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Tariff rate quota (TRQ) for the year 2020 applicable to the importation of raw sugar, refined sugar and dried fruits originating in the Republic of El Salvador.

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Public Notice from the Ministry of Finance

Issued on Oct. 28, 2019

Tai-Tsai-Guan-No. 10810218242

 

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

 

Legal basis: The annex 3.04 of tariff reduction schedule under the Free Trade Agreement between the Republic of China (Taiwan), the Republic of El Salvador and Republic of Honduras (hereinafter referred to as “the FTA”), and the Decision 10 and 13 of the Administrative Commission of the FTA, and the provisions of Chapter 17, Additional Note 5, and Chapter 8, Additional Note 4, of the Customs Import Tariff.

 

Notice Content:

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

(1) The products, 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 Consejo Salvadoreno de la Agroindustria Azucarera (CONSAA) of the Republic of El Salvador.

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 products TRQ, HS code, importation period thereof under the Free Trade Agreement between the Republic of China (Taiwan), the Republic of El Salvador and Republic of Honduras for the Year 2020

 

(allocated by the Republic of El Salvador government)

 

Description of products

HS code

Tariff rate quota

Period for allocation (importation)

Raw Sugar

17011300

17011400

17019110

80,000 MT

(the quota will have a limit of 10,000 MT of refined sugar)

 

From Jan. 1, 2020

to Dec. 31, 2020

Refined Sugar

17019120

17019910

17019920

17019990

Dried plantains

08031020

1 MT

From Jan. 1, 2020

to Dec. 31, 2020

Dried bananas

08039020

Dried pineapples

08043020

Dried mangoes

08045022

Note: 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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