Commission Regulation (EC) No 124/2005 of 27 January 2005 on the issue of import licences for rice against applications submitted during the first 10 working days of January 2005 pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 327/98


Published: 2005-01-27

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28.1.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 25/6

COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 124/2005
of 27 January 2005
on the issue of import licences for rice against applications submitted during the first 10 working days of January 2005 pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 327/98
THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,
Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,
Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1095/96 of 18 June 1996 on the implementation of concessions set out in Schedule CXL drawn up in the wake of the conclusion of GATT XXIV.6 negotiations (1),
Having regard to Council Decision 96/317/EC of 13 May 1996 concerning the conclusion of the results of consultations with Thailand under GATT Article XXIII (2),
Having regard to Commission Regulation (EC) No 327/98 of 10 February 1998 opening and providing for the administration of certain tariff quotas for imports of rice and broken rice (3), as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 2458/2001, and in particular Article 5(2) thereof,
Whereas:


HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:
Article 1
1.   Import licences for rice against applications submitted during the first 10 working days of January 2005 pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 327/98 and notified to the Commission shall be issued for the quantities applied for, reduced by the percentages set out in the Annex to this Regulation.
2.   The available quantities carried over to the subsequent tranche are set out in the Annex hereto.
Article 2
This Regulation shall enter into force on 28 January 2005.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.
Done at Brussels, 27 January 2005.


For the Commission

J. M. SILVA RODRÍGUEZ


Director-General for Agriculture and Rural Development




(1)  OJ L 146, 20.6.1996, p. 1.

(2)  OJ L 122, 22.5.1996, p. 15.

(3)  OJ L 37, 11.2.1998, p. 5. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 2296/2003 (OJ L 340, 24.12.2003, p. 35).

ANNEX
Reduction percentages to be applied to quantities applied for under the tranche for January 2005 and quantities carried over to the following tranche:
(a)   semi-milled and wholly milled rice falling within CN code 1006 30

Origin
Reduction percentage for the January 2005 tranche
Quantity carried over to the tranche for April 2005 (tonnes)
United States of America
0 (1)

3 469
Thailand
0 (1)

6 937,826
Australia


Other origins



(b)   husked rice falling within CN code 1006 20

Origin
Reduction percentage for the January 2005 tranche
Quantity carried over to the tranche for April 2005 (tonnes)
United States of America
0 (1)

1 911
Thailand


Australia
0 (1)

2 608
Other origins



(c)   broken rice falling within CN code 1006 40 00

Origin
Reduction percentage for the January 2005 tranche
Quantity carried over to the tranche for July 2005 (tonnes)
Thailand
0 (1)

20 278,60
Australia
0 (1)

6 456
Guyana
0 (1)

4 251
United States of America
97,7778 (1)


Other origins
0 (1)

3 851
(1)  Issue for the quantity applied for.