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Document 32020R0573

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/573 of 24 April 2020 fixing the import duties in the cereals sector applicable from 27 April 2020

C/2020/2777

OJ L 132, 27.4.2020, p. 19–22 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 04/05/2020; Repealed by 32020R0615

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg_impl/2020/573/oj

27.4.2020   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 132/19


COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2020/573

of 24 April 2020

fixing the import duties in the cereals sector applicable from 27 April 2020

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Regulation (EU) No 1308/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 December 2013 establishing a common organisation of the markets in agricultural products and repealing Council Regulations (EEC) No 922/72, (EEC) No 234/79, (EC) No 1037/2001 and (EC) No 1234/2007 (1), and in particular Article 183 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Article 1(1) of Commission Regulation (EU) No 642/2010 (2) states that the import duty on products falling within CN codes 1001 11 00, 1001 19 00, ex 1001 91 20 (common wheat seed), ex 1001 99 00 (high-quality common wheat other than seed), 1002 10 00, 1002 90 00, 1005 10 90, 1005 90 00, 1007 10 90 and 1007 90 00 is to be equal to the intervention price valid for such products on importation and increased by 55%, minus the cif import price applicable to the consignment in question. However, that duty may not exceed the rate of duty in the Common Customs Tariff.

(2)

Article 1(2) of Regulation (EU) No 642/2010 lays down that, for the purposes of calculating the import duty referred to in paragraph 1 of that Article, representative cif import prices are to be established on a regular basis for the products referred to in that paragraph.

(3)

Under Article 2(1) of Regulation (EU) No 642/2010, the import price to be used for the calculation of the import duty on products referred to in Article 1(1) of that Regulation is the daily cif representative import price determined using the method provided for in Article 5 of that Regulation.

(4)

From 21 September 2017 the import duty on products originating in Canada and falling within CN codes 1001 11 00, 1001 19 00, ex 1001 99 00 (high quality common wheat other than seed), 1002 10 00 and 1002 90 00 is to be calculated in accordance with Article 2(5) of Regulation (EU) No 642/2010.

(5)

Import duties should be fixed for the period from 27 April 2020 and should apply until a new import duty is fixed and enters into force.

(6)

Under Article 2(2) of Regulation (EU) No 642/2010, this Regulation should enter into force on the day of its publication,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

From 27 April 2020, the import duties in the cereals sector referred to in Article 1(1) of Regulation (EU) No 642/2010 shall be those fixed in Annex I to this Regulation on the basis of the information contained in Annex II to this Regulation.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the day of 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, 24 April 2020.

For the Commission,

On behalf of the President,

Wolfgang BURTSCHER

Director-General

Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development


(1)  OJ L 347, 20.12.2013, p. 671.

(2)  Commission Regulation (EU) No 642/2010 of 20 July 2010 on rules of application (cereal sector import duties) for Council Regulation (EC) No 1234/2007 (OJ L 187, 21.7.2010, p. 5).


ANNEX I

Import duties on the products referred to in Article 1(1) of Regulation (EU) No 642/2010 applicable from 27 April 2020

CN code

Description of goods

Import duties (1)  (2)

(EUR/tonne)

1001 11 00

Durum wheat seed

0,00

1001 19 00

High-quality durum wheat, other than seed

0,00

Medium-quality, other than seed

0,00

Low-quality, other than seed

0,00

Ex10019120

Common wheat seed

0,00

Ex10019900

High-quality common wheat, other than seed

0,00

1002 10 00

Rye seed

5,27

1002 90 00

Rye, other than seed

5,27

1005 10 90

Maize seed, other than hybrid

5,27

1005 90 00

Maize, other than seed (3)

5,27

1007 10 90

Grain sorghum, other than hybrids for sowing

5,27

1007 90 00

Grain sorghum, other than seed

5,27


(1)  The importer may benefit, under Article 2(4) of Regulation (EU) No 642/2010, from a reduction in the duty of:

EUR 3/tonne, where the port of unloading is located on the Mediterranean Sea (beyond the Strait of Gibraltar) or on the Black Sea and where the goods arrive in the Union via the Atlantic Ocean or the Suez Canal,

EUR 2/tonne, where the port of unloading is located in Denmark, Estonia, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Finland, Sweden, the United Kingdom or on the Atlantic coast of the Iberian Peninsula and where the goods arrive in the Union via the Atlantic Ocean.

(2)  For products originating in Canada and falling within CN codes 1001 11 00, 1001 19 00, ex 1001 99 00 (high-quality common wheat other than seed), 1002 10 00 and 1002 90 00, the duty is calculated in accordance with Article 2(5) of Regulation (EU) No 642/2010.

(3)  The importer may benefit from a flat-rate reduction of EUR 24/tonne where the conditions laid down in Article 3 of Regulation (EU) No 642/2010 are met.


ANNEX II

Factors for calculating the duties laid down in Annex I

1.   

Averages over the reference period referred to in Article 2(2) of Regulation (EU) No 642/2010:

(EUR/tonne)

 

Common wheat  (1)

Maize

Exchange

Minneapolis

Chicago

Quotation

187,231

116,272

Gulf of Mexico premium

-

23,784

Great Lakes premium

40,454

-

2.   

Averages over the reference period referred to in Article 2(2) of Regulation (EU) No 642/2010:

Freight costs: Gulf of Mexico-Rotterdam:

11,705

Freight costs: Great Lakes-Rotterdam:

38,841


(1)  Premium of 14 EUR/t incorporated (Article 5(3) of Regulation (EU) No 642/2010).


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