Philippines: TRQ Administration Rules and Regulations

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   RP2023-0019

This report provides the standard rules and regulations relevant to the administration of the Philippines' tariff-rate quotas, known locally as Minimum Access Volumes (MAV) and, when authorized, MAV Plus. MAV applies to horses, cattle, swine, goats, live poultry, beef, pork, goat meat, poultry meat, potatoes, coffee, corn, rice, and sugar. MAV Plus applies only in instances in-quota volumes are set above the WTO minimum level. In such instances, as with pork in 2021, supplemental MAV Plus guidelines may be issued.

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