Antigua and Barbuda: The European Commission sets activation volumes for possible additional tariffs on fruits and vegetables

Antigua and Barbuda
Regulation & Compliances
Market & Price Trends
Published Oct 12, 2023

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The European Commission has established activation volumes for the years 2024 and 2025 to potentially apply additional import duties on certain fruits and vegetables. These duties will only be applied if imports disrupt the domestic market or have disproportionate effects. Specific volumes have been set for tomatoes, cucumbers, artichokes, zucchini, oranges, clementines, tangerines, lemons, table grapes, apples, pears, apricots, cherries, peaches, and plums during different periods.
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The European Commission has set the activation volumes for the years 2024 and 2025 for the purposes of the possible application of additional import duties on certain fruits and vegetables. In an implementing regulation published this Wednesday, October 11, in the Official Journal of the European Union, the Commission establishes the volumes, during certain periods, from which additional import duties can be applied. These tariffs should not be applied when it is unlikely that imports will disturb the domestic market or if the effects will be disproportionate in relation to the objective pursued, according to the rule. Thus, for example, tomatoes imported from June 1 to September 30, 2024 have an activation volume of 124,289 ...
Source: Agropopular
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