Dairy export quota TRQ categories table

This table shows the dairy export TRQ categories administered by the Department of Agriculture available under the World Trade Organization (WTO) and Australia–United States Free Trade Agreement (AUSFTA) arrangements with the US and the EU.

The information here may help exporters to understand how much extra quota they may be able to apply for in future years.

Annual increases are not available under the WTO arrangements.

World Trade Organization arrangements

Region

Product type

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

Growth

EU

Table Cheddar

3,711 t

3,711 t

3,711 t

3,711 t

3,711 t

3,711 t

3,711 t

By negotiation

EU

Cheese for processing

500 t

500 t

500 t

500 t

500 t

500 t

500 t

By negotiation

US*

Cheddar cheese

1,465.5 t

1,465.5 t

1,465.5 t

1,465.5 t

1,465.5 t

1,465.5 t

1,465.5 t

By negotiation

US*

American cheese

119 t

119 t

119 t

119 t

119 t

119 t

119 t

By negotiation

US*

Swiss

290.3 t

290.3 t

290.3 t

290.3 t

290.3 t

290.3 t

290.3 t

By negotiation

US*

Other

2,508.8 t

2,508.8 t

2,508.8 t

2,508.8 t

2,508.8 t

2,508.8 t

2,508.8 t By negotiation

*The Department of Agriculture administers only US WTO Supplementary TRQs volumes. The US Government is responsible for managing the remaining volumes of US WTO TRQs.

Australia–United States Free Trade Agreement arrangements
Region Product type 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 Growth
US Milk/Cream/Ice cream 12,671
(000 L)
13,431
(000 L)
14,237
(000 L)
15,091
(000 L)
15,997
(000 L)
16,957
(000 L)
17,974
(000 L)
6% pa.
US Butter 1,957 t 2,016 t 2,0761 t 2,139 t 2,203 t 2,269 t 2,337 t 3% pa.
US Condensed milk 5,068 t 5,373 t 5,695 t 6,037 t 6,399 t 6,783 t 7,190 t 6% pa.
US Skimmed milk powder 130 t 134 t 138 t 143 t 147 t 151 t 156 t 3% pa.
US Other milk powder 5,693 t 5,921 t 6,158 t 6,404 t 6,660 t 6,927 t 7,204 t 4% pa.
US Other dairy products 2,534 t 2,686 t 2,847 t 3,018 t 3,1991 t 3,391 t 3,595 t 6% pa.
US Cheddar 979 t 1,008 t 1,038 t 1,069 t 1,101 t 1,134 t 1,168 t 3% pa.
US American cheese 652 t 672 t 692 t 713 t 734 t 756 t 779 t 3% pa.
US Swiss cheese 776 t 814 t 855 t 898 t 943 t 990 t 1,039 t 5% pa.
US European cheese 3,103 t 3,258 t 3,421 t 3,592 t 3,771 t 3,960 t 4,158 t 5% pa.
US Goya cheese 3,878 t 4,072 t 4,276 t 4,490 t 4,714 t 4,950 t 5,197 t 5% pa.
US Other cheeses 5,430 t 5,701 t 5,986 t 6,285 t 6,600 t 6,930 t 7,276 t 5% pa.

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Last reviewed: 22 January 2020
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