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Unused In-Quota Quantity of Sugar TRQ Reallocated to Exporting Countries

Tuesday, March 08, 2016
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative is reallocating 86,533 metric tons raw value of the original in-quota quantity of the fiscal year 2016 tariff-rate quota for imported raw cane sugar from countries unable to fill previously allocated quantities. USTR notes that allocations to countries that are net importers of sugar are conditioned on receipt of the appropriate verifications of origin and that certificates for quota eligibility must accompany imports from any country for which an allocation has been provided.

The country-by-country reallocations (in MTRV) are as follows.

Argentina – 3,884

Australia – 7,497

Belize – 994

Brazil – 13,097

Colombia – 2,168

Costa Rica – 1,355

Ecuador – 994

El Salvador – 2,348

Fiji – 813

Guatemala – 4,336

Guyana – 1,084

Honduras – 903

India – 723

Jamaica – 994

Malawi – 903

Mauritius – 1,084

Mozambique – 1,174

Nicaragua – 1,897

Panama – 2,619

Peru – 3,703

Philippines – 12,194

South Africa – 2,078

Swaziland – 1,445

Thailand – 1,265

Zimbabwe – 1,084

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