U.S. Customs and Border Protection July 8, 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

North American Free Trade Agreement; Preference Override
Document Number: 2016-16088
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-07-08
Agency: Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of the Treasury
The United States, Canada and Mexico have agreed to liberalize provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) preference rules of origin that relate to certain goods, including certain spices. However, such liberalization cannot take effect unless U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) amends its regulations to allow the NAFTA preference override to apply to certain spice products and other food products. This document proposes such an amendment.