Common Definitions

  1. “Origin of Goods” means the country or territory of the place where the whole of the goods or the place where the last substantial processing of the goods was made occurs in the case of multiple countries or territories. Produce the goods.1
  2. “Rules of origin” means the rules of origin applicable to goods subject to preferential tariff arrangements and non-tariff preferences.2
  3. “Certificate of Origin” is often abbreviated as Certificate of Origin (C / O) “which is an important document in international trade certifying that a particular consignment is exported purely manufactured or produced. Or processed in a particular country.3
  4. “Certificate of origin” means a document issued by a national or regional organization of exportation of goods based on relevant rules and requirements on origin, indicating the origin of the goods.4
  5. “Certificate of origin” means the document specifying the country in which the goods are grown, produced, processed or assembled.5
  6. The Harmonized System, or simply the HS (Harmanized System) is a global tariff nomenclature, an internationally standardized system of designation (description) and code (HS) code. Used to classify all commercial items worldwide including export and import goods. The system came into effect in 1988 and is managed by the International Customs Organization (WCO). This list includes about 5,000 commodity groups, identified by six digits, arranged in a legal structure. And reasonable and they are explained by clearly defined rules to ensure the classification of goods in a uniform manner.6

1 Point 1, Article 3, Decree 19/2006 / ND-CP dated 20 February 2006
2 Point 2, Article 3, Decree 19/2006 / ND-CP dated 20 February 2006
3 According to the ICC
4 Point 4, Article 3, Decree 19/2006 / ND-CP dated 20 February 2006
5 According to USAID
6 According to the WCO