Commission Regulation (EC) No 694/2005 of 2 May 2005 amending Regulation (EC) No 1555/96 as regards the trigger levels for additional duties on cucumbers and cherries, other than sour cherries


Published: 2005-05-02

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3.5.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 112/10


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 694/2005

of 2 May 2005

amending Regulation (EC) No 1555/96 as regards the trigger levels for additional duties on cucumbers and cherries, other than sour cherries

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 2200/96 of 28 October 1996 on the common organisation of the market in fruit and vegetables (1), and in particular Article 33(4) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1555/96 of 30 July 1996 on rules of application for additional import duties on fruit and vegetables (2) provides for surveillance of imports of the products listed in the Annex thereto. That surveillance is to be carried out in accordance with the rules laid down in Article 308d of 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 Community Customs Code (3).

(2)

For the purposes of Article 5(4) of the Agreement on Agriculture (4) concluded during the Uruguay Round of multilateral trade negotiations and in the light of the latest data available for 2002, 2003 and 2004, the trigger levels for additional duties on cucumbers and cherries other than sour cherries should be amended.

(3)

Regulation (EC) No 1555/96 should be amended accordingly.

(4)

The measures provided for in this Regulation are in accordance with the opinion of the Management Committee for Fresh Fruit and Vegetables,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

The Annex to Regulation (EC) No 1555/96 is hereby replaced by the Annex hereto.

Article 2

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 May 2005.

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

Done at Brussels, 2 May 2005.

For the Commission

Mariann FISCHER BOEL

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 297, 21.11.1996, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 47/2003 (OJ L 7, 11.1.2003, p. 64).

(2)  OJ L 193, 3.8.1996, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 386/2005 (OJ L 62, 9.3.2005, p. 3).

(3)  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).

(4)  OJ L 336, 23.12.1994, p. 22.


ANNEX

‘ANNEX

Without prejudice to the rules governing the interpretation of the Combined Nomenclature, the description of the products is deemed to be indicative only. The scope of the additional duties for the purposes of this Annex is determined by the scope of the CN codes as they exist at the time of the adoption of this Regulation. Where “ex” appears before the CN code, the scope of the additional duties is determined both by the scope of the CN code and the corresponding trigger period.


Order No

CN Code

Description

Period of application

Trigger level

(tonnes)

78.0015

ex 0702 00 00

Tomatoes

from 1 October to 31 May

596 477

78.0020

from 1 June to 30 September

552 167

78.0065

ex 0707 00 05

Cucumbers

from 1 May to 31 October

10 626

78.0075

from 1 November to 30 April

10 326

78.0085

ex 0709 10 00

Artichokes

from 1 November to 30 June

2 071

78.0100

0709 90 70

Courgettes

from 1 January to 31 December

65 658

78.0110

ex 0805 10 20

Oranges

from 1 December to 31 May

620 166

78.0120

ex 0805 20 10

Clementines

from 1 November to end February

88 174

78.0130

ex 0805 20 30

ex 0805 20 50

ex 0805 20 70

ex 0805 20 90

Mandarins (including tangerines and satsumas); wilkings and similar citrus hybrids

from 1 November to end February

94 302

78.0155

ex 0805 50 10

Lemons

from 1 June to 31 December

341 887

78.0160

from 1 January to 31 May

13 010

78.0170

ex 0806 10 10

Table grapes

From 21 July to 20 November

227 815

78.0175

ex 0808 10 80

Apples

from 1 January to 31 August

730 999

78.0180

from 1 September to 31 December

32 266

78.0220

ex 0808 20 50

Pears

from 1 January to 30 April

274 921

78.0235

from 1 July to 31 December

28 009

78.0250

ex 0809 10 00

Apricots

1 June to 31 July

4 123

78.0265

ex 0809 20 95

Cherries, other than sour cherries

from 21 May to 10 August

54 213

78.0270

ex 0809 30

Peaches, including nectarines

11 June to 30 September

6 808

78.0280

ex 0809 40 05

Plums

11 June to 30 September

51 276’