Tariff Reduction on Pork, Poultry Products Sought

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - An alliance of agriculture organizations have asked President Arroyo to defer the reduction of poultry and swine tariffs to 0 - 5 per cent in 2010 under the AFTA-CEPT (Asean Free Trade Agreement-Common Effective Preferential Tariff) agreement. The current tariffs of poultry and swine are 40 per cent and 35 per cent, respectively.
calendar icon 17 August 2009
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