Sugar Monthly Import and Re-Export Data

Commodities

  • The January WASDE report shows fiscal year (FY) 2015 WTO raw sugar tariff-rate quota (TRQ) shortfall projected at 99,208 short tons raw value (STRV), unchanged from last month.  The country details are shown on Table 3.  
  • On January 9, the third tranche of the FY 2015 specialty sugar TRQ opened for 22,050 metric tons raw value (MTRV).  A valid specialty sugar certificate must accompany the imported sugar.
  • The amount by which calendar year (CY) 2014 final FTA entries fell short of TRQ allocations (CAFTA-DR, Colombia, Panama, and Peru) totaled 7,397 MTRV, well below the record-high 74,148 MTRV in CY 2013.  The country details are shown on Table 5A. 
  • On December 19, 2014, USTR announced CY 2015 FTA TRQs.  See Federal Register Notice: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2014-12-19/pdf/2014-29786.pdf
  • Beginning January 1, 2015, quantitative limits on sugar items from Bahrain are removed.  Given that under the United States-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement, items must be originating goods of Bahrain, and no significant change in trade patterns is anticipated.
  • Past Reports (USDA Economics, Statistics and Market Information System)

FY 2015 January Report (Excel)
FY 2015 January Report (PDF)