Tariff Preference Level Exports of Wool and Cotton or Man-Made Fibre Apparel Goods, Cotton or Man-Made Fibre Fabrics and Made-Up Goods, and Cotton or Man-Made Fibre Spun Yarn to Mexico under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement - Serial No. 998

Date: June 16, 2020

Update - June 29, 2020: Goods classified under heading 96.19 that are of textile material other than wadding are added to the definition of tariff preference level apparel goods.

This Notice sets out the policies and practices pertaining to the administration of tariff preference level (TPL) goods for export to Mexico under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) including:

  1. wool and cotton or man-made fibre apparel;
  2. cotton or man-made fibre fabrics and made-up goods; and
  3. cotton or man-made fibre spun yarn

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

  1. Definitions
  2. Eligibility criteria
  3. Administration policy
  4. Related links

1. Definitions

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, of the CUSMA 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 apparel goods:

TPL-eligible cotton or man-made fibre fabrics and made-up goods:

TPL-eligible cotton or man-made fibre spun yarn:

Refer to the Handbook of Export and Import Commodity Codes for specific product codes.

2. Eligibility criteria

3. Administration policy

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

Contact us

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