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CETA : Cheese quotas now open for applications

This week, the Canadian government launched the application period for the new Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) tariff rate quotas for cheese.

Importers who apply for and receive the tariff rate quota will be able to pick which kinds of cheese to sell, and may select unique European cheeses not currently available in Canada.

Official announcement :

Applications for an allocation under the new CETA cheese TRQs may be submitted to Global Affairs Canada by email at

The deadline for submitting an application is September 8, 2017.

For more information on the for additional information on the new CETA Cheese quotas: click here |