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 Jan 2018 | Removal date: 30 Jun 2019
Still in force

Import tariff

On 1 January 2017, the European Union imposed additional import duties on certain fruit and vegetables if the quantity of the subject goods exceeds the trigger volume level within the specified application period. The following goods are subject to this mechanism: tomatoes (Hs code 0702.00.00); cucumbers (0707.00.05); artichokes (0709.91.10); courgettes (0709.93.10); oranges (0805.10.22, 0805.10.24 and 0805.10.28); clementines (0805.22.00); mandarins as well as tangerines and satsumas (0805.21 and 0805.29.00); lemons (0805.50.10); table grapes (0805.10.10); apples (0808.10.80); pears (0808.30.90); apricots (0809.10.00); certain cherries (0809.29.00); peaches and nectarines (0809.30); and plums (0809.40.05). The rate of additional duty is one-third of the import duty specified in the in the Common Customs Tariff for the subject good. The resolution is in force from 1 January 2018 until 30 June 2019, however, the duty is imposed only imposed in the given application period. The trigger volume level and the application period varies depending on the subject good. 

The rules governing the additional import duty on certain fruit and vegetables is governed by Regulation (EU) 2017/892 published on 25 May 2017.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

012 Vegetables
0702 Tomatoes, fresh or chilled.
070200 Tomatoes, fresh or chilled.
0707 Cucumbers and gherkins, fresh or chilled.
070700 Cucumbers and gherkins, fresh or chilled.
0709 Other vegetables, fresh or chilled.
070991 Globe artichokes
070993 Pumpkins, squash and gourds (Cucurbita spp.)
013 Fruits & nuts
0808 Apples, pears and quinces, fresh.
080810 Apples
080830 Pears
0809 Apricots, cherries, peaches (including nectarines), plums and sloes, fresh.
080910 Apricots
080929 Other
080930 Peaches, including nectarines
080940 Plums and sloes
214 Prepared & preserved fruits & nuts
0805 Citrus fruit, fresh or dried.
080510 Oranges
080520 Mandarins (including tangerines and satsumas); clementines, wilkings and similar citrus hybrids
080550 Lemons (Citrus limon, Citrus limonum) and limes (Citrus aurantifolia, Citrus latifolia)

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