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QB 15-117 2015 Australia FTA

Document Posting Date: 
December 31, 2014

COMMODITIES:

Agricultural products described in Chapter 99, Subchapter XIII, U.S. Notes 3 through 20

QUOTA PERIOD:

January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015

OPENING DATE:

Friday, January 2, 2015

RESTRAINT LEVEL:

The aggregate quantities of qualifying goods entered under the subheadings are as follows:

99130205 US Note 3 (a) 40,000,000 kg

99130220 US Note 3 (b) 4,000,000 kg

99130405 US Note 4 13,431,000 liters

99130410 US Note 5 2,016,000 kg

99130415 US Note 6 134,000 kg

99130420 US Note 7 5,921,000 kg

99130425 US Note 8 2,686,000 kg

99130430 US Note 9 5,373,000 kg

99130435 US Note 10 5,701,000 kg

99130440 US Note 11 3,258,000 kg

99130445 US Note 12 1,008,000 kg

99130450 US Note 13 672,000 kg

99130455 US Note 14 4,072,000 kg

99130465 US Note 15 814,000 kg

99130805 US Note 16 5,895,000 kg

99130825 US Note 17 3,537,000 kg

99131205 US Note 18 672,000 kg

99132405 US Note 19 336,000 kg

99135205 US Note 20 336,000 kg

REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS:

Use AU as the primary special program indicator

Use entry type code 02, 06, 07, 12, 23, 32, 38, or 52

Report in units of measure as shown in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS)

Merchandise presented at the opening shall be reported and released via the ACS quota module until a 'hold' status is indicated.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

A valid export certificate is required to claim the in-quota rate for beef, cheese, and dairy products (chapter 99, subchapter XIII, U.S. notes 4 through 15). The first number of the certificate must match the year of presentation, followed by the ISO code AU followed by a unique alpha/numeric code. A 2015 export certificate, e.g., 5AU12345B, must accompany merchandise entered in 2015. Export certificates for dairy products must be transmitted electronically.

DISTRIBUTION:

Please ensure that this notice is passed to all port directors, assistant port directors (Trade), import specialists, CBP officers, entry specialists and other interested parties such as brokers and importers.

Questions from the importing community regarding this electronic message should be referred to the local CBP port. The port may refer questions via email to mailto:HQQuota@cbp.dhs.gov or contact Pelbea Griffin Jones at pelbea.griffin-jones@dhs.gov.

 

Last modified: 
January 2, 2015