Fiscal Year 2020 Allocation of Additional Tariff-Rate Quota Volume for Raw Cane Sugar, 59586-59587 [2020-20874]

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[FR Doc. 2020–20893 Filed 9–21–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–43–P OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE Fiscal Year 2020 Allocation of Additional Tariff-Rate Quota Volume for Raw Cane Sugar Office of the United States Trade Representative. 2.750 ACTION: Notice. 3.000 The Department of State announces a date change to a meeting of the U.S. CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). VerDate Sep<11>2014 Notice. Jovita Carranza, Administrator. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 17 17 ACTION: AGENCY: The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is providing notice of the allocations of additional Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 inquota quantities of the tariff-rate quota (TRQ) for imported raw cane sugar as announced by the Secretary of Agriculture on September 10, 2020. DATES: This notice is applicable on September 23, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Erin Nicholson, Office of Agricultural Affairs, at (202) 395–9419 or Erin.H.Nicholson@ustr.eop.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to Additional U.S. Note 5 to Chapter 17 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), 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)) SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22SEN1.SGM 22SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 184 / Tuesday, September 22, 2020 / Notices 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 U.S. Trade Representative under Presidential Proclamation 6763 (60 FR 1007, January 4, 1995). On September 10, 2020, the Secretary of Agriculture announced an additional in-quota quantity of the TRQ for raw cane sugar for the remainder of FY2020 (ending September 30, 2020) in the amount of 90,718 metric tons raw value (MTRV) (conversion factor: 1 metric ton raw value = 1.10231125 short tons raw value). See 85 FR 55812. This quantity is in addition to the minimum amount to which the United States is committed under the World Trade Organization (WTO) Uruguay Round Agreements (1,117,195 MTRV) and in addition to the increase of 317,515 MTRV raw sugar on April 3, 2020. The Department of Agriculture also has determined that it will permit all sugar entering the United States under the FY2020 raw cane sugar TRQ to enter U.S. Customs territory through October 31, 2020, a month later than the usual last entry date. Of this additional quantity, USTR is allocating 10,718 MTRV to Australia and 80,000 MTRV to Brazil. 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. Gregory Doud, Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Office of the United States Trade Representative. 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Effective July 6, 2018, the U.S. Trade Representative imposed additional 25 percent duties on goods of China classified in 818 eight-digit subheadings of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), with an PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59587 approximate annual trade value of $34 billion. See 83 FR 28710 (the $34 billion action). The U.S. Trade Representative’s determination included a decision to establish a process by which U.S. stakeholders could request exclusion of particular products classified within an eight-digit HTSUS subheading covered by the $34 billion action from the additional duties. The U.S. Trade Representative issued a notice setting out the process for the product exclusions and opened a public docket. See 83 FR 32181 (the July 11 notice). In September 2019, the U.S. Trade Representative granted a set of exclusion requests, which expire on September 20, 2020. See 84 FR 49564 (the September 20 notice). 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 184 (Tuesday, September 22, 2020)]
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[Pages 59586-59587]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-20874]


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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE


Fiscal Year 2020 Allocation of Additional 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 the allocations of additional Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 
in-quota quantities of the tariff-rate quota (TRQ) for imported raw 
cane sugar as announced by the Secretary of Agriculture on September 
10, 2020.

DATES: This notice is applicable on September 23, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Erin Nicholson, Office of Agricultural 
Affairs, at (202) 395-9419 or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to Additional U.S. Note 5 to 
Chapter 17 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States 
(HTSUS), 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))

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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 U.S. Trade Representative 
under Presidential Proclamation 6763 (60 FR 1007, January 4, 1995).
    On September 10, 2020, the Secretary of Agriculture announced an 
additional in-quota quantity of the TRQ for raw cane sugar for the 
remainder of FY2020 (ending September 30, 2020) in the amount of 90,718 
metric tons raw value (MTRV) (conversion factor: 1 metric ton raw value 
= 1.10231125 short tons raw value). See 85 FR 55812. This quantity is 
in addition to the minimum amount to which the United States is 
committed under the World Trade Organization (WTO) Uruguay Round 
Agreements (1,117,195 MTRV) and in addition to the increase of 317,515 
MTRV raw sugar on April 3, 2020. The Department of Agriculture also has 
determined that it will permit all sugar entering the United States 
under the FY2020 raw cane sugar TRQ to enter U.S. Customs territory 
through October 31, 2020, a month later than the usual last entry date. 
Of this additional quantity, USTR is allocating 10,718 MTRV to 
Australia and 80,000 MTRV to Brazil.
    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.

Gregory Doud,
Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Office of the United States Trade 
Representative.
[FR Doc. 2020-20874 Filed 9-21-20; 8:45 am]
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