1.8.2008   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 205/20


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 759/2008

of 31 July 2008

amending Regulation (EC) No 712/2008 fixing the export refunds on syrup and certain other sugar products exported without further processing

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 318/2006 of 20 February 2006 on the common organisation of the market in the sugar sector (1), and in particular the fourth subparagraph of Article 33(2) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Export refunds on the products listed in Article 1(1)(c), (d) and (g) of Regulation (EC) No 318/2006 were fixed from 25 July 2008 by Commission Regulation (EC) No 712/2008 (2).

(2)

In the light of additional information available to the Commission, related in particular to the change in the relation between prices in the internal and world market, it is necessary to adjust export refunds currently applying.

(3)

Regulation (EC) No 712/2008 should therefore be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The Annex to Regulation (EC) No 712/2008 is replaced by the text in the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 August 2008.

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

Done at Brussels, 31 July 2008.

For the Commission

Jean-Luc DEMARTY

Director-General for Agriculture and Rural Development


(1)  OJ L 58, 28.2.2006, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1260/2007 (OJ L 283, 27.10.2007, p. 1). Regulation (EC) No 318/2006 will be replaced by Regulation (EC) No 1234/2007 (OJ L 299, 16.11.2007, p. 1) as from 1 October 2008.

(2)  OJ L 197, 25.7.2008, p. 32.


ANNEX

Export refunds on syrups and certain other sugar products exported without further processing applicable from 1 August 2008

Product code

Destination

Unit of measurement

Amount of refund

1702 40 10 9100

S00

EUR/100 kg dry matter

18,29

1702 60 10 9000

S00

EUR/100 kg dry matter

18,29

1702 60 95 9000

S00

EUR/1 % sucrose × 100 kg of net product

0,1829

1702 90 30 9000

S00

EUR/100 kg dry matter

18,29

1702 90 71 9000

S00

EUR/1 % sucrose × 100 kg of net product

0,1829

1702 90 95 9100

S00

EUR/1 % sucrose × 100 kg of net product

0,1829

1702 90 95 9900

S00

EUR/1 % sucrose × 100 kg of net product

0,1829 (2)

2106 90 30 9000

S00

EUR/100 kg dry matter

18,29

2106 90 59 9000

S00

EUR/1 % sucrose × 100 kg of net product

0,1829

NB: The destinations are defined as follows:

S00

All destinations with the exception of:

(a)

third countries: Andorra, Liechtenstein, the Holy See (Vatican City State), Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia (), Montenegro, Albania and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia;

(b)

territories of the EU Member States not forming part of the customs territory of the Community: the Faeroe Islands, Greenland, Heligoland, Ceuta, Melilla, the Communes of Livigno and Campione d’Italia, and the areas of the Republic of Cyprus in which the Government of the Republic of Cyprus does not exercise effective control;

(c)

European territories for whose external relations a Member State is responsible and not forming part of the customs territory of the Community: Gibraltar.


(1)  Including Kosovo, under the aegis of the United Nations, pursuant to UN Security Council Resolution 1244 of 10 June 1999.

(2)  The basic amount is not applicable to the product defined under point 2 of the Annex to Commission Regulation (EEC) No 3513/92 (OJ L 355, 5.12.1992, p. 12).