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QB 17-103 Specialty Sugar Period 2

COMMODITY:

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

QUOTA PERIOD:

October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017

OPENING DATE:     

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time for all time zones.

RESTRAINT LEVEL:          

40,000,000 kg*

THIS QUOTA IS EXPECTED TO OVERSCRIBE AT OPENING MOMENT

The Trade may transmit the quota entry summaries in ACE on October 26/2016 from 12:00 midnight local time until 12:00 noon Eastern Standard Time only.

To ensure reporting accuracy prior to establishing the Prorata Percentage, associated entries are held 72 hours.  Once the percentage is calculated for ACE filled entries will receive an AE message indicating the reserved or prorated quantity per reported quota line. 

Unique 9903 Harmonized Tariff Schedule Numbers (HTS) have been created and combined to the current tariff numbers, to identify Specialty Sugar Periods. 

Specialty Sugar Period 2       

HTS NUMBERS:

First Tariff Field                   Second Tariff Field

LOW RATE

99031722                                1701.12.1000                         

99031722                                1701.91.1000                         

99031722                                1701.99.1015

99031722                                1701.99.1017                                                 

99031722                                1702.90.1000                         

99031722                                2106.90.4400

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

REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS:

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

Report in kilograms

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

Please refer to chapter 99, subchapter IV, U.S. note 1 for the list of countries that are not subject to additional agricultural safeguard duties under heading 9904.  Imports from these countries should be presented as a type 02 entry using the high rate (over-quota) tariff number provided for in chapters 17 or 21, without the chapter 99 HTS number.  These entries the must still be reported through the ACS quota module as a 02 entry type.  After ACE Deployment the over-quota entry summaries will be type 01.    

HIGH RATE (entry type 01)

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.  The port may refer their questions through email to HQQUOTA@cbp.dhs.gov.

Last modified: 
November 8, 2016
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