2005-2006 Allocations of the Tariff-Rate Quotas for Raw Cane Sugar, 75234 [E5-7479]

Download as PDF 75234 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 242 / Monday, December 19, 2005 / Notices Interested parties are invited to submit, in duplicate, comments relative to this proposal on or before January 18, 2006 to Charles Esser, Office of International Energy and Commodities Policy, Department of State, Washington, DC 20520. The application and related documents that are part of the record to be considered by the Department of State in connection with this application are available for inspection in the Office of International Energy and Commodities Policy during normal business hours. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Charles Esser, Office of International Energy and Commodity Policy (EB/ESC/ IEC/EPC), Department of State, Washington, DC 20520; or by telephone at (202) 647–1291; or by fax at (202) 647–4037. DATES: Dated: December 13, 2005. Stephan J. Gallogly, Director, Office of International Energy and Commodity Policy, Department of State. [FR Doc. 05–24222 Filed 12–16–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–07–M OFFICE OF THE TRADE REPRESENTATIVE 2005–2006 Allocations of the TariffRate Quotas for Raw Cane Sugar Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is providing notice of additional countryby-country allocations of the in-quota quantity of the tariff-rate quota for imported raw cane sugar beginning on October 1, 2005 and ending on September 30, 2006. EFFECTIVE DATE: December 19, 2005. ADDRESSES: Inquiries may be mailed or delivered to Sharon Bomer Lauritsen, Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative, Office of Agricultural Affairs, Office of the United States Trade Representative, 600 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20508. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharon Bomer Lauritsen, Office of Agricultural Affairs, 202–395–6127. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to Additional U.S. Note 5 to chapter 17 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTS), the United States maintains a tariff-rate quota for imports of raw cane sugar. Section 404(d)(3) of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act (19 U.S.C. 3601(d)(3)) authorizes the President to allocate the in-quota quantity of a tariff- VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:59 Dec 16, 2005 Jkt 208001 rate quota for any agricultural product among supplying countries or customs areas. The President delegated this authority to the United States Trade Representative under Presidential Proclamation 6763 (60 FR 1007). The in-quota quantity of the tariff-rate quota for raw cane sugar for the period October 1, 2005–September 30, 2006, was increased by the Secretary of Agriculture by 300,000 short tons, raw value (272,155 metric tons). This quantity is being allocated to the following countries: FY 2006 Additional Allocation (metric tons) Country Argentina .............................. Australia ................................ Barbados .............................. Belize .................................... Bolivia ................................... Brazil ..................................... Colombia ............................... Costa Rica ............................ Dominican Republic .............. Ecuador ................................ El Salvador ........................... Fiji ......................................... Guatemala ............................ Guyana ................................. Honduras .............................. India ...................................... Jamaica ................................ Malawi ................................... Mauritius ............................... Mozambique ......................... Nicaragua ............................. Panama ................................ Peru ...................................... Philippines ............................ South Africa .......................... Swaziland ............................. Taiwan .................................. Thailand ................................ Trinidad-Tobago ................... Zimbabwe ............................. 11,797 22,771 1,920 3,018 2,195 39,781 6,584 4,115 48,286 3,018 7,133 2,469 13,169 3,292 2,744 2,195 3,018 2,744 3,292 3,567 5,761 7,956 11,248 37,037 6,310 4,390 3,292 3,841 1,920 3,292 These allocations are based on the countries’ historical shipments to the United States. The allocations of the raw cane sugar tariff-rate quota to countries that are net importers of sugar are conditioned on receipt of the appropriate verifications of origin. Conversion factor: 1 metric ton = 1.10231125 short tons. Rob Portman, United States Trade Representative. [FR Doc. 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OFFICE OF THE TRADE REPRESENTATIVE


2005-2006 Allocations of the Tariff-Rate Quotas for Raw Cane 
Sugar

AGENCY: Office of the United States Trade Representative.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is 
providing notice of additional country-by-country allocations of the 
in-quota quantity of the tariff-rate quota for imported raw cane sugar 
beginning on October 1, 2005 and ending on September 30, 2006.

EFFECTIVE DATE: December 19, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Inquiries may be mailed or delivered to Sharon Bomer 
Lauritsen, Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative, Office of 
Agricultural Affairs, Office of the United States Trade Representative, 
600 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20508.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sharon Bomer Lauritsen, Office of 
Agricultural Affairs, 202-395-6127.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to Additional U.S. Note 5 to 
chapter 17 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States 
(HTS), the United States maintains a tariff-rate quota for imports of 
raw cane sugar.
    Section 404(d)(3) of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act (19 U.S.C. 
3601(d)(3)) authorizes the President to allocate the in-quota quantity 
of a tariff-rate quota for any agricultural product among supplying 
countries or customs areas. The President delegated this authority to 
the United States Trade Representative under Presidential Proclamation 
6763 (60 FR 1007).
    The in-quota quantity of the tariff-rate quota for raw cane sugar 
for the period October 1, 2005-September 30, 2006, was increased by the 
Secretary of Agriculture by 300,000 short tons, raw value (272,155 
metric tons). This quantity is being allocated to the following 
countries:

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                                                              FY 2006
                                                            Additional
                         Country                            Allocation
                                                           (metric tons)
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Argentina...............................................          11,797
Australia...............................................          22,771
Barbados................................................           1,920
Belize..................................................           3,018
Bolivia.................................................           2,195
Brazil..................................................          39,781
Colombia................................................           6,584
Costa Rica..............................................           4,115
Dominican Republic......................................          48,286
Ecuador.................................................           3,018
El Salvador.............................................           7,133
Fiji....................................................           2,469
Guatemala...............................................          13,169
Guyana..................................................           3,292
Honduras................................................           2,744
India...................................................           2,195
Jamaica.................................................           3,018
Malawi..................................................           2,744
Mauritius...............................................           3,292
Mozambique..............................................           3,567
Nicaragua...............................................           5,761
Panama..................................................           7,956
Peru....................................................          11,248
Philippines.............................................          37,037
South Africa............................................           6,310
Swaziland...............................................           4,390
Taiwan..................................................           3,292
Thailand................................................           3,841
Trinidad-Tobago.........................................           1,920
Zimbabwe................................................           3,292
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    These allocations are based on the countries' historical shipments 
to the United States. The allocations of the raw cane sugar tariff-rate 
quota to countries that are net importers of sugar are conditioned on 
receipt of the appropriate verifications of origin.
    Conversion factor: 1 metric ton = 1.10231125 short tons.

Rob Portman,
United States Trade Representative.
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