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Duty-Free Treatment Removed for Numerous Goods in GSP Proclamation

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

Dozens of goods are being removed from eligibility for preferential duty treatment under the Generalized System of Preferences in a presidential proclamation issued Oct. 30. These and the other changes set forth below will be effective with respect to goods entered or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption on or after 12:01 a.m. EDT on Nov. 1.

Removals. The following HTSUS numbers are being removed from GSP eligibility when imported from the countries indicated because they exceeded the applicable competitive need limitations in 2017.

Argentina: 1702.90.10, 2008.11.25, 3301.13.00

Belize: 0713.34.20

Bosnia and Herzegovina: 3603.00.60

Brazil: 2906.19.30, 1602.50.05, 2909.19.18, 2914.40.10, 2926.10.00, 3802.90.10, 3824.99.32, 4012.90.45, 4101.90.40, 4107.99.80, 4411.12.90, 6802.99.00, 7202.11.10, 7403.19.00, 8410.13.00

Ecuador: 0304.91.90, 0714.50.60, 1202.41.40, 1806.90.01

Egypt: 9614.00.26

Falkland Islands: 0304.92.90

India: 0405.20.80, 0711.40.00, 0713.60.60, 0802.80.10, 1103.19.14, 1301.90.40, 2001.90.45, 2516.20.20, 2827.39.25, 2827.39.45, 2828.10.00, 2831.90.00, 2834.10.10, 2841.61.00, 2841.70.50, 2844.30.10, 2903.83.00, 2904.10.08, 2904.99.04, 2907.15.10, 2907.29.25, 2908.19.20, 2913.00.50, 2914.31.00, 2915.50.20, 2918.13.50, 2920.23.00, 2921.42.21, 2921.42.23, 2922.29.26, 2924.29.36, 2924.29.43, 2930.90.30, 2931.32.00, 2931.34.00, 2932.99.08, 2933.19.35, 2933.99.06, 2933.99.85, 2935.90.20, 3920.94.00, 4104.11.30, 4107.12.40, 4107.19.40, 4107.91.40, 5209.31.30, 5209.41.30, 5702.92.10, 7113.20.25, 9205.90.14

Indonesia: 2916.19.50

Kazakhstan: 8112.19.00

Pakistan: 0305.20.20

Philippines: 0714.30.60, 4602.19.23, 5607.90.35

Suriname: 0304.93.90

Thailand: 0603.13.00, 0810.60.00, 0813.40.10, 0813.40.80, 2005.80.00, 2006.00.70, 2008.99.50, 4418.73.30, 8443.11.10, 8450.20.00, 9620.00.15

Turkey: 0710.80.50, 2833.29.40, 2840.11.00

Continuations. GSP eligibility is being continued for the following HTSUS numbers from the countries indicated that were determined to be eligible for CNL waivers.

- HTSUS 0410.00.00, edible products of animal origin, from Indonesia

- HTSUS 2836.91.00, lithium carbonates, from Argentina

- HTSUS 7202.50.00, ferrosilicon chromium, from Kazakhstan

Redesignation. Ammonium perrhenate (HTSUS 2841.90.20) from Kazakhstan has been redesignated as eligible for GSP treatment because imports of this product did not exceed the applicable CNL in 2017.

Fruit Juice. HTSUS 2009.89.60 is replaced with HTSUS 2009.89.65 (cherry juice), which is eligible for GSP unless imported from Turkey or Ukraine, and 2009.89.70 (other fruit juices), which is eligible for GSP unless imported from Ukraine.

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