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Section II : Vegetable products

  • Cereals
    10
     
     
     
    • Barley
      10
      03
       
       
       

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Code Description
TN701

According to the Council Regulation (EU) No 692/2014 (OJ L183, p. 9) it shall be prohibited to import into European Union goods originating in Crimea or Sevastopol.<br>The prohibition shall not apply in respect of: <br>(a) the execution until 26 September 2014, of trade contracts concluded before 25 June 2014, or of ancillary contracts necessary for the execution of such contracts, provided that the natural or legal persons, entity or body seeking to perform the contract have notified, at least 10 working days in advance, the activity or transaction to the competent authority of the Member State in which they are established. <br>(b) goods originating in Crimea or Sevastopol which have been made available to the Ukrainian authorities for examination, for which compliance with the conditions conferring entitlement to preferential origin has been verified and for which a certificate of origin has been issued in accordance with Regulation (EU) No 978/2012 and Regulation (EU) No 374/2014 or in accordance with the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement.

Chapter notes

  • 1 A. The products specified in the headings of this chapter are to be classified in those headings only if grains are present, whether or not in the ear or on the stalk.
  • B. The chapter does not cover grains which have been hulled or otherwise worked. However, rice, husked, milled, polished, glazed, parboiled or broken remains classified in heading 1006.
  • 2 Heading 1005 does not cover sweetcorn (Chapter 7). ## Subheading note ##
  • 1 The term 'durum wheat' means wheat of the species Triticum durum and the hybrids derived from the inter-specific crossing of Triticum durum which have the same number (28) of chromosomes as that species. ## Additional chapter notes ##
  • 1 The following terms have the meanings hereunder assigned to them:
  • (a) ‘round grain rice’ (subheadings 1006 10 30, 1006 20 11, 1006 20 92, 1006 30 21, 1006 30 42, 1006 30 61 and 1006 30 92): rice, the grains of which are of a length not exceeding 5.2 mm and of a length/width ratio of less than 2;
  • (b) ‘medium grain rice’ (subheadings 1006 10 50, 1006 20 13, 1006 20 94, 1006 30 23, 1006 30 44, 1006 30 63 and 1006 30 94): rice, the grains of which are of a length exceeding 5.2 mm but not exceeding 6.0 mm and of a length/width ratio of less than 3;
  • (c) ‘long grain rice’ (subheadings 1006 10 71, 1006 10 79, 1006 20 15, 1006 20 17, 1006 20 96, 1006 20 98, 1006 30 25, 1006 30 27, 1006 30 46, 1006 30 48, 1006 30 65, 1006 30 67, 1006 30 96 and 1006 30 98): rice, the grains of which are of a length exceeding 6.0 mm;
  • (d) ‘paddy rice’ (subheadings 1006 10 30, 1006 10 50, 1006 10 71 and 1006 10 79): rice which has retained its husk after threshing;
  • (e) ‘husked rice’ (subheadings 1006 20 11, 1006 20 13, 1006 20 15, 1006 20 17, 1006 20 92, 1006 20 94, 1006 20 96 and 1006 20 98): rice from which only the husk has been removed. Examples of rice falling within this definition are those with the commercial descriptions ‘brown rice’, ‘cargo rice’, ‘loonzain’ and ‘riso sbramato’;
  • (f) ‘semi-milled rice’ (subheadings 1006 30 21, 1006 30 23, 1006 30 25, 1006 30 27, 1006 30 42, 1006 30 44, 1006 30 46 and 1006 30 48): rice from which the husk, part of the germ and the whole or part of the outer layers of the pericarp, but not the inner layers, have been removed;
  • (g) ‘wholly milled rice’ (subheadings 1006 30 61, 1006 30 63, 1006 30 65, 1006 30 67, 1006 30 92, 1006 30 94, 1006 30 96 and 1006 30 98): rice from which the husk, the whole of the outer and inner layers of the pericarp, the whole of the germ in the case of long or medium grain rice, and at least part thereof in the case of round grain rice, have been removed, but in which longitudinal white striations may remain on not more than 10 % of the grains;
  • (h) ‘broken rice’ (subheading 1006 40): grain fragments, the length of which does not exceed three-quarters of the average length of the whole grain.
  • 2 The duty-rate applicable to mixtures of this chapter is as follows: (a) in mixtures where one of the components represents at least 90 % by weight, the rate applicable to that component applies; b) in other mixtures, the rate applicable is that of the component which results in the highest amount of import duty.
  • 3 Spelt, hybrid maize, rice and hybrid sorghum shall be classified in the appropriate subheadings for sowing provided that:
  • \- the goods comply with the Cereal Seeds Regulations 1974 or
  • \- it is established that the goods are actually intended for sowing.

Section notes

  • 1 In this section the term 'pellets' means products which have been agglomerated either directly by compression or by the addition of a binder in a proportion not exceeding 3% by weight.
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