Formal Notification of Waiver
Refined Sugar Re-Export Program
Sugar-containing Products Re-export Program
Polyhydric Alcohol Program
To permit toll refining of raw cane sugar under the Refined Sugar Re-export Program, the Sugar Containing Products Re-export Program and the Polyhydric Alcohol Program, the following provisions of 7 CFR 1530 are waived immediately pursuant to the Licensing Authority's authority under Secs. 1530.105(m) and 1530.113.
Paragraph (l) of Sec. 1530.105:
A refiner's license may not be "assigned" without the written
permission of the Licensing Authority.
Definitions of "transfer" and "date of transfer" in Sec 1530.101: A transfer of program sugar requires the transfer of legal title of the program sugar from a licensed refiner to a licensed manufacturer.
With this waiver, licensed manufacturers of sugar-containing products and producers of polyhydric alcohol may purchase raw cane sugar in foreign markets and import it using a refiner's license under the Refined Sugar Re-export Program. The manufacturer or polyhydric alcohol producer may maintain legal title of the imported sugar throughout the entire process, from importation as raw cane sugar, through refining, and final transfer to the license of the manufacturer or polyhydric alcohol producer.
Questions regarding the above waiver should be directed to Ronald Lord, Chief, Sugar and Dairy Branch, Import and Trade Support Programs Division, 1400 Independence Ave. S.W., Stop 1021, Washington, D.C. 20250-1021, phone: (202) 720-2916.
Lana Bennett, Director
Import and Trade Support Programs Division