The Administration added 27 travel and luggage goods products to the list of products eligible for duty-free treatment for least developed beneficiary developing countries (LDBDCs) and African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) countries and has decided to defer action on a decision for non-LDBDCs. The Administration denied the petition to make certain effervescent wine (HTS 2204.21.20) eligible for duty-free treatment under GSP. The Administration has decided to defer a decision on final disposition of petitions to add essential oils of lemon (HTS 3301.13.00) and high-carbon ferromanganese (HTS 7202.11.50) to the list of products eligible for duty-free treatment under GSP for all GSP beneficiary countries.
The President removed polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin (HTS 3907.60.00) and certain fluorescent brightening agents (HTS 3204.20.10 and HTS 3204.20.80) from India from GSP eligibility based on petitions from interested parties. The Administration denied the petitions to remove certain fluorescent brightening agents (HTS 3204.20.10 and HTS 3204.20.80) from Indonesia and PET film (HTS 3920.62.00 and 3921.90.40) from Brazil. See List II (Decisions on Petitions to Remove a Product from Certain Beneficiary Countries from GSP).
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Results of the 2015/2016 Annual GSP Review
On July 21, 2016, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative published in the Federal Register (81 FR 47488) Generalized System of Preferences (GSP): Results of the 2015/2016 Annual GSP Review.