22.2.2007   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 53/20


COMMISSION REGULATION (EC) No 171/2007

of 21 February 2007

setting the allocation coefficient for issuing of licences applied for from 12 to 16 February 2007 to import sugar products under tariff quotas and preferential agreements

THE COMMISSION OF THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITIES,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 318/2006 of 20 February 2006 on the common organisation of the markets in the sugar sector (1),

Having regard to Commission Regulation (EC) No 950/2006 of 28 June 2006 laying down detailed rules for the 2006/07, 2007/08 and 2008/09 marketing years for importing and refining of sugar products under certain tariff quotas and preferential agreements (2), and in particular Article 5(3) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Applications for import licences were submitted to the competent authority during the week of 12 to 16 February 2007, in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 950/2006 or Commission Regulation (EC) No 1832/2006 of 13 December 2006 laying down transitional measures in the sugar sector by reason of the accession of Bulgaria and Romania (3) for a total quantity equal to or exceeding the quantity available for serial number 09.4332.

(2)

In these circumstances, the Commission should fix an allocation coefficient in order to issue licences in proportion to the quantity available and inform the Member States that the set limit has been reached,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Licences shall be issued within the quantitative limits set in the Annex to this Regulation in respect of applications for import licences submitted from 12 to 16 February 2007, in accordance with Article 4(2) of Regulation (EC) No 950/2006 or Article 5 of Regulation (EC) No 1832/2006.

Article 2

This Regulation shall enter into force on the day of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 21 February 2007.

For the Commission

Jean-Luc DEMARTY

Director-General for Agriculture and Rural Development


(1)   OJ L 58, 28.2.2006, p. 1.

(2)   OJ L 178, 1.7.2006, p. 1. Regulation as amended by Regulation (EC) No 2006/2006 (OJ L 379, 28.12.2006, p. 95).

(3)   OJ L 354, 14.12.2006, p. 8.


ANNEX

ACP-India Preferential Sugar

Title IV of Regulation (EC) No 950/2006

2006/07 marketing year

Serial No

Country

Week of 12 to 16 February 2007: % of requested quantity to be granted

Limit

09.4331

Barbados

100

 

09.4332

Belize

100

Reached

09.4333

Côte d’Ivoire

100

 

09.4334

Republic of the Congo

100

 

09.4335

Fiji

100

 

09.4336

Guyana

100

 

09.4337

India

100

 

09.4338

Jamaica

100

 

09.4339

Kenya

100

 

09.4340

Madagascar

100

 

09.4341

Malawi

100

 

09.4342

Mauritius

100

 

09.4343

Mozambique

0

Reached

09.4344

Saint Kitts and Nevis

 

09.4345

Suriname

 

09.4346

Swaziland

100

 

09.4347

Tanzania

0

Reached

09.4348

Trinidad and Tobago

100

 

09.4349

Uganda

 

09.4350

Zambia

100

 

09.4351

Zimbabwe

100

 


Complementary Sugar

Title V of Regulation (EC) No 950/2006

2006/07 marketing year

Serial No

Country

Week of 12 to 16 February 2007: % of requested quantity to be granted

Limit

09.4315

India

100

 

09.4316

ACP Protocol signatory countries

100

 


CXL Concessions Sugar

Title VI of Regulation (EC) No 950/2006

2006/07 marketing year

Serial No

Country

Week of 12 to 16 February 2007: % of requested quantity to be granted

Limit

09.4317

Australia

0

Reached

09.4318

Brazil

0

Reached

09.4319

Cuba

0

Reached

09.4320

Other third countries

0

Reached


Balkans sugar

Title VII of Regulation (EC) No 950/2006

2006/07 marketing year

Serial No

Country

Week of 12 to 16 February 2007: % of requested quantity to be granted

Limit

09.4324

Albania

100

 

09.4325

Bosnia and Herzegovina

0

Reached

09.4326

Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo

100

 

09.4327

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

100

 

09.4328

Croatia

100

 


Import of sugar under the transitional tariff quotas opened for Bulgaria and Romania

Chapter 1 Section 2 of Regulation (EC) No 1832/2006

2006/07 marketing year

Order No

Type

Week of 12 to 16 February 2007: % of requested quantity to be granted

Limit

09.4365

Bulgaria

0

Reached

09.4366

Romania

100