Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Mexico
Commodity Group
Rice
Commodity
All
Date
01/03/2017
Policy Category
Trade
Policy Instrument
Import quota
Description
Opened a 150 000 tonne import quota for paddy, husked, milled or broken rice from any origin. Volumes purchased under the quota would be free of duties imposed on imports from countries not party to a free-trade agreement with Mexico (20 percent in the case of husked, milled and broken rice and 9 percent in the case of paddy). Import certificates would be issued starting 2 March 2017, for a maximum of 10 000 tonnes, and would be valid for 60 calendar days from the date of issue, or until 31 December 2017.