ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Jan 2012

According to the WTO Tariff Download Facility, during 2012 the authorities of USA changed their GSP import tariffs at the 6-digit HS code level for a number of products. This entry consolidates all of the applied GSP tariff changes by the reporting country in the year in question. There may be further GTA entires covering some of the same tariff changes which the GTA team has separately reported in the database.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

4

  • 2 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 2 liberalising

SOURCE

WTO Tariff Download facility, http://tariffdata.wto.org (Downloaded on 2018-10-10)

Inception date: 01 Jan 2012 | Removal date: 31 Dec 2016

Import tariff

USA decreased the average tariff rate of 22 6-digit HS product categories within the GSP tariff regime in 2012 compared to the previous year available in the WTO Tariff Download Facility.
Inception date: 31 Dec 2012 | Removal date: open ended

Import tariff

USA increased the average tariff rate of 8 6-digit HS product categories within the GSP tariff regime in 2012 compared to the previous year available in the WTO Tariff Download Facility.
Inception date: 01 Jan 2012 | Removal date: 31 Dec 2013

Import tariff

USA decreased the average tariff rate of 9 6-digit HS product categories within the LDC duties tariff regime in 2012 compared to the previous year available in the WTO Tariff Download Facility.
Inception date: 31 Dec 2012 | Removal date: 31 Dec 2013

Import tariff

USA increased the average tariff rate of 2 6-digit HS product categories within the LDC duties tariff regime in 2012 compared to the previous year available in the WTO Tariff Download Facility.