Which Goods Qualify Under The CETA Tariff

September 28, 2017

If you have goods that qualify under this tariff, please advise your vendors of the requirements to receive reduced duty rates.

The following requirements is an excerpted from customs notice 17-30 regarding shipping and proof of origin and list of beneficiary countries:


Tariff Provisions
6. Entitlement to the Canada-European Union Tariff treatment is determined in accordance with the rules of origin set out in the CETA Protocol on Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures.
7. Pursuant to the CETA, a new preferential tariff treatment is being introduced, namely the Canada-European Union Tariff. The newly assigned tariff treatment code is: Canada-European Union Tariff (CEUT) – Code 31.
8. Imports of textile and apparel products that are eligible under the CETA Origin Quotas, as set out in Annex 5-A of the CETA Protocol on Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures, are subject to import controls under Canada’s Export and Import Permits Act. To claim the preferential tariff treatment for these goods, importers are required to obtain an import permit and complete Field 26 (Special Authority) of Form B3-3, Canada Customs Coding Form, with P.C. number: 17-1124.
9. For more information concerning CETA Origin Quota Textiles and Apparel products and associated permit requirements, consult Notice to Importers Serial No. 899 Textiles and Apparel for Import to Canada from the European Union and its Member States (Items 86.98 and 86.99 on Canada’s Import Control List) published on the Global Affairs Canada website.
Proof of Origin
10. The required proof of origin is a statement and is referred to in the CETA as the Origin Declaration. The Origin Declaration and the various languages in which it may be completed are contained in Annex 2 of the Protocol on Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures. This Origin Declaration may be provided on an invoice or any other commercial document that describes the originating product in sufficient detail to enable its identification.
11. In order to claim the preferential tariff treatment accorded under the CETA, importers must have in their possession the Origin Declaration completed by the exporter in the EU country or other CETA beneficiary of export, as well as any necessary permits referred to in paragraph 8.
Shipping Requirements
12. Goods may be shipped from an EU country or other CETA beneficiary, with or without transshipment, to Canada.
13. The transshipment conditions are contained in Article 14 of the Protocol on Rules of Origin and Origin Procedures.

List of countries:
• Andorra
• Austria
• Belgium
• Bulgaria
• Croatia
• Cyprus
• Czech Republic
• Denmark, excluding the Faroe Islands and Greenland
• Estonia
• Finland, including the Åland Islands
• France, including French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, Réunion, Saint Barthélemy and Saint Martin, and excluding French Polynesia, the French Southern and Antarctic Territories, New Caledonia and Dependencies, Saint Pierre and Miquelon and the Wallis and Futuna Islands
• Germany, including the island of Heligoland and the territory of Büsingen
• Greece, including Mount Athos
• Hungary
• Ireland
• Italy, including the municipalities of Livigno and Campione d’Italia and the Italian waters of Lake Lugano
• Latvia
• Lithuania
• Luxembourg
• Malta
• Monaco
• Netherlands, excluding Aruba, Curaçao, Sint Maarten and Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
• Poland
• Portugal, including the Azores and Madeira
• Romania
• San Marino
• Slovakia
• Slovenia
• Spain, including Ceuta and Melilla and the Canary Islands
• Sweden
• United Kingdom, including the Channel Islands, Gibraltar, Isle of Man and the Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia, and excluding Anguilla, the British Antarctic Territory, the British Indian Ocean Territory, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, the Falkland Islands, Montserrat, Pitcairn, Saint Helena and Dependencies (Ascension Island and Tristan Da Cunha), South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands