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QB 19-011 2019 Australia FTA

COMMODITIES:

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

QUOTA PERIOD:

January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019

OPENING DATE:

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

RESTRAINT LEVEL:

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

Restraint Level
99130205 US Note 3 (a) 50,000,000 kg
99130220 US Note 3 (b) 5,000,000 kg
99130405 US Note 4 16,957 liters
99130410 US Note 5 2,269,000 kg
99130415 US Note 6 151,000 kg
99130420 US Note 7 6,927,000 kg
99130425 US Note 8 3,391,000 kg
99130430 US Note 9 6,783,000 kg 
99130435 US Note 10 6,930,000 kg
99130440 US Note 11 3,960,000 kg
99130445 US Note 12 1,134,000 kg
99130450 US Note 13 756,000 kg
99130455 US Note 14 4,950,000 kg
99130465 US Note 15 9,900,000 kg
99130805 US Note 16 8,631,000 kg
99130825 US Note 17 5,178,000 kg
99131205 US Note 18 756,000 kg
99132405 US Note 19 378,000 kg
99135205 US Note 20 378,000 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 ACE.

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 2019 export certificate, e.g., 9AU12345B, must accompany merchandise entered in 2019.  Export certificates for dairy products must be transmitted electronically.

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 HQQuota@cbp.dhs.gov.

Last modified: 
December 12, 2018