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Volume 49
23 June 2006


Contents

 

I   Acts whose publication is obligatory

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Commission Regulation (EC) No 922/2006 of 22 June 2006 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables

1

 

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Commission Regulation (EC) No 923/2006 of 22 June 2006 amending Regulations (EC) No 1164/2005, (EC) No 1165/2005, (EC) No 1168/2005, (EC) No 1700/2005 and (EC) No 1845/2005 opening standing invitations to tender for the resale on the Community market of maize held by the Czech, Hungarian, Austrian, Polish and Slovak intervention agencies

3

 

 

Commission Regulation (EC) No 924/2006 of 22 June 2006 altering the export refunds on white sugar and raw sugar exported in the natural state fixed by Regulation (EC) No 874/2006

5

 

 

Commission Regulation (EC) No 925/2006 of 22 June 2006 fixing the maximum export refund for white sugar to certain third countries for the 30th partial invitation to tender issued within the framework of the standing invitation to tender provided for in Regulation (EC) No 1138/2005

7

 

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Commission Regulation (EC) No 926/2006 of 22 June 2006 amending Regulation (EC) No 2535/2001 laying down detailed rules for applying Council Regulation (EC) No 1255/1999 as regards the import arrangements for milk and milk products and opening tariff quotas

8

 

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Commission Regulation (EC) No 927/2006 of 22 June 2006 on the release of the special restructuring reserve provided for in Article 1(4) of Council Regulation (EC) No 1788/2003

12

 

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Commission Regulation (EC) No 928/2006 of 22 June 2006 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 32/2000 as regards certain new Community tariff quotas bound in GATT

14

 

 

Commission Regulation (EC) No 929/2006 of 22 June 2006 determining the extent to which applications lodged in June 2006 for import licences for certain egg sector products and poultrymeat pursuant to Regulations (EC) No 593/2004 and (EC) No 1251/96 can be accepted

17

 

 

Commission Regulation (EC) No 930/2006 of 22 June 2006 determining the extent to which applications lodged in June 2006 for import licences for certain poultrymeat products under the regime provided for in Council Regulation (EC) No 774/94 opening and providing for the administration of certain Community tariff quotas for poultrymeat and certain other agricultural products can be accepted

19

 

 

Commission Regulation (EC) No 931/2006 of 22 June 2006 determining the extent to which applications lodged in June 2006 for import licences for certain poultrymeat sector products pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 2497/96 can be accepted

21

 

 

Commission Regulation (EC) No 932/2006 of 22 June 2006 fixing the representative prices and the additional import duties for molasses in the sugar sector applicable from 23 June 2006

23

 

 

Commission Regulation (EC) No 933/2006 of 22 June 2006 concerning tenders notified in response to the invitation to tender for the export of common wheat issued in Regulation (EC) No 1059/2005

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Acts whose titles are printed in light type are those relating to day-to-day management of agricultural matters, and are generally valid for a limited period.

The titles of all other Acts are printed in bold type and preceded by an asterisk.


I Acts whose publication is obligatory

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COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 922/2006

of 22 June 2006

establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Commission Regulation (EC) No 3223/94 of 21 December 1994 on detailed rules for the application of the import arrangements for fruit and vegetables (1), and in particular Article 4(1) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Regulation (EC) No 3223/94 lays down, pursuant to the outcome of the Uruguay Round multilateral trade negotiations, the criteria whereby the Commission fixes the standard values for imports from third countries, in respect of the products and periods stipulated in the Annex thereto.

(2)

In compliance with the above criteria, the standard import values must be fixed at the levels set out in the Annex to this Regulation,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The standard import values referred to in Article 4 of Regulation (EC) No 3223/94 shall be fixed as indicated in the Annex hereto.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on 23 June 2006.

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

Done at Brussels, 22 June 2006.

For the Commission

J. L. DEMARTY

Director-General for Agriculture and Rural Development


(1)  OJ L 337, 24.12.1994, p. 66. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 386/2005 (OJ L 62, 9.3.2005, p. 3).


ANNEX

to Commission Regulation of 22 June 2006 establishing the standard import values for determining the entry price of certain fruit and vegetables

(EUR/100 kg)

CN code

Third country code (1)

Standard import value

0702 00 00

052

65,7

204

44,1

999

54,9

0707 00 05

052

122,5

999

122,5

0709 90 70

052

96,3

999

96,3

0805 50 10

388

67,1

528

59,8

999

63,5

0808 10 80

388

95,2

400

97,8

404

101,4

508

84,3

512

84,1

524

55,6

528

78,8

720

97,1

804

107,0

999

89,0

0809 10 00

052

220,6

204

61,1

624

217,3

999

166,3

0809 20 95

052

316,2

068

111,4

999

213,8

0809 40 05

624

194,6

999

194,6


(1)  Country nomenclature as fixed by Commission Regulation (EC) No 750/2005 (OJ L 126, 19.5.2005, p. 12). Code ‘999’ stands for ‘of other origin’.


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COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 923/2006

of 22 June 2006

amending Regulations (EC) No 1164/2005, (EC) No 1165/2005, (EC) No 1168/2005, (EC) No 1700/2005 and (EC) No 1845/2005 opening standing invitations to tender for the resale on the Community market of maize held by the Czech, Hungarian, Austrian, Polish and Slovak intervention agencies

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1784/2003 of 29 September 2003 on the common organisation of the market in cereals (1), and in particular Article 6 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Commission Regulations (EC) No 1164/2005 (2), (EC) No 1165/2005 (3), (EC) No 1168/2005 (4), (EC) No 1700/2005 (5) and (EC) No 1845/2005 (6) open standing invitations to tender for the resale on the Community market of maize held by the Czech, Hungarian, Austrian, Polish and Slovak intervention agencies. Those invitations to tender expire on 28 June 2006.

(2)

In order to guarantee livestock farmers and the livestock-feed industry supplies at competitive prices at the beginning of the 2006/2007 marketing year, the stocks of maize held by the Czech, Hungarian, Austrian, Polish and Slovak intervention agencies should continue to be made available on the cereal market.

(3)

In the context of this extension, however, the weeks from 28 June 2006 when no invitation to tender will be made were not specified. Tenders could thus be lodged in good faith by traders during those weeks, although no Management Committee meetings are scheduled.

(4)

Regulations (EC) No 1164/2005, (EC) No 1165/2005, (EC) No 1168/2005, (EC) No 1700/2005 and (EC) No 1845/2005 should be amended accordingly.

(5)

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

1.   The second subparagraph of Article 4(1) of Regulations (EC) No 1164/2005, (EC) No 1165/2005, (EC) No 1168/2005, (EC) No 1700/2005 and (EC) No 1845/2005 is hereby replaced by the following:

‘The time limit for the submission of tenders for subsequent partial invitations to tender shall be 15.00 (Brussels time) each Wednesday, with the exception of 2 August 2006, 16 August 2006 and 23 August 2006, i.e. weeks when no invitation to tender shall be made.’

2.   In the third subparagraph of Article 4(1) of Regulations (EC) No 1164/2005, (EC) No 1165/2005, (EC) No 1168/2005, (EC) No 1700/2005 and (EC) No 1845/2005, ‘28 June 2006’ is replaced by ‘13 September 2006’.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the third day following that 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, 22 June 2006.

For the Commission

Mariann FISCHER BOEL

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 270, 21.10.2003, p. 78. Regulation as amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1154/2005 (OJ L 187, 19.7.2005, p. 11).

(2)  OJ L 188, 20.7.2005, p. 4. Regulation as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 714/2006 (OJ L 124, 11.5.2006, p. 11).

(3)  OJ L 188, 20.7.2005, p. 7. Regulation as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1990/2005 (OJ L 320, 8.12.2005, p. 23).

(4)  OJ L 188, 20.7.2005, p. 16. Regulation as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 800/2006 (OJ L 144, 31.5.2006, p. 7).

(5)  OJ L 273, 19.10.2005, p. 3.

(6)  OJ L 296, 12.11.2005, p. 3. Regulation as amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 703/2006 (OJ L 122, 9.5.2006, p. 7).


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COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 924/2006

of 22 June 2006

altering the export refunds on white sugar and raw sugar exported in the natural state fixed by Regulation (EC) No 874/2006

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1260/2001 of 19 June 2001 on the common organisation of the markets in the sugar sector (1), and in particular the third subparagraph of Article 27(5) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

The export refunds on white sugar and raw sugar exported in the natural state were fixed by Commission Regulation (EC) No 874/2006 (2).

(2)

Since the data currently available to the Commission are different to the data at the time Regulation (EC) No 874/2006 was adopted, those refunds should be adjusted,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The export refunds on the products listed in Article 1(1)(a) of Regulation (EC) No 1260/2001, undenatured and exported in the natural state, as fixed in the Annex to Regulation (EC) No 874/2006 are hereby altered to the amounts shown in the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on 23 June 2006.

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

Done at Brussels, 22 June 2006.

For the Commission

J. L. DEMARTY

Director-General for Agriculture and Rural Development


(1)  OJ L 178, 30.6.2001, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 39/2004 (OJ L 6, 10.1.2004, p. 16).

(2)  OJ L 164, 16.6.2006, p. 10.


ANNEX

AMENDED AMOUNTS OF REFUNDS ON WHITE SUGAR AND RAW SUGAR EXPORTED WITHOUT FURTHER PROCESSING APPLICABLE FROM 23 JUNE 2006 (1)

Product code

Destination

Unit of measurement

Amount of refund

1701 11 90 9100

S00

EUR/100 kg

24,40 (2)

1701 11 90 9910

S00

EUR/100 kg

22,41 (2)

1701 12 90 9100

S00

EUR/100 kg

24,40 (2)

1701 12 90 9910

S00

EUR/100 kg

22,41 (2)

1701 91 00 9000

S00

EUR/1 % of sucrose × 100 kg product net

0,2652

1701 99 10 9100

S00

EUR/100 kg

26,52

1701 99 10 9910

S00

EUR/100 kg

24,36

1701 99 10 9950

S00

EUR/100 kg

24,36

1701 99 90 9100

S00

EUR/1 % of sucrose × 100 kg of net product

0,2652

NB: The product codes and the ‘A’ series destination codes are set out in Commission Regulation (EEC) No 3846/87 (OJ L 366, 24.12.1987, p. 1), as amended.

The numeric destination codes are set out in Commission Regulation (EC) No 2081/2003 (OJ L 313, 28.11.2003, p. 11).

The other destinations are:

S00

:

all destinations (third countries, other territories, victualling and destinations treated as exports from the Community) with the exception of Albania, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Montenegro (including Kosovo, as defined in UN Security Council Resolution No 1244 of 10 June 1999), the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, save for sugar incorporated in the products referred to in Article 1(2)(b) of Council Regulation (EC) No 2201/96 (OJ L 297, 21.11.1996, p. 29).


(1)  The amounts set out in this Annex are not applicable with effect from 1 February 2005 pusrsuant to Council Decision 2005/45/EC of 22 December 2004 concerning the conclusion and the provisional application of the Agreement between the European Community and the Swiss Confederation amending the Agreement between the European Economic Community and the Swiss Confederation of 22 July 1972 as regards the provisions applicable to processed agricultural products (OJ L 23, 26.1.2005, p. 17).

(2)  This amount is applicable to raw sugar with a yield of 92 %. Where the yield for exported raw sugar differs from 92 %, the refund amount applicable shall be calculated in accordance with Article 28(4) of Regulation (EC) No 1260/2001.


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COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 925/2006

of 22 June 2006

fixing the maximum export refund for white sugar to certain third countries for the 30th partial invitation to tender issued within the framework of the standing invitation to tender provided for in Regulation (EC) No 1138/2005

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1260/2001 of 19 June 2001 on the common organisation of the markets in the sugar sector (1) and in particular the second indent of Article 27(5) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1138/2005 of 15 July 2005 on a standing invitation to tender to determine levies and/or refunds on exports of white sugar (2), for the 2005/2006 marketing year, requires partial invitations to tender to be issued for the export of this sugar to certain third countries.

(2)

Pursuant to Article 9(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1138/2005 a maximum export refund shall be fixed, as the case may be, account being taken in particular of the state and foreseeable development of the Community and world markets in sugar, for the partial invitation to tender in question.

(3)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Management Committee for Sugar,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

For the 30th partial invitation to tender for white sugar issued pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1138/2005 the maximum amount of the export refund shall be 29,359 EUR/100 kg.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on 23 June 2006.

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

Done at Brussels, 22 June 2006.

For the Commission

J. L. DEMARTY

Director-General for Agriculture and Rural Development


(1)  OJ L 178, 30.6.2001, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 39/2004 (OJ L 6, 10.1.2004, p. 16).

(2)  OJ L 185, 16.7.2005, p. 3.


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COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 926/2006

of 22 June 2006

amending Regulation (EC) No 2535/2001 laying down detailed rules for applying Council Regulation (EC) No 1255/1999 as regards the import arrangements for milk and milk products and opening tariff quotas

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1255/1999 of 17 May 1999 on the common organisation of the market in milk and milk products (1), and in particular Article 29(1) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Annex I.A to Commission Regulation (EC) No 2535/2001 (2) sets out the tariff quotas not specified by country of origin to be imported by quota period.

(2)

Council Regulation (EC) No 267/2006 of 30 January 2006 concerning the implementation of the Agreement in the form of an Exchange of letters between the European Community and Australia pursuant to Article XXIV:6 and Article XXVIII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) 1994 relating to the modification of concessions in the schedules of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic in the course of their accession to the European Union, supplementing Annex I to Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 on the tariff and statistical nomenclature and on the Common Customs Tariff (3) provides for an additional allocation of butter and other fats and oils derived from milk under the annual import tariff quota.

(3)

Council Regulation (EC) No 711/2006 of 20 March 2006 concerning the implementation of the Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European Community and the United States of America pursuant to Article XXIV:6 and Article XXVIII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) 1994 relating to the modification of concessions in the schedules of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic in the course of their accession to the European Union, amending and supplementing Annex I to Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 on the tariff and statistical nomenclature and on the Common Customs Tariff (4) provides for additional allocations to several quotas of cheeses under the annual import tariff quota.

(4)

It is therefore appropriate to adjust the concerned quota quantities referred to in Annex I.A to Regulation (EC) No 2535/2001.

(5)

Regulation (EC) No 2535/2001 should therefore be amended accordingly.

(6)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Management Committee for Milk and Milk Products,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Annex I.A to Regulation (EC) No 2535/2001 is replaced by the text set out in the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

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

It shall apply from 1 July 2006.

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

Done at Brussels, 22 June 2006.

For the Commission

Mariann FISCHER BOEL

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 160, 26.6.1999, p. 48. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 1913/2005 (OJ L 307, 25.11.2005, p. 2).

(2)  OJ L 341, 22.12.2001, p. 29. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 591/2006 (OJ L 104, 13.4.2006, p. 11).

(3)  OJ L 47, 17.2.2006, p. 1.

(4)  OJ L 124, 11.5.2006, p. 1.


ANNEX

‘I.A

TARIFF QUOTAS NOT SPECIFIED BY COUNTRY OF ORIGIN

Quota number

CN code

Description (2)

Country of origin

Annual quota

Six-monthly quota

Import duty

(EUR/100 kg net weight)

09.4590

0402 10 19

Skimmed-milk powder

All third countries

68 000

34 000

47,50

09.4599

0405 10 11

0405 10 19

0405 10 30

0405 10 50

0405 10 90

0405 90 10 (1)

0405 90 90 (1)

Butter and other fats and oils derived from milk

All third countries

11 360

5 680

94,80

in butter equivalent

09.4591

ex 0406 10 20

ex 0406 10 80

Pizza cheese, frozen, cut into pieces each weighing not more than 1 gram, in containers with a net content of 5 kg or more, of a water content, by weight, of 52 % or more, and a fat content by weight in the dry matter of 38 % or more

All third countries

5 360

2 680

13,00

09.4592

ex 0406 30 10

Processed Emmentaler

All third countries

18 438

9 219

71,90

0406 90 13

Emmentaler

85,80

09.4593

ex 0406 30 10

Processed Gruyère

All third countries

5 413

2 706,5

71,90

0406 90 15

Gruyère, Sbrinz

85,80

09.4594

0406 90 01

Cheese for processing (3)

All third countries

20 007

10 003,5

83,50

09.4595

0406 90 21

Cheddar

All third countries

15 005

7 502,5

21,00

09.4596

ex 0406 10 20

Fresh (unripened or uncured) cheese, including whey cheese, and curd, other than pizza cheese of quota number 09.4591

All third countries

19 525

9 762,5

92,60

ex 0406 10 80

106,40

0406 20 90

Other grated or powdered cheese

94,10

0406 30 31

Other processed cheese

69,00

0406 30 39

71,90

0406 30 90

102,90

0406 40 10

0406 40 50

0406 40 90

Blue-veined cheese

70,40

0406 90 17

Bergkäse and Appenzell

85,80

09.4596

0406 90 18

Fromage Fribourgeois, Vacherin Mont d’Or and Tête de Moine

 

 

 

75,50

0406 90 23

Edam

0406 90 25

Tilsit

0406 90 27

Butterkäse

0406 90 29

Kashkaval

0406 90 31

Feta, of sheep’s milk or buffalo milk

0406 90 33

Feta, other

0406 90 35

Kefalo-Tyri

0406 90 37

Finlandia

0406 90 39

Jarlsberg

0406 90 50

Cheese of sheep’s milk or buffalo milk

ex 0406 90 63

Pecorino

94,10

0406 90 69

Other

0406 90 73

Provolone

75,50

ex 0406 90 75

Caciocavallo

ex 0406 90 76

Danbo, Fontal, Fynbo, Havarti, Maribo, Samsø

0406 90 78

Gouda

ex 0406 90 79

Esrom, Italico, Kernhem, Saint-Paulin

ex 0406 90 81

Cheshire, Wensleydale, Lancashire, Double Gloucester, Blarney, Colby, Monterey

0406 90 82

Camembert

0406 90 84

Brie

0406 90 86

Exceeding 47 % but not exceeding 52 %

0406 90 87

Exceeding 52 % but not exceeding 62 %

0406 90 88

Exceeding 62 % but not exceeding 72 %

0406 90 93

Exceeding 72 %

92,60

0406 90 99

Other

106,40


(1)  1 kg product = 1,22 kg butter.

(2)  Irrespective of the rules for the interpretation of the Combined Nomenclature, the wording of the product description must be considered to have merely indicative value, since the applicability of the preferential arrangements is determined in the context of this Annex by the scope of the CN code. Where ex CN codes are indicated, the applicability of the preferential scheme is determined on the basis of the CN code and the corresponding description taken jointly.

(3)  The cheeses referred to are considered as processed when they have been processed into products falling within subheading 0406 30 of the Combined Nomenclature. Articles 291 to 300 of Regulation (EEC) No 2454/93 apply.’


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COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 927/2006

of 22 June 2006

on the release of the special restructuring reserve provided for in Article 1(4) of Council Regulation (EC) No 1788/2003

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1788/2003 of 29 September 2003 establishing a levy in the milk and milk products sector (1), and in particular Article 1(4) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Article 1(4) of Regulation (EC) No 1788/2003 provides for a special restructuring reserve for the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia and Slovakia, to be released as from 1 April 2006 to the extent that the on-farm consumption of milk and milk products in each of these countries has decreased from 1998 or 2000, depending on the country.

(2)

In accordance with Article 1(4) of Regulation (EC) No 1788/2003, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia and Slovakia have submitted to the Commission a report detailing the results and trends of the actual restructuring process in those countries’ dairy sectors, and in particular the shift from production for on-farm consumption to production for the market.

(3)

According to those reports, all those Member States have shown a decrease in the on-farm consumption of milk and milk products.

(4)

Available production statistics indicate an increasing part of the milk production being marketed under deliveries and a decreasing part under direct sales.

(5)

It is therefore appropriate to release the special restructuring reserve for the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia and Slovakia, and to provide for the allocation of the resulting quantities to the deliveries part of their national reference quantity.

(6)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Management Committee for Milk and Milk Products,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The special restructuring reserve provided for in Article 1(4) of Regulation (EC) No 1788/2003 is released for the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland, Slovenia and Slovakia. The released quantities are set out in the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

The quantities set out in the Annex shall be placed in the national reserve as provided for in Article 14 of Regulation (EC) No 1788/2003 and shall be used for deliveries.

Article 3

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

It shall apply from 1 April 2006.

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

Done at Brussels, 22 June 2006.

For the Commission

Mariann FISCHER BOEL

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 270, 21.10.2003, p. 123. Regulation as amended by Regulation (EC) No 2217/2004 (OJ L 375, 23.12.2004, p. 1).


ANNEX

(tonnes)

Member State

Special restructuring reserve quantities

Czech Republic

55 788

Estonia

21 885

Latvia

33 253

Lithuania

57 900

Hungary

42 780

Poland

416 126

Slovenia

16 214

Slovakia

27 472


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COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 928/2006

of 22 June 2006

amending Council Regulation (EC) No 32/2000 as regards certain new Community tariff quotas bound in GATT

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 32/2000 of 17 December 1999 opening and providing for the administration of Community tariff quotas bound in GATT and certain other Community tariff quotas and establishing detailed rules for adjusting the quotas, and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1808/95 (1), and in particular Article 9(1)(b) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

By Decision 2006/333/EC (2), the Council has approved the Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European Community and the United States of America pursuant to Article XXIV:6 and Article XXVIII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) 1994 relating to the modification of concessions in the schedules of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic in the course of their accession to the European Union.

(2)

The Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European Community and the United States of America provides for new annual tariff quotas for certain goods.

(3)

Regulation (EC) No 32/2000 opened and provided for the administration of Community tariff quotas bound in GATT designed to be used following the chronological order of dates of acceptance of customs declarations.

(4)

To implement certain new annual tariff quotas for which provision is made in the Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters, it is necessary to amend Regulation (EC) No 32/2000.

(5)

Council Regulation (EC) No 711/2006 of 20 March 2006, concerning the implementation of the Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European Community and the United States of America pursuant to Article XXIV:6 and Article XXVIII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) 1994 relating to the modification of concessions in the schedules of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic in the course of their accession to the European Union, amending and supplementing Annex I to Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 on the tariff and statistical nomenclature and on the Common Customs Tariff (3), provides for the application of the new tariff quotas six weeks from the date of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union, therefore this Commission implementing Regulation should apply from the same date.

(6)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Customs Code Committee,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 32/2000 is amended as set out in the Annex 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.

It shall apply with effect from 22 June 2006.

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

Done at Brussels, 22 June 2006.

For the Commission

László KOVÁCS

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 5, 8.1.2000, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 2158/2005 (OJ L 342, 24.12.2005, p. 61).

(2)  OJ L 124, 11.5.2006, p. 13.

(3)  OJ L 124, 11.5.2006, p. 1.


ANNEX

The following rows are inserted in the table in Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 32/2000:

‘09.0084

1702 50 00

 

Chemically pure fructose

From 1 January to 31 December

1 253 tonnes

20

09.0085

1806

 

Chocolate and other food preparations containing cocoa

From 1 January to 31 December

107 tonnes

43

09.0086

1902 11 00

1902 19

1902 20 91

1902 20 99

1902 30

1902 40

 

Pasta, whether or not cooked or stuffed or otherwise prepared, except stuffed pasta of CN subheadings 1902 20 10 and 1902 20 30; couscous, whether or not prepared

From 1 January to 31 December

532 tonnes

11

09.0087

1901 90 99

1904 30 00

1904 90 80

1905 90 20

 

Food preparations of cereals

From 1 January to 31 December

191 tonnes

33

09.0088

2106 90 98

 

Other food preparations not elsewhere specified or included

From 1 January to 31 December

921 tonnes

18’


23.6.2006   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 170/17


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 929/2006

of 22 June 2006

determining the extent to which applications lodged in June 2006 for import licences for certain egg sector products and poultrymeat pursuant to Regulations (EC) No 593/2004 and (EC) No 1251/96 can be accepted

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Commission Regulation (EC) No 593/2004 of 30 March 2004 opening and providing for the administration of the tariff quotas in the egg sector and for egg albumin (1), and in particular Article 5(5) thereof,

Having regard to Commission Regulation (EC) No 1251/96 of 28 June 1996 opening and providing for the administration of tariff quotas in the poultrymeat sector and albumin (2), and in particular Article 5(5) thereof,

Whereas:

The applications for import licences lodged for the period from 1 July to 30 September 2006 are, in the case of certain products, for quantities less than or equal to the quantities available and can therefore be met in full, but in the case of other products the said applications are for quantities greater than the quantities available and must therefore be reduced by a fixed percentage to ensure a fair distribution,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

1.   Applications for import licences for the period 1 July to 30 September 2006 submitted pursuant to Regulations (EC) No 593/2004 and (EC) No 1251/96 shall be met as referred to in the Annex to this Regulation.

2.   Applications for import licences for the period 1 October to 31 December 2006, may be lodged pursuant to Regulations (EC) No 593/2004 and (EC) No 1251/96 for the total quantity as referred to in the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 July 2006.

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

Done at Brussels, 22 June 2006.

For the Commission

J. L. DEMARTY

Director-General for Agriculture and Rural Development


(1)  OJ L 94, 31.3.2004, p. 10.

(2)  OJ L 161, 29.6.1996, p. 136. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 1043/2001 (OJ L 145, 31.5.2001, p. 24).


ANNEX

Group No

Percentage of acceptance of import licences submitted for the period of 1 July to 30 September 2006

Total quantity available for the period of 1 October to 31 December 2006

(t)

E1

67 500,000

E2

42,686820

1 750,000

E3

100,0

5 593,513

P1

63,681183

1 550,000

P2

100,0

1 970,750

P3

1,488031

175,000

P4

11,125945

250,000

‘—’

:

No application for a licence has been sent to the Commission.


23.6.2006   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 170/19


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 930/2006

of 22 June 2006

determining the extent to which applications lodged in June 2006 for import licences for certain poultrymeat products under the regime provided for in Council Regulation (EC) No 774/94 opening and providing for the administration of certain Community tariff quotas for poultrymeat and certain other agricultural products can be accepted

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Commission Regulation (EC) No 1431/94 of 22 June 1994, laying down detailed rules for the application in the poultrymeat sector of the import arrangements provided for in Council Regulation (EC) No 774/94 opening and providing for the administration of certain Community tariff quotas for poultrymeat and certain other agricultural products (1) and in particular Article 4(4) thereof,

Whereas:

The applications for import licences lodged for the period from 1 July to 30 September 2006 are greater than the quantities available and must therefore be reduced by a fixed percentage to ensure a fair distribution,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

1.   Applications for import licences for the period 1 July to 30 September 2006 submitted pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1431/94 shall be met as referred to in the Annex to this Regulation.

2.   Applications for import licences for the period 1 October to 31 December 2006 may be lodged pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1431/94 for the total quantity as referred to in the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 July 2006.

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

Done at Brussels, 22 June 2006.

For the Commission

J. L. DEMARTY

Director-General for Agriculture and Rural Development


(1)  OJ L 156, 23.6.1994, p. 9. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 1043/2001 (OJ L 145, 31.5.2001, p. 24).


ANNEX

Group No

Percentage of acceptance of import certificates submitted for the period 1 July to 30 September 2006

Total quantity available for the period 1 October to 31 December 2006

(t)

1

1,030927

1 775,001

2

5 100,000

3

1,076426

825,000

4

1,555209

450,000

5

3,086419

175,000

‘—’

:

No application for a licence has been sent to the Commission.


23.6.2006   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 170/21


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 931/2006

of 22 June 2006

determining the extent to which applications lodged in June 2006 for import licences for certain poultrymeat sector products pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 2497/96 can be accepted

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Commission Regulation (EC) No 2497/96 of 18 December 1996 laying down rules for the application in the poultrymeat sector of the system provided for by the Association Agreement and the Interim Agreement between the European Community and the State of Israel (1), and in particular Article 4(5) thereof,

Whereas:

The applications for import licences lodged for the period 1 July to 30 September 2006 are less than the quantities available and can therefore be fulfilled entirely,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

1.   Applications for import licences for the period 1 July to 30 September 2006 submitted pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 2497/96 shall be met as referred to in the Annex.

2.   Application for import licences for the period 1 October to 31 December 2006 may be lodged pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 2497/96 for the total quantity as referred to in the Annex to this Regulation.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 July 2006.

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

Done at Brussels, 22 June 2006.

For the Commission

J. L. DEMARTY

Director-General for Agriculture and Rural Development


(1)  OJ L 338, 28.12.1996, p. 48. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 361/2004 (OJ L 63, 28.2.2004, p. 15).


ANNEX

Group No

Percentage of acceptance of import licences submitted for the period of 1 July to 30 September 2006

Total quantity available for the period of 1 October to 31 December 2006

(t)

I1

100,0

381,50

I2

136,25

‘—’

:

No application for a licence has been sent to the Commission.


23.6.2006   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 170/23


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 932/2006

of 22 June 2006

fixing the representative prices and the additional import duties for molasses in the sugar sector applicable from 23 June 2006

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1260/2001 of 19 June 2001 on the common organisation of the market in sugar (1), and in particular Article 24(4) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1422/95 of 23 June 1995 laying down detailed rules of application for imports of molasses in the sugar sector and amending Regulation (EEC) No 785/68 (2), stipulates that the cif import price for molasses established in accordance with Commission Regulation (EEC) No 785/68 (3), is to be considered the representative price. That price is fixed for the standard quality defined in Article 1 of Regulation (EEC) No 785/68.

(2)

For the purpose of fixing the representative prices, account must be taken of all the information provided for in Article 3 of Regulation (EEC) No 785/68, except in the cases provided for in Article 4 of that Regulation and those prices should be fixed, where appropriate, in accordance with the method provided for in Article 7 of that Regulation.

(3)

Prices not referring to the standard quality should be adjusted upwards or downwards, according to the quality of the molasses offered, in accordance with Article 6 of Regulation (EEC) No 785/68.

(4)

Where there is a difference between the trigger price for the product concerned and the representative price, additional import duties should be fixed under the terms laid down in Article 3 of Regulation (EC) No 1422/95. Should the import duties be suspended pursuant to Article 5 of Regulation (EC) No 1422/95, specific amounts for these duties should be fixed.

(5)

The representative prices and additional import duties for the products concerned should be fixed in accordance with Articles 1(2) and 3(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1422/95.

(6)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Management Committee for Sugar,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The representative prices and the additional duties applying to imports of the products referred to in Article 1 of Regulation (EC) No 1422/95 are fixed in the Annex hereto.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on 23 June 2006.

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

Done at Brussels, 22 June 2006.

For the Commission

J. L. DEMARTY

Director-General for Agriculture and Rural Development


(1)  OJ L 178, 30.6.2001, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 39/2004 (OJ L 6, 10.1.2004, p. 16).

(2)  OJ L 141, 24.6.1995, p. 12. Regulation as amended by Regulation (EC) No 79/2003 (OJ L 13, 18.1.2003, p. 4).

(3)  OJ L 145, 27.6.1968, p. 12. Regulation as amended by Regulation (EC) No 1422/95.


ANNEX

Representative prices and additional duties for imports of molasses in the sugar sector applicable from 23 June 2006

(EUR)

CN code

Amount of the representative price in 100 kg net of the product in question

Amount of the additional duty in 100 kg net of the product in question

Amount of the duty to be applied to imports in 100 kg net of the product in question because of suspension as referred to in Article 5 of Regulation (EC) No 1422/95 (1)

1703 10 00 (2)

10,92

0

1703 90 00 (2)

11,08

0


(1)  This amount replaces, in accordance with Article 5 of Regulation (EC) No 1422/95, the rate of the Common Customs Tariff duty fixed for these products.

(2)  For the standard quality as defined in Article 1 of amended Regulation (EEC) No 785/68.


23.6.2006   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 170/25


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 933/2006

of 22 June 2006

concerning tenders notified in response to the invitation to tender for the export of common wheat issued in Regulation (EC) No 1059/2005

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1784/2003 of 29 September 2003 on the common organisation of the market in cereals (1), and in particular Article 13(3) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

An invitation to tender for the refund for the export of common wheat to certain third countries was opened pursuant to Commission Regulation (EC) No 1059/2005 (2).

(2)

Article 7 of Commission Regulation (EC) No 1501/95 of 29 June 1995 laying down certain detailed rules for the application of Council Regulation (EEC) No 1766/92 on the granting of export refunds on cereals and the measures to be taken in the event of disturbance on the market for cereals (3), and in particular Article 13(3) thereof,

(3)

On the basis of the criteria laid down in Article 1 of Regulation (EC) No 1501/95, a maximum refund should not be fixed.

(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

No action shall be taken on the tenders notified from 16 to 22 June 2006 in response to the invitation to tender for the refund for the export of common wheat issued in Regulation (EC) No 1059/2005.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on 23 June 2006.

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

Done at Brussels, 22 June 2006.

For the Commission

J. L. DEMARTY

Director-General for Agriculture and Rural Development


(1)  OJ L 270, 21.10.2003, p. 78. Regulation as amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1154/2005 (OJ L 187, 19.7.2005, p. 11).

(2)  OJ L 174, 7.7.2005, p. 15.

(3)  OJ L 147, 30.6.1995, p. 7. Regulation as last modified by Regulation (EC) No 777/2004 (OJ L 123, 27.4.2004, p. 50).