Tariff Preference Level Cotton or Man-Made Fibre Spun Yarn for Export to the United States under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement - Serial No. 997
Date: June 16, 2020
This Notice sets out the policies and practices pertaining to the administration of cotton or man-made fibre tariff preference level (TPL) spun yarn and metalized yarn for export to the United States under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA).
This Notice, effective July 1, 2020, is provided pursuant to the authority of the Export and Import Permits Act (EIPA) and its corresponding regulations, and remains in effect until further notice.
Table of contents
- Eligibility criteria
- Administration policy
- Related links
Tariff Preference Levels (TPL): special CUSMA provisions set out in Chapter 6, Annex 6-A, Section C Preferential Tariff Treatment for Non-Originating Goods of another Party, that provide for the application of CUSMA preferential tariffs for imports and exports of non-originating textile and apparel goods, up to a specified quantity.
Non-originating good: a good that does not meet the rules of origin of the agreement.
TPL-eligible spun yarn: cotton or man-made fibre spun yarns of heading 52.05 through 52.07 or 55.09 through 55.11 that are spun in Canada from fibre of heading 52.01 through 52.03 or 55.01 through 55.07, produced or obtained outside the territories of the Parties, and metalized yarn of heading 56.05 that are formed in Canada from fibres obtained outside the territories of the Parties as described in Chapter 6, Annex 6-A Special Provisions, Section C: Preferential Tariff Treatment for Non-Originating Goods of another Party of CUSMA.
- Refer to the Handbook of Export and Import Commodity Codes for specific product codes.
2. Eligibility criteria
- Any resident of Canada is eligible to apply for a shipment-specific certificate of eligibility for exports of cotton or man-made fibre spun yarn or metalized yarn to the United States.
3. Administration policy
- Shipment-specific certificates of eligibility are available for exports of TPL-eligible cotton or man-made fibre spun yarn or metalized yarn to the United States on a first-come, first-served basis, upon submission of a duly completed shipment-specific permit application.
- Shipment-specific certificates of eligibility are required for exports of these goods in order to obtain the preferential tariff rate under CUSMA.
- Once a tariff preference level quota has been fully utilized, certificates of eligibility will not be issued.
- For year 1 of CUSMA implementation, the TPL levels are not pro-rated and the full quota quantities are accessible for exports.
4. Related links
Handbook of Export and Import commodity codes
Key dates and access quantities
Applying for an Export Permit (Non-strategic Products)
Apply for an EIPA file number
Weekly TPL utilization information
- Date Modified: