Fiscal Year 2012 Allocation of Additional Tariff-Rate Quota Volume for Raw Cane Sugar and Reallocation of Unused Fiscal Year 2012 Tariff-Rate Quota Volume for Raw Cane Sugar, 25012 [2012-10019]

Download as PDF 25012 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 81 / Thursday, April 26, 2012 / Notices Dated: April 13, 2012. Stephanie L. Richardson, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2012–10004 Filed 4–25–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7040–01–P OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE Fiscal Year 2012 Allocation of Additional Tariff-Rate Quota Volume for Raw Cane Sugar and Reallocation of Unused Fiscal Year 2012 Tariff-Rate Quota Volume for Raw Cane Sugar Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Notice. Round Agreements (1,117,195 MTRV, as announced by Federal Register notice on August 12, 2011). Finally, USTR has determined to reallocate 73,446 MTRV of the minimum amount of the original TRQ for raw cane sugar from countries that have stated they will be unable to fill previously allocated FY 2012 raw sugar TRQ quantities. USTR is allocating this total quantity of 454,463 MTRV to the following countries in the amounts specified below: Combined FY 2012 re-allocation and increase Country AGENCY: The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is providing notice of country-by-country allocations of additional Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 in-quota quantity of the tariffrate quota (TRQ) for imported raw cane sugar and of country-by-country reallocations of the FY 2012 in-quota quantity of the tariff-rate quota for imported raw cane sugar. DATES: Effective Date: April 26, 2012. ADDRESSES: Inquiries may be mailed or delivered to Ann Heilman-Dahl, Director of Agricultural Affairs, Office of Agricultural Affairs, Office of the United States Trade Representative, 600 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20508. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ann Heilman-Dahl, Office of the United States Trade Representative, 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 TRQs for imports of raw cane and refined 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 TRQ 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). On April 19, 2012, the Secretary of Agriculture announced an additional inquota quantity of the TRQ for raw cane sugar for the remainder of FY 2012 (ending September 30, 2012) in the amount of 381,018 metric tons, raw value (MTRV). 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Philippines ........................ South Africa ...................... Swaziland ......................... Thailand ............................ Zimbabwe ......................... 24,061 46,443 3,917 6,155 4,476 81,136 13,430 8,393 30,000 6,155 14,548 26,858 6,714 5,596 4,476 2,000 7,275 11,751 16,227 22,942 75,540 12,869 8,953 7,834 6,714 These allocations are based on the countries’ historical shipments to the United States. The allocations of the raw cane sugar TRQ to countries that are net importers of sugar are conditioned on receipt of the appropriate verifications of origin, and certificates for quota eligibility must accompany imports from any country for which an allocation has been provided. Conversion factor: 1 metric ton = 1.10231125 short tons. Ronald Kirk, United States Trade Representative. 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In addition, one copy of any comments submitted to the FAA must be mailed or delivered to the Mr. Robert Herrera, City Manager, at the following address: 1600 Avenue M, Hondo, Texas 78861. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Steven Cooks, Program Manager, Federal Aviation Administration, Texas Airports Development Office, ASW– 650, 2601 Meacham Boulevard, Fort Worth, Texas 76137, Telephone: (817) 222–5608, email: Steven.Cooks@faa.gov, fax: (817) 222–5989. The request to release property may be reviewed in person at this same location. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA invites public comment on the request to release property at the South Texas Regional Airport at Hondo under the provisions of the AIR 21. The following is a brief overview of the request: The City of Hondo requests the release of 119.639 acres of nonaeronautical airport property. The land was acquired by Deed without Warranty from the United States on July 16, 1948. 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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE


Fiscal Year 2012 Allocation of Additional Tariff-Rate Quota 
Volume for Raw Cane Sugar and Reallocation of Unused Fiscal Year 2012 
Tariff-Rate Quota Volume 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 country-by-country allocations of additional Fiscal 
Year (FY) 2012 in-quota quantity of the tariff-rate quota (TRQ) for 
imported raw cane sugar and of country-by-country reallocations of the 
FY 2012 in-quota quantity of the tariff-rate quota for imported raw 
cane sugar.

DATES: Effective Date: April 26, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Inquiries may be mailed or delivered to Ann Heilman-Dahl, 
Director of Agricultural Affairs, Office of Agricultural Affairs, 
Office of the United States Trade Representative, 600 17th Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20508.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ann Heilman-Dahl, Office of the United 
States Trade Representative, 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 TRQs for imports of raw cane and 
refined 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 TRQ 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).
    On April 19, 2012, the Secretary of Agriculture announced an 
additional in-quota quantity of the TRQ for raw cane sugar for the 
remainder of FY 2012 (ending September 30, 2012) in the amount of 
381,018 metric tons, raw value (MTRV). This quantity is in addition to 
the minimum amount to which the United States has already committed to 
pursuant to the World Trade Organization (WTO) Uruguay Round Agreements 
(1,117,195 MTRV, as announced by Federal Register notice on August 12, 
2011). Finally, USTR has determined to reallocate 73,446 MTRV of the 
minimum amount of the original TRQ for raw cane sugar from countries 
that have stated they will be unable to fill previously allocated FY 
2012 raw sugar TRQ quantities. USTR is allocating this total quantity 
of 454,463 MTRV to the following countries in the amounts specified 
below:

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                                                        Combined FY 2012
                        Country                           re-allocation
                                                          and increase
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Argentina.............................................            24,061
Australia.............................................            46,443
Barbados..............................................             3,917
Belize................................................             6,155
Bolivia...............................................             4,476
Brazil................................................            81,136
Colombia..............................................            13,430
Costa Rica............................................             8,393
Dominican Republic....................................            30,000
Ecuador...............................................             6,155
El Salvador...........................................            14,548
Guatemala.............................................            26,858
Guyana................................................             6,714
Honduras..............................................             5,596
India.................................................             4,476
Mauritius.............................................             2,000
Mozambique............................................             7,275
Nicaragua.............................................            11,751
Panama................................................            16,227
Peru..................................................            22,942
Philippines...........................................            75,540
South Africa..........................................            12,869
Swaziland.............................................             8,953
Thailand..............................................             7,834
Zimbabwe..............................................             6,714
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    These allocations are based on the countries' historical shipments 
to the United States. The allocations of the raw cane sugar TRQ to 
countries that are net importers of sugar are conditioned on receipt of 
the appropriate verifications of origin, and certificates for quota 
eligibility must accompany imports from any country for which an 
allocation has been provided.
    Conversion factor: 1 metric ton = 1.10231125 short tons.

Ronald Kirk,
United States Trade Representative.
[FR Doc. 2012-10019 Filed 4-25-12; 8:45 am]
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