24.3.2012   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 85/35


DECISION No 1/2012 OF THE EU-SWITZERLAND JOINT COMMITTEE

of 15 March 2012

amending Tables III and IV(b) of Protocol No 2 to the Agreement between the European Economic Community and the Swiss Confederation of 22 July 1972 concerning certain processed agricultural products

(2012/165/EU)

THE JOINT COMMITTEE,

Having regard to the Agreement between the European Economic Community and the Swiss Confederation signed in Brussels on 22 July 1972 (1) hereinafter referred to as ‘the Agreement’, as amended by the Agreement between the European Community and the Swiss Confederation amending the Agreement as regards the provisions applicable to processed agricultural products (2) signed in Luxembourg on 26 October 2004, and its Protocol No 2, and in particular Article 7 of that Protocol,

Whereas:

(1)

For the implementation of Protocol No 2 to the Agreement, domestic reference prices have been fixed for the Contracting Parties.

(2)

Actual prices have changed on the domestic markets of the Contracting Parties as regards raw materials for which price compensation measures are applied.

(3)

It is therefore necessary to update the reference prices and amounts listed in Tables III and IV(b) of Protocol No 2 accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

Protocol No 2 to the Agreement is amended as follows:

(a)

Table III is replaced by the text set out in Annex I to this Decision;

(b)

In Table IV, point (b) is replaced by the text set out in Annex II to this Decision.

Article 2

This Decision enters into force on the day of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

It shall apply from 1 April 2012.

Done at Brussels, 15 March 2012.

For the Joint Committee

The Chairman

Jacques DE WATTEVILLE


(1)  OJ L 300, 31.12.1972, p. 189.

(2)  OJ L 23, 26.1.2005, p. 19.


ANNEX I

‘TABLE III

EU and Swiss domestic reference prices

Agricultural Raw material

Swiss domestic reference price

EU domestic reference price

Article 4(1)

Applied on Swiss side

Difference Swiss/EU reference price

Article 3(3)

Applied on EU side

Difference Swiss/EU reference price

CHF per

100 kg net

CHF per

100 kg net

CHF per

100 kg net

EUR per

100 kg net

Common wheat

49,25

25,50

23,75

0,00

Durum wheat

1,20

0,00

Rye

40,25

28,95

11,30

0,00

Barley

Maize

Common wheat flour

98,30

48,75

49,55

0,00

Whole-milk powder

616,00

366,75

249,25

0,00

Skimmed-milk powder

430,40

285,75

144,65

0,00

Butter

1 090,10

485,55

604,55

0,00

White sugar

Eggs

38,00

0,00

Fresh potatoes

41,75

17,00

24,75

0,00

Vegetable fat

170,00

0,00’


ANNEX II

‘TABLE IV

(b)

The basic amounts for agricultural raw materials taken into account for the calculation of the agricultural components:

Agricultural raw material

Applied basic amount on the Swiss side

Article 3(2)

Applied basic amount on the EU side

Article 4(2)

CHF per 100 kg net

EUR per 100 kg net

Common wheat

20,00

0,00

Durum wheat

1,00

0,00

Rye

10,00

0,00

Barley

Maize

Common wheat flour

42,00

0,00

Whole-milk powder

212,00

0,00

Skimmed-milk powder

123,00

0,00

Butter

514,00

0,00

White sugar

Eggs

32,00

0,00

Fresh potatoes

21,00

0,00

Vegetable fat

145,00

0,00’