Description: This report deals with Rules of Origin (ROO) in three parts:  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;  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  a description of some alternatives and options that Congress could consider that might assist in simplifying the process.
Date: January 11, 2011
Creator: Jones, Vivian C. & Martin, Michael F.
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Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department