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QB 24-103 2024 Australia FTA

Commodities:

Agricultural products described in Chapter 98, Subchapter XXII, U.S. Notes 8 through 19

Quota Period:

January 1, 2024 through December 31, 2024

Opening Date:

Tuesday, January 2, 2024

Restraint Level:

Goods qualifying under Chapter 98, Subchapter XXVI, U.S. Note 8 must be entered using subheading 98220401. These goods are subject to a price-based safeguard which will be evaluated once a total of 70,843,000 kg of qualifying goods enter in 2024.

The aggregate quantities of qualifying goods entered under the subheadings 9822 (old 9913) are as follows:

Restraint Level

HTS Number Chapter Note Quantity
98220405 U.S. Note 9 22,692,000 liters
98220410 U.S. Note 10 2,630,000 kg
98220415 U.S. Note 11 175,000 kg
98220420 U.S. Note 12 8,427,000 kg
98220425 U.S. Note 13 4,538,000 kg
98220430 U.S. Note 14 9,077,000 kg
98220435 U.S. Note 15 8,844,000 kg
98220440 U.S. Note 16 5,054,000 kg
98220445 U.S. Note 17 1,315,000 kg
98220450 U.S. Note 18 877,000 kg
98220465 U.S. Note 19 1,263,000 kg

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 98, subchapter XXVI, 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 2023 export certificate, e.g., 3AU12345B, must accompany merchandise entered in 2023. 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.

Last Modified: Jan 09, 2024