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79TH CONG. , 2D SESS.-CH. 244 -APR. 30, 1946 sugars, established by this section, shall be allocated annually to the sugar-producing mills and plantation owners in the Philippines in the calendar year 1940 whose sugars were exported to the United States during such calendar year, or their successors in interest, pro- portionately on the basis of their average annual production (or in the case of such a successor in interest, the average annual production of his predecessor in interest) for the calendar years 1931, 1932, and 1933, and the amount of sugars which may be so exported shall be allocated in each year between each mill and the plantation owners on the basis of the proportion of sugars to which each mill and the plantation owners are respectively entitled, in accordance with any milling agreements between them, or any extension, modification, or renewal thereof. (e) ALLOCATION OF QUOTAS FOR REFINED SUGARS. -The quota for refined sugars established by this section shall be allocated annually to the manufacturers of refined sugars in the Philippines in the cal- endar year 1940 whose refined sugars were exported to the United States during such calendar year, or their successors in interest, pro- portionately on the basis of the amount of refined sugars produced by each such manufacturer (or in the case of such successor in interest, the amount of refined sugars produced by his predecessor in interest) which was exported to the United States during the calendar year 1940. SEC. 212. ABSOLUTE QUOTA ON CORDAGE. (a) DEFINITION OF "CORDAOE".-As used in this section the term "cordage" includes yarns, twines (including binding twine described in paragraph 1622 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended), cords, cordage, rope, and cable, tarred or untarred, wholly or in chief value of manila (abaca) or other hard fiber. (b) DEFINITION OF "PHILIPPINE CORDAGE".- For the purpose of this section, an article shall not be considered "Philippine cordage" unless it is a product of the Philippines. (c) AMOUNT OF QUOTA.- During the period from January 1, 1946, to July 3, 1974, both dates inclusive, the total amount of all Philippine cordage which, in any calendar year, may be entered, or withdrawn from warehouse, in the United States for consumption, shall not exceed 6,000,000 pounds; except that during the period from January 1, 1974, to July 3, 1974, both dates inclusive, such total amount shall not exceed 3,000,000 pounds. (d) ALLOCATION OF QUOTAs. - The quota for cordage established by this section shall be allocated annually to the manufacturers of cordage in the Philippines in the calendar year 1940 whose cordage was exported to the United States during such calendar year, or their successors in interest, proportionately on the basis of the amount of cordage produced by each such manufacturer (or in the case of such successor in interest, the amount of the cordage produced by his predecessor in interest) which was exported to the United States during the twelve months immediately preceding the inauguration of the Commonwealth of the Philippines. SEC. 213. ABSOLUTE QUOTA ON RICE. (a) DEFINITION OF RICE.-As used in this section the term "rice" includes rice meal, flour, polish, and bran. (b) DEFINITION OF PHILIPPINE RICE.- For the purposes of this sec- tion, an article shall not be considered "Philippine rice" unless it is a Philippine article. (c) AMOUNT OF QuOTA. -During the period from January 1, 1946, to July 3, 1974, both dates inclusive, the total amount of all Philippine rice which, in any calendar year may be entered, or withdrawn from 80634-47-PT . I-- -10 46 Stat. 675 . 19U.S.C.i1201, par. 1622 . 145 60 STAT.]