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QB 20–319 2020 Canadian Refined and Global Refined Sugar Adjustments


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


October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020

The United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced in Federal Register Notice Volume 85, No. 69 (20017) dated April 9, 2020, an increase to the Canadian Refined Sugar limit (10,300,000 kg) by 5,000,000 kilograms (kg), making the new limit 15,300,000 kg and additional Global Refined Sugar Tranches.  The Global Refined Sugar Tranches are as follows:

Global Refined Sugar Tranches

NOTE: Certificate of Quota Eligibility (CQE) is required for the Canadian Refined Sugar Allocation but not for the Global Refined Sugar Tranches.

An instructional Quota Bulletin will be issued prior to each Global Refined Sugar Tranche Opening.

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


Last Modified: Apr 09, 2020