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Document 32006R1839

Council Regulation (EC) No 1839/2006 of 28 November 2006 concerning the implementation of the Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European Community and the Argentine Republic pursuant to Article XXIV:6 of GATT 1994, amending and supplementing Annex I to Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 on the tariff and statistical nomenclature and on the Common Customs Tariff

OJ L 355, 15.12.2006, p. 1–3 (ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, NL, PL, PT, SK, SL, FI, SV)
OJ L 200M , 1.8.2007, p. 367–369 (MT)
Special edition in Bulgarian: Chapter 02 Volume 022 P. 126 - 128
Special edition in Romanian: Chapter 02 Volume 022 P. 126 - 128
Special edition in Croatian: Chapter 02 Volume 017 P. 154 - 156

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2006/1839/oj

15.12.2006   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 355/1


COUNCIL REGULATION (EC) No 1839/2006

of 28 November 2006

concerning the implementation of the Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European Community and the Argentine Republic pursuant to Article XXIV:6 of GATT 1994, amending and supplementing Annex I to Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 on the tariff and statistical nomenclature and on the Common Customs Tariff

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community, and in particular Article 133 thereof,

Having regard to the proposal from the Commission,

Whereas:

(1)

Council Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 (1) established a goods nomenclature, hereinafter referred to as the ‘Combined Nomenclature’, and set out the conventional duty rates of the Common Customs Tariff.

(2)

By Decision 2006/930/EC of 28 November 2006 concerning the conclusion of Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European Community and the Argentine Republic (2), the Council approved the Agreement, on behalf of the Community, with a view to closing negotiations initiated pursuant to Article XXIV:6 of GATT 1994.

(3)

Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 should therefore be amended and supplemented accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

In Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 Annex I shall be amended with the duties and supplemented with the volumes shown in the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

Annex 7 of Section III of Part Three (WTO quotas to be opened by the Competent Community authorities) shall be amended as follows as regards CN Code 0201 30 00:

(a)

the description of the EC tariff rate quota of 11 000 tonnes ‘Boneless “high quality” meat: “Special or good-quality beef cuts obtained from exclusively pasture-grazed animals, aged between 22 and 24 months, having two permanent incisors and presenting a slaughter live weight not exceeding 460 kilograms, referred to as “special boxed beef”, cuts of which may bear the letters “sc” (special cuts)”’ shall be replaced by: ‘Boneless high quality meat of bovine animals fresh or chilled’;

(b)

under ‘Other terms and conditions’ the text: ‘Supplying country Argentina’ shall be inserted.

Article 3

This Regulation shall enter into force on the day following its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 28 November 2006.

For the Council

The President

E. HEINÄLUOMA


(1)  OJ L 256, 7.9.1987, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1549/2006 (OJ L 301, 31.10.2006, p. 1).

(2)  See page 91 of this Official Journal.


ANNEX

Notwithstanding the rules for the interpretation of the Combined Nomenclature, the wording for the description of the products is to be considered as having no more than an indicative value, the concessions being determined, within the context of this Annex, by the coverage of the CN codes as they exist at the time of adoption of the current Regulation. Where ex CN codes are indicated, the concessions are to be determined by application of the CN code and corresponding description taken together.

Part two

Schedule of customs duties

CN code

Description

Duty rate

0304 20 94

Frozen fish fillets of other than freshwater fish

A lower applied duty of 11,4 % (1)

0303 79 98

Other frozen saltwater fish, excluding fish fillets and other fish meat of heading 0304, excluding livers and roes

A lower applied duty of 12,4 % (1)

Tariff item numbers

0202 20 30

0202 30

0206 29 91

Meat of bovine animals, frozen; un-separated or separated forequarters; boneless

Edible offal of bovine animals, frozen; thick skirt and thin skirt. The meat imported shall be used for processing.

Implemented through Regulation (EC) No 267/2006

Tariff item number

0402 10 19

Skimmed milk powder

Add 537 tonnes (erga omnes) in EC tariff rate quota

Tariff item number

ex 0808 10 80

Apples

Add 96 tonnes (erga omnes) in EC tariff rate quota

Tariff item numbers

1005 10 90

1005 90 00

Maize

Implemented through Regulation (EC) No 711/2006

Tariff item numbers

2009 11 11

2009 11 19

2009 19 11

2009 19 19

2009 29 11

2009 29 19

2009 39 11

2009 39 19

2009 49 11

2009 49 19

2009 79 11

2009 79 19

2009 80 11

2009 80 19

2009 80 34

2009 80 35

2009 80 36

2009 80 38

2009 90 11

2009 90 19

2009 90 21

2009 90 29

Fruit juices

Implemented through Regulation (EC) No 711/2006

Tariff item numbers

2204 29 65

2204 29 75

Wine

Open a tariff rate quota 20 000 hl (erga omnes) in quota rate EUR 8/hl

Tariff item numbers

2204 21 79

2204 21 80

Wine

Open a tariff rate quota 40 000 hl (erga omnes) in quota rate EUR 10/hl

Tariff item number

2205 90 10

Vermouth

Open a tariff rate quota 13 810 hl (erga omnes) in quota rate EUR 7/hl

The exact tariff description of the EC-15 shall apply to all tariff lines and quotas above.


(1)  The lower applied rate indicated above is to be applied for three years or until the implementation of the results of the Doha Development Agenda Round reaches the tariff level above, whichever comes first.

The exact tariff description of the EC-15 shall apply to all tariff lines and quotas above.


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