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Detail

Area
Brazil
Commodity Group
Milk and dairy products
Commodity
Dairy products
Date
01/04/2013
Policy Category
Trade
Policy Instrument
Tariff rate quota
Description
Established a tariff rate quota (TRQ) on lactose products for 4 476 tonnes, subject to an import duty of 2 percent. The out-of-quota import tariff remains 16 percent. The preferential tariff quota, introduced to help alleviate the high production costs facing Brazil’s swine and dairy industry, is valid for a 12-month period.