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Tariff-Rate Quota for Imported Tuna Increased for 2019

Friday, May 24, 2019
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has announced the calendar year 2019 tariff-rate quota quantity for tuna fish in airtight containers. Specifically, CBP has determined that 14,945,117 kilograms of tuna (up from 13,951,961 in 2018) may be entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption during the period Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2019, at the six percent duty rate under HTSUS 1604.14.22. Excess amounts will be dutiable at a rate of 12.5 percent under HTSUS 1604.14.30.

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