Rules of origin
Determining where a product comes from is no longer easy when raw materials and parts criss-cross the globe to be used as inputs in scattered manufacturing plants. Rules of origin are important in implementing such trade policy instruments as anti-dumping and countervailing duties, origin marking, and safeguard measures.
News back to top
Introduction back to top
to rules of origin in the WTO
Links to rules of origin section of the WTO guide “Understanding the WTO”
The mandate back to top
- Browse or download the text of the “Rules of Origin Agreement” from the legal texts gateway
Find decisions of WTO bodies concerning the Rules of Origin Agreement in the Analytical Index — Guide to WTO Law and Practice
Work on rules of origin in the WTO, and official documents back to top
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Work in the Committee on Rules of Origin