Country of Origin – Marking

Questions and answers about Country of Origin – Marking

  • Answers to Question on Country of Origin Marking – Product Solely for Export

    QUESTION: Our company currently manufactures beverage products that contain raw materials of foreign origin that are reconstituted with water and bottled in US manufacturing locations.  The products that are intended for US domestic distribution are marked in accordance with 19 CFR 134 and other relevant CBP COO marking rulings due to the manufacturing processes not […]

  • MARKING REGULATION AND EXEMPTION

    QUESTION: We are a manufacturing company who imports raw materials for use in production.  Some of the imported items are metals that are imported in the form of billets , blanks, ingots.  These types of products are typically imported in crates.  In looking at the crates, I do not see a country of origin to […]

  • Origin Labeling

    QUESTION: labeling and origin marking. The Scenario: We import our company product from a foreign location.  The product is correctly labeled as Made in XXXXX country.  We import the product into US and store in our warehouse for a future potential sale.  We have a US purchaser who has intentions to buy the product.  The […]

  • MARKING FOR CANADA TO U.S. PRODUCTS

    QUESTION: Item is assembled and substantially transformed in Canada from components imported from various locations around the globe and exported to U.S.  USMCA qualification is not an issue as finished assembled good is duty-fee. What is the proper marking method for export from Canada to the U.S?  “Assembled in Canada “, “Made in Canada”, etc? ************** Answers: […]

  • Origin Marking

    QUESTION: Origin marking question. Scenario is below: A finished assembled product is imported into US from foreign entity and will be labeled Made in XXXXX. Import will be a regular consumption entry. The importer in US, will remove several key components and rebuild with new different internal unique USA components. The new internal US components […]

  • MADE IN USA MARKING

    QUESTION: Looking to find out from the membership how most companies are handling the labeling of products that are US origin using substantial transformation, but have foreign components or materials and therefore cannot be marked “Made in USA” under the FTC rules. I know that most companies will mark using a qualified statement for domestic […]

  • Labeling of products

    QUESTION: Looking to find out from the membership how most companies are handling the labeling of products that are US origin using substantial transformation, but have foreign components or materials and therefore cannot be marked “Made in USA” under the FTC rules. I know that most companies will mark using a qualified statement for domestic […]

  • Determination and maintenance of Country of Origin Marking for overseas manufacturing facilities?

    QUESTION: What should be the role of a US based Trade Compliance Department in the determination and maintenance of Country of Origin Marking for overseas manufacturing facilities (related party facilities)? Who should be responsible for Determining Origin? And who should be responsible for maintaining origin? Is there anything on the regulations that could point to […]

  • Country of origin marking for prescription drugs

    QUESTION: Are prescription drugs exempt from marking statutes? I noticed that some imported prescription drugs are labeled at the consumer level with the country of origin, while some are not.  Some labels instead mention the manufacturer name which doesn’t help as some have facilities producing the same drug in different countries. ================================================================ Answers: Items made […]

  • Country of Origin / 19 CFR 102

    QUESTION: CROSS ruling NY N202375 utilizes 19 CFR 102 in a way which appears to contradict its scope. In the ruling, origin is being determined by part 102 for product which is non-FTA qualifying and non-textile/apparel. My understanding is that origin for such product is to be exclusively determined by the “new name/character/use” test. Is […]

  • MARKING SHIPMENT WITH MULTIPLE ORIGINS

    QUESTION: We are importing 5 different items from the EU into the USA. The 5 items will be going into further fabrication or production, so we will not be the ultimate purchaser. The 5 different items, all have their own packaging, which will indicate “Made in …”, however, these individual boxes will be packaged and […]