Trade and markets
 

Detail

Area
Japan
Commodity Group
Meat
Commodity
Bovine meat
Date
01/04/2018
Policy Category
Trade
Policy Instrument
Tariff rate
Description
Reverted the duty on frozen beef imports from the United States from 50 percent to 38.5 percent, the normal rate applicable under the Japanese special safeguard system (SSG). Japan increased the tariff rate to 50 percent on 1 August 2017 after cumulative bovine meat imports from the United States exceeded the established trigger volumes for the 2017 Japanese fiscal year.