4. Decisions of origin extended as a result of the new CUSMA/USMCA/T-MEC must be made. Decisions on the origin of NAFTA will no longer be valid after the new agreement comes into force. Before you obtain certification, you must ensure that your products are treated preferentially in accordance with applicable USMCA rules of origin. The specific rules of origin for raw materials are contained in the text of the agreement: on November 30, 2018, Canada, the United States and Mexico signed the new Canada-U.S.-Mexico (CUSMA) / United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) / Tratado entre México, Estados Unidos y Canadé (T-MEC). This agreement will modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) by addressing current trade challenges in key industries such as agriculture and the automotive industry and by making improvements to facilitate the free movement of goods between the three countries. Rights-free access to markets continues and provisions have been introduced for important issues such as intellectual property, labour standards, gender equality and the rights of indigenous peoples. 1. FedEx strongly recommends that importers/exporters/producers re-evaluate and certify their products to ensure that they receive preferential treatment under the new agreement (rules of origin). B, for example). The three countries have now submitted a formal notification for ratification and the new agreement will replace the current nafta and come into force on 1 July 2020. The U.S.-Mexico-Mexico Agreement (USMCA) is a trade agreement between these parties. The USMCA replaced the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
The "original certification" may be completed in English, French or Spanish and does not conform to a prescribed format, but the following minimum data elements must be included: lots valued at less than CAD 3300 are exempt from the provision of a certificate of origin, but a declaration that imported goods originate from a CUSMA/USMCA/T-MEI country is required. On April 20, 2020, CBP issued interim execution instructions. These interim execution instructions were then updated to reflect the published uniform rules and General Note 11. 2. Certificate 2 name, address (including country) and contact information. Current NAFTA certificates should be replaced by the corresponding "origin certification" required by the new CUSMA/USMCA/T-MEC. . For any questions related to the CBP regarding the USMCA, please contact the offices below for assistance: you can also complete a flat-rate certification covering all shipments of goods which you can confirm that they can receive preferential treatment for up to one year according to the USMCA`s rules of origin.