Equal Meat Quotas for Exports to EU
Though this will depend on compliance with European standards for the entry of meat into the EU block.
Tuesday, August 3, 2010
As the agreement comes into force, any part of a quota not used due to incompliance with EU requirements will automatically be reassigned to another country.
The proposal to divide up the 9,500 ton EU allocation equally is rejected by Nicaragua.
Central American businessmen agreed to adjudicate the meat quota assigned by the European Union to the country that first complies with the required food safety and traceability requirements.
Breeders from Central America agreed to request the European Union an annual quota of 30.000 tons, as part of the Association Agreement being negotiated between both blocks.
The signing of EU Association brings up the outstanding issue of export quotas for the allocation of tuna and beef from Central American countries.
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