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Peanut Butter for Export to the United States (Item 5201 on Canada’s Export Control List) - Serial No. 1063

Date: November 1, 2021

Please note, on an exceptional basis, applications for the 2022 TRQ year are due on November 19, 2022.

This Notice replaces Notice to Exporters No. 199 dated September 30, 2016 and sets out the policies and practices pertaining to the administration of the tariff rate quota (TRQ) for exports of peanut butter to the United States (U.S.) under the U.S. WTO commitments.

This Notice is provided pursuant to the authority of the Export and Import Permits Act (EIPA) and its corresponding regulations, and remains in effect until further notice.

Table of contents


Peanut Butter means a product that is included in item 5201 on the Export Control List (ECL), namely peanut butter classified under tariff item No. 2008.11.10 in the List of Tariff Provisions set out in the Schedule to the Customs Tariff for export to the U.S. The applicable U.S. tariff item number for peanut butter is 2008.11.05 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (USHTS). Only goods that are a "product of Canada" may enter the U.S. under Canada’s country-specific reserve. Exports of peanut butter to countries other than the U.S. do not require an export permit.

Eligibility criteria

You are eligible for an allocation if you are a:

Allocation policy

Current allocation holders:

New entrants

Returns, chronic return penalty and reallocation policy


Chronic return penalty: 

Reallocation policy: 

Monthly export summary reports

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