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Additional FY 2016 TRQ Volume for Raw Cane Sugar Allocated

Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative has announced the country-specific allocations of a 127,000 metric ton raw value increase in the in-quota quantity of the fiscal year 2016 tariff-rate quota for imported raw cane sugar, as follows (in MTRV).

Argentina 6,159

Australia 11,888

Belize 1,576

Brazil 20,768

Colombia 3,437

Costa Rica 2,148

Dominican Republic 15,000

Ecuador 1,576

El Salvador 3,724

Fiji 1,289

Guatemala 6,875

Guyana 1,719

Honduras 1,432

India 1,146

Jamaica 1,576

Malawi 1,432

Mauritius 1,719

Mozambique 1,862

Nicaragua 3,008

Panama 4,154

Peru 5,872

Philippines 19,336

South Africa 3,294

Swaziland 2,292

Thailand 2,005

Zimbabwe 1,719

Certificates for quota eligibility must accompany imports from all of the above countries, and allocations to countries that are net importers of sugar are conditioned on receipt of the appropriate verifications of origin.

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