June 21, 2021
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Rules of preferential origin

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What are the rules of preferential origin?

Rules of preferential origin are an essential element of preferential trade agreements and unilateral preferences granted to developing countries. They define the conditions under which a product is regarded as originating and can benefit from lower rates of duty upon importation in the country of destination. 

What are the conditions under which a product is regarded as originating?

The conditions under which a product is regarded as originating are based on origin criteria, procedural provisions, and consignment criteria, see the picture below.

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Issues of preferential and non-preferential origin in complex supply chains
20-11-2022

Anthony Buckley

origin of goods
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Issues of preferential and non-preferential origin in complex supply chains
20-11-2022

Anthony Buckley

origin of goods
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Software installation and origin of goods
11-09-2022

Reader's question: ‘We export certain devices to Ukraine. The product-specific rule is based on the value criterion. Can the value of expensive software, which was created and developed in the EU, be counted as the value of originating materials?’ To answer this question, we review various aspects of the topic, which is becoming increasingly important, as more and more goods do not function without software.

Enrika Naujokė

origin of goods
en, lt
Software installation and origin of goods
11-09-2022

Reader's question: ‘We export certain devices to Ukraine. The product-specific rule is based on the value criterion. Can the value of expensive software, which was created and developed in the EU, be counted as the value of originating materials?’ To answer this question, we review various aspects of the topic, which is becoming increasingly important, as more and more goods do not function without software.

Enrika Naujokė

origin of goods
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Origin vs status of goods
16-08-2022

Annette Reiser

origin of goods
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Origin vs status of goods
16-08-2022

Annette Reiser

origin of goods
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'Made in...' vs origin of goods
16-08-2022

Annette Reiser

origin of goods
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'Made in...' vs origin of goods
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Annette Reiser

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Preferential origin: direct transport rule
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Muita UAB

origin of goods
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Preferential origin: direct transport rule
20-06-2022

Muita UAB

origin of goods
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