The US-Mexico-Canada Agreement went into effect over 8 months ago and has new requirements for component parts of textile apparel goods, which will soon need to be originating from a USMCA country.
- Sewing thread July 1, 2021
- Importers must now provide origin details for the sewing thread on their import documents to ensure proper trade status is applied.
- Pocketing fabric January 1, 2022
USMCA originating item with foreign sewing thread
Ex. 100% cotton knit ladies top, made in Canada, fabric and yarn from USA, sewing thread from China.
06/30/2021 qualifies as originating under USMCA
07/01/2021 same item is dutiable
TPL qualifying item with foreign sewing thread
Ex. 100% cotton knit ladies top, made in Canada, fabric and yarn from India, sewing thread from China.
06/30/2021 qualifies for TPL
07/01/2021 qualifies for TPL
If you have any questions or require additional information please contact our Technical Department.