Nafta Agreement Chapter 4

Change of a different quality from the 48.11 position of the flooring on a paper or cardboard base of No. 48.11 or another chapter. Chapter 4 of the USMCA contains the general and specific rules of origin provisions that define the criteria and procedures for determining the applicability of tariff and non-tariff services offered by the USMCA, including: 1 The USMCA explicitly provides, for example, that products from aquaculture production in a party`s territory are considered «fully preserved or produced.» 2 According to the net cost method, the RVC is calculated by deducting the value of non-native materials from the total net cost of producing goods and dedicating the total net cost of goods. 3 Using the transaction value method, RVC is calculated by subtracting the value of non-original materials from the transaction value of the goods and by dedicating the total value of the goods. 4 For the purposes of this provision, the transaction value is adjusted to exclude any cost of international shipping of goods. 5 If such a provision is also of an average value for the object, the value of non-de minimis materials must be included in the value of the non-native materials for the applicable RVC requirement. 6 For the purposes of this provision, the transaction value is adjusted to exclude any cost of international shipping of goods. 7 A «recovered material» is defined as a material in the form of one or more elements, for the following reasons: (a) the dismantling of a used property into spare parts; and b) cleaning, inspection, inspection, control or other transformation of these parts, to the extent necessary to improve the state of operation. 8 A recycled product refers to a product under chapters 84 to 90 of HS or No.

94.02, excluding products under HS 84.18 positions; 85.09, 85.10 and 85.16, 87.03 or sub-positions 8414.51, 8450.11, 8450.12, 8508.11 and 8517.11, consisting of all or part of recovered materials and: a) has a similar life expectancy and the same performance as this when it is new; and (b) has a factory warranty similar to that of such a property, if it is new.