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The criteria to determine the country of origin for such goods is based upon three methods as explained below. While it is small in sectors like electronics or capital equipment, it peaks in sectors like fats, leather products, textile and apparel, footwear, and automobiles.

This is usually applicable for

But the effects of this restrictiveness differ from sector to sector. Olivier Cadot is a professor at the University of Lausanne. Although moderate, restrictive rules of origin may contribute to observed low take-up rates.

Certification Procedure Factory Registration Exporters or Manufacturers wishing to acquire the certificate of origin must first apply for registration using the stipulated form see table below. It shall meet from time to time as mutually determined by the Parties. The origin criteria for a good can be one or a combination of these methods. If rules of origin are very restrictive, then the cost of complying with them can sometimes exceed the benefit gained from access to lower tariffs.

This is usually applicable for chemical goods. Non-originating materials include materials of undetermined origin but do not include a material that is self-produced. It is important to note here that the origin of these goods is dependent on the country where the last substantial transformation is performed. Rules of origin prevent firms from outside the preferential agreement from simply exporting their goods to an intermediate country that has preferential tariff rates with the final destination.

Nonoriginating materials include

To lower barriers to the formation of these production networks, a number of countries are forming bilateral and regional trade agreements. Vasundhara Rastogi Rules of Origin RoO are guidelines that help importers and manufacturers determine the country of origin of a product.