Sector specific considerations when exporting relating to the automobile industry. This article is part of "A Basic Guide to Exporting", provided by the U.S. Commercial Service, to assist companies in exporting.
Last Published: 10/20/2016
The U.S. industries for autos, chemicals, agricultural products, and textiles have taken a special interest in creating ROOs specifically designed for that industry. 

The ROOs for automotive products are based on a tariff change alone or a tariff change and a regional value–content requirement. NAFTA requires that the RVC for these products be calculated using the net cost RVC method only. NAFTA also requires tracing. The provisions for tracing are not used in any other FTAs.

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