United States Code
USC most recently checked for updates: Mar 29, 2023
In this subchapter:
The term “CAFTA–DR article” means an article that qualifies as an originating good under section 4033(b) of this title.
CAFTA–DR textile or apparel article
The term “CAFTA–DR textile or apparel article” means a textile or apparel good (as defined in section 4002(5) of this title) that is a CAFTA–DR article.
De minimis supplying country
Subject to subparagraph (B), the term “de minimis supplying country” means a CAFTA–DR country whose share of imports of the relevant CAFTA–DR article into the United States does not exceed 3 percent of the aggregate volume of imports of the relevant CAFTA–DR article in the most recent 12-month period for which data are available that precedes the filing of the petition under section 4061(a) of this title.
A CAFTA–DR country shall not be considered to be a de minimis supplying country if the aggregate share of imports of the relevant CAFTA–DR article into the United States of all CAFTA–DR countries that satisfy the conditions of subparagraph (A) exceeds 9 percent of the aggregate volume of imports of the relevant CAFTA–DR article during the applicable 12-month period.
Relevant CAFTA–DR article
The term “relevant CAFTA–DR article” means the CAFTA–DR article with respect to which a petition has been filed under section 4061(a) of this title.
(Pub. L. 109–53, title III, § 301,
Aug. 2, 2005, 119 Stat. 488.)
cite as: 19 USC 4051