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Document 32000R0216

Commission Regulation (EC) No 216/2000 of 26 January 2000 amending Regulation (EC) No 1407/1999 laying down the reduced agricultural components and additional duties applicable from 1 July to 31 December 1999 to the importation into the Community of goods covered by Council Regulation (EC) No 3448/93 under Agreements with Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

OJ L 24, 29.1.2000, p. 12–13 (ES, DA, DE, EL, EN, FR, IT, NL, PT, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 30/06/2000

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2000/216/oj

32000R0216

Commission Regulation (EC) No 216/2000 of 26 January 2000 amending Regulation (EC) No 1407/1999 laying down the reduced agricultural components and additional duties applicable from 1 July to 31 December 1999 to the importation into the Community of goods covered by Council Regulation (EC) No 3448/93 under Agreements with Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

Official Journal L 024 , 29/01/2000 P. 0012 - 0013


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 216/2000

of 26 January 2000

amending Regulation (EC) No 1407/1999 laying down the reduced agricultural components and additional duties applicable from 1 July to 31 December 1999 to the importation into the Community of goods covered by Council Regulation (EC) No 3448/93 under Agreements with Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 3448/93 of 6 December 1993 laying down the trade arrangements applicable to certain goods resulting from the processing of agricultural products(1), as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 2491/98(2), and in particular Article 7 thereof,

Whereas:

(1) Commission Regulation (EC) No 1407/1999(3), as amended by Regulation (EC) No 2185/1999(4), laid down the reduced agricultural components and additional duties applicable from 1 July to 31 December 1999 to the importation into the Community of goods covered by Regulation (EC) No 3448/93 under Agreements with Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

(2) Annex II to Council Regulation (EC) No 213/2000 of 24 January 2000 adopting autonomous and transitional measures concerning the importation of certain processed agricultural products originating in Latvia(5) lays down the basic amounts to be taken into consideration in calculating the reduced agricultural components applicable on importation from Latvia from 1 January to 30 June 2000, identical to those laid down by Council Regulation (EC) No 26/1999(6) for the period from 1 July to 31 December 1999.

(3) Protocol 2 on trade in processed agricultural products, as amended by the protocol amending the Europe Agreement with the Republic of Estonia(7), which entered into force on 1 september 1999, lays down the basic amounts to be taken into consideration in calculating the reduced agricultural components applicable on importation from Estonia from 1 January to 30 June 2000, identical to those laid down by Council Regulation (EC) No 26/1999 for the period from 1 July to 31 December 1999.

(4) Protocol 2 on trade in processed agricultural products, as amended by the protocol amending the Europe Agreement with the Republic of Lithuania(8), which entered into force on 1 September 1999, lays down the basic amounts to be taken into consideration in calculating the reduced agricultural components applicable on importation from Lithuania from 1 January to 30 June 2000, identical to those laid down by Regulation (EC) No 26/1999 for the period from 1 July to 31 December 1999.

(5) Regulation (EC) No 213/2000 provides for application of reduced agricultural components to imports of certain processed agricultural products, as provided for in draft Protocol 2 to the Europe Agreement with Latvia, currently awaiting formal adoption.

(6) Regulation (EC) No 1407/1999 must therefore be amended in order to extend the reduced agricultural components and additional duties for the three Baltic countries until 30 June 2000 and to set the reduced agricultural components and additional duties for certain processed agricultural products for Latvia.

(7) Commission Regulation (EC) No 1460/96(9), as amended by Regulation (EC) No 2495/97(10), establishes the detailed rules for implementing the preferential trade arrangements applicable to certain goods resulting from the processing of agricultural products, as provided for in Article 7 of Regulation (EC) No 3448/93,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Regulation (EC) No 1407/1999 shall be amended as follows:

1. In Articles 1 and 3 and Annexes I to VI, the date "31 December 1999" shall be replaced by "30 June 2000".

2. In Annex III, Part 1, the following text shall be inserted:

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3. In Annex IV, Part 1, the following text shall be inserted:

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Article 2

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

It shall apply from 1 January to 30 June 2000.

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

Done at Brussels, 26 January 2000.

For the Commission

Erkki LIIKANEN

Member of the Commission

(1) OJ L 318, 20.12.1993, p. 18.

(2) OJ L 309, 19.11.1998, p. 28.

(3) OJ L 164, 30.6.1999, p. 25.

(4) OJ L 267, 5.10.1999, p. 27.

(5) See page 3 of this Official Journal.

(6) OJ L 5, 9.1.1999, p. 1.

(7) OJ L 29, 3.2.1999, p. 9.

(8) OJ L 321, 30.11.1998, p. 1.

(9) OJ L 187, 26.7.1996, p. 18.

(10) OJ L 343, 13.12.1997, p. 18.

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