Foreign merchandise subject to U.S. Government import quota controls may be placed in the FTZ pending approval for transfer to Customs territory, re-export to a foreign destination, manipulation, or other… Read More
Merchandise/Quota ControlPosted on May 31, 2013
Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF)Posted on May 31, 2013
Merchandise that is formally entered or released is subject to the payment to Customs of an ad valorem fee of 0.21 percent. The fee shall be due and payable to… Read More
Merchandise/Operations, RestrictedPosted on May 31, 2013
Merchandise which may not be authorized for delivery from Customs custody without a special permit, or a waiver thereof, by an agency of the U.S. Government. Also, the FTZB and… Read More
Merchandise/Operations, ProhibitedPosted on May 31, 2013
The importation of merchandise which is prohibited by law on grounds of public policy or morals, or any merchandise which is excluded from an FTZ by order of the FTZB…. Read More
Merchandise, Mixed StatusPosted on May 31, 2013
Foreign merchandise which has been combined with domestic merchandise in the FTZ is sometimes referred to as mixed status merchandise.
Merchandise, Conditionally AdmissiblePosted on May 31, 2013
Merchandise which may be imported into the U.S. under certain conditions. Merchandise which is subject to permits or licenses, or which must be reconditioned to bring it into compliance with… Read More
MerchandisePosted on May 31, 2013
Merchandise, including goods, wares and chattels of every description, except prohibited articles.
MarkingPosted on May 31, 2013
Unless excepted by law, every article of foreign origin (or its container), imported into the United States shall be marked in a conspicuous place as legibly, indelibly, and permanently as… Read More
ManufacturePosted on May 31, 2013
Activity involving the substantial transformation of a foreign article resulting in a new and different article having a different name, character, and use. The U. S. Customs Service determines what… Read More
ManipulationPosted on May 31, 2013
Breaking up, repacking, assembling, distributing, sorting, grading, cleaning, mixing with foreign or domestic merchandise or other processing that does not constitute a manufacture.