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Document 22001D0756

2001/756/EC: Decision No 6/2001 of the Association Council between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Estonia, of the other part, of 18 July 2001 on improvements to the trade arrangements provided for processed agricultural products in Protocol 2 to the Europe Agreement

OJ L 283, 27.10.2001, p. 49–66 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)

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ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/2001/756/oj

22001D0756

2001/756/EC: Decision No 6/2001 of the Association Council between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Estonia, of the other part, of 18 July 2001 on improvements to the trade arrangements provided for processed agricultural products in Protocol 2 to the Europe Agreement

Official Journal L 283 , 27/10/2001 P. 0049 - 0066


Decision No 6/2001 of the Association Council between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Estonia, of the other part,

of 18 July 2001

on improvements to the trade arrangements provided for processed agricultural products in Protocol 2 to the Europe Agreement

(2001/756/EC)

THE ASSOCIATION COUNCIL,

Having regard to the Europe Agreement establishing an association between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Estonia, of the other part(1), and in particular Articles 1 and 2 of Protocol 2 thereto(2),

Whereas:

(1) Protocol 2 lays down the trade arrangements in processed agricultural products between the Community and Estonia.

(2) Under Article 1(3) of Protocol 2, the Association Council is to decide, in particular, on any amendment of the duties mentioned in the Annex to the Protocol and on any increase or abolition of tariff quotas mentioned therein.

(3) Under the second indent of Article 2 of Protocol 2, the Association Council may also decide that the duties applied may be reduced in response to reductions resulting from mutual concessions relating to processed agricultural products.

(4) The annual quotas provided for in the Annex to this Decision should be opened for the year 2001. In view of the fact that these annual quotas may be opened only after 1 January 2001, on a date to be fixed, they should be reduced on a pro rata basis according to the period already elapsed,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

The Annex to Protocol 2 on trade between the Community and Estonia in processed agricultural products shall be replaced by the Annex which appears in the Annex to this Decision.

Article 2

The annual quotas for the year 2001 provided for in the Annex which appears in the Annex to this Decision shall be reduced on a pro rata basis taking into account the period, based on whole months, already elapsed.

Article 3

This Decision shall enter into force on the first day of the second month following its adoption.

Done at Brussels, 18 July 2001.

For the Association Council

The President

T. H. Ilves

(1) OJ L 68, 9.3.1998, p. 3.

(2) OJ L 29, 3.2.1999, p. 15.

ANNEX

"ANNEX

Table 1

Quotas applicable upon import into the Community of goods originating in Estonia - Exemption of duty within the quota

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Table 2

Duties applicable upon import into the Community of goods originating in Estonia

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Table 3

Basic amounts taken into consideration in calculating the reduced agricultural components (EAR) and additional duties applicable on importation into the Community of goods listed in Table 2

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