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 Jul 2017 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

Effective July 1, 2017 duty-free treatment under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) is expanded for imported travel goods. Luggage, backpacks, handbags, pockets goods (such as wallets), and other travel goods may now be imported duty-free from least-developed beneficiary developing countries and African Growth and Opportunity Act countries. This covers the following items in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States: 4202.11.00, 4202.12.21, 4202.12.40, 4202.12.81, 4202.21.60, 4202.21.90, 4202.22.15, 4202.22.45, 4202.22.81, 4202.31.60, 4202.32.40, 4202.32.80, 4202.32.93, 4202.32.99, 4202.91.90, 4202.92.15, 4202.92.20, 4202.92.31, 4202.92.39, 4202.92.45, 4202.92.91, 4202.92.97, and 4202.99.90.

In addition to those items, GSP duty-free treatment is newly available to products classified under the following HTSUS numbers from all beneficiary developing countries:

  • 1104.19.90 (rolled or flaked grains of cereals, other than of barley or oats) 2915.90.18 (saturated acyclic monocarboxylic acids)
  • 3301.13.00 (essential oils of lemon)
  • 3809.93.50 (finishing agents, dye carriers, and other preparations used in leather and like industries, < 5% by weight aromatic (mod.) substance(s))
  • 3912.20.00 (cellulose nitrates (including collodions) in primary forms)

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

231 Grain mill products
1104 Cereal grains otherwise worked (for example, hulled, rolled, flaked, pearled, sliced or kibbled), except rice of heading 10.06; germ of cereals, whole, rolled, flaked or ground.
110419 Of other cereals
292 Luggage & handbags; saddlery & harness; other leather articles
4202 Trunks, suitcases, vanitycases, executivecases, briefcases, school satchels, spectacle cases, binocular cases, camera cases, musical instrument cases, gun cases, holsters and similar containers; travellingbags, insulated food or beverages bags, toile
420211 With outer surface of leather or of composition leather
420212 With outer surface of plastics or of textile materials
420221 With outer surface of leather or of composition leather
420222 With outer surface of plastic sheeting or of textile materials
420231 With outer surface of leather or of composition leather
420232 With outer surface of plastic sheeting or of textile materials
420291 With outer surface of leather or of composition leather
420292 With outer surface of plastic sheeting or of textile materials
420299 Other
347 Plastics in primary forms
3912 Cellulose and its chemical derivatives, not elsewhere specified or included, in primary forms.
391220 Cellulose nitrates (including collodions)
354 Chemical products n.e.c.
3301 Essential oils (terpeneless or not), including concretes and absolutes; resinoids; extracted oleoresins; concentrates of essential oils in fats, in fixed oils, in waxes or the like, obtained by enfleurage or maceration; terpenic byproducts of the deterpe
330113 Of lemon
3809 Finishing agents, dye carriers to accelerate the dyeing or fixing of dyestuffs and other products and preparations (for example, dressings and mordants), of a kind used in the textile, paper, leather or like industries, not elsewhere specified or included
380993 Of a kind used in the leather or like industries

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