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Commission Regulation (EC) No 2150/2004 of 16 December 2004 opening a tariff quota for the year 2005 for imports into the European Community of certain goods from Turkey

Published: 2004-12-16

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Official Journal of the European Union

L 370/36


of 16 December 2004

opening a tariff quota for the year 2005 for imports into the European Community of certain goods from Turkey


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), and in particular Article 7(2) thereof,

Having regard to Decision No 1/97 of the EC Turkey Association Council of 29 April 1997 on the arrangements applicable to certain processed agricultural products (2), and in particular Article 1 thereof,



Decision No 1/97 of the EC-Turkey Association Council establishes, in order to encourage the development of trade in accordance with the objectives of the Customs Union, an annual quota in terms of value in respect of certain pasta products imported into the Community from Turkey. This quota should be opened for 2005 and the admission to its benefit should be subject to the ATR. movement certificate provided for in Decision No 1/2001 of the EC-Turkey Customs Cooperation Committee of 28 March 2001 amending Decision No 1/96 laying down detailed rules for the application of Decision 1/95 of the EC-Turkey Association Council (3).


Commission Regulation (EEC) No 2454/93 of 2 July 1993 laying down provisions for the implementation of Council Regulation (EEC) No 2913/92 establishing the Common Customs Code (4) lays down rules for the management of tariff quotas. It is appropriate to provide that the tariff quota opened by this Regulation is to be managed in accordance with those rules.


The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Management Committee for horizontal questions concerning trade in processed agricultural products not listed in Annex I,


Article 1

The Community tariff quota specified in the Annex shall be open from 1 January to 31 December 2005 for the goods imported from Turkey mentioned in that Annex.

Admission to the benefit of this tariff quota shall be subject to the presentation of an A.TR. movement certificate in accordance with Decision No 1/2001 of the EC Turkey Customs Cooperation Committee.

Article 2

The Community tariff quota referred to in Article 1 shall be managed by the Commission in accordance with Articles 308a, 308b and 308c of Regulation (EEC) No 2454/93.

Article 3

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

It shall be applicable from 1 January 2005.

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

Done at Brussels, 16 December 2004.

For the Commission



(1)  OJ L 318, 20.12.1993, p. 18. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 2580/2000 (OJ L 298, 25.11.2000, p. 5).

(2)  OJ L 126, 17.5.1997, p. 26.

(3)  OJ L 98, 7.4.2001, p. 31.

(4)  OJ L 253, 11.10.1993, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 2286/2003 (OJ L 343, 31.12.2003, p. 1).


Order number

CN code



Rate of duty applicable


1902 11 00

1902 19

Uncooked pasta, not stuffed or otherwise prepared

EUR 2,5 million

EUR 10.67/100 kg net