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The handbook is based on the Temporary Tariff Measures Law, the Cabinet Order for Enforcement of the Temporary Tariff Measures Law and the Administrative Rule for Enforcement of the Temporary Tariff Measures Law … Further information on the Generalized System of Preferences scheme of Japan is available on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (see http://www.mofa.go.jp/policy/economy/gsp/ … Handbook on the Rules of Origin of the European Union (UNCTAD/ITCD/TSB/Misc.25/Rev.3/Add.1 …
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in the markets of developed and developing countries under a number of schemes and arrangements, such as the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP), the trade preferences under the ACP-EU Cotonou Partnership Agreement, as well as other preferential instruments granted to … The present handbook will focus on the special provisions in favor of LDCs and applicable rules of origin, as contained in the GSP schemes of the Quad countries, namely the European Community, Japan, the United States and Canada …
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26 C. Rules of origin under the European Union GSP scheme … Japan … 49 B. Rules of origin under the United States GSP scheme … 69 B. Rules of origin under the Canadian GSP scheme for LDCs (LDCT … board FTA Free Trade Agreement GATT General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade GPT General Preferential Tariff GSP Generalized System of Preferences HELP Haiti Economic Lift Program HOPE Haitian Hemispheric Opportunity through Partnership Encouragement Act HS Harmonized System HTS …
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20 (a) Coverage and utilization of the GSP scheme of Japan … 40 Part II: Rules of origin and low utilization of trade preferences…………… 51 A. Linking low utilization of preferences with sourcing and rules of origin: A methodology … 56 B. Options for harmonization and simplification of rules of origin as a key aspect for effectively improving market access and utilization of preferences … Trade covered by the improvement of the GSP scheme of Japan, duty-free treatment only for LDCs, ranked by HS Chapter …
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the current gap between LDCs that, on the whole, would understandably prefer to have a single value-added type of rule of origin for all their exports, and other members of the World Trade Organization (WTO), especially the Quad countries – Canada, countries in the European Union (EU), Japan and the United States of America – which generally seem content to maintain and/or expand their own national LDC rules of origin regimes … Preferential Rules of Origin in International Trade – …
Date: 30 Dec 2009 Size: 6MB

The series comprises the following publications: Publications in the Generalized System of Preferences series … the Community Customs Code…………………………………………………… 19 INTRODUCTION 1 1 INTRODUCTION On 1 January 2011 the reform of the rules of origin for the European Union Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) went into force and introduced four major changes in the rules for determining origin … The origin-determining requirements for developing countries have also been modified …
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Generalized System of Preferences HANDBOOK ON THE SCHEME OF JAPAN 2000/2001 UNITED NATIONSGeneralized System of Preferences HANDBOOK ON THE SCHEME OF JAPAN (RAS/97/A18) UNCTAD Technical Cooperation Project on Assistance to Countries of the Asian Region on MFN and Preferential Tariffs Negotiations and GSP Utilization … v Part I: EXPLANATORY NOTES ON JAPAN=S GSP SCHEME A. Beneficiaries … xiii Part II: RULES OF ORIGIN UNDER JAPAN=S GSP SCHEME A. Rules for transportation (direct consignment …
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RULES OF ORIGIN UNDER JAPAN’S GSP SCHEME A. Rules for transportation (direct consignment … 99 8. List of products to which preference-giving country content rule is not applied … to give, in a consolidated and concise form, information regarding the tariff advantages available to developing countries under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) scheme of Japan, as well as the conditions under which goods can qualify for preferential treatment on importation into Japan
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United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Handbook on Duty-Free Quota-Free and Rules of Origin Part I: Quad Countries United Nations New York and Geneva, 2009 ii Note Symbols of United Nations documents are composed of capital letters with … 25 F. Rules of origin under the EU GSP scheme … Following a review of the GSP scheme of Japan, conducted in December 2000, the scheme was revised to provide duty-free treatment for an additional list of industrial products originating in LDC beneficiaries …
Date: 08 Jan 2009 Size: 1MB

Generalized System of PreferencesHANDBOOK ON THE SCHEME OFJAPANUNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENTCHAPTER I 1 Generalized System of Preferences HANDBOOK ON THE SCHEME OF JAPAN UNI T ED NAT IONS CONF E R ENCE ON T R ADE AND DE V E LOPMENTii HANDBOOK ON THE SCHEME OF JAPAN DISCLAIMER The designations employed and the presentation of the material in this publication do not imply the expression of any opinion whatsoever on the … 4 8.4. Rules of cumulative origin
Date: 10 Jan 2011 Size: 2MB

UNCTAD GSP NEWSLETTER Number 8 December 2005 UNCTAD/DITC/TNCD/Misc/2005/7 The UNCTAD GSP Newsletter provides government authorities and exporters in developing countries with information on current developments in the generalized system of preferences (GSP) and related issues … The new GSP scheme will be in place until 31 December 2008 … No changes have been introduced with regard to rules of origin (see the following section … Around half of GSP-covered products are considered ‘non sensitive …
Date: 12 Jan 2005 Size: 136KB

UNCTAD GSP NEWSLETTER Number 10 December 2009 UNCTAD/DITC/Misc/2009/2 The UNCTAD GSP Newsletter provides governments and exporters in developing countries, as well as other relevant stakeholders, with information on current developments in the generalized system of preferences (GSP) and related issues … For LDCs, the threshold level of 30 per cent set out in the original proposal was mostly retained, reflecting the EU 's stated objective of targeted relaxation of origin rules for these countries …
Date: 12 Jan 2009 Size: 72KB

CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT New York and Geneva 2017ii HANDBOOK ON THE SCHEME OF TURKEY NOTE This handbook on the Generalized System of Preferences scheme of Turkey was prepared for the UNCTAD secretariat based on Ministerial Decision No. 2014/7064 on the Determination of the Origin of Goods Benefiting from a Preferential Regime for the Purposes of the Generalized System … Handbook on the Scheme of Japan (UNCTAD/ITCD/TSB/Misc.42/Rev.3 … 8 2.5. Examples of origin-determining requirements …
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1 UNCTAD GSP NEWSLETTER Number 5 February 2002 UNCTAD/ITCD/TSB/Misc.65 This UNCTAD GSP Newsletter provides government authorities and exporters in developing countries with information on current developments in the generalized system of preferences (GSP) and related issues … Also in September 2000, Canada relaxed the rules of origin requirements applicable to LDC exports, permitting cumulation with other developing beneficiary countries up to half of the required 40 per cent maximum import content …
Date: 04 Jan 2002 Size: 79KB

76 D. GSP and other preferences in new areas … 79 F. Harmonization of preferential rules of origin … 83 -84TD/B/COM.1/20 Page 3 INTRODUCTION 1. At the time of its acceptance at UNCTAD II in 1968, the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) was a major breakthrough in international trade policy … Consequent to the Uruguay Round, bound duty-free treatment will cover almost 40 per cent of imports by the United States, 38 per cent of imports by the European Union and 71 per cent of imports by Japan
Date: 21 Jul 1998 Size: 70KB

Generalized System of Preferences HANDBOOK ON THE SCHEME OF JAPAN 2002/2003 UNITED NATIONSUNCTAD/ITCD/TSB/Misc.42/Rev.2 Generalized System of Preferences HANDBOOK ON THE SCHEME OF JAPAN 2002/2003 Assistance to countries of the Asian region on MFN and preferential tariffs negotiations and GSP utilization … Step 5: Comply with origin criteria Using non-originating materials ® Annex 7 See also Annex 8, List of Products to which the preference-giving country content rule is not applied …
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UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOMENT Generalized System of Preferences HANDBOOK ON THE SCHEME OF JAPAN UNITED NATIONS New York and Geneva, 2006 2 Disclaimer This designation employed and the presentation of the material in this … which are not accepted as obtaining original status 65 Annex 6: List of processed products for which the condition for origin country acknowledgement is specified 67 Annex 7: List of products to which donor country content rule is …
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Nations 2016 All rights reserved UNCTAD/ITCD/TSB/Misc.58/Rev.3PREFACE iii PREFACE The series of handbooks on the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) promotes greater awareness among exporters and government officials in developing countries on trading opportunities available under the GSP and other preferential trade arrangements and a better understanding on applicable rules and regulations with a view … 36 2. Rules of origin and preferential groupings of textile/apparel articles …
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UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT Generalized System of Preferences Handbook on the GSP scheme of the European Community INT/97/A06 UNCTAD Technical Cooperation Project on Market Access, Trade Laws and Preferences UNCTAD/ITCD/TSB … The series comprises the following publications: Publications in the “Generalized System of Preferences” series: Digest of rules of origin (TAP/133) Digest of schemes (TAP/136) Handbook on the scheme of the USA (TAP/163 -forthcoming) Handbook on the …
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Publications in the Generalized System of Preferences series The series of handbooks on the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) promotes greater awareness among exporters and government officials in developing countries on trading opportunities available under the GSP and other preferential trade arrangements and a better understanding on applicable rules and regulations with a view … Rules of origin under the European Union’s Generalized System of Preferences scheme …
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