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US & Colombia poultry launch website for upcoming export TRQ auction

Organizations representing the US and Colombian poultry industries have announced the first quota auction for sales of US chicken leg quarters to Colombia as part of the US-Colombia Free Trade Agreement.

 

Bidding opens October 4 at 9 AM, closes at 5 PM on October 5.

The USA Poultry & Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) and FENAVI – Colombia’s Federación Nacional de Avicultores – have announced that they have launched a dedicated website to handle all sales transactions for the quota, which is 6,750 tonnes for the remainder of 2012.

Bids open at 9 AM EDT on October 4, 2012, and close on October 5, 2012 at 5 PM EDT.

Quota shipments – under HS Codes 0207.1300.A, 0207.1400.A, and 1602.3200.A – are allowed to enter Colombia at zero duty. The shipment period is October 10 through December 31, 2012.

TRQ Certificates will be awarded to the highest bidder(s). Any person or entity incorporated or domiciled, with a legal address, in the United States is eligible to bid.

The minimum bid quantity is 1 metric ton; the minimum bid price is $44.08/tonne (i.e., $0.02/pound). Bids must be submitted in dollars and cents per tonne.

Bids should not be submitted in amounts that include fractions of a cent.

A Notice of Open Tender, which follows this release, first appeared in the Journal of Commerce on September 10.

The notice invites independent bids for rights to ship US-origin chicken leg quarters to the Republic of Colombia under a tariff-rate quota to the United States under the US-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement.

An auction for the 2013 quota is expected to be announced this winter.

About Colombia Poultry Export Quota
Colombia Poultry Export Quota is a not-for-profit Delaware corporation formed by the USA Poultry and Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) and Colombia’s Federación Nacional de Avicultores (FENAVI).
COLOM-PEQ is administered by Economic Consulting Services – based in Washington, DC.

COLOM-PEQ Colombia Poultry Export Quota, Inc.

Notice of Open Tender
Independent bids are invited for rights to ship U.S.-origin chicken leg quarters to the Republic of Colombia under a tariff-rate quota (TRQ) granted by the Republic of Colombia to the United States under the US-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement.

Bids open October 4, 2012 at 9:00 AM Eastern Daylight Saving Time (EDT) and close on
October 5, 2012 at 5:00 PM. EDT
Shipment Period: October 10 – December 31, 2012

The following quantity is available:
Total Volume for All HTS Nos. Colombian
Colombian HTS No. (metric tons) Duty
Leg Quarters [fresh or chilled] 0207.1300.A )
Leg Quarters [frozen] 0207.1400.A ) 6,760 Zero
Leg Quarters, seasoned & frozen 1602.3200.A )
The product must be imported into Colombia on or before December 31, 2012.

TRQ Certificates will be awarded to the highest bidder(s). Any person or entity incorporated or domiciled, with a legal address, in the United States is eligible to bid. The minimum bid quantity is 1 metric ton; the minimum bid price is US$44.08/tonne (i.e., $0.02/pound). Bids must be submitted in dollars and cents per tonne (metric ton).

Bids should not be submitted in amounts that include fractions of a cent.

Performance security (the lesser of US$50,000 or the total value of the bid) must be submitted with each bid.

Editor WorldPoultry

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