of Economy announced it will allow a total of 6,000 metric tons (MT) of Japanese beef and by-products and 8,500 MT of poultry products between 1 April 2010 and 31 March 2011. These quantities could be imported from Japan paying preferential duties as part of its Mexico-Japan commitments.

US beef and poultry products will continue to be granted unlimited duty-free access to the Mexican market under NAFTA.

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