Tomatoes From Mexico Suspension Agreement
The reference price for each type of box shall be determined on the basis of the average weights set out in the table in Appendix C to the Agreement. The selling price delivered to a buyer for all fresh tomatoes from Mexico exported directly or indirectly to the United States through a third country includes all transportation and handling costs beyond the date of entry into the United States (for example. B McAllen, Nogales or Otay Mesa) and beyond the reference price, that is.dem FOB delivery price for the United States. Did the agreement change the U.S. Department of Agriculture`s (USDA) import requirements under Section 8e for tomatoes? 9. The failure of a signatory to inform trade of consignments of fresh tomatoes from Mexico in cartons for which the average weight is not indicated in the table of carton weights referred to in Appendix C. The suspension agreement shall be separate from and shall not affect the import requirements for tomatoes referred to in Section 8e. Shipments of fresh tomatoes from Mexico that are controlled in accordance with the import requirements of UsDA Section 8e meet the requirements of the Suspension Agreement. 38. For the purposes of the Agreement, a consignment is defined as a group of tomatoes in a given lot, distinguishing by type of packaging. (13) the export of fresh tomatoes from Mexico to the United States under a signatory number other than its own signatory number.
At the request of the Trade at any time, whether for sales made directly or indirectly to the Buyer through a sales agent, Signatories must submit a worksheet showing all adjustments, expenses and payments made by the Signatory or sales agent to the Buyer in connection with such claims reported for errors in quality and condition in a given quarter; with a vote at the invoice price and supporting documents containing the CBP input package (if available). USDA Inspection Certificates, Trade Sales and Accounting Fee Form, Bills of Lading, Invoices, Credits, Freight Invoices, Overhaul/Repackaging, Inspection Fees and Destruction Receipts, Donation Certificates, and/or Return Certificates. Pursuant to Section 734(c) of the Act, the trade found that there are exceptional circumstances in this investigation, given that the suspension of the investigation is more advantageous to the domestic industry than the continuation of the investigation and the investigation is complex. 5. The buyer may not keep or resell the defective tomatoes, directly or through third parties.  These tomatoes must be destroyed under the supervision of the USDA, with the provision of a USDA certificate to the buyer, signatory or seller to prove destruction. Proof of such destruction must be maintained by the buyer, signatory or sales agent and is subject to presentation and verification by the trade. No, the Agreement did not change the conditions for importing tomatoes referred to in Section 8E. The Agreement shall be separated and separated from Section 8e. While the USDA Importer`s Exempt Commodity Forme (SC-6) is to be subject to processing of certain tomatoes under the Agreement (hereinafter referred to in more detail), this does not affect the tomato import requirements referred to in Section 8e. In a statement, the Florida Tomato Exchange said it welcomed the signing and praised the agreement`s strong surveillance, enforcement, and circumvention provisions, including border inspections, which should help eliminate violations for the United States.