ANNOUNCEMENT 08 Mar 2017

U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced a reclassification ruling on March 8, 2017 that resulted in the elimination of the tariff applicable to frozen focaccia.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 08 May 2017 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced a reclassification ruling in the March 8, 2017 edition of Customs Bulletin and Decisions that resulted in the elimination of the tariff applicable to frozen focaccia, consisting of a flat bread base topped with vegetables. The item had previously been classified under HTSUS subheading 1905.90.9090 (4.5% duty), but CBP has ruled that they may be reclassified under HTSUS subheading 1905.90.1049 (duty-free). Canada, India, Korea, and Mexico are the principal suppliers of this product to the United States. The final revocation and modification became effective for goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after May 8, 2017.

 

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