32002R0533

Commission Regulation (EC) No 533/2002 of 22 March 2002 fixing the maximum export refund on wholly milled round grain, medium grain and long grain A rice to be exported to certain third countries in connection with the invitation to tender issued in Regulation (EC) No 2009/2001

Official Journal L 080 , 23/03/2002 P. 0020 - 0020


Commission Regulation (EC) No 533/2002

of 22 March 2002

fixing the maximum export refund on wholly milled round grain, medium grain and long grain A rice to be exported to certain third countries in connection with the invitation to tender issued in Regulation (EC) No 2009/2001

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 3072/95 of 22 December 1995 on the common organisation of the market in rice(1), as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 411/2002(2), and in particular Article 13(3) thereof,

Whereas:

(1) An invitation to tender for the export refund on rice was issued pursuant to Commission Regulation (EC) No 2009/2001(3).

(2) Article 5 of Commission Regulation (EEC) No 584/75(4), as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 299/95(5), allows the Commission to fix, in accordance with the procedure laid down in Article 22 of Regulation (EC) No 3072/95 and on the basis of the tenders submitted, a maximum export refund. In fixing this maximum, the criteria provided for in Article 13 of Regulation (EC) No 3072/95 must be taken into account. A contract is awarded to any tenderer whose tender is equal to or less than the maximum export refund.

(3) The application of the abovementioned criteria to the current market situation for the rice in question results in the maximum export refund being fixed at the amount specified in Article 1.

(4) The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Management Committee for Cereals,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The maximum export refund on wholly milled grain, medium grain and long grain A rice to be exported to certain third countries pursuant to the invitation to tender issued in Regulation (EC) No 2009/2001 is hereby fixed on the basis of the tenders submitted from 15 to 21 March 2002 at 203,00 EUR/t.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on 23 March 2002.

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

Done at Brussels, 22 March 2002.

For the Commission

Franz Fischler

Member of the Commission

(1) OJ L 329, 30.12.1995, p. 18.

(2) OJ L 62, 5.3.2002, p. 27.

(3) OJ L 272, 13.10.2001, p. 17.

(4) OJ L 61, 7.3.1975, p. 25.

(5) OJ L 35, 15.2.1995, p. 8.