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QB 22-103 2022 Australia FTA

COMMODITIES:

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

QUOTA PERIOD:

January 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022

OPENING DATE:

Monday, January 3, 2022

RESTRAINT LEVEL:

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

99130205        US Note 3 (a)              70,000,000 kg

Beginning in calendar year 2023, quantitative limitations shall cease to apply on such originating goods of Australia.

99130220        US Note 3 (b)              7,000,000 kg

The above quantities shall only be eligible for tariff treatment provided for subheading 9913.02.20 if the U.S. importer makes a declaration to the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (Customs), in the form and manner determined by Customs, that a valid export certificate issued by the government of Australia is in effect for the goods.

99130405        US Note 4                   20,196,000 L

Beginning in calendar year 2022, quantitative limitations on such originating goods of Australia shall increase at a compounded annual growth rate of 6 percent and such quantity shall be published by the United States Trade Representative in the Federal Register

99130410        US Note 5                   2,479,000 KG

Beginning in calendar year 2022, quantitative limitations on such originating goods of Australia shall increase at a compounded annual growth rate of 3 percent and such quantity shall be published by the United States Trade Representative in the Federal Register.

99130415        US Note 6                   165,000 KG

Beginning in calendar year 2022, quantitative limitations on such originating goods of Australia shall increase at a compounded annual growth rate of 3 percent and such quantity shall be published by the United States Trade Representative in the Federal Register.

99130420        US Note 7                   7,792,000 KG

Beginning in calendar year 2022, quantitative limitations on such originating goods of Australia shall increase at a compounded annual growth rate of 4 percent and such quantity shall be published by the United States Trade Representative in the Federal Register.

99130425        US Note 8                    4,040,000 KG

Beginning in calendar year 2022, quantitative limitations on such originating goods of Australia shall increase at a compounded annual growth rate of 6 percent and such quantity shall be published by the United States Trade Representative in the Federal Register.

99130430        US Note 9                   8,078,000 KG

Beginning in calendar year 2022, quantitative limitations on such originating goods of Australia shall increase at a compounded annual growth rate of 6 percent and such quantity shall be published by the United States Trade Representative in the Federal Register

99130435        US Note 10                 8,022,000 KG

Beginning in calendar year 2022, quantitative limitations on such originating goods of Australia shall increase at a compounded annual growth rate of 5 percent and such quantity shall be published by the United States Trade Representative in the Federal Register

99130440        US Note 11                 4,584,000 KG

Beginning in calendar year 2022, quantitative limitations on such originating goods of Australia shall increase at a compounded annual growth rate of 5 percent and such quantity shall be published by the United States Trade Representative in the Federal Register.

99130445        US Note 12                 1,302,000 KG

Beginning in calendar year 2022, quantitative limitations on such originating goods of Australia shall increase at a compounded annual growth rate of 3 percent and such quantity shall be published by the United States Trade Representative in the Federal Register.

99 30450         US Note 13                 826,000 KG

Beginning in calendar year 2022, quantitative limitations on such originating goods of Australia shall increase at a compounded annual growth rate of 3 percent and such quantity shall be published by the United States Trade Representative in the Federal Register.

99130455        US Note 14                 5,457,000 kg 

Beginning in calendar year 2022, quantitative limitations shall cease to apply on such originating goods of Australia.

99130465        US Note 15                 1,146,000 KG
Beginning in calendar year 2022, quantitative limitations on such originating goods of Australia shall increase at a compounded annual growth rate of 5 percent and such quantity shall be published by the United States Trade Representative in the Federal Register

99130805        US Note 16                 10,443,000 kg

Beginning in calendar year 2022, quantitative limitations shall cease to apply on such originating goods of Australia

99130825        US Note 17                 6,226,000 kg

Beginning in calendar year 2022, quantitative limitations shall cease to apply on such originating goods of Australia

99131205        US Note 18                 802,000 kg

Beginning in calendar year 2022, quantitative limitations shall cease to apply on such originating goods of Australia.

99132405        US Note 19                 401,000 kg

Beginning in calendar year 2022, quantitative limitations shall cease to apply on such originating goods of Australia.

99135205        US Note 20                 401,000 kg

Beginning in calendar year 2022, quantitative limitations shall cease to apply on such originating goods of Australia.

Subheadings 9913.95.00 through 9913.96.66 provide for safeguard measures established pursuant to Article 3.4 of the United States-Australia Free Trade Agreement (as approved by section 202(b) of the United States-Australia Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act), which allows the imposition of additional duties based upon the value of goods imported into the United States for certain agricultural products. Goods of Australia, entered under the terms of general note 28 to the tariff schedule, and described in subheadings 9913.95.00 through 9913.96.66 of this sub-chapter for which a rate of duty followed by the symbol "(AU)" is herein provided, are subject to duty at the rate set forth in this subchapter in lieu of the rate provided therefor in chapters 1 through 97.

REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS:

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.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

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 3 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 2022 export certificate, e.g., 2AU12345B, must accompany merchandise entered in 2022.  Export certificates must be transmitted electronically.

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 hqquota@cbp.dhs.gov

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  • Last Modified: September 9, 2022