Special Duty Programs
Urgent Update: 1/5/11
programs are put in place by the government of the U.S. and a particular
trading partner. The program often affords importers the opportunity
to import merchandise from certain countries at free or reduced
rates of duty. Please be sure to check the eligibility of specific
imported goods for each program with the harmonized tariff schedule.
Claims for preferential duty treatment are made by using the appropriate
special program indicator, in the space preceeding the tarif number
on your entry.
It is strongly
recommended you obtain a certificate of origin from the exporter,
to demonstrate proof of origin should it be required by Customs.
Please check back often to learn the status of an existing program
or the addition of new programs.