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High-Sugar Containing Products for Export to the European Union and its Member States - Serial No. 1093

Date: September 28, 2022

This Notice sets out the policies and practices pertaining to the administration of High-Sugar Containing Products referred to in Table A.1 of Annex 5-A of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union (EU) and its Member States.

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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"High-Sugar Containing Products (HSCPs)" means a product that is included in Item 5205 on the Export Control List (ECL), namely goods listed in Table A.1 of Annex 5-A of the CETA between Canada and the EU and its Member States.

See the list of EIPA commodity codes for CETA HSCPs.

"Food Processor" means an establishment that manufactures the high-sugar containing products of the type eligible to benefit from the origin quota in its own facilities in Canada.

"Sugar Refiner" means an establishment that refines sugar in its own facilities in Canada, and that has been active in the Canadian sugar-refining sector for at least five years.

Eligibility criteria

You are eligible for an allocation if you are a:

Calculation of allocations

Pool 1:

Pool 2:

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

Accessing the CETA Origin Quota for High-Sugar Containing Products

In accordance with the CETA Protocol on rules of origin and origin procedures, as an exporter, you are required to provide an origin declaration to the importer. Additionally, you must include a reference to Annex 5-A on the commercial invoice or other commercial document, and provide the importer with a copy of the export permit.

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