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Due dates for quota applications and fees 

  EU Sheepmeat and Goatmeat US Beef and Veal EU High Quality Beef UK Sheepmeat and Goatmeat UK High Quality Beef
New Entrants for Reserved Quota Allowance Allocations  1 September 1 September 1 March 1 September 1 March
General Quota Holders 15 October 15 October 15 April 15 October 15 April

“In quota” tariff rates

EU Sheepmeat and Goatmeat      0%
EU High Quality Beef        20% ad valorem
US Beef and Veal $US0.044/kg on most beef products
UK Sheepmeat and Goatmeat    0%
UK High Quality Beef    20% ad valorem

Full schedule of quota administration fees

The New Zealand Meat Board recently approved amendments to its participation fees and certification fees pursuant to section 36 of the Meat Board Act 2004. These changes were published in the New Zealand Gazette on 19 November 2021.

Changes to variable and fixed participation fees and the special levy apply from 1 December 2021.

Changes to certification fees apply from 1 January 2022.

  $ (GST exclusive)
  EU Sheepmeat and Goatmeat US Beef and Veal EU High Quality Beef UK Sheepmeat and Goatmeat UK High Quality Beef
Quota Fees          
New Entrant Application Fee 10,500.00 10,500.00 2,500.00 - -
Fixed Participation Fee 3,000.00 1,600.00 900.00 3,000.00 900.00
Variable Participation Fee (per tonne) 2.40 2.40 2.40 2.40 2.40
Special Levy (per tonne) 0.02 - 0.02 0.02 0.02
Certificates (per certificate)          
Wellington (electronic) - to 31 December 2021 7.50 7.50 7.50 7.50 7.50
Wellington (electronic) - from 1 January 2022 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00 10.00
Wellington (manual) - to 31 December 2021 25.00 25.00 25.00 25.00 25.00
Wellington (manual) - from 1 January 2022 40.00 40.00 40.00 40.00 40.00
Brussels – Sea Freight 200.00 - 200.00 200.00 200.00
Brussels – Air Freight 150.00 - 150.00 150.00 150.00
Certificate Rework (per certificate)            
Not Issued - to 31 December 2021 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00
Not Issued - from 1 January 2022 30.00 30.00 30.00 30.00 30.00
Cancelled - to 31 December 2021 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00
Cancelled - from 1 January 2022 30.00 30.00 30.00 30.00 30.00
Credit 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00
Transfers           
General Quota Allowance 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00
Reserved Quota Allowance 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00
Production History 500.00 500.00 500.00 500.00 500.00
Quota Utilisation Reports Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
Miscellaneous            
Courier within EU / UK Actual Actual Actual Actual Actual
Production/Export History Audits Actual Actual Actual Actual Actual
Company Compliance Audits* Actual Actual Actual Actual Actual

 * Approval of company procedures and audits of compliance with those procedures are carried out by independent auditors, at the company’s expense.

Fee for export registration

The New Zealand Meat Board recently reviewed its recovering of costs for administration of registration of exporters and determined the registration fee payable be amended pursuant to section 55 of the Meat Board Act 2004. These changes were published in the New Zealand Gazette on 19 November 2021.

The amendments set out below will apply to applications for, and renewal of, registration of exporters from 1 January 2022.

  $ (GST inclusive)

Export Registration - to 31 December 2021

30.00

Export Registration - from 1 January 2022

45.00