New import certificate requirements have been established for certain products. The following HTS chapters are affected: 28, 48, 51, 52, 54, 55, 60, 61, 62, 65, 84, and 87.
The Tariff Rate Quota has been updated. The following chapters are affected: 15, 29, 53, and 72.
The Tariff Rate Quota available for the second half of 2009 has been updated. This quota applies to the Dominican Republic, United States, Canada, Panama, Chile, and WTO member countries. Several products are affected, as well as the following HTS chapters: 02, 04, 07, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, and 23.
The Export Administration Regulations (EAR) have been amended to reflect changes to the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) Annex. These changes were accepted by MTCR member countries at the November 2008 Plenary in Canberra, Australia. This rule also clarifies certain EAR controls to properly reflect the intent of changes to items that were accepted by MTCR members at past Plenary meetings. The following ECN categories are affected: 1, 2, 6, and 7.