Panama: Rules of Origin Requirements to Receive U.S.-Panama TPA Benefits

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   PN2021-0005

U.S. and Panamanian importers and exporters should know that rules of origin requirements for food and agricultural products are enforced by Panama’s customs authorities. Those seeking to take advantage of the tariff benefits stemming from the U.S. – Panama Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA) should ensure their products comply with these requirements to avoid fines and back duty assessments.

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