Thailand, EU set processed poultry import quotas
Thailand receives 16,100-metric-ton quota for processed chicken, duck
Thailand and the European Union have completed negotiations on the allocation of processed poultry EU import quotas, according to Thailand's Commerce Ministry, setting the overall quota at 30,810 metric tons for six categories of poultry.
Thailand will receive a quota of 16,100 metric tons of processed chicken, levied a 10.9 percent duty. The processed duck quota stands at 14,700 metric tons, also at a 10.9 percent tariff. Raw duck received a 10-metric-ton quota. The total quota also includes raw and cooked ready-to-eat products that have chicken or duck as an ingredient, according to the Ministry.
Import negotiations took two years. The new system is expected to be implemented by July 1.