ANNOUNCEMENT 28 Jul 2016

In July 2016, the European Commission announced an altered import quota.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 28 Jul 2016 | Removal date: open ended

Import quota

 On 28 July 2016, the European Commission published regulation 1229/2016 updating its import regime for rice.
With the latest changes, the total quantity of wholly milled or semi-milled rice (HS code 100630) was increased for the United States, India and Australia but lowered for Thailand, Pakistan and "other origins".
Furthermore, the quota for husked rice (HS code 100630) for the October subperiod was lowered from 1'634 to 578 tonnes.

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Inception date: 28 Jul 2016 | Removal date: open ended

Import quota

 On 28 July 2016, the European Commission published regulation 1229/2016 updating its import regime for rice.
With the latest changes, the total quantity of wholly milled or semi-milled rice (HS code 100630) was increased for the United States, India and Australia but lowered for Thailand, Pakistan and "other origins".
Furthermore, the quota for husked rice (HS code 100630) for the October subperiod was lowered from 1'634 to 578 tonnes.