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CETA: Industrial Cheese TRQ - Serial No. 956

Date: October 1, 2019

This Notice replaces Notice to Importers No. 910 dated October 1, 2018, and sets out the policies and practices pertaining to the administration of the Canada’s industrial cheese tariff rate quota (TRQ) under the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).

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

1. Definitions

Cheese means a product that is included in Items 141 to 157 on the Import Control List (ICL), namely cheese falling under heading No. 04.06 in the list of tariff provisions set out in the Schedule to the Customs Tariff.
Industrial cheese means cheese used as ingredients for further food processing (secondary manufacturing) imported in bulk (not for retail sale).

Small and medium-sized enterprise means an eligible applicant whose allocation under this TRQ would amount to less than 20,000 kilograms.

New entrant means:

2. Allocation policy

3. Eligibility criteria

You are eligible to apply for an allocation if you are a:

A further processor:

4. Calculation of allocations

Further processors:

5. Transfer, return and under-utilization of allocations

6. Related links

Date Modified: