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QB 20-103 2020 Australia FTA


Agricultural products described in Chapter 99, Subchapter XIII, U.S. Notes 3 through 20


January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020


Thursday, January 2, 2020


The aggregate quantities of qualifying goods entered under the subheadings are as follows:


HTS Numbers with Limits
99130205US Note 3 (a)55,000,000 kg


US Note 3 (b)5,500,000 kg
99130405US Note 417,974 liters
99130410US Note 52,337,000 kg
99130415 US Note 6156,000 kg
99130420US Note 77,204,000 kg
99130425US Note 83,595,000 kg
99130430US Note 97,190,000 kg
99130435US Note 107,276,000 kg
99130440US Note 114,158,000 kg
99130445US Note 121,168,000 kg
99130450US Note 13779,000 kg
99130455US Note 145,197,000 kg
99130465US Note 151,039,900 kg
99130805US Note 169,464,000 kg
99130825US Note 175,696,000 kg
99131205US Note 18779,000 kg
99132405US Note 19389,000 kg
99135205US Note 20389,000 kg


Use AU 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 opening shall be reported and released via the ACE.


A valid export certificate is required to claim the in-quota rate for beef, cheese, and dairy products (chapter 99, subchapter XIII, U.S. notes 4 through 15).  The first number of the certificate must match the year of presentation, followed by the ISO code AU followed by a unique alpha/numeric code.  A 2020 export certificate, e.g., 9AU12345B, must accompany merchandise entered in 2020.  Export certificates for dairy products must be transmitted electronically.


Please ensure that this notice is passed to all port directors, assistant port directors (Trade), import specialists, CBP officers, entry specialists 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 email to


Last modified: 
December 23, 2019