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Canada’s Administration of New Tariff Rate Quotas for Refined Sugar and Sugar-Containing Products to the United States

from Global Affairs Canada

Current status: Closed

Consultation description

In keeping with Global Affairs Canada’s policy, the Government of Canada is seeking input from Canadians on the administration of two new Tariff Rate Quotas (TRQs) for sugar and sugar-containing products to the United States established under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA), in order to develop administration policies.

These TRQs are for:

  1. Sugar-Containing Products for Export to the United States under CUSMA
  2. Refined Sugar for Export to the United States under CUSMA

To ensure efficiency and effectiveness in developing and administering new administration policies, the Government of Canada is seeking the views of stakeholders with an interest in the administration of these two new quotas.

Purpose of consultation

The purpose of this consultation is to hear stakeholders’ views specifically on the administration of these quotas, including the allocation methodology, the eligibility criteria, the return policy, the reallocation policy and the under-utilization policy.

The information collected as a result of this consultative exercise will assist Global Affairs Canada to develop administration policies for the new TRQs under CUSMA.

Who should participate?

This consultation is open to the Canadian public and everyone is invited to share their ideas.

The Government of Canada invites any Canadian stakeholder with an interest in the trade-related aspects of sugar to provide input.

Global Affairs Canada would like to hear from:

It is important to have the breadth and diversity of views represented through this consultation process.

Please read the privacy notice statement carefully prior to sending a written submission.

How to participate?

To participate in the consultation, interested parties are encouraged to review the background information and provide feedback through the online questionnaire.

If you are unable to access the online questionnaire, please contact us for assistance.

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Non-supply managed trade controls (TIN)
Global Affairs Canada
111 Sussex Drive,
Ottawa ON K1A 0G2


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