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Sugar-containing Products for Export to the United States under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement - Serial No. 1034

Date: December 01, 2020

Updated in December 2022

This Notice sets out the policies and practices pertaining to the administration of Sugar-Containing Products referred to in TRQ - US 10 under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA).

This Notice is provided pursuant to the authority of the Export and Import Permits Act (EIPA) and its corresponding regulations, and remains in effect until further notice.

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Sugar-Containing Products (SCPs) means a product that is included in Item 5203 (b) on the Export Control List (ECL), namely goods listed in subparagraph (g) of TRQ - US 10 of Appendix 2: Tariff Schedule of the United States - (Tariff Rate Quotas) to Annex 2-B of Chapter 2 in CUSMA. See the list of EIPA commodity codes for CUSMA SCPs. Any commodity code not listed therein is not eligible for preferential treatment under this TRQ.

CUSMA SCP TRQ means, TRQ - US 10 of Appendix 2: Tariff Schedule of the United States - (Tariff Rate Quotas) to Annex 2-B of Chapter 2 in CUSMA.

Eligibility criteria

You are eligible for an allocation if you are a:

Allocation policy

Calculation of allocations - 2021

Pool 1:

Pool 2:

Pool 3:

Calculation of allocations – 2022 and onwards

Pool 1:

Pool 2:

Returns, under-utilization and chronic return penalties, and reallocation of allocations

Exports under your CUSMA-SCP allocation

Any person that receives an allocation under this TRQ is responsible for ensuring their compliance with the EIPA, its regulations and applicable notices including this notice.

To use an allocation, you must request and obtain a shipment specific export permit from Global Affairs Canada for each shipment that you send to the United States. Permits issued for the export of SCPs  covered by this Notice can only be used to export SCPs to the United States included in Item 5203 (b) and counted towards the CUSMA-SCP TRQ, and which are included in the CUSMA-SCP commodity handbook, according to the quantity and tariff classification indicated on the permit. Any other use of this allocation may constitute an offence under the EIPA.

When declaring shipments of these goods under this TRQ to the U.S. authorities, you must ensure that they are correctly classified and accounted for only against the CUSMA-SCP TRQ.

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