Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Canada
Commodity Group
Milk and dairy products
Commodity
Dairy products
Date
01/10/2014
Policy Category
Trade
Policy Instrument
Free trade agreement
Description
Signed with the EU a comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement granting the EU expansion of the cheese quota and elimination of in-quota tariffs, with preferential quota access expanded from 13 500 tonnes to almost 32 000 tonnes, and eliminating completely the over-quota tariff on milk protein substances (35.04.00.12) . Under the agreement, signed in September 2014, access for EU cheese will increase over a six-year period, by 2 667 tonnes in year one to 16 000 tonnes by year six.