Decision Nº 3/2002 of the EU-Mexico Joint Council
of 13 May 2002
relating to the tariff treatment of certain products listed in Annexes I and II to Decision Nº 2/2000
of the EU-Mexico Joint Council
THE JOINT COUNCIL,
Having regard to the Economic Partnership, Political Coordination and Cooperation Agreement between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the United Mexican States, of the other part, signed in Brussels on 8 December 1997 (1),
Having regard to Decision Nº 2/2000 of the EU-Mexico Joint Council of 23 March 2000 (hereinafter ‘Decision Nº 2/2000’) and in particular to Article 3(5) thereof (2),
(1) Article 3(5) of Decision Nº 2/2000 enables the Joint Council to accelerate the reduction of customs duties or otherwise improve conditions of access, so as to supersede the terms established in Articles 4 to 10 thereof for the product concerned.
(2) It is appropriate to provide that the customs duties applied by each party on imports of products falling within category 4 should not exceed the base rates stipulated in Annexes I and II,
HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:
1. Customs duties on imports into the Community of products originating in Mexico listed in Annex I under category 4 shall not exceed the base rates for those products specified in that Annex.
2. Customs duties on imports into Mexico of products originating in the Community listed in Annex II under category 4 shall not exceed the base rates for those products specified in that Annex.
This Decision shall enter into force on the fifth day following that of its adoption by the Joint Council.
Done at Brussels, 13 May 2002.
For the Joint Council
J. PIQUÉ I CAMPS L. E. DERBEZ BAUTISTA
(1)OJ L 276, 28.10.2000, p. 45.
(2)OJ L 157, 30.6.2000, p. 10.
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