Accept Refuse

EUR-Lex Access to European Union law

This document is an excerpt from the EUR-Lex website

Document 22002D0102

2002/102/EC: Decision No 7/2001 of the Association Council between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Latvia, of the other part, of 2 October 2001 on improvements to the trade arrangements provided for processed agricultural products in Protocol 2 to the Europe Agreement

OJ L 38, 8.2.2002, p. 26–47 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/2002/102(1)/oj

22002D0102

2002/102/EC: Decision No 7/2001 of the Association Council between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Latvia, of the other part, of 2 October 2001 on improvements to the trade arrangements provided for processed agricultural products in Protocol 2 to the Europe Agreement

Official Journal L 038 , 08/02/2002 P. 0026 - 0047


Decision No 7/2001 of the Association Council between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Latvia, of the other part,

of 2 October 2001

on improvements to the trade arrangements provided for processed agricultural products in Protocol 2 to the Europe Agreement

(2002/102/EC)

THE ASSOCIATION COUNCIL,

Having regard to the Europe Agreement establishing an association between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Latvia, of the other part(1), and in particular Articles 1 and 2 of Protocol 2(2) thereto,

Whereas:

(1) Protocol 2 lays down the trade arrangements in processed agricultural products between the Community and Latvia.

(2) Under Article 1(2) of Protocol 2, the Association Council is to decide, in particular, on any amendment of the duties mentioned in Annexes I and II to the Protocol and on any increase or abolition of tariff quotas mentioned therein.

(3) Under the second indent of Article 2 of Protocol 2, the Association Council may also decide that the duties applied may be reduced in response to reductions resulting from mutual concessions relating to processed agricultural products.

(4) The annual quotas provided for in Annexes I and II to this Decision should be opened for the year 2001. In view of the fact that these annual quotas may be opened only after 1 January 2001, on a date to be fixed, they should be reduced on a pro rata basis according to the period already elapsed,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Article 1

Annexes I and II to Protocol 2 on the trade between the Community and Latvia in processed agricultural products shall be replaced by Annexes I and II appearing in the Annex to this Decision.

Article 2

The annual quotas for the year 2001 provided for in Annexes I and II appearing in the Annex to this Decision shall be reduced on a pro rata basis taking into account the period, based on whole months, already elapsed.

Article 3

This Decision shall enter into force on the first day of the second month following its adoption.

Done at Brussels, 2 October 2001.

For the Association Council

The President

I. Berzins

(1) OJ L 26, 2.2.1998, p. 3.

(2) OJ L 317, 10.12.1999, p. 33.

ANNEX

"ANNEX I

Table 1

Quotas applicable upon import into the Community of goods originating in Latvia

>TABLE>

Table 2

Duties applicable upon import into the Community of goods originating in LatviaNote:

The duties set out in this table are subject to a reduction by 10 %. The amounts taken into consideration in calculating the reduced agricultural components (EAR) and additional duties (AD S/ZR and AD F/MR), applicable on importation into the Community of goods listed in this table, are those set out in Table 2(b) (from 1.7.2000) of Annex I of Commission Regulation (EC) No 2204/1999 of 12 October1999 (OJ L 278, 28.10.1999, pp. 775-787) ((The final rate of preferential duty, calculated according to this note, shall be rounded down to the first decimal place, except for duties expressed as "EAR", "AD S/ZR" and "AD F/MR" in this table, which shall be rounded down to the second decimal place.))

>TABLE>

Table 3

Basic amounts taken into consideration in calculating the reduced agricultural components (EAR) and additional duties applicable on importation into the Community of goods listed in Table 2

>TABLE>

ANNEX II

Table 1

Quotas applicable upon import into Latvia of goods originating in the Community

>TABLE>

Table 2

Duties applicable to goods originating in the Community on import into LatviaNote:

Duties are set to zero for imports into Latvia of processed agricultural products originating in the Community which fall within Regulation (EC) No 3448/93 as amended and are not listed in this table.

>TABLE>"

Top