QB 19-015 2019 CAFTA Agriculture
Agricultural products described in Chapter 98, Subchapter XXII, U.S. Note 24, U.S. Note 25; and Chapter 99, Subchapter XV, U.S. Notes 4 through 14, of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS)
The DR-CAFTA contains quantitative restraints associated with a reduced duty rate for agricultural products that meet the requirements for a "qualifying good." A qualifying good is one that meets the product specific rule of origin; however, U.S. materials or inputs are considered to be of a non-Party, i.e., U.S. materials are considered non-originating. The tariff rate quotas (TRQs) cover products such as sugar, sugar-containing products, beef, peanuts, peanut butter, cheese, milk powder, butter, other dairy products, ice cream, milk, cream, sour cream and ethyl alcohol.
January 1, 2019, through December 31, 2019
WEDNESDAY, January 2, 2019
Not all TRQs apply to every CAFTA country.
Chapter 98, Subchapter XXII, U.S. Note 24
|Costa Rica||2,000,000 kg|
Chapter 98, Subchapter XXII, U.S. Note 25
|Costa Rica||13,680,000 kg|
|Dominican Republic||0 kg|
|El Salvador||35,360,000 kg|
Chapter 99, Subchapter XV, U.S. Note 4* (Beef)
|Costa Rica||17,062,000 kg|
|Dominican Republic||2,880,000 kg|
|El Salvador||170,000 kg|
*The quantities in this note shall be available only after the quantity allocated to "Other countries or areas" under additional U.S. note 3 to chapter 2 to the tariff schedule is filled for the year.
Chapter 99, Subchapter XV, U.S. Note 5 (Milk, Cream)
|Costa Rica||768,329 L|
|El Salvador||691,496 L|
Chapter 99, Subchapter XV, U.S. Note 6 (Butter, Sour Cream)
|Costa Rica||94,000 kg|
|El Salvador||113,000 kg|
Chapter 99, Subchapter XV, U.S. Note 7 (Dried Milk, Cream)
|Costa Rica||94,000 kg|
Chapter 99, Subchapter XV, U.S. Note 8 (Other Dairy)
|Costa Rica||283,000 kg|
|Dominican Republic||240,000 kg|
|El Salvador||226,000 kg|
Chapter 99, Subchapter XV, U.S. Note 9 (Dairy)
Chapter 99, Subchapter XV, U.S. Note 10 (Cheese)
|Costa Rica||566,000 kg|
|Dominican Republic||900,000 kg|
|El Salvador||849,000 kg|
Chapter 99, Subchapter XV, U.S. Note 11 (Cheese)
Chapter 99, Subchapter XV, U.S. Note 12 (Peanuts)
|El Salvador||8,255,000 kg|
Chapter 99, Subchapter XV, U.S. Note 13 (Peanut Butter)
Chapter 99, Subchapter XV, U.S. Note 14 (Ice Cream)
|Costa Rica||183,072 L|
|Dominican Republic||349,513 L|
|El Salvador El Salvador El Salvador El Salvador||146,458 L|
Use “P+” 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 quota opening shall be reported and released via the ACS quota module until a “hold” status is indicated.
All raw cane sugar must be sampled in accordance with Customs Directive 3820-001B, dated May 01, 2007.
No further editions of this QBT for Dominican Republic – Central America – United States
Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA) – 2014 Limits for Agriculture Products 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. The port may refer questions through email to HQ QUOTA.