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USMCA v. NAFTA – Important Changes

News & Blog

USMCA v. NAFTA – Important Changes

The United States, Mexico, Canada Agreement (USMCA) will replace NAFTA on July 1st. While the agreements are very similar, there are several differences that are advantageous to exporters.

-De minimis content increased from 7% to 10%

-Origin can now be certified by the importer.

-Origin claim can now be made on any form.

-Recovered goods now qualify if incorporated into re-manufactured goods.

-Value of goods not subject to certification of origin increased to $2,500.


Please go to for complete details of the USMCA.

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