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QB 22–302 2022 Raw Sugar TRQ Extension Reporting Instructions


Raw Cane Sugar as provided for in Chapter 17, Additional U.S. Note 5


October 1, 2022 through December 31, 2022


Monday, October 3, 2022



The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced in the Federal Register Volume 87, No.174 (55388) dated September 9, 2022, an extension to the 2022 Raw Sugar Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ), until December 31, 2022.  The 2023 Raw Sugar TRQ will not be adjusted to accommodate this extension, the reporting date is also October 3, 2022.

To facilitate accurate reporting and segregation of the 2022 and 2023 Raw Sugar TRQs, a unique 9903 Harmonized Tariff Schedule Number (HTS) is combined with the current raw sugar HTS numbers for the 2022 period only.  Please report as indicated below. 


First Tariff Field  Second Tariff Field
99031733  1701.13.1000
99031733  1701.14.1020
99031733 1701.14.1040 

The above HTS combinations are only applicable from October 1, 2022, until December 31, 2022.  USDA has extended the 2022 Certificate of Quota Eligibility (CQE) validity until December 31, 2022. CQE numbers must be electronically transmitted into ACE and uploaded via Document Imaging System (DIS) upon request.

The Trade may transmit the quota entry summaries for the 2022 extension using the countries’ existing raw sugar balance in ACE on October 3, 2022, at 08:30am until December 31, 2022, at 4:30pm, Eastern Standard Time.  Please report transmission problems to the ACE Client Representative and Quota and Agricultural Branch (QAB).

To address the Certificate of Quota Eligibility (CQE) transmission issue due to overlapping quota periods, for the 2022 Raw Sugar Extension entries, please replace the second character (2) on the CQE) with a (3) and classify as indicated in this Quota Bulletin.

Please refer to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Federal Register Volume 87, No. 174 (55388) dated September 9, 2022, Fiscal Year 2022 Raw Cane Sugar Tariff Rate Quota Extension of the Entry Period, at the link below:

At the end of the 2022 Raw Sugar TRQ Extended Period (12/31/2022), the records will be closed and the regular processing for the 2023 Raw Sugar TRQ (single HTS) will continue.


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

All raw cane sugar, HTS numbers 1701.13.1000, 1701.14.1020 and 1701.14.1040 must be sampled in accordance with Customs Directive 3820-001B, dated May 01, 2007.

Report in kilograms (kg)


Please ensure that the warehouse entry summaries associated with the warehouse withdrawals are not finalized and the collections for the warehouse withdrawals are only submitted as collection code 002 A collection code 092 with a zero amount may be processed once the final warehouse ledger is submitted to close out the warehouse entry summary.

An original certificate of quota eligibility (CQE) is required for raw cane sugar entry(s) with country specific allocations for the in-quota duty rate.  The CQE number must be electronically transmitted in ACE and the original certificate may be uploaded via the Document Imaging System (DIS) upon request.  Non-ABI entry summary must be updated in ACE prior to processing collections.

Questions from the importing community regarding this electronic message should be referred to the Center/local CBP port.  Ports may refer their questions via email to

Last Modified: Dec 29, 2022