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QB 16 - 111 Australia U.S. Notes 3 - 20

COMMODITIES:

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

QUOTA PERIOD:

January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016

OPENING DATE:

Monday, January 4, 2016

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                   14,237,000 liters

99130410        US Note 5                   2,076,000 kg

99130415        US Note 6                      138,000 kg

99130420        US Note 7                   6,158,000 kg

99130425        US Note 8                   2,847,000 kg

99130430        US Note 9                   5,695,000 kg

99130435        US Note 10                 5,986,000 kg

99130440        US Note 11                 3,421,000 kg

99130445        US Note 12                    1,038,000 kg

99130450        US Note 13                    692,000 kg

99130455        US Note 14                 4,276,000 kg

99130465        US Note 15                    855,000 kg

99130805        US Note 16                 6,484,000 kg

99130825        US Note 17                 3,891,000 kg

99131205        US Note 18                    692,000 kg

99132405        US Note 19                    346,000 kg

99135205        US Note 20                    346,000 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 2016 export certificate, e.g., 6AU12345B, must accompany merchandise entered in 2016.  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

Last modified: 
January 5, 2016
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