Kazakhstan: Kazakhstan Announces First Stage of 2022 Meat and Poultry Tariff Rate Quotas
On December 31, 2021, the Ministry of Trade and Integration announced the first stage of 2022 meat and poultry quotas by HS code for historic suppliers (i.e., importers). The first stage approved the distribution of 2,835 tons of beef and 31,500 tons of poultry. The 2022 TRQ volumes and rates remain unchanged from those announced in 2021. U.S. exporters are advised that shipping, transportation, and customs clearance delays related to the global pandemic have been reported in several Baltic and Caspian Sea ports of entry, and along ground transportation routes in Eastern Europe, Russia, and Kazakhstan.