Duty Savings for Textiles and Apparel Under HTSUS Chapter 98
Webinar: 1 CCS Credit
Changes to U.S. law permit more flexibility in using certain Chapter 98 provisions for importing textiles and apparel into the U.S. with partial or even full duty elimination. This webinar will examine which production scenarios qualify for free or reduced duty rates as well as the information and documentation needed to file and support these claims.
- U.S. and other origin goods returned to the U.S.
- articles reimported after being leased abroad
- articles reimported for failing to meet specifications
- personal return shipments
- repairs and alterations, including screen printing and other embellishments
- S. components assembled abroad
- Mexico special regime assembly
- value statements
Elise Shibles is a Member of Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., resident in the San Francisco office. She advises and counsels clients on trade agreement and preference program requirements for a variety of different types of goods under U.S. and non-U.S. trade programs including NAFTA, QIZ, ASEAN-China and EU-Vietnam, among others. She also has extensive expertise in all aspects of textile and apparel trade and policy including classification, origin, marking, drafting and reviewing proposed legislation, and strategy for trade negotiations.