|The goal of the Textiles PTI is to ensure that textile imports, which generate more than 40% of the duties collected by CBP, fully comply with applicable laws, regulations, quotas, Free Trade Agreement requirements, and Intellectual Property provisions.|
| - ||Enforcement of Pocketing Fabric Rule|
CBP is stepping up efforts to verify preference claims in accordance with its commitment to enforce trade preference programs, With $22 billion in apparel imported last year under trade preference programs, it’s important that CBP has a strong textile enforcement program to verify duty-free claims.
|China Textile MOU|
This includes information on the U.S.-China Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The Governments of the United States and China established agreed levels for certain textile products, exported to the United States during three one-year periods beginning on January 1, 2006. Frequently Asked Questions now available.
| - ||DR-CAFTA Pocketing Amendment|
A copy of the agreement signed between all Dominican Republic - Central America - United States Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA) parties to modify the textile rules of origin. This document includes the annex that shows the new rules of origin.
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This is part of the training materials provided by CBP to field Import Specialists for textile preferential treatment rules.