Quota calendar

This calendar highlights the key dates for Australian producers who export under the tariff rate quota system.

Find out more about export quotas we manage.

Beef, sheepmeat, goatmeat and erga omnes

Month EU HQB (Hilton) tariff rate quota EU grain-fed beef tariff rate quota EU sheepmeat, goatmeat and erga omnes tariff rate quota US beef tariff rate quota
January - 1/1—Grain-fed beef quota 3rd quarter opens 1/1—Quota year commences 1/1—Quota year commences
February
15/2—Last day to return, retain or request allocation
- - -
March - - - -
April - 1/4—Grain-fed beef quota 4th quarter opens - -
May 16/5—Applications for annual allocation due - - -
June 30/6—HQB quota year finishes - - -
July 1/7—HQB quota year commences 1/7—Grain-fed beef quota year commences - -
August - - - -
September - - - -
October - 1/10—Grain-fed beef quota 2nd quarter opens 31/10— Last day to return, retain or request allocation 1/10—Trigger point
November - - 7/11—performance transfer cut off
Late November—Department will invite allocation applications
-
December - - 31/12—Quota year finishes 31/12—Quota year finishes

Dairy

Month US and EU WTO dairy tariff rate quotas US FTA butter and cheddar cheese tariff rate quotas US FTA dairy tariff rate quotas - other than butter and cheddar cheese
January 1/1—Quota year commences 1/1—Quota year commences 1/1—Quota year commences
February - - -
March - - -
April - - -
May - - -
June - - -
July - - -
August - 16/8—Last day to return, retain or request allocation -
September - - -
October - - -
November - 30/11—Applications for annual allocation due -
December 31/12—Quota year finishes 31/12—Quota year finishes 31/12—Quota year finishes

Japan

Month All Japan tariff rate quotas
January -
February -
March 10/3—Applications accepted for new quota year
31/3—Quota year finishes
April 1/4—Quota year commences
May -
June 10/6—Bovine offal 2nd quarter opens
July -
August -
September 10/9—Bovine offal 3rd quarter opens
October -
November -
December 10/12—Bovine offal 4th quarter opens

Indonesia

Month Indonesia feed grains tariff rate quota Indonesia citrus tariff rate quota Indonesia live male cattle tariff rate quota Indonesia carrot tariff rate quota Indonesia potato tariff rate quota
January 1/1—Quota year commences 1/1—Quota year commences 1/1—Quota year commences 1/1—Quota year commences 1/1—Quota year commences
February - - - - -
March - - - - -
April - - - - -
May 1/5—Quota access cap lifted - - - -
June - - - - -
July - - - - -
August - - - 31/8—Last day to return, retain or request allocation 31/8—Last day to return, retain or request allocation
September - - - - -
October - - - - -
November 1/11—Reservation applications open for next quota year - - 18/11—Applications for annual allocation due 18/11—Applications for annual allocation due
December 31/12—Quota year finishes 31/12—Quota year finishes 31/12—Quota year finishes 31/12—Quota year finishes 31/12—Quota year finishes
Last reviewed: 14 May 2020
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