Commission Regulation (EC) No 680/2005 of 29 April 2005 opening tendering procedure No 54/2005 EC for the sale of wine alcohol for new industrial uses


Published: 2005-04-29

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30.4.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 110/18


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 680/2005

of 29 April 2005

opening tendering procedure No 54/2005 EC for the sale of wine alcohol for new industrial uses

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1493/1999 of 17 May 1999 on the common organisation of the market in wine (1), and in particular Article 33 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Commission Regulation (EC) No 1623/2000 of 25 July 2000 laying down detailed rules for implementing Regulation (EC) No 1493/1999 on the common organisation of the market in wine with regard to market mechanisms (2) lays down, inter alia, the detailed rules for disposing of stocks of alcohol arising from distillation under Articles 27, 28 and 30 of Regulation (EC) No 1493/1999 held by intervention agencies.

(2)

In accordance with Article 80 of Regulation (EC) No 1623/2000, tendering procedures should be organised for the sale of wine alcohol for new industrial uses with a view to reducing the stocks of wine alcohol in the Community and enabling small-scale industrial projects to be carried out and such alcohol to be processed into goods intended for export for industrial uses. The wine alcohol of Community origin in storage in the Member States consists of quantities produced from distillation under Articles 27, 28 and 30 of Regulation (EC) No 1493/1999.

(3)

Since 1 January 1999 and in accordance with Council Regulation (EC) No 2799/98 of 15 December 1998 establishing agrimonetary arrangements for the euro (3), the prices offered in tenders and securities must be expressed in euro and payments must be made in euro.

(4)

Minimum prices should be fixed for the submission of tenders, broken down according to the type of end-use.

(5)

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

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Tendering procedure No 54/2005 EC is hereby opened for the sale of wine alcohol for new industrial uses. The alcohol concerned has been produced from distillation under Articles 27, 28 and 30 of Regulation (EC) No 1493/1999 and is held by the French intervention agency.

The volume put up for sale is 130 000 hectolitres of alcohol at 100 % vol. The vat numbers, places of storage and the volume of alcohol at 100 % vol contained in each vat are detailed in the Annex hereto.

Article 2

The sale shall be conducted in accordance with Articles 79, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 95, 96, 97, 100 and 101 of Regulation (EC) No 1623/2000 and Article 2 of Regulation (EC) No 2799/98.

Article 3

1.   Tenders must be submitted to the intervention agency holding the alcohol concerned:

Onivins-Libourne, Délégation nationale

17, avenue de la Ballastière, boîte postale 231

F-33505 Libourne Cedex

Tel. (33-5) 57 55 20 00

Telex: 57 20 25

Fax: (33-5) 57 55 20 59

or sent by registered mail to that address.

2.   Tenders shall be submitted in a sealed double envelope, the inside envelope marked: ‘Tender under procedure No 54/2005 EC for new industrial uses’, the outer envelope bearing the address of the intervention agency concerned.

3.   Tenders must reach the intervention agency concerned not later than 12.00 Brussels time on 17 May 2005.

4.   All tenders must be accompanied by proof that a tendering security of EUR 4 per hectolitre of alcohol at 100 % vol has been lodged with the intervention agency concerned.

Article 4

The minimum prices which may be offered are EUR 10,30 per hectolitre of alcohol at 100 % vol intended for the manufacture of baker’s yeast, EUR 26 per hectolitre of alcohol at 100 % vol intended for the manufacture of amine- and chloral-type chemical products for export, EUR 32 per hectolitre of alcohol at 100 % vol intended for the manufacture of eau de Cologne for export and EUR 7,5 per hectolitre of alcohol at 100 % vol intended for other industrial uses.

Article 5

The formalities for sampling shall be as set out in Article 98 of Regulation (EC) No 1623/2000. The price of samples shall be EUR 10 per litre.

The intervention agency shall provide all the necessary information on the characteristics of the alcohol put up for sale.

Article 6

The performance guarantee shall be EUR 30 per hectolitre of alcohol at 100 % vol.

Article 7

This Regulation shall enter into force on the day 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, 29 April 2005.

For the Commission

Mariann FISCHER BOEL

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 179, 14.7.1999, p. 1. Regulation as last amended by Commission Regulation (EC) No 1795/2003 (OJ L 262, 14.10.2003, p. 13).

(2)  OJ L 194, 31.7.2000, p. 45. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 616/2005 (OJ L 103, 22.4.2005, p. 15).

(3)  OJ L 349, 24.12.1998, p. 1.


ANNEX

INVITATION TO TENDER No 54/2005 EC FOR THE SALE OF ALCOHOL FOR NEW INDUSTRIAL USES

Place of storage, volume and characteristics of the alcohol put up for sale

Member State

Location

Vat No

Volume in hectolitres of alcohol at 100 % vol

Regulation (EC) No 1493/1999 Article

Type of alcohol

Alcohol strength

(in % vol)

FRANCE

Onivins-Longuefuye

F-53200 Longuefuye

5

22 465

27

Raw

+ 92

6

22 545

27

Raw

+ 92

13

22 520

27

Raw

+ 92

19

19 815

27

Raw

+ 92

14

22 655

27

Raw

+ 92

Onivins-Port-la-Nouvelle

Entrepôt d’alcool

Av. Adolphe Turrel BP 62

F-11210 Port-la-Nouvelle

13

685

28

Raw

+ 92

13

6 840

30

Raw

+ 92

12

7 795

28

Raw

+ 92

12

190

30

Raw

+ 92

12

4 330

30

Raw

+ 92

12

160

27

Raw

+ 92

Total

 

130 000