Assessment of Fees for Dairy Import Licenses for the 2019 Tariff-Rate Import Quota Year, 43637 [2018-18567]

Download as PDF 43637 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 166 / Monday, August 27, 2018 / Notices ARTICLES SUBJECT TO: APPENDIX 1, HISTORICAL LICENSES; APPENDIX 2 NON-HISTORICAL LICENSES; AND APPENDIX 3 AND 4, DESIGNATED IMPORTERS LICENSES FOR QUOTA YEAR 2018—Continued [Quantities in kilograms] Non-cheese articles Appendix 1 Appendix 3 Tokyo Round Appendix 4 Uruguay Round Grand total EU–27 ................................................................................ Iceland ................................................................................ Israel .................................................................................. Norway ............................................................................... Switzerland ......................................................................... Other Countries .................................................................. 9,775,290 0 27,000 2,285,329 759,369 48,253 6,701,538 149,999 0 1,369,981 924,736 37,023 16,476,828 149,999 27,000 3,655,310 1,684,105 85,276 4,003,172 150,001 ........................ 3,227,690 1,745,895 ........................ 2,420,000 ........................ ........................ ........................ 200,000 ........................ 22,900,000 300,000 27,000 6,883,000 3,630,000 85,276 TOTAL: CHEESE ARTICLES ..................................... 52,013,741 35,886,902 87,900,643 22,764,145 24,921,000 135,585,788 TOTAL: CHEESE & NON-CHEESE ................... 56,316,975 53,448,449 109,765,424 22,764,145 24,921,000 157,450,569 [FR Doc. 2018–18568 Filed 8–24–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Foreign Agricultural Service Assessment of Fees for Dairy Import Licenses for the 2019 Tariff-Rate Import Quota Year Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Sum of Appendix 1&2 Appendix 2 SUMMARY: This notice announces a fee of $300 to be charged for the 2019 tariffrate quota (TRQ) year for each license issued to a person or firm by the Department of Agriculture authorizing the importation of certain dairy articles, which are subject to tariff-rate quotas set forth in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) of the United States. DATES: August 28, 2018. ADDRESSES: Abdelsalam El-Farra, Dairy Import Licensing Program, Import Policies and Export Reporting Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Stop 1021, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250–1021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Abdelsalam El-Farra, (202) 720–9439, Abdelsalam.El-Farra@fas.usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Dairy Tariff-Rate Quota Import Licensing Regulation promulgated by the Department of Agriculture and codified at 7 CFR 6.20–6.36 provides for the issuance of licenses to import certain dairy articles that are subject to TRQs set forth in the HTS. Those dairy articles may only be entered into the United States at the in-quota TRQ tariff-rates by or for the account of a person or firm to whom such licenses have been issued and only in accordance with the terms and conditions of the regulation. Licenses are issued on a calendar year basis, and each license authorizes the VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Aug 24, 2018 Jkt 244001 license holder to import a specified quantity and type of dairy article from a specified country of origin. The use of such licenses is monitored by the Dairy Import Licensing Program, Import Policies and Export Reporting Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Department of Homeland Security. The regulation at 7 CFR 6.33(a) provides that a fee will be charged for each license issued to a person or firm by the Licensing Authority in order to defray the Department of Agriculture’s costs of administering the licensing system under this regulation. The regulation at 7 CFR 6.33(a) also provides that the Licensing Authority will announce the annual fee for each license and that such fee will be set out in a notice to be published in the Federal Register. Accordingly, this notice sets out the fee for the licenses to be issued for the 2019 calendar year. Notice: The total cost to the Department of Agriculture of administering the licensing system for 2019 has been estimated to be $749,300.00 and the estimated number of licenses expected to be issued is 2,500. Of the total cost, $479,200.00 represents staff and supervisory costs directly related to administering the licensing system, and $270,100.00 represents other miscellaneous costs, including travel, postage, publications, forms, and Automatic Data Processing (ADP) system support. Accordingly, notice is hereby given that the fee for each license issued to a person or firm for the 2019 calendar year, in accordance with 7 CFR 6.33, will be $300 per license. Issued at Washington, DC, the 6th day of July 2018. Ronald Lord, Licensing Authority. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 166 (Monday, August 27, 2018)]
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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Foreign Agricultural Service


Assessment of Fees for Dairy Import Licenses for the 2019 Tariff-
Rate Import Quota Year

AGENCY: Foreign Agricultural Service, USDA.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a fee of $300 to be charged for the 2019 
tariff-rate quota (TRQ) year for each license issued to a person or 
firm by the Department of Agriculture authorizing the importation of 
certain dairy articles, which are subject to tariff-rate quotas set 
forth in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) of the United States.

DATES: August 28, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Abdelsalam El-Farra, Dairy Import Licensing Program, Import 
Policies and Export Reporting Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, 
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Stop 1021, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, 
Washington, DC 20250-1021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Abdelsalam El-Farra, (202) 720-9439, 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Dairy Tariff-Rate Quota Import Licensing 
Regulation promulgated by the Department of Agriculture and codified at 
7 CFR 6.20-6.36 provides for the issuance of licenses to import certain 
dairy articles that are subject to TRQs set forth in the HTS. Those 
dairy articles may only be entered into the United States at the in-
quota TRQ tariff-rates by or for the account of a person or firm to 
whom such licenses have been issued and only in accordance with the 
terms and conditions of the regulation.
    Licenses are issued on a calendar year basis, and each license 
authorizes the license holder to import a specified quantity and type 
of dairy article from a specified country of origin. The use of such 
licenses is monitored by the Dairy Import Licensing Program, Import 
Policies and Export Reporting Division, Foreign Agricultural Service, 
U.S. Department of Agriculture, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 
U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
    The regulation at 7 CFR 6.33(a) provides that a fee will be charged 
for each license issued to a person or firm by the Licensing Authority 
in order to defray the Department of Agriculture's costs of 
administering the licensing system under this regulation.
    The regulation at 7 CFR 6.33(a) also provides that the Licensing 
Authority will announce the annual fee for each license and that such 
fee will be set out in a notice to be published in the Federal 
Register. Accordingly, this notice sets out the fee for the licenses to 
be issued for the 2019 calendar year.
    Notice: The total cost to the Department of Agriculture of 
administering the licensing system for 2019 has been estimated to be 
$749,300.00 and the estimated number of licenses expected to be issued 
is 2,500. Of the total cost, $479,200.00 represents staff and 
supervisory costs directly related to administering the licensing 
system, and $270,100.00 represents other miscellaneous costs, including 
travel, postage, publications, forms, and Automatic Data Processing 
(ADP) system support.
    Accordingly, notice is hereby given that the fee for each license 
issued to a person or firm for the 2019 calendar year, in accordance 
with 7 CFR 6.33, will be $300 per license.

    Issued at Washington, DC, the 6th day of July 2018.
Ronald Lord,
Licensing Authority.
[FR Doc. 2018-18567 Filed 8-24-18; 8:45 am]
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