The Fourth auction, scheduled for September 7, has been postponed due to an ongoing HPAI ban affecting US poultry imports to Colombia, including chicken leg quarters. COLOM-PEQ will inform you about a new potential date for this auction as soon as there is an update on the status of the ban.
What is COLOM-PEQ
Colombia Poultry Export Quota, Inc (COLOM-PEQ) is a not-for-profit Delaware corporation formed by the USA
Poultry and Egg Export Council (USAPEEC) and Colombia’s Federación Nacional de Avicultores (FENAVI).
COLOM-PEQ’s sole and exclusive business is (1) to conduct an open tender process as a means of allocating
shares to the highest bidders, among participating persons or entities incorporated or domiciled in the
United States, of the tariff-rate quota for poultry products as agreed between the United States of America
and the Republic of Colombia as part of the Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA); (2) to distribute the proceeds
of that open tender process to support the operation and administration of COLOM-PEQ, and (3) to distribute
remaining funds to USAPEEC and FENAVI for the purpose of funding market access, market promotion,
educational, capacity-building, scientific and technical projects for the benefit of the U.S. and Colombian
Colombia Poultry Export Quota, Inc. (COLOM-PEQ)
c/o DTB Associates, LLP
1101 15th Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
Phone: 1-202-684-2512 Fax: 1-202-684-2234