Agreement between the European Community and the Government of the Russian Federation amending the Agreement between the European Coal and Steel Community and the Government of the Russian Federation on trade in certain steel products of 9 July 2002


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22004A0115(01)
 
Agreement between the European Community and the Government of the
Russian Federation amending the Agreement between the European Coal
and Steel Community and the Government of the Russian Federation on
trade in certain steel products of 9 July 2002
 
Official Journal L 009 , 15/01/2004 P. 0022 - 0026 
 
Dates:
of document:   26/12/2003
of effect:   26/12/2003; Entry into force Date of signing See
Art 4
of signature:   26/12/2003; Moscow
end of validity:   99/99/9999
 
Authentic language: German ; English ; Danish ; Spanish ; Finnish ;
French ; Greek ; Italian ; Dutch ; Portuguese ; Swedish ; Russian
Author:
European Community ; Russian Federation
 
Subject matter: External relations ; Steel industry ; Commercial
policy
Directory code: 11401040
EUROVOC descriptor: EC agreement ; Russia ; iron and steel product ;
EC trade agreement
 
Legal basis:
102E133................... Adoption
102E300-P2L1.............. Adoption
102E300-P3L1.............. Adoption
Instruments cited:
297A1128(01)..............
302R0076..................
Amendment to:
202A0724(01)...... Amendment..... Replacement ANN 1 from 26/12/2003
202A0724(01)...... Amendment..... Replacement ANN 2 from 26/12/2003
Amended by:
Adopted by.... 304D0042.......... from 27/10/2003
 
 
 
 
Agreement
between the European Community and the Government of the Russian
Federation amending the Agreement between the European Coal and
Steel Community and the Government of the Russian Federation on
trade in certain steel products of 9 July 2002
 
THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY,
of the one part, and
THE GOVERNMENT OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION,
of the other part,
being the Parties to this Agreement,
WHEREAS the Parties are desirous of promoting the orderly and
equitable development of trade in steel between the European
Community (hereinafter referred to as "the Community") and the
Russian Federation (hereinafter referred to as "Russia"),
WHEREAS the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement establishing a
partnership between the European Communities and their Member
States, of the one part, and the Russian Federation, of the other
part, entered into force on 1 December 1997,
WHEREAS Article 21 of the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement
provides that trade in European Coal and Steel Community
(hereinafter referred to as "the ECSC") products is to be governed
by Title III, save for Article 15 thereof, and by the provisions of
an agreement,
WHEREAS the ECSC and the Government of the Russian Federation
concluded on 9 July 2002 such an Agreement on trade in certain steel
products, hereinafter referred to as "the Agreement",
WHEREAS the ECSC Treaty expired on 23 July 2002; whereas the
Community took over all rights and obligations contracted by the
ECSC; whereas the Agreement is not affected by such expiry as
further stipulated in Article 10 thereof,
WHEREAS in order to address the concerns raised by the Community in
view of the important increase of imports into the Community of
boron-alloyed steel products from Russia, the Parties entered into
consultations as provided for in Agreed Minute No 2 of the Agreement
and concluded that the product coverage of the Agreement has to be
extended to include also product groups SA5 and SA6,
HAVE AGREED AS FOLLOWS:
Article 1
The Agreement is amended as follows:
1. Annex I is replaced by the text of Annex I hereto.
2. Annex II is replaced by the text of Annex II hereto.
 
Article 2
The Parties agree that imports into the Community from Russia of
products falling within product groups SA5 and SA6 as defined in
Annex I, as from 1 January 2003 until the entry into force of this
Agreement, shall be deducted from the quantitative limits of those
product groups for the year 2003 set out in Annex II.
 
Article 3
Imports into the Community of goods from Russia falling within
product groups SA5 and SA6 accompanied by a surveillance document(1)
issued before the date of entry into force of this Agreement shall
not require an import authorisation as referred to in the Agreement,
notably in Article 9(2) of Protocol A thereto.
 
Article 4
This Agreement shall enter into force on the day of its signature.
 
Article 5
This Agreement shall be drawn up in duplicate in the Danish, Dutch,
English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese,
Spanish, Swedish and Russian languages, each of these texts being
equally authentic.
 
 
 
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Udfördiget i Moskva, den
Geschehen zu Moskau am
>ISO_7>øółżõ ėĮ÷ ĢŽėšń, ėĮłĖ
>ISO_1>Done at Moscow,
Fait š Moscou, le
Fatto a Mosca, addü
Gedaan te Moskou,
Feito em Moscovo, em
Tehty Moskovassa
Utfōrdat i Moskva den
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Por la Comunidad Europea
For Det Europöiske Föllesskab
FŽr die Europōische Gemeinschaft
>ISO_7>Ćłń Į÷ż ÅįęųĘńŪśČ Ź˙łżŽĮ÷Įń
>ISO_1>For the European Community
Pour la Communautł europłenne
Per la Comunitš europea
Voor de Europese Gemeenschap
Pela Comunidade Europeia
Euroopan yhteisŠn puolesta
Põ Europeiska gemenskapens vōgnar
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Per el Gobierno de la Federaciėn de Rusia
For regeringen for Den Russiske FŲderation
FŽr die Regierung der Russischen FŠderation
>ISO_7>Ćłń Į÷ż Źįņąęż÷ė÷ Į÷Ė ŃųėłśČĖ Ļü˙ėĘ˙żōčńĖ
>ISO_1>For the Government of the Russian Federation
Pour le gouvernement de la Fłdłration de Russie
Per il governo della Federazione russa
Voor de regering van de Russische Federatie
Pelo Governo da Federa÷óo da RŪssia
Venōjōn federaation hallituksen puolesta
FŠr Ryska federationens regering
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(1) Issued in accordance with Commission Regulation (EC) No 76/2002
(OJ L 16, 18.1.2002, p. 3). Regulation as last amended by Regulation
(EC) No 2385/2002 (OJ L 358, 31.12.2002, p. 125).
 
 
 
ANNEX I
 
"ANNEX I
 
SA - FLAT-ROLLED PRODUCTS
SA1 - Coils
7208 10 00
7208 25 00
7208 26 00
7208 27 00
7208 36 00
7208 37 90
7208 38 90
7208 39 90
7211 14 10
7211 19 20
7219 11 00
7219 12 10
7219 12 90
7219 13 10
7219 13 90
7219 14 10
7219 14 90
7225 20 20
7225 30 00
SA1a - Hot-rolled coils for re-rolling
7208 37 10
7208 38 10
7208 39 10
SA2 - Heavy plate
7208 40 10
7208 51 10
7208 51 30
7208 51 50
7208 51 91
7208 51 99
7208 52 10
7208 52 91
7208 52 99
7208 53 10
7211 13 00
SA3 - Other flat-rolled products
7208 40 90
7208 53 90
7208 54 10
7208 54 90
7208 90 10
7209 15 00
7209 16 10
7209 16 90
7209 17 10
7209 17 90
7209 18 10
7209 18 91
7209 18 99
7209 25 00
7209 26 10
7209 26 90
7209 27 10
7209 27 90
7209 28 10
7209 28 90
7209 90 10
7210 11 10
7210 12 11
7210 12 19
7210 20 10
7210 30 10
7210 41 10
7210 49 10
7210 50 10
7210 61 10
7210 69 10
7210 70 31
7210 70 39
7210 90 31
7210 90 33
7210 90 38
7211 14 90
7211 19 90
7211 23 51
7211 29 20
7211 90 11
7212 10 10
7212 10 91
7212 20 11
7212 30 11
7212 40 10
7212 40 91
7212 50 31
7212 50 51
7212 60 11
7212 60 91
7219 21 10
7219 21 90
7219 22 10
7219 22 90
7219 23 00
7219 24 00
7219 31 00
7219 32 10
7219 32 90
7219 33 10
7219 33 90
7219 34 10
7219 34 90
7219 35 10
7219 35 90
7225 40 80
SA4 - Alloyed products
7226 20 20
7226 91 10
7226 91 90
7226 99 20
SA5 - Alloyed quarto plates
7225 40 20
7225 40 50
7225 99 10
SA6 - Alloyed cold-rolled and coated sheets
7225 50 00
7225 91 10
7225 92 10
7226 92 10
SB - LONG PRODUCTS
SB1 - Beams
7207 19 31
7207 20 71
7216 31 11
7216 31 19
7216 31 91
7216 31 99
7216 32 11
7216 32 19
7216 32 91
7216 32 99
7216 33 10
7216 33 90
SB2 - Wire rod
7213 10 00
7213 20 00
7213 91 10
7213 91 20
7213 91 41
7213 91 49
7213 91 70
7213 91 90
7213 99 10
7213 99 90
7221 00 10
7221 00 90
7227 10 00
7227 20 00
7227 90 10
7227 90 50
7227 90 95
SB3 - Other long products
7207 19 11
7207 19 14
7207 19 16
7207 20 51
7207 20 55
7207 20 57
7214 20 00
7214 30 00
7214 91 10
7214 91 90
7214 99 10
7214 99 31
7214 99 39
7214 99 50
7214 99 61
7214 99 69
7214 99 80
7214 99 90
7215 90 10
7216 10 00
7216 21 00
7216 22 00
7216 40 10
7216 40 90
7216 50 10
7216 50 91
7216 50 99
7216 99 10
7218 99 20
7222 11 11
7222 11 19
7222 11 21
7222 11 29
7222 11 91
7222 11 99
7222 19 10
7222 19 90
7222 30 10
7222 40 10
7222 40 30
7224 90 31
7224 90 39
7228 10 10
7228 10 30
7228 20 11
7228 20 19
7228 20 30
7228 30 20
7228 30 41
7228 30 49
7228 30 61
7228 30 69
7228 30 70
7228 30 89
7228 60 10
7228 70 10
7228 70 31
7228 80 10
7228 80 90
7301 10 00"
 
 
ANNEX II
 
"ANNEX IV
 
 
QUANTITATIVE LIMITS
>TABLE POSITION>
Notes:
SA and SB are product categories.
SA1 to SA6 and SB1 to SB3 are product groups."