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QB 24 – 201 2024 Beef

Commodity:

Beef as provided for in Chapter 2, Additional U.S. Note 3, of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS)

Quota Period:

January 1, 2024, through December 31, 2024

Opening Day:

Tuesday, January 2, 2024

Restraint Level

Low Rate HTS

Country Limits (KG)
Argentina (export certificate required) 20,000,000
Australia (export certificate required) 378,214,000
New Zealand  (export certificate required) 213,402,000
Uruguay (export certificate required) 20,000,000
Other countries or areas 65,005,000
Canada no limit (Use Entry type code 01)
Mexico

no limit (Use Entry type code 01)

Imports under these provisions are subject to U.S. Trade Representative Regulations (see 15 CFR 2012).

HTS Numbers:

Low Rate

First Tariff Field

HTS Numbers
0201.10.1010
0201.10.1090 
0201.20.1000
0201.20.3000

0201.20.5015

0201.20.5025

0201.20.5035

0201.20.5045

0201.20.5065

0201.20.5075

0201.20.5090

0201.20.5091
0201.30.3000

0201.30.5015

0201.30.5025

0201.30.5035

0201.30.5045

0201.30.5055

0201.30.5065

0201.30.5075

0201.30.5085

0202.10.1010

0202.10.1090

0202.20.1000
0202.20.3000

0202.20.5025

0202.20.5035

0202.20.5045

0202.20.5090

0202.30.1000

0202.30.3000 

0202.30.5015

0202.30.5025

0202.30.5035

0202.30.5045

0202.30.5055

0202.30.5065

0202.30.5075

0202.30.5085

 

Reporting Instructions:

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

Countries with NO LIMIT are not quota entries. They are not programmed in the quota module.

Report in kilograms (kg)

Special Instructions:

All beef imports from Argentina, Australia, New Zealand and Uruguay require an export certificate in order to qualify for the in-quota tariff rate.  The importer must possess a valid export certificate at time of entry and certify that they are in possession of the certificate by placing the certificate number in block 34 on the CBF 7501.  ABI filers should transmit the certificate number in the certificate field.  The importer must submit the export certificate upon CBP request.

An export certificate is valid only if it is issued by or under the supervision of the government of the participating country.  It must also be uniquely identifiable and list the name of the exporter, the product description and quantity, and the calendar year for which the export certificate is in effect (15 CFR 2012).

Distribution:

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 through email to HQQUOTA@cbp.dhs.gov.

Last Modified: Dec 06, 2023