ANNOUNCEMENT 04 Dec 2015

On 4 December 2015, the European Commission published implementing regulation 2015/2244, adjusting its tariff quotas for fruits. The new quotas came into force on 1 November 2015. However, as the measure had been published only on 4 December 2015, the latter date was set as the inception date of this measure.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 04 Dec 2015 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff quota

It raised the quotas for the following products: artichokes [07099100] (from 7'421 to 16'157) oranges [08051020] starting 1 December 2015 (from 251'798 to 713'508) clementines [08052010] starting 1 November 2015 (from 81'399 to 267'618) mandarins [080520] starting 1 November 2015 (from 101'160 to 105'541) lemons [08055010] for the period 1 June 2016-31 December 2016 (from 41'410 to 65'269) apples [08081080] for the period 1 January 2016-31 August 2016 (from 558'203 to 667'666)

AFFECTED SECTORS

 
Inception date: 04 Dec 2015 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff quota

The quotas were lowered for: courgettes [07099310] starting 1 January 2016 (from 263'359 to 258'846) lemons [08055010] for the period 1 January 2016-31 May 2016 (from 302'950 to 293'087) apples [08081080] for the period 1 September 2016-31 December 2016 (from 464'902 to 54'155) pears [08083090] for the period from 1 January 2016-30 April 2016 (from 184'269 to 170'513) pears [08083090] for the period from 1 July 2016-31 December 2016 (from 235'468 to 118'018)