The agreement covers all fresh or chilled tomatoes grown in Mexico, with the exception of processing tomatoes. Trade begins and ends within 12 months of the signing of this agreement and subsequently at times deemed appropriate by trade. From the validity date until the end of the boxing weight exercise, the boxing weights of the previous suspension agreement of 2013 will be included in this current agreement with the necessary supplements or modifications. 5. In the implementation of the inspection program, each signatory must, by contractual agreement with the relevant party, ensure that the importer requests the USDA inspection in accordance with Section VII.C.2 for all imports of fresh tomatoes from Mexico, in accordance with Section VII.C.2, and retains section VII.C.4. Similarly, when implementing the inspection program, signatories must ensure, through a contractual agreement with the party concerned, that all batches of tomatoes that are not subject to USDA inspection are either exceeded and verified or returned to Mexico, as noted above. Signatories must provide proof of these contractual agreements, make these records available to trade on demand and make them available to trade at any time for verification. Price adjustments are limited to USDA examination fees and transportation costs for defective tomatoes calculated in accordance with Schedule D. The purpose of this appendix is to clarify procedures for adjusting the selling price of significant tomatoes resulting from certain changes in the condition after shipment for USDA inspection at destination points (for example.
B reception facilities). In the event of a partial refusal, the net sale price of all tomatoes accepted in the lot is obtained at a unit price equal to 100% of the applicable reference price set in Schedule A, reduced by USDA unit inspection charges and unit transport costs attributable to defective tomatoes. In these cases, the following formula must be followed: 51 3. USDA conducts inspections (full certification) in accordance with its usual practice to determine quality, condition and quality in accordance with the corresponding USDA standard for fresh tomatoes and greenhouse tomatoes and the use of shipping point tolerances. All tomatoes must be at least on the us. 2 quality number. The current USDA standards are: In accordance with the requirements of Section 734 (c) of the Act, In order to completely eliminate the adverse effects of exports to the United States and to avoid the suppression or undercutting of fresh tomatoes in the domestic market, the reference prices are: 2. The USDA examines the following quantities of fresh tomatoes originating in Mexico. whole tomatoes and roma tomatoes (including Stem On) and bulk grape tomatoes. The following fresh tomatoes are exempt from the inspection requirement: vine tomatoes, special tomatoes and grape tomatoes in retail packages of 2 pounds or less.