Entry Into Force of Narrow Elastics and Pocket Lining Rules for Apparel Goods

2022-02-22T16:27:27+00:00February 20th, 2022|Canada Customs, Trade Compliance, U.S. Customs|

Apparel and textiles importer/exporter, manufacturer? The new Rule of Origin changes on sewing thread requirements for apparel goods is designed to encourage the use of North American sewing thread, narrow elastics and pocketing fabric. Find out all the details on these changes, and applications for import permits and export certificates.

New USMCA Requirement for Apparel Sewing Thread Now in Effect

2021-07-02T14:26:17+00:00July 1st, 2021|Other Government Agencies/Depts., U.S. Customs|

With the coming into force of a new provision in the USMCA, effective July 1, the sewing thread used in apparel must be made within the USMCA region for the goods to be considered originating. Find out more about how such goods containing non-originating materials may still be eligible for duty-free treatment.

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