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Tariff rate quota (TRQ) for the year 2020 applicable to the importation of raw sugar and refined sugar originating in the Republic of Guatemala.

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Public Notice from the Ministry of Finance

Issued on Oct. 28, 2019

Tai-Tsai-Guan-No. 10810218241

 

Subject: Tariff rate quota (TRQ) for the year 2020 applicable to the importation of raw sugar and refined sugar originating in the Republic of Guatemala.

 

Legal basis: The annex 3.04 of tariff reduction schedule under the Free Trade Agreement between the Republic of China (Taiwan) and the Republic of Guatemala (hereinafter referred to as “the FTA”), and the provisions of Chapter 17, Additional Note 3, of the Customs Import Tariff.

 

Notice Content:

1. For the year 2020, the TRQ for raw sugar and refined sugar originating in the Republic of Guatemala shall be allocated by the Republic of Guatemala government. TRQ-related points of attention are as follow:

(1) The HS code, TRQ, and allocation period thereof for the Year 2020 are specified in the Annex of this Notice.

(2) In-quota tariff rate: 0%.

(3) TRQ certificate: The certificate shall be issued by the Asociacion de Azucareros de Guatemala.

(4) For detailed information about the allocation results and recipients of TRQ, please contact the Office of the Economic Counselor, Embassy of the Republic of China in Guatemala. (Oficina del Consejero Economico, de la Embajada de la Republica de China en Guatemala.) Tel no. 502-23390708. Email: guatemala@moea.gov.tw.

2. Origin determination: The origin of goods covered by this Public Notice shall be determined pursuant to Chapter 4 (Rules of Origin) under the FTA.

3. Inspection: Imported goods covered by this Public Notice are subject to applicable inspection regulations enforced by the Ministry of Health and Welfare.

 

 

Annex

List of the raw sugar and refined sugar TRQ, HS code, importation period thereof under the Free Trade Agreement between the Republic of China (Taiwan) and the Republic of Guatemala for the Year 2020

 

(allocated by the Republic of Guatemala government)

 

Description of products

HS code

Tariff rate quota

Period for allocation (importation)

Raw Sugar

17011300

17011400

17019110

71,920 MT

From Jan. 1, 2020

to Dec. 31, 2020

Refined Sugar

17019120

17019910

17019920

17019990

38,726 MT

From Jan. 1, 2020

to Dec. 31, 2020

Note: The Republic of Guatemala may choose to export raw sugar instead of refined sugar, up to 100% of the total quota of 110,646MT. In the event of a HS revision by a Presidential Order, the new HS code provided in that Order shall apply.

  • Publish Date:2019-11-25
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