Indonesian live male cattle quota

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 live male cattle. The live male cattle quota is managed on a first-come, first-served (FCFS) basis until the access amount is exhausted.

The number of live male cattle able to be shipped under quota for the 2021 year is 598,000 head.

Key dates

  • 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 live male cattle.

Apply for an IA-CEPA quota certificate for live male cattle

Exporters will need to apply to export live male cattle 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/s 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 or quantity of the 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 the 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 $81 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 year of the quota
  • the in-quota tariff rate.


The Export Control (Tariff Rate Quotas-General) Rules 2021 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: 29 July 2021
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