Indonesian citrus quotas

The Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) entered into force on 5 July 2020. The agreement put in place reduced tariffs for exports of citrus fruit. Quota is available on a first-come, first-served (FCFS) basis until the access amount is exhausted.

Quotas under the IA-CEPA cover:

  • lemons and limes
  • mandarins, clementines, Wilkings and similar citrus hybrids
  • oranges

The amount of quota available for the 2021 IA-CEPA quota year is as below:

  • lemons and limes - 5,125 tonnes
  • mandarins, clementines, Wilkings and similar citrus hybrids - 7,500 tonnes
  • oranges - 10,500 tonnes

Key dates to remember

  • 1 January—New quota year commences
  • 31 December—Quota year ends

Current quota usage

The quota usage tables show the total quantity of quota shipped by Australia for IA-CEPA products. The tables are updated regularly.

Check out the current quota usage for Indonesia citrus

Apply for an IA-CEPA quota certificate for citrus

Exporters will need to apply to export citrus to Indonesia at the reduced tariff rate.

To apply for a quota certificate an exporter must:

Once we have approved the application, we will email the quota certificate to the email address provided on the completed TRQ certificate application. IA-CEPA quota certificates cannot be amended so if there is a change to the exporter, importer, product type or quantity of your shipment after the certificate has been issued the existing certificate may need to be cancelled and a replacement certificate issued. Contact Quota Admin if there is a change to any details on your certificate.

Note: Quota administration is cost recovered on a per certificate basis in accordance with the Export Charges (Imposition-General) Regulation 2021 and the Export Control (Fees and Payments) Rules 2021. Exporters are invoiced monthly for any quota certificates issued. The current cost recovered amount is $76 per certificate issued.

Read the detail

See Appendix 2-A.1: Tariff rate quotas of the IA-CEPA for:

  • a list of eligible products
  • the quantity for each quota year
  • the in-quota tariff rate

The Export Control (Tariff Rate Quotas) Order 2019 governs the rules around quotas for citrus to Indonesia.

Data collection

We report on export quotas using data submitted for certificate applications.

Contact us

Phone: 02 6272 4068

Last reviewed: 30 April 2021
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