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Critical use exemptions: Twentieth Meeting of the Parties (Doha, 16 - 20 November 2008)

Source(s)
Annex to decision XX/5

Table A. 2009 agreed critical use categories (metric tonnes)

Canada Pasta (4.74)
Israel

Dates (2.100), flour mills (0.300), broomrape (125.000), cut flowers – bulbs – protected (85.431), cut flowers – open field (34.698), melon – protected and field (87.500), potato (75.000), sweet potatoes (95.000), strawberry runners (Sharon and Gaza) (28.075), strawberry fruit – protected (Sharon and Gaza) (77.750)

Table B. 2009 permitted levels of production and consumption (metric tonnes)

Canada

4.74

Israel

610.554

Table C. 2010 agreed critical use categories (metric tonnes)

Australia

Strawberry runners (29.790), Rice (6.65)

Canada

Mills (22.878), strawberry runners (Prince Edward Island) (7.462)

Japan

Chestnuts (5.400), cucumbers (30.690), ginger - field (53.400), ginger – protected (8.300), melons (81.72), pepper - green and hot (72.99), watermelon (14.500)

United States of America

Commodities (19.242), NPMA food processing structures (cocoa beans removed) (37.778), mills and processors (173.023), dried cured pork (4.465), cucurbits (302.974), eggplant – field (32.820), forest nursery seedlings (117.826), nursery stock – fruit, nut, flower (17.363), orchard replant (215.800), ornamentals (84.617), peppers – field (463.282), strawberries – field (1007.477), strawberry runners (4.690), tomatoes – field (737.584), sweet potato slips (14.515)

Table D. 2010 permitted levels of production and consumption (metric tonnes)

Australia

36.44

Canada

30.34

Japan

267.0

United States of America

2 763.456*

* Minus available stocks.