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quota

(kwōt′ă) [L. quota (pars), how large (a part)?]
A numerical threshold, target, or limit.

quota

the portion of a whole that belongs to one person. In agriculture it usually refers to a share of a market, e.g. Australia's quota of the USA's beef market.

quota sampling
see quota sampling.
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Azhar said that 19 old HGOs were allotted quota against merit and the ministry did not make any extensive exercise for allotment of quota on merit.
The latest announcement boosted KIA's combined investment quota in the Chinese stock and interbank bond markets to USD 2.
Assessing the Quota The women's quota is based on the idea that it will improve women's participation in governance, thus advancing women's issues, through a top-down approach.
The countries most impacted by the European Commission's quotas include Spain, Great Britain, Ireland, Poland, and Portugal who have each faced reductions amounting up to hundreds of tonnes of various fish.
Bulgarian Agriculture Minister Miroslav Naydenov, who is in Brussels, has succeeded in convincing his colleagues to withdraw the proposal for reducing the quotas, the ministry announced.
In the 2010/2011 quota year 2010/2011, penalties worth e1/455.
More quotas, sub- quotas for several caste denominations followed over the years and now one is scared to add up the quota percentages for fear that they might defy mathematical principles and add up to more than the maximum possible 100 per cent
It is possible that the authorities in China see prices falling much further than the recent decreases that we've seen, to such low levels that the demand for exports will return to 2009 / 2010 levels, which would "fill out" the 2012 quota allocations.
An FSC official noted that the expansion of the investment quota for QDIIs hinges on the stance of the Central Bank of China (CBC).
When the fourteenth general review of quotas becomes effective, it will result in a major realignment of quota shares among members to better reflect the global realities.
European Commission officials insist the annual quota recommendations are based on scientific advice to help stocks recover and ensure sustainable long-term fishing in Europe.
WASHINGTON, Dec 17, 2010 (TUR) -- International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved the quota reform increasing the quotas and voting powers of a number of countries including Turkey.