IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

Supranational

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 01 Jul 2017 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff quota

On 1 July 2017, the European Union introduced and increased tariff-free quotas on certain industrial products.

Tariff-free quotas are introduced on the following goods: certain paraffin wax (60 000 tonnes); 2-Furaldehyde (furfuraldehyde) (5 000 tonnes); certain mixtures defined by weight of various substances (3 000 tonnes); a certain polymer blend of polycarbonate and poly(methyl methacrylate) (800 tonnes); waste of synthetic fibres (5 000 tonnes); certain E-fibre glass fabrics used for certain goods in the automotive industry (3 000 km); certain aluminium alloy compressor wheels used for manufacturing combustion engines (2 950 000 pieces); and certain pistons for suspension systems of sintered steel (1 000 000 pieces).

The tariff-free quota is increased on the following goods: 1,3,5-Tris[3-(dimethylamino)propyl]hexahydro-1,3,5-triazine (CAS RN 15875-13-5) is from (from 400 to 600 tonnes); 5-(Acetoacetylamino) benzimidazolone (CAS RN 26576-46-5) (from 200 to 400 tonnes); aluminium telescopic handles utilised in the manufacturing of luggage (from 1 to 1.5 million pieces); certain bicycle frames (from 304 to 350 thousand pieces); and certain bicycle front forks (from 257 to 270 pieces).

The tariff-free quota level covers a period from 1 July to 31 December.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

268 Special fabrics
7019 Glass fibres (including glass wool) and articles thereof (for example, yarn, woven fabrics).
701940 Woven fabrics of rovings
701952 Of a width exceeding 30 cm, plain weave, weighing less than 250 g/m², of filaments measuring per single yarn not more than 136 tex
335 Petroleum jelly, coke or bitumen; paraffin wax & similar products
2712 Petroleum jelly; paraffin wax, microcrystalline petroleum wax, slack wax, ozokerite, lignite wax, peat wax, other mineral waxes, and similar products obtained by synthesis or by other processes, whether or not coloured.
271220 Paraffin wax containing by weight less than 0.75 % of oil
341 Basic organic chemicals
2932 Heterocyclic compounds with oxygen heteroatom(s) only.
293212 2Furaldehyde (furfuraldehyde)
2933 Heterocyclic compounds with nitrogen heteroatom(s) only.
293399 Other
347 Plastics in primary forms
3907 Polyacetals, other polyethers and epoxide resins, in primary forms; polycarbonates, alkyd resins, polyallyl esters and other polyesters, in primary forms.
390740 Polycarbonates
352 Pharmaceutical products
2933 Heterocyclic compounds with nitrogen heteroatom(s) only.
293369 Other
354 Chemical products n.e.c.
3824 Prepared binders for foundry moulds or cores; chemical products and preparations of the chemical or allied industries (including those consisting of mixtures of natural products), not elsewhere specified or included.
382490 Other
392 Non-metal wastes or scraps
5505 Waste (including noils, yarn waste and garnetted stock) of man made fibres.
550510 Of synthetic fibres
429 Other fabricated metal products
8302 Base metal mountings, fittings and similar articles suitable for furniture, doors, staircases, windows, blinds, coachwork, saddlery, trunks, chests, caskets or the like; base metal hatracks, hatpegs, brackets and similar fixtures; castors with mountings
830249 Other
432 Pumps, compressors, hydraulic & pneumatic power engines; parts
8414 Air or vacuum pumps, air or other gas compressors and fans; ventilating or recycling hoods incorporating a fan, whether or not fitted with filters.
841490 Parts
499 Other transport equipment & parts
8714 Parts and accessories of vehicles of headings 87.11 to 87.13.
871410 Of motorcycles (including mopeds)
871491 Frames and forks, and parts thereof

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