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Tariff rate quota (TRQ) for the year 2020 applicable to the importation of raw sugar, refined sugar, natural honey and avocados originating in the Kingdom of Eswatini.

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Public Notice from the Ministry of Finance

Issued on Oct. 28, 2019

Tai-Tsai-Guan-No. 10810218244

 

Subject: Tariff rate quota (TRQ) for the year 2020 applicable to the importation of raw sugar, refined sugar, natural honey and avocados originating in the Kingdom of Eswatini.

 

Legal basis: Annex I-A, I-B, and I-C under the Agreement entered into by and between the government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and the government of the Kingdom of Eswatini on Economic Cooperation (hereinafter referred to as "the ECA"), and the provisions of Chapter 17, Additional Note 6, Chapter 4, Additional Note 3 and Chapter 8, Additional Note 5, of the Customs Import Tariff.

 

Notice Content:

1. For the year 2020, the TRQ for the products originating in the Kingdom of Eswatini shall be allocated and issued the TRQ certificate by the Kingdom of Eswatini government. TRQ-related points of attention are as follow:

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

(2) Raw sugar and refined sugar: The customs duty shall be exempt against the TRQ certificate. Besides, the code of "PT" shall be filled in the column of "free trade agreements of origin applicable to preferential tariff treatment" of the import declaration.

(3) Natural honey and avocados: The customs duty shall be exempt against the TRQ certificate. Besides, the code of "0403" for Natural honey and "0805" for avocados shall be filled in the column of "tariff additional note" of the import declaration.

(4) For detailed information about the allocation results and recipients of TRQ, please contact the Economic Counselor Office, Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) in the Kingdom of Eswatini. Tel no.: 268-24049485. Email: swazilan@moea.gov.tw

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

3. Quarantine and inspection: Imported goods covered by this Public Notice are subject to applicable quarantine and inspection regulations enforced by the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine (under Council of Agriculture) and the Ministry of Health and Welfare.

 

Annex

List of the products TRQ, HS code, tariff rate, importation period thereof

under the Agreement entered into by and between the government of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and the government of the Kingdom of Eswatini on Economic Cooperation for the Year 2020

 

(allocated by the Kingdom of Eswatini government)

Description of products

HS code

Tariff rate quota

In-quota

tariff rate

Out-of-quota tariff rate

Period for allocation (importation)

Raw Sugar

17011400

 

53,000 MT

0%

6.25%

From

Jan. 1, 2020

to

Dec. 31, 2020

Refined Sugar

17019990

28,000 MT

0%

17.5%

Natural honey

04090000

250 MT

0%

24.5%

Avocados

08044000

30 MT

0%

6%

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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