Philippines: Pork Minimum Access Volume Guidelines Released

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   RP2021-0034

On June 26, 2021 the Philippine Department of Agriculture released the guidelines for implementing the increased tariff rate quota for pork imports, known as Minimum Access Volume (MAV). MAV Management Committee Resolution No. 1 supplements Executive Order 133 from May 10 by clarifying that 70 percent of the additional 200,000 MT of pork imports under MAV (i.e., MAV Plus) will available for importers from July to October 2021. Applicants can avail of the remaining 30 percent (60,000 MT) from November 2021 to January 2022, with both tranches allocated on a first come, first served basis.

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