IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 01 Oct 2015 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

The proclamation also adds certain cotton products to GSP treatment as of October 1, 2015. These products will be added to the list of GSP-eligible goods when imported from least-developed beneficiary developing countries: Cotton, not carded or combed, having a staple length under 28.575 mm (1-1/8 inches), not harsh or rough, not elsewhere specified or included (HTSUS 5201.00.18) Cotton, not carded or combed, harsh or rough, staple length of 29.36875 mm or more but under 34.925 mm & white in color, not elsewhere specified or included (HTSUS 5201.00.28) Cotton, not carded or combed, staple length of 28.575 mm or more but under 34.925 mm, not elsewhere specified or included (HTSUS 5201.00.38) Cotton card strips made from cotton waste having staple length under 30.1625 mm and lap, sliver and roving waste, not elsewhere specified or included (HTSUS 5202.99.30) Cotton fibers, carded or combed, of cotton fiber processed, but not spun, not elsewhere specified or included (HTSUS 5203.00.30) The competitive-need limits are being waived for two products from Thailand, thus reinstating them to GSP eligibility. These are coconuts, otherwise prepared or preserved, not elsewhere specified or included (HTSUS 2008.19.15); and copper alloys (other than brass, cupro-nickel or nickel-silver), wire, coated or plated with metal (HTSUS 7408.29.10). The following products that had previously exceeded the applicable competitive-need limits, but are being redesignated as GSP-eligible effective October 1, 2015: Oilcake and other solid residues resulting from the extraction of vegetable fats or oils, of sunflower seeds (HTSUS 2306.30.00) from Ukraine Rare gases other than argon (HTSUS 2804.29.00) from Ukraine Insulated ignition wiring sets and other wiring sets of a kind used in vehicles, aircraft or ships (HTSUS 8544.30.00) from Indonesia Parts of railway/tramway locomotives/rolling stock, axles (HTSUS 8607.19.03) from Ukraine

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

019 Forage; natural rubber; living plants; raw vegetable materials
5201 Cotton, not carded or combed.
520100 Cotton, not carded or combed.
214 Prepared & preserved fruits & nuts
2008 Fruit, nuts and other edible parts of plants, otherwise prepared or preserved, whether or not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter or spirit, not elsewhere specified or included.
200811 Groundnuts
200819 Other, including mixtures
200820 Pineapples
200830 Citrus fruit
200840 Pears
200850 Apricots
200860 Cherries
200870 Peaches, including nectarines
200880 Strawberries
200891 Palm hearts
200893 Cranberries (Vaccinium macrocarpon, Vaccinium oxycoccos, Vaccinium vitisidaea)
200897 Mixtures
200899 Other
219 Oil-cake; flours & meals of oil seeds; vegetable waxes; etc.
2306 Oilcake and other solid residues, whether or not ground or in the form of pellets, resulting from the extraction of vegetable fats or oils, other than those of heading 23.04 or 23.05.
230630 Of sunflower seeds
230641 Of low erucic acid rape or colza seeds
230649 Other
230690 Other
314 Boards & panels
4412 Plywood, veneered panels and similar laminated wood.
441210 Of bamboo
441231 With at least one outer ply of tropical wood specified in Subheading Note 2 to this Chapter
441232 Other, with at least one outer ply of nonconiferous wood
441239 Other
441294 Blockboard, laminboard and battenboard
441299 Other
342 Basic inorganic chemicals n.e.c.
2804 Hydrogen, rare gases and other nonmetals.
280410 Hydrogen
280421 Argon
280429 Other
280450 Boron; tellurium
280461 Containing by weight not less than 99.99 % of silicon
280469 Other
280470 Phosphorus
280480 Arsenic
280490 Selenium
392 Non-metal wastes or scraps
5202 Cotton waste (including yarn waste and garnetted stock).
520299 Other
415 Unfinished products of copper, nickel, aluminium, lead, zinc or tin
7408 Copper wire.
740811 Of which the maximum crosssectional dimension exceeds 6 mm
740819 Other
740821 Of copperzinc base alloys (brass)
740822 Of coppernickel base alloys (cupronickel) or coppernickelzinc base alloys (nickel silver)
740829 Other
429 Other fabricated metal products
7413 Stranded wire, cables, plaited bands and the like, of copper, not electrically insulated.
741300 Stranded wire, cables, plaited bands and the like, of copper, not electrically insulated.
463 Insulated wire & cable; optical fibre cables
8544 Insulated (including enamelled or anodised) wire, cable (including coaxial cable) and other insulated electric conductors, whether or not fitted with connectors; optical fibre cables, made up of individually sheathed fibres, whether or not assembled with
854411 Of copper
854419 Other
854420 Coaxial cable and other coaxial electric conductors
854430 Ignition wiring sets and other wiring sets of a kind used in vehicles, aircraft or ships
854442 Fitted with connectors
854449 Other
854460 Other electric conductors, for a voltage exceeding 1,000 V
854470 Optical fibre cables
495 Railway & tramway locomotives & rolling stock; parts
8607 Parts of railway or tramway locomotives or rollingstock.
860711 Driving bogies and bisselbogies
860719 Other, including parts
860721 Air brakes and parts thereof
860729 Other
860730 Hooks and other coupling devices, buffers, and parts thereof
860791 Of locomotives
860799 Other

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