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

Thursday, July 10, 2014
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative is reallocating 99,290 metric tons raw value of the original in-quota quantity of the fiscal year 2014 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 - 4,523

Australia - 8,730

Belize - 1,157

Bolivia - 841

Brazil - 15,251

Colombia - 2,524

Costa Rica - 1,578

Dominican Republic - 18,512

Ecuador - 1,157

El Salvador - 2,735

Fiji – 947

Guatemala - 5,049

Guyana - 1,262

Honduras - 1,052

India – 841

Jamaica - 1,157

Mozambique - 1,367

Nicaragua - 2,209

Panama - 3,050

Peru - 4,312

Philippines - 14,199

South Africa - 2,419

Swaziland - 1,683

Thailand - 1,473

Zimbabwe - 1,262

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