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QB 17-133 Dried Milk, Dried Cream, Whey


Dried milk, dried cream, and dried whey, provided for in Chapter 4, Additional U.S. Note 12, of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule


January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017


Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Restraint Level:

Aggregate quantity 296,000 kgs.

224,981 kgs.    Agricultural license required

71,019 kgs.      No agricultural license required (subject to first-come, first-served quota)


Low Rate - Agriculture License Required

First Tariff Field            Second Tariff Field

0403.90.4110                        Blank

0404.10.5010                        Blank


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

Report in kilograms (kg).


Products from Mexico are not to be permitted or included in the quantitative limitation and shall not be classified using the in-quota HTS numbers.

If no license is used or presented, and the total low rate quota of 296,000 kilograms is filled, the importer may enter the above commodities under the high rate as type 01 entry in combination with the safeguard number.

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 Chapter 4, without the Chapter 99 HTS number.

For further information on the Agriculture Licensing System, please contact Salam Elfarra at (202) 720‑9439 or Betty Ann Gonzales at (202) 720‑1344 of the Department of Agriculture.


No further editions of this QBT for Dried Milk, Cream & Whey, Chapter 4 AUSN 22, will be issued until amendments in agreements or changes in quota amounts occur.

Questions from the importing community regarding this electronic message should be referred to the local CBP port.

Last modified: 
May 4, 2017