The Philippines was given the third-largest allocation of the total 1.117 million MTRV
in-quota quantity of the TRQ, next to the Dominican Republic and Brazil, which received 185,335 MTRV
and 152,691 MTRV
In 2007, Mexican exports to the United States were set below 0.250 million mtrv and actually fell short of that amount (see Table A1 for historical data).
(17.) This is currently 1.139 million mtrv and 22,000 tons of refined sugar.
USDA estimates Mexican sugar imports in 2005-06 at 80,000 MTRV. This sugar is sourced from the United States and is meant primarily for the Mexican re-export (PITEX) program.
Meanwhile, Mexico's access to the United States for sugar has expanded from a historical minimum quantity of 7,258 MTRV prior to NAFTA to an estimated at 584,000 MTRV in 2005-06, according to USDA
Serafica made the pronouncement after the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on July 2 that its tariff-rate quota (TRQ) on raw cane sugar for FY 2019 is 1.117 million metric tons raw value (MTRV
The Philippines was given a sugar quota of 142,160 metric tons raw value (MTRV
), or 136,201 MT commercial weight, for FY 2019.
The US quota allocation for the Philippines this year is 142,160 metric tons raw value (MTRV
), equivalent to 138,000 MT in commercial value.