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

Monday, June 08, 2015
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative is reallocating 157,937 metric tons raw value of the original in-quota quantity of the fiscal year 2015 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 – 11,263

Australia – 21,739

Barbados – 1,834

Belize – 2,881

Brazil – 37,978

Colombia – 6,286

Costa Rica – 3,929

Ecuador – 2,881

El Salvador – 6,810

Fiji – 2,357

Guatemala – 12,572

Guyana – 3,143

Honduras – 2,619

India – 2,095

Jamaica – 2,881

Mozambique – 3,405

Nicaragua – 5,500

Peru – 10,739

South Africa – 6,024

Swaziland – 4,191

Thailand – 3,667

Zimbabwe – 3,143

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