U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security.
Announcement of the quota quantity of tuna in airtight containers for Calendar Year 2014.
Each year, the tariff-rate quota for tuna described in subheading 1604.14.22, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), is based on the apparent United States consumption of tuna in airtight containers during the preceding Calendar Year. This document sets forth the tariff-rate quota for Calendar Year 2014.
Effective Dates: The 2014 tariff-rate quota is applicable to tuna fish entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption during the period January 1, through December 31, 2014.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Headquarters Quota Branch, Textile/Apparel Policy and Programs Division, Trade Policy and Programs, Office of International Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Washington, DC 20229-1155, (202) 863-6560.
It has been determined that 15,833,343 kilograms of tuna in airtight containers may be entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption during the Calendar Year 2014, at the rate of 6.0 percent ad valorem under subheading 1604.14.22, HTSUS. Any such tuna which is entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, for consumption during the current calendar year in excess of this quota will be dutiable at the rate of 12.5 percent ad valorem under subheading 1604.14.30 HTSUS.
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Dated: April 7, 2014.
Richard F. DiNucci,
Acting Assistant Commissioner Office of International Trade.
[FR Doc. 2014-08204 Filed 4-10-14; 8:45 am]
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