WTO Agreement on Rules of Origin
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What is this Agreement and what does it do?
The Rules of Origin Agreement of the World Trade Organization (WTO) requires that WTO members apply their rules of origin in an impartial, transparent, and consistent manner. The Agreement also requires that rules of origin not restrict, distort, or disrupt international trade.
Rules of origin are the laws, regulations, and administrative guidelines that governments use to determine an imported product’s country of origin; not always an easy matter when the raw materials, ...