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Global Training CenterCOUNTRY OF ORIGIN

9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Central Time) – Webinar Attendees will receive the speaker’s presentation

 

 

I. KYOTO CONVENTION – WORLD CUSTOMS ORGANIZATION

II. REASONS FOR RULES OF ORIGIN

• Identify country of origin for marking and tariff purposes
• Determine qualification for U.S. government procurement
• Establish “originating goods” status under free trade agreements

III. SUBSTANTIAL TRANSFORMATION

• Purposes for which the substantial transformation standard is used
• Elements of substantial transformation, “a new and different article of commerce with a name,

character or use distinct from” a finished product’s materials. • Judicial and administrative precedent
• Assembly operations
• Changes in electronic functionality

• Recent development

IV. FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS AND THE TARIFF SHIFT STANDARD

• Determining originating goods status under NAFTA and other trade agreements • Application of the tariff shift rules
• Application of the NAFTA Marking Regulations

V. FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION “MADE IN USA” REQUIREMENTS

• Qualified and unqualified claims of U.S. origin • Review of cases