U.S. technical corrections to rules of origin for certain goods imported into United States

Reflect recent changes in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS)

Reflect recent changes in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and the Department of Homeland Security today released for publication in the Federal Register a final rule with technical corrections to CBP regulations to reflect recent changes in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS).

According to the final rule [PDF 308 KB], the affected provisions, which are based in part on specified changes in tariff classification, comprise a codified system used for determining:

  • The country of origin for marking purposes for goods imported under the trade agreement between the United States, Mexico, and Canada (USMCA)
  • The country of origin of imported goods for the purposes specified in paragraph 1 of Annex 311 of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) for outstanding pending NAFTA claims
  • Whether an imported good is a new or different article of commerce under the United States-Morocco free trade agreement and the United States-Bahrain free trade agreement
  • The country of origin of textile and apparel products (other than those of Israel)

For more information, contact a professional with KPMG’s Trade & Customs services:

Doug Zuvich
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John L. McLoughlin
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Andy Siciliano
Partner and National Practice Leader
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Steve Brotherton
Principal and Global Export and Sanctions Leader
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Luis (Lou) Abad
Principal, Washington National Tax
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Irina Vaysfeld
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Amie Ahanchian
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Christopher Young
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Gisele Belotto
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George Zaharatos
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Andy Doornaert
Managing Director
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Jessica Libby
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