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Submit quantity reports in accordance with the Market Regulation Goods Reporting Ordinance

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Schleswig-Holstein (Linie6PLus)

Service Description

Companies in the fat, grain, starch, alcohol, animal feed, milk and sugar industries are obliged to submit regular reports including milk price, sugar sales price and sugar beet price to the Federal Office for Agriculture and Food.

The Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (BLE) monitors and regularly reports on the markets for cereals, animal feed, fats, milk, sugar and alcohol in Germany. To do this, it draws on data from producers, producer associations, processing companies and trading companies in the

  • fat industry,
  • the grain industry,
  • starch industry,
  • animal feed industry,
  • dairy industry,
  • sugar industry,
  • alcohol industry.

If you are active in one of the above economic sectors, you are obliged to report regularly to the BLE.

In the reports, you report on the purchase of agricultural raw materials, their stocks, processing, sales and the production, stocks and sales of the manufactured products as well as the components of the milk producer price and the sugar sales and sugar beet purchase price.

As a rule, you must submit the reports online on a monthly basis. The alcohol quantities and sugar beet prices must be reported on request using the Excel form

Small businesses:

There is an exception for small businesses in the grain, starch and animal feed industries. Here, one quantity report in the marketing year (01.07. of one year to 30.06. of the following year) is sufficient. This also applies to the alcohol industry. An exception also applies to small companies in the fat industry. Here too, a quantity declaration in the calendar year (01.01 to 31.12 of a year) is sufficient.

The following companies are considered small companies and only have to submit a quantity declaration once in the financial year or calendar year:

  • Mills processing 1,000 to less than 5,000 tons of grain per year.
  • In addition to grinding mills, mills also include hulling mills and rice mills.
  • Malting plants with a malt production of 1,000 to less than 10,000 tons per year,
  • Manufacturers of starch with an annual production of 1,000 to less than 5,000 tons of starch per year,
  • Compound feed companies with an annual production of 1,000 to less than 10,000 tons of compound feed,
  • Trading companies with annual sales of 1,000 to less than 10,000 tons of cereals, pulses, oilseeds, oil cakes, oilseed meals and expellers,
  • Companies with an annual production of 1,000 to less than 10,000 hectoliters of ethyl alcohol from grain,
  • Oil mills processing 1,000 to less than 10,000 tons of oilseeds per year,
  • Refineries, hardening plants and manufacturers of fish oil with a production of up to less than 1,000 tons of oils and fats per year,
  • Manufacturers of margarine products, margarine preparations, edible fats and edible oils with a production of less than 1,000 tons of these products per year,
  • Manufacturers of mixed fat products and preparations of mixed fat products, including dairies, with a production of less than 1,000 tons of these products per year,

Other companies:

An annual quantity declaration is also sufficient for the following companies:

  • Producers and manufacturers of pasta from 1,000 tons of pasta production,
  • Coffee substitutes, nutritional and baking products and other cereal products from a processing of 1,000 tons of raw materials,
  • Producers of ethyl alcohol of agricultural origin with an annual production of more than 1,000 hectoliters,
  • importers of ethyl alcohol of agricultural origin with an annual traded quantity of more than 1,000 hectoliters

per year.

Exemption from the obligation to declare:

In addition, there are also companies to which the reporting obligation does not apply. The following companies are exempt:

  • Dairies that process less than 3,000 liters of milk per day on average per year,
  • Milk purchasers who buy less than 500 liters of milk from the producer on average per day in a year,
  • Mills with an annual processing of less than 1,000 tons of grain,
  • Malting plants with an annual production of less than 1,000 tons of malt,
  • producers of starch with an annual production of less than 1,000 tons of starch,
  • Manufacturers of pasta with an annual production of less than 1,000 tons of pasta,
  • Manufacturers of nutrients and baking agents as well as coffee substitutes and other cereal products with an annual processing of less than 1,000 tons of raw materials,
  • compound feed companies with an annual production of compound feed of less than 1,000 tons,
  • Trading companies with annual sales of less than 1,000 tons of cereals, pulses, oilseeds, oil cakes, oil meals or expellers,
  • Oil mills with an annual oilseed processing volume of less than 1,000 tons,
  • Sugar manufacturers with an annual sugar production of less than 1,000 tons (white sugar value),
  • Traders in sugar with an annual purchase of less than 1,000 tons of crystalline or liquid sugar,
  • Manufacturers of isoglucose who produce less than 1,000 tons of isoglucose per year,
  • producers of ethyl alcohol of agricultural origin with an annual production of 1,000 hectoliters or less,
  • importers of ethyl alcohol of agricultural origin who import 1,000 hectoliters of ethyl alcohol or less per year.

Process flow

You submit your quantity report via "MVO-Online". In the online reporting procedure, you have the option of either entering your data via an online form or transmitting it automatically via a data interface.

Via online form

  • Go to "MVO-Online" and log in with your user name and password.
    • If you do not yet have access to the MVO online reporting procedure, you must first register. Please get in touch with your contact person at the BLE.
    • The BLE will work with you to create the online form that applies to you.
  • Open the online form that applies to you and enter your data.
    • Depending on the notification type, data on purchasing, stocks, processing, production and sales may be required. Help texts in the form support you in completing the form.
  • Once you have completed the online form, send it off.
  • If there are no errors in the online form, you will receive a message that your data has been successfully submitted.

Via data interface

  • Please first check whether you have an interface key and a partner number from the BLE. You will need these for the data transfer.
    • If you do not have these, please get in touch with your contact person at the BLE for the application.
  • Convert the data to be reported into the XML format defined by the BLE. The XML schema is available for download on the BLE website.
  • Please note all further information on data transmission on the BLE website.
  • Your data will be transmitted via the HTTPS protocol.
  • If no errors occur during transmission, you will receive a message about successful data transmission.
Requirements

Producers, producer associations, treatment and processing companies and trading companies in the fat, grain, starch, animal feed, milk, alcohol and sugar industries that are not exempt from the reporting obligation are required to report.

Which documents are required?

You do not need to submit any further documents.

What are the fees?

There are no costs for you.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

The deadlines for submitting declarations vary depending on the economic sector:

Volume reporting, including milk and sugar price reporting:

  • Dairy industry: You must submit the declaration for the previous month by the 20th of the month.
  • Fat industry:
    • Monthly reporting companies: You must submit the report for the previous month by the 20th of the month.
    • annually reporting companies: You must submit the report for the previous year by 30.01 of the year.
  • Grain, feed and starch industry
    • monthly reporting companies: You must submit the report for the previous month by the 20th of the month.
    • Companies reporting annually: You must submit the report for the previous marketing year by 30.07 of each year.
  • Sugar industry
    • You must submit the declaration for the previous month by the 20th of the month.
    • By June 30 of each year, you must submit the notification of the sugar beet purchase price for the previous marketing year.
  • Alcohol industry
    • You must submit the declaration for the previous financial year by March 1 of each year.
Processing duration

After submitting the data, you will receive a notification directly via the transmission in "MVO-Online".

Your personal processing time can vary from 2 minutes to 2 hours depending on the type of notification. The processing time depends on the electronic processing and the number of individual reporting facts.

Legal basis
Appeal
  • The generally applicable legal remedies are available.
  • You can find detailed information on the further procedure for lodging appeals in the context of administrative offense proceedings under the Market Regulation Goods Notification Ordinance in the notification.
Applications / forms
  • Forms: no
  • Written form required: no
  • Personal appearance required: no
  • Online services available: Yes
What else should I know?

There are no indications or special features.

Author
Forwarding service: Deep link to the original portal

Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (BLE)

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL)

Professionally released on

13.01.2022

Teaser

Companies in the fat, grain, starch, alcohol, animal feed, milk and sugar industries are obliged to submit regular reports including milk price, sugar sales price and sugar beet price to the Federal Office for Agriculture and Food.

Process flow

You submit your quantity report via "MVO-Online". In the online reporting procedure, you have the option of either entering your data via an online form or transmitting it automatically via a data interface.

Via online form

  • Go to "MVO-Online" and log in with your user name and password.
    • If you do not yet have access to the MVO online reporting procedure, you must first register. Please get in touch with your contact person at the BLE.
    • The BLE will work with you to create the online form that applies to you.
  • Open the online form that applies to you and enter your data.
    • Depending on the notification type, data on purchasing, stocks, processing, production and sales may be required. Help texts in the form support you in completing the form.
  • Once you have completed the online form, send it off.
  • If there are no errors in the online form, you will receive a message that your data has been successfully submitted.

Via data interface

  • Please first check whether you have an interface key and a partner number from the BLE. You will need these for the data transfer.
    • If you do not have these, please get in touch with your contact person at the BLE for the application.
  • Convert the data to be reported into the XML format defined by the BLE. The XML schema is available for download on the BLE website.
  • Please note all further information on data transmission on the BLE website.
  • Your data will be transmitted via the HTTPS protocol.
  • If no errors occur during transmission, you will receive a message about successful data transmission.

Requirements

Producers, producer associations, treatment and processing companies and trading companies in the fat, grain, starch, animal feed, milk, alcohol and sugar industries that are not exempt from the reporting obligation are required to report.

Which documents are required?

You do not need to submit any further documents.

What are the fees?

There are no costs for you.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

The deadlines for submitting declarations vary depending on the economic sector:

Volume reporting, including milk and sugar price reporting:

  • Dairy industry: You must submit the declaration for the previous month by the 20th of the month.
  • Fat industry:
    • Monthly reporting companies: You must submit the report for the previous month by the 20th of the month.
    • annually reporting companies: You must submit the report for the previous year by 30.01 of the year.
  • Grain, feed and starch industry
    • monthly reporting companies: You must submit the report for the previous month by the 20th of the month.
    • Companies reporting annually: You must submit the report for the previous marketing year by 30.07 of each year.
  • Sugar industry
    • You must submit the declaration for the previous month by the 20th of the month.
    • By June 30 of each year, you must submit the notification of the sugar beet purchase price for the previous marketing year.
  • Alcohol industry
    • You must submit the declaration for the previous financial year by March 1 of each year.

Processing duration

After submitting the data, you will receive a notification directly via the transmission in "MVO-Online".

Your personal processing time can vary from 2 minutes to 2 hours depending on the type of notification. The processing time depends on the electronic processing and the number of individual reporting facts.

Legal basis

Appeal

  • The generally applicable legal remedies are available.
  • You can find detailed information on the further procedure for lodging appeals in the context of administrative offense proceedings under the Market Regulation Goods Notification Ordinance in the notification.

Applications / forms

  • Forms: no
  • Written form required: no
  • Personal appearance required: no
  • Online services available: Yes

What else should I know?

There are no indications or special features.

Author

Forwarding service: Deep link to the original portal

Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (BLE)

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Technically approved by

Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL)

Professionally released on

13.01.2022

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