International Trade: Rules of Origin

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This report deals with Rules of Origin (ROO) in three parts: [1] a detailed description of the reasons that country-of-origin rules are important with brief descriptions of U.S. laws and methods that provide direction in making these determinations; [2] a brief discussion of some of the more controversial issues involving rules of origin, including the apparently subjective nature of some CBP origin determinations, and the effects of the global manufacturing process on ROO; and [3] a description of some alternatives and options that Congress could consider that might assist in simplifying the process.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: January 11, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Creator (Author):
Jones, Vivian C.

Specialist in International Trade and Finance

Creator (Author):
Martin, Michael F.

Analyst in Asian Trade and Finance

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
Date(s):
  • Creation: January 11, 2011
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United States
Description:

This report deals with Rules of Origin (ROO) in three parts: [1] a detailed description of the reasons that country-of-origin rules are important with brief descriptions of U.S. laws and methods that provide direction in making these determinations; [2] a brief discussion of some of the more controversial issues involving rules of origin, including the apparently subjective nature of some CBP origin determinations, and the effects of the global manufacturing process on ROO; and [3] a description of some alternatives and options that Congress could consider that might assist in simplifying the process.

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22 pages.

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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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