||Provision that allows, when determining the origin of a good, for the consideration of
imported inputs as originating provided that they come from another country that participates in the free trade zone. See Subsidies,
Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties, page 40, where this text may have a slightly different meaning.
|Change of Tariff
||Criteria used in the determination of origin that stipulates the change in the tariff
nomenclature that an imported input must undergo when incorporated into a final good so that the final good may acquire originating
status. The change in tariff classification can be at Chapter level (first two digits of the tariff nomenclature), Heading level
first four digits of the tariff nomenclature), or Sub-heading level (first six digits of the tariff nomenclature).
Containers and packing materials for shipment
||Goods that are used to protect other goods during transport, different from packaging
materials for retail sale.
||Goods that are interchangeable for trading purposes, whose properties are essentially
identical and for which it is not practical to differentiate one from another by simple visual examination.
||A good used in the production, verification or inspection of a good, but not physically
incorporated in the good; or a good that is used in the maintenance of buildings or in the operation of equipment related to the
production of a good.
|Non-originating good or
||A good or material that does not qualify as originating according to the established
||A document issued especially to certify that a good is originating in a country
participating in a free trade area.
||The full set of criteria that defines the requirements that goods must
fulfill in order to be considered originating, also including the processes agreed among the participating countries
of a free trade area for the administration and verification of origin.
||A good that, by virtue of fulfilling the requirements of the Origin Regime is considered
originating in the country in which its production process has been carried out, regardless of whether imported inputs were used in
|Regional value content
||A specific type of value test. It is a share of the value of a good accounted for by
national inputs and any other cost component that is derived from the country in which production of the good takes place.
|Rule of origin
||Specific requirements that must be fulfilled by a good produced in a free
trade zone for it to be considered as originating and thereby benefit from the preferential tariff treatment.
and repacking costs
||Costs incurred in the transport and repacking of a good outside the territory
in which the producer or exporter of the good is located.
||Maximum level of opening in the national tariff nomenclature; generally eight
or ten digits.
||Criteria used in the determination of origin of a good. It establishes the
requirements to measure the national or imported contributions that a good contains for the purpose of determining whether
the good, despite having imported inputs, complies with the requirements established in order to be considered originating.
||A good that contains no imported inputs and that has been wholly produced or
obtained within a country participating in a free trade area.