ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Dec 2014In December 2014, the European Commission announced a change in import tariff quotas.
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EU regulation 1340/2014
EU regulation 1388/2013
On 15 December 2014, the European Commission issued regulation 1340/2014 amending regulation 1388/2013 on autonomous tariff quotas for certain agricultural and industrial products.
With the new provisions, the products with the following HS codes have been added:
Furthermore, the products with the following HS codes do no longer have tariff quotas:
For the following products, the quotas have been increased:
Also, the quota for the product with the HS code 3905 30 00 has been reduced from 18'192 to 15'000 tonnes.
The regulation came into force on 1 January 2015.
Since on aggregate the tariff quotas were increased, this regulation is classified as a trade-liberalising and therefore a green measure in the GTA database.