Consolidated TPP Text – Appendix A: Tariff Rate Quotas of Japan

Section A: General Provisions

1. For the purposes of paragraph 4(jjj) of the General Notes of the Tariff Schedule of Japan, customs duties on originating goods provided for in the tariff items indicated with “TWQ-n” or “CSQ-n” in Column “Remarks” in the Tariff Schedule of Japan shall be governed by the terms of the TRQ for that specific tariff items, as set out in this Appendix, beginning on the date of entry into force of this Agreement for Japan.

2. For the purposes of implementing annual stages in this Appendix, the following shall apply:

3. For the purposes of this Appendix, year means, with respect to Year 1, the period from the date of entry into force of this Agreement for Japan until the following March 31 and, with respect to each subsequent Year, the twelve-month period which starts on April 1 of that year.

4. In this Appendix, the descriptions of product or products in the title of each TRQ are not necessarily exhaustive.  These descriptions are included solely to assist users in understanding this Appendix and shall not alter or supersede the coverage for each TRQ established by reference to the relevant tariff items.

Section B: TPP Wide TRQs (TWQs)

1. TWQ-JP1:  Wheat Products

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
17,500
28,000
38,500
49,000
59,500
610,000

2. TWQ-JP2:  Food Preparations Made Primarily of Wheat

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
115,000
216,500
318,000
419,500
521,000
622,500

3. TWQ-JP3:  Wheat Flour, Pellets, Rolled and Food Preparations

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
15,000
25,500
36,000
46,500
57,000
67,500

4. TWQ-JP4:  Uncooked Udon, Somen and Soba

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
1100

5. TWQ-JP5: Food Preparations of Barley

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
1100
2103
3106
4109
5112
6115

6. TWQ-JP6: Barley Flour, Groats and Pellets

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
1300
2340
3380
4420
5460
6500

7. TWQ-JP7: Barley

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)Maximum import mark-up to set the minimum selling price(yen/kg)
125,0007.6
230,0007.2
335,0006.8
440,0006.4
545,0006.0
650,0005.6
755,0005.2
860,0004.8
965,0004.4

8. TWQ-JP8: Fresh Cheese for Use as Materials for Shredded Cheese

9. TWQ-JP9: Butter

YearAggregate quota quantity (Whole Milk Equivalent, Metric Tonnes)In-quota rate of customs duty for Butter
139,34135% + 290 yen/kg
240,65235% + 261 yen/kg
341,96435% + 232 yen/kg
443,27535% + 203 yen/kg
544,58735% + 174 yen/kg
645,89835% + 145 yen/kg
745,89835% + 116 yen/kg
845,89835% +  87 yen/kg
945,89835% +  58 yen/kg
1045,89835% +  29 yen/kg
1145,89835%
Tariff classification numberConversion factor
040510.12912.34
040510.22915.05
040520.09012.34
040590.19012.34
040590.22915.05

10. TWQ-JP10:  Skimmed Milk Powder

YearAggregate quota quantity (Whole Milk Equivalent, Metric Tonnes)In-quota rate of customs duty for SMP (not containing added sugar)In-quota rate of customs duty for SMP (containing added sugar)
120,65925% + 130 yen/kg35% + 130 yen/kg
221,34825% + 117 yen/kg35% + 117 yen/kg
322,03625% + 104 yen/kg35% + 104 yen/kg
422,72525% +  91 yen/kg35% +  91 yen/kg
523,41325% +  78 yen/kg35% +  78 yen/kg
624,10225% +  65 yen/kg35% +  65 yen/kg
724,10225% +  52 yen/kg35% +  52 yen/kg
824,10225% +  39 yen/kg35% +  39 yen/kg
924,10225% +  26 yen/kg35% +  26 yen/kg
1024,10225% +  13 yen/kg35% +  13 yen/kg
1124,10225%35%
Tariff classification numberConversion factor
040210.1296.48
040210.2126.48
040210.2296.48
040221.2126.84
040221.2296.84
040229.2916.84

11. TWQ-JP11: Milk Powder and Butter Milk Powder

YearAggregate quota quantity (Whole Milk Equivalent, Metric Tonnes)In-quota rate of customs duty for Butter Milk Powder (not containing added sugar)In-quota rate of customs duty for Butter Milk Powder (containing added sugar)In-quota rate of customs duty for Milk Powder
120,65925% + 200 yen/kg35% + 200 yen/kg30% + 210 yen/kg
221,34825% + 180 yen/kg35% + 180 yen/kg30% + 189 yen/kg
322,03625% + 160 yen/kg35% + 160 yen/kg30% + 168 yen/kg
422,72525% + 140 yen/kg35% + 140 yen/kg30% + 147 yen/kg
523,41325% + 120 yen/kg35% + 120 yen/kg30% + 126 yen/kg
624,10225% + 100 yen/kg35% + 100 yen/kg30% + 105 yen/kg
724,10225% +  80 yen/kg35% +  80 yen/kg30% +  84 yen/kg
824,10225% +  60 yen/kg35% +  60 yen/kg30% +  63 yen/kg
924,10225% +  40 yen/kg35% +  40 yen/kg30% +  42 yen/kg
1024,10225% +  20 yen/kg35% +  20 yen/kg30% +  21 yen/kg
1124,10225%35%30%
Tariff classification numberConversion factor
040221.1198.9
040221.12913.43
040229.1198.9
040229.12913.43
040390.1136.48
040390.1238.57
040390.13313.43

12. TWQ-JP12: Milk Powder

YearAggregate quota quantity (Whole Milk Equivalent, Metric Tonnes)
1

20,000

224,000
328,000
432,000
536,000
640,000
744,000
848,000
952,000
1056,000
1160,000
Tariff classification numberConversion factor
040221.1198.9
040221.12913.43

13. TWQ-JP13: Food Preparations Containing Cocoa

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)In-quota rate of customs duty (Per cent)
15,50020.3
25,50019.3
35,50018.3
45,50017.4
55,50016.4
65,50015.4
75,50014.5
85,50013.5
95,50012.5
105,50011.6
115,50010.6

14. TWQ-JP14: Food Preparations Containing Cocoa

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
14,000
24,800
35,600
46,400
57,200
68,000
78,800
89,600
910,400
1011,200
1112,000

15. TWQ-JP15: Prepared Edible Fats and Oils

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)In-quota rate of customs duty (Per cent)
11,50020.3
21,58019.3
31,66018.3
41,74017.4
51,82016.4
61,90015.4
71,98014.5
82,06013.5
92,14012.5
102,22011.6
112,30010.6

16. TWQ-JP16: Evaporated Milk

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
11,500
22,150
32,800
43,450
54,100
64,750

17. TWQ-JP17: Condensed Milk

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
1750

18. TWQ-JP18: Chewing Gum and Other Sugar Confectionery, Containing Cocoa

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
1180
2198
3216
4234
5252
6270
7288
8306
9324
10342
11360

19. TWQ-JP19: Cocoa Preparations, Containing Added Sugar Weighing Not More Than 2 kg

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
12,700
22,930
33,160
43,390
53,620
63,850
74,080
84,310
94,540
104,770
115,000

20. TWQ-JP20: Coffee, Tea Mixes, Food Preparations and Doughs

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
18,600
28,940
39,280
49,620
59,960
610,300
710,640
810,980
911,320
1011,660
1112,000

21. TWQ-JP21:  Preparations of Peas, Beans and Leguminous Vegetables

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
1380
2464
3548
4632
5716
6800

22. TWQ-JP22: Candies, White Chocolate and Confectionary

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
13,000
23,300
33,600
43,900
54,200
64,500
74,800
85,100
95,400
105,700
116,000

23. TWQ-JP23: Chocolate

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
19,100
29,990
310,880
411,770
512,660
613,550
714,440
815,330
916,220
1017,110
1118,000

24. TWQ-JP24: Food Preparations

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
11,920
22,028
32,136
42,244
52,352
62,460
72,568
82,676
92,784
102,892
113,000

25. TWQ-JP25: Cane Sugar Under 98.5 Polarimetric

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
120.0
220.5
321.0
421.5
522.0
622.5
723.0
823.5
924.0
1024.5
1125.0

26. TWQ-JP26: Cocoa Powder

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)In-quota rate of customs duty (Per cent)
15,00028.4
25,50027.0
36,00025.7
46,50024.3
57,00023.0
67,50021.6
77,50020.3
87,50018.9
97,50017.6
107,50016.2
117,50014.9

27. TWQ-JP27: Cocoa Preparations, Containing Added Sugar Weighing More Than 2 kg

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)In-quota rate of customs duty (Per cent)
112,00026.9
213,32025.9
314,64024.9
415,96023.9
517,28022.9
618,60021.8
718,60020.8
818,60019.8
918,60018.8
1018,60017.8
1118,60016.8

28. TWQ-JP28: Food Preparations

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)In-quota rate of customs duty (Per cent)
12,20026.7
22,25025.4
32,30024.1
42,35022.9
52,40021.6
62,45020.3
72,50019.0
82,55017.8
92,60016.5
102,65015.2
112,70014.0

29. TWQ-JP29: Food Preparation Containing More Than 50 Per Cent of Sucrose

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)In-quota rate of customs duty (Per cent)
110,50028.7
210,68027.6
310,86026.5
411,04025.4
511,22024.3
611,40023.3
711,58022.2
811,76021.1
911,94020.0
1012,12018.9
1112,30017.9

30. TWQ-JP30: Food Preparations (Sugar is the Largest Ingredient)

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
150
255
360
465
570
675

31. TWQ-JP31:  Food Preparations Containing Sugar and Dairy

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)In-quota rate of customs duty (Per cent)
15,50028.7
26,04027.6
36,58026.5
47,12025.4
57,66024.3
68,20023.3
78,20022.2
88,20021.1
98,20020.0
108,20018.9
118,20017.9

32. TWQ-JP32:  Sugar

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
1500

33. TWQ-JP33:  Starch

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
17,500

Section C: Country-Specific TRQs (CSQs)

1. CSQ-JP1: Rice for the United States

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
150,000
250,000
350,000
452,000
554,000
656,000
758,000
860,000
962,000
1064,000
1166,000
1268,000
1370,000

2. CSQ-JP2: Rice for Australia

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
16,000
26,000
36,000
46,240
56,480
66,720
76,960
87,200
97,440
107,680
117,920
128,160
138,400

3. CSQ-JP3: Mixes and Doughs and Cake Mixes for the United States

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
110,500
210,800
311,100
411,400
511,700
612,000

4. CSQ-JP4: Mixes and Doughs and Cake Mixes for Parties Other than the United States

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
16,800
27,040
37,280
47,520
57,760
68,000

5. CSQ-JP5:  Wheat for the United States

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)Maximum import mark-up to set the minimum selling price (Group 1) (yen/kg)Maximum import mark-up to set the minimum selling price (Group 2) (yen/kg)
1114,00016.216.1
2120,00015.315.1
3126,00014.514.2
4132,00013.613.2
5138,00012.812.3
6144,00011.911.3
7150,00011.110.4
8150,00010.29.4
9150,0009.48.5

6. CSQ-JP6: Wheat for Australia

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)Maximum import mark-up to set the minimum selling price (Group 1) (yen/kg)Maximum import mark-up to set the minimum selling price (Group 2) (yen/kg)
138,00016.216.1
240,00015.315.1
342,00014.514.2
444,00013.613.2
546,00012.812.3
648,00011.911.3
750,00011.110.4
850,00010.29.4
950,0009.48.5

7. CSQ-JP7: Wheat for Canada

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)Maximum import mark-up to set the minimum selling price (Group 1) (yen/kg)Maximum import mark-up to set the minimum selling price (Group 2) (yen/kg)
140,00016.216.1
242,16715.315.1
344,33314.514.2
446,50013.613.2
548,66712.812.3
650,83311.911.3
753,00011.110.4
853,00010.29.4
953,0009.48.5

8. CSQ-JP8: Malt, Not Roasted for the United States

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
120,000
222,400
324,800
427,200
529,600
632,000

9. CSQ-JP9:  Malt, Not Roasted for Australia

10. CSQ-JP10:  Malt, Not Roasted for Canada

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
189,000

11. CSQ-JP11: Malt, Roasted for the United States

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
1700
2735
3770
4805
5840
6875
7910
8945
9980
101,015
111,050

12. CSQ-JP12: Malt, Roasted for Australia

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
13,000

13. CSQ-JP13: Malt, Roasted for Canada

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
14,000

14. CSQ-JP14:  Processed Cheese for the United States

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)In-quota rate of customs duty (Per cent)
110036.3
210532.7
311029.0
411525.4
512021.8
612518.1
713014.5
813510.9
91407.2
101453.6
111500.0

15. CSQ-JP15: Processed Cheese for Australia

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)In-quota rate of customs duty (Per cent)
110036.3
210532.7
311029.0
411525.4
512021.8
612518.1
713014.5
813510.9
91407.2
101453.6
111500.0

16. CSQ-JP16:  Processed Cheese for New Zealand

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)In-quota rate of customs duty (Per cent)
110036.3
210532.7
311029.0
411525.4
512021.8
612518.1
713014.5
813510.9
91407.2
101453.6
111500.0

17. CSQ-JP17: Whey (Mineral Concentrate for the United States)

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)In-quota rate of customs duty (containing added sugar) (Per cent)In-quota rate of customs duty (not containing added sugar) (Per cent)
11,00031.822.7
21,30028.620.4
31,60025.418.1
41,90022.215.9
52,20019.013.6
62,5000.00.0
72,8000.00.0
83,1000.00.0
93,4000.00.0
103,7000.00.0
114,0000.00.0

18. CSQ-JP18: Whey (Mineral Concentrate for Australia)

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)In-quota rate of customs duty (containing added sugar) (Per cent)In-quota rate of customs duty (not containing added sugar) (Per cent)
14,00031.822.7
24,10028.620.4
34,20025.418.1
44,30022.215.9
54,40019.013.6
64,5000.00.0
74,6000.00.0
84,7000.00.0
94,8000.00.0
104,9000.00.0
115,0000.00.0

19. CSQ-JP19: Whey (Prepared Whey for Infant Formula for the United States)

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
13,000

20. CSQ-JP20: Whey Permeate for the United States

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
11,000
21,100
31,200
41,300
51,400
61,500
71,600
81,700
91,800
101,900
112,000

21. CSQ-JP21: Whey for New Zealand

YearIn-quota rate of customs duty (containing added sugar) (Per cent)In-quota rate of customs duty (not containing added sugar) (Per cent)
131.822.7
228.620.4
325.418.1
422.215.9
519.013.6
60.00.0
70.00.0
80.00.0
90.00.0
100.00.0
110.00.0
YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
11,300
21,340
31,380
41,420
51,460
61,500
71,540
81,580
91,620
101,660
111,700

22. CSQ-JP22: Glucose and Fructose for the United States

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
1450
2540
3630
4720
5810
6900
7990
81,080
91,170
101,260
111,350

23. CSQ-JP23: Corn and Potato Starch for the United States

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
12,500
22,650
32,800
42,950
53,100
63,250

24. CSQ-JP24: Inulin for the United States

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
1200
2205
3210
4215
5220
6225
7230
8235
9240
10245
11250

25. CSQ-JP25: Inulin for Chile

YearAggregate quota quantity (Metric Tonnes)
140
241
342
443
544
645
746
847
948
1049
1150
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