Along with the milk quota scheme a levy scheme was introduced. This levy scheme is related to the excess milk produced by the
each member state on their allocated national milk quota.
This levy scheme (Council Regulation No.1788/2003 and Commission Regulation No 595/2004) will
also be applicable to Romania and refers to quantities of milk collected or sold for direct consumption above the agreed
As stipulated in the Decision no 852-2006, chapter VII, The producer delivering to the purchasers a
higher milk quantity then the available individual milk quota have to pay the overrun levy for the milk quantity delivered
over the quota. For the quota year 2007-2008, the levy is 27.83 Euro/100 kg of milk.