Unease growing in EU over CETA cheese clause
Jun 19 2017

Posted Jun. 15th, 2017 by Karen Briere

Canada’s dairy farmers say they have no comment on reports of a spat brewing over cheese allocations under the incoming trade agreement with the European Union.

Most measures under the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement are expected to take effect July 1. The agreement will allow an additional 16,000 tonnes of high-quality cheese and 1,700 tonnes of industrial cheese to enter Canada from the EU under tariff rate quotas.

Another 800 tonnes will also be available through the technical adjustment of an existing TRQ.

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