Importing Into the United States

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Barry Leonard
DIANE Publishing, 1999 - 110 pages
An overview of the importing process and general info. about import requirements. Sections: customs mission and org.; entry of goods; informed compliance; invoices; assessment of duty; classification and value; marking; special requirements; fraud; foreign trade zones; invoices; customs valuation; and other agencies. Informed compliance is new. It involves the shared responsibility between Customs and the import community, wherein Customs communicates its requirements to the importer, and the importer, in turn, uses reasonable care to assure that Customs is provided accurate and timely data pertaining to imports.

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Page 24 - States, in the ordinary course of trade and in the usual wholesale quantities in such market, or the price that the manufacturer, producer, or owner would have received or was willing to receive for such merchandise when sold in the ordinary course of trade and in the usual wholesale quantities, at the time of exportation of the imported article.
Page 68 - State or possession, any virus, therapeutic serum, toxin, antitoxin, or analogous product, or arsphenamine or its derivatives (or any other trivalent organic arsenic compound), applicable to the prevention, treatment, or cure of diseases or injuries of man...
Page 76 - GOVERNMENT WARNING: (1) According to the Surgeon General, women should not drink alcoholic beverages during pregnancy because of the risk of birth defects. (2) Consumption of alcoholic beverages impairs your ability to drive a car or operate machinery, and may cause health problems.
Page 57 - Tariff Schedules of the United States. Ribbon. Rivets. Rope, including wire rope ; cordage ; cords ; twines, threads, and yarns. Scrap and waste. Screws. Shims, track. Shingles (wood), bundles of (except bundles of red-cedar shingles). Skins, fur, dressed or dyed. Skins, raw fur. Sponges. Springs, watch. Stamps, postage and revenue, and other articles covered in Item 274.40, Tariff Schedules of the United States.
Page 56 - It is not feasible to state who will be the "ultimate purchaser" in every circumstance. Broadly stated, an " ultimate purchaser" may be defined as the last person in the United States who will receive the article in the form in which it was imported.
Page 54 - The producer's profit and general expenses are used, provided they are consistent with the usual profit and general expenses reflected by producers in the country of exportation in sales of merchandise of the same class or kind as the imported merchandise. Some facts concerning the amount for profit and general expenses should be mentioned: 1.
Page 97 - ... Identify the man-made fibers as artificial or synthetic, filament or staple, and state whether the yarns are high tenacity. Specify the number of turns per meter in each yarn; (6) Specify yarn sizes in warp and filling; (7) Specify how the fabric is woven (plain weave, twill, sateen, dobby. jacquard, swivel, lappet, etc.); (8) Indicate the number of single threads per square centimeter in both warp and filling; (9) Supply the weight per square meter In grams: (10) Provide the average yarn number...
Page 53 - If the merchandise concerned was not sold in the condition as imported and not sold before the close of the 90th day after the date of importation of the merchandise being appraised, the price is the unit price at which the merchandise being appraised, after further processing, is sold in the greatest aggregate quantity before the 180th day after the date of such importation.
Page 99 - Article, the transaction value of identical goods in a sale at the same commercial level and in substantially the same quantity as the goods being valued shall be used to determine the customs value.
Page 25 - Installments of a shipment covered by a single order or contract and shipped from one consignor to one consignee may be included in one invoice if the installments arrive at the port of entry by any means of transportation within a period of not to exceed 10 consecutive days.

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