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Section II : Vegetable products

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Code Description

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. Heading [1302](/headings/1302) applies, inter alia, to liquorice extract and extract of pyrethrum, extract of hops, extract of aloes and opium. The heading does not apply to: - a. liquorice extract containing more than 10% by weight of sucrose or put up as confectionery (heading [1704](/headings/1704)); - b. malt extract (heading [1901](/headings/1901)); - c. extracts of coffee, tea or mate (heading [2101](/headings/2101)); - d. vegetable saps or extracts constituting alcoholic beverages (Chapter [22](/chapters/22)); - e. camphor, glycyrrhizin or other products of heading [2914](/headings/2914) or [2938](/headings/2938); - f. concentrates of poppy straw containing not less than 50% by weight of alkaloids (heading [2939](/headings/2939)); - g. medicaments of heading [3003](/headings/3003) or [3004](/headings/3004) or blood-grouping reagents (heading [3822](/headings/3822)); - h. tanning or dyeing extracts (heading [3201](/headings/3201) or [3203](/headings/3203)); - ij. essential oils, concretes, absolutes, resinoids, extracted oleoresins, aqueous distillates or aqueous solutions of essential oils or preparations based on odoriferous substances of a kind used for the manufacture of beverages (Chapter [33](/chapters/33)); or - k. natural rubber, balata, gutta-percha, guayule, chicle or similar natural gums (heading [4001](/headings/4001)). ### Additional chapter notes 1. Mixtures of pectic substances and sugar with a sugar content exceeding 90% by weight, calculated on the dry matter, are excluded from classification under subheading [1302 20](/subheadings/1302200000-80) and are in principle to be classified in Chapter [17](/chapters/17), since the character of the product is deemed to be determined by the sugar.

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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