Russia cutting tariff quotas on US poultry
It has been reported that market lobbies from Russia
and the US have agreed to cut tariff quotas on US poultry imports in
This proposed agreement between the USA Poultry and
Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) and the Russian Poultry Meat Market Operators
Association will result in a reduction in the 2009 US tariff quota from 931,500
t to 750,000 t.
President of USAPEEC stated that it is not yet known what the exact quota
in 2009 will be as there exists an agreement between the two governments. "But
we have witnessed a dramatic increase in Russian domestic production â€¦ and we
have to accept the reality," he said.
Poultry and Egg Export Council (USAPEEC)
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