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WTO: Margarine TRQ – Serial No. 971

Date: October 1, 2020

This Notice replaces Notice to Importers No. 562 dated December 5, 1997, and sets out the policies and practices pertaining to the administration of Canada’s tariff rate quota (TRQ) for margarine under the World Trade Organization (WTO).

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

Margarine means a product that is included in Item 140 on the Import Control List (ICL), namely margarine (excluding liquid margarine) and substitutes for butter, that are classified under tariff items 1517.10.10 and 1517.90.21 in the list of tariff provisions set out in the schedule to the Customs Tariff.

See the List of EIPA commodity codes for margarine.

First-come, first-served basis means shipment-specific import permits are issued on demand for each shipment, until the access quantity is fully utilized, or to the end of the TRQ year, whichever occurs first.

2. Allocation policy

3. Related links

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