the act of purchasing back something previously sold
- Some Member States have asked for a number of high-quality varieties to be exempted from quota buyback for the 2004 harvest.
- The quantities of groups of high-quality varieties exempt from the quota buyback programme for the 2004 harvest are as follows:
- determining the groups of high-quality varieties exempt from application of the quota buyback programme in raw tobacco for the 2004 harvest
- Some Member States have asked for a number of high-quality varieties to be exempted from quota buyback for the 2004 harvest. These groups of high-quality varieties should therefore be determined for the 2004 harvest.
- In addition, a non-buyback commitment and clarification by Siemens that the shareholding will be valued as of 31 December 2004, as well as the fact that Siemens cannot count on dividends, eliminates any concern that Siemens can expect to continue to participate in SMS Demag's future profits.
- In accordance with Article 34(2) of Commission Regulation (EC) No 2848/98 of 22 December 1998 laying down detailed rules for the application of Council Regulation (EEC) No 2075/92 as regards the premium scheme, production quotas and the specific aid to be granted to producer groups in the raw tobacco sector , the Commission must determine, on the basis of proposals from the Member States, which sensitive production areas and/or groups of high-quality varieties are to be exempt from the quota buyback programme.