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QB 16-124 2016 Specialty Sugar Quantity Increase

COMMODITY:

Specialty Sugar as provided for in Chapter 17, Additional U.S. Note 5

REFERENCE:

Federal Register Notice, Volume 81, No.88

QUOTA PERIOD:

October 1, 2015, through September 30, 2016

BACKGROUND:

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced in the Federal Register Notice Volume 81, No.88, dated May 6, 2016 an additional allocation of 20,000,000 kg to the fiscal year 2016 Specialty Sugar tariff rate quota (TRQ).  Entry of this sugar (20,000,000 kg) will be permitted on May 9, 2016 under Specialty Sugar Period 4 (a).

OPENING DATE:

Monday, May 9, 2016 at 1:00 PM Eastern Standard Time or appropriate time zone. 

THIS QUOTA IS EXPECTED TO OVERSCRIBE AT OPENING MOMENT

Please report as indicated below:

HTS NUMBERS:

First Tariff Field       Second Tariff Field

9903.17.26                  1701.12.1000

9903.17.26                  1701.91.1000

9903.17.26                  1701.99.1010

9903.17.26                  1702.90.1000

9903.17.26                  2106.90.4400

*NOTE: The USDA Sugar Certificate is required and must be electronically transmitted, if not return to the filer for corrective action.

HIGH RATE

First Tariff Field                   Second Tariff Field                                                              

9904.17.08                              1701.12.5000 or

9904.17.09                              1701.91.3000 or

9904.17.10                              1701.99.5010 or

9904.17.11                  1701.99.5025 or

9904.17.12                  1701.99.5050 or

9904.17.13                  1702.90.2000 or

9904.17.14                  2106.90.4600

9904.17.15

Questions from the importing community regarding this electronic message should be referred to the local CBP port. Ports may refer their questions via email to HQQuota@cbp.dhs.gov 

Last modified: 
October 14, 2016