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QB 16 - 113 Peru TPA

COMMODITY:

Agricultural Products described in Chapter 98, Subchapter XXII, U.S. Note 28; and Chapter 99, Subchapter XVII, U.S. Notes 1 through 5 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS)

QUOTA PERIOD:

January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016

OPENING DATE:

Monday, January 4, 2016

RESTRAINT LEVELS:

Certain TRQs have an additional over-quota limit.  Once the over-quota limit fills, the goods become subject to a safeguard duty.  Please refer to the relevant subheading note to determine the commodities that are subject to safeguard duties.

CHAPTER 98, SUBCHAPTER XXII, U.S. NOTE 28

0 kg*

*The U.S. Trade Representative has determined that Peru’s sugar trade surplus is negative; therefore, in accordance with U.S. Note 28(d) to Subchapter XXII of HTS Chapter 98, goods under subheading 9822.06.10 are not eligible for duty-free status in CY2016.

CHAPTER 99, SUBCHAPTER XVII, U.S. NOTE 3

In-Quota                                 Over-Quota

13,264,000 kg                         3,979,000 kg

CHAPTER 99, SUBCHAPTER XXVII, U.S. NOTE 4

3,897,000 kg                          

CHAPTER 99, SUBCHAPTER XXVII, U.S. NOTE 5

In-Quota                                 Over-Quota

5,527,000 kg                           1,658,000 kg

REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS:

Use “PE” as the primary SPI.

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

Report in units of measure as shown in the HTS.

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

DISTRIBUTION:

Please ensure that this notice is passed to all port directors, assistant port directors (trade), import specialists, entry specialists, CBP officers, 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 e-mail to HQQUOTA@cbp.dhs.gov

Last modified: 
January 5, 2016
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