Committee on Market Access - Notification pursuant to the Decision on Notification Procedures for Quantitative Restrictions (G/L/59/Rev.1) - Ukraine - Addendum

NOTIFICATION PURSUANT TO THE DECISION ON NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES
FOR QUANTITATIVE RESTRICTIONS (G/L/59/Rev.1)

Ukraine

Addendum

The following communication, dated 23 November 2022, is being circulated at the request of the delegation of Ukraine.

 

A.      Notifying Member: Ukraine

B.      Date of notification: 22 November 2022

C.      First time notification:

      Yes

      No, last notification was made in (doc. symbol): G/MA/QR/N/UKR/6/Add.1

D.      Type of notification:

      1.  Complete (i.e. notification of all quantitative restrictions in force)

      2.  Changes to the notifications previously made in G/MA/QR/N/UKR/6/Add.1 which are of the following nature:

            2.1   Introduction of new restrictions, as listed in Section 1.

            2.2   Elimination of restrictions, as described in G below.

            2.3   Modification of a previously notified restriction, as described in Section 1.

      3.  Reverse notification of restrictions maintained by (Member):

E.     The notification provides information for the following biennial period (e.g. 2012‑2014): 2022-2024 and relates to restrictions in force as of 22 November 2022

F.      This notification contains information* relating to:

      Section 1:   List of quantitative restrictions that are currently in force.

      Section 2:  Cross-reference to other WTO notifications with information on quantitative restrictions that are currently in force and additional information.

G.      Comments of a general nature, including a description of the elimination of restrictions notified under D.2.2 and the date they ceased to be in force.

Ukraine notifies the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of 1 November 2022 No. 1278 "On Amendment to Annex 1 to the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of 29 December 2021 No. 1424", according to which code 2701 for coal, anthracite; briquettes, ovoids and similar solid fuels manufactured from coal is replaced by codes 2701 11 00 00, 2701 12 90 00, 2701 19 00 00, 2701 20 00 00.

Additionally, a quota of 200,000 tons for coking coal (grade "K" only) under code              2701 12 10 00 is introduced.

The measure is effective from 16 November 2022.

 


Section 1: List of quantitative restrictions that are currently in force

 

QR
No.

General description of the restriction

Type of restriction

Tariff line code(s) affected, according to UKTZED (based on HS 2017)

Detailed Product Description

WTO Justification and Grounds for Restriction, e.g., Other International Commitments)

National legal basis and entry into force

Administration, modification of previously notified measures, and other comments

 

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

1

Export restriction

GQ-X

NAL-X

2701 11 00 00

2701 12 90 00

2701 19 00 00

2701 20 00 00

Coal, anthracite; briquettes, ovoids and similar solid fuels manufactured from coal

Article XI:2 (a) of the GATT – prevention of critical shortage of product essential for exporting country, inter alia

 

Article XXI of the GATT – security exceptions, inter alia

Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of
1 November 2022 No. 1278 "On Amendment to Annex 1 to the Resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine No. 1424 of 29 December 2021"

 

https://zakon.rada.gov.ua/laws/show/1278-2022-%D0%BF#n2

 

Administered by the State Customs Service, the Ministry of Energy (consent) and the Ministry of Economy (license)

 

 

 

2701 12 10 00

Coking coal (grade "K" only) in quota amount of 200,000 tons

 

Effective from 16 November 2022

 

 

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