The following definitions apply for purposes of §§ 10.701 through 10.712:
(a)Claim for preferential tariff treatment. “Claim for preferential tariff treatment” means a claim that a good is entitled to the duty rate applicable under the US-JFTA;
(b)Customs authority. “Customs authority” means the competent authority that is responsible under the law of a country for the administration of customs laws and regulations;
(c)Customs territory of the United States. “Customs territory of the United States” means the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico;
(d)Days. “Days” means calendar days unless otherwise specified;
(e)Entered. “Entered” means entered, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, in the customs territory of the United States;
(f)Good. “Good” means any merchandise, product, article, or material;
(g)Harmonized System. “Harmonized System” means the Harmonized Commodity Description and Coding System, including its General Rules of Interpretation, Section Notes, and Chapter Notes, as adopted and implemented by the Parties in their respective tariff laws;
(h)Heading. “Heading” means the first four digits in the tariff classification number under the Harmonized System;
(i)HTSUS. “HTSUS” means the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States as promulgated by the U.S. International Trade Commission;
(j)Material. “Material” means a good that is used in the production of another good;
(k)New or different article of commerce. “New or different article of commerce” means a good that has been substantially transformed into a new and different article of commerce having a new name, character, or use distinct from the good or material from which it was so transformed;
(l)Party. “Party” means the United States or the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan;
(m)Preferential tariff treatment. “Preferential tariff treatment” means the duty rate applicable under the US-JFTA;
(n)Subheading. “Subheading” means the first six digits in the tariff classification number under the Harmonized System;
(o)Territory. “Territory” means:
(1) With respect to Jordan, the land, maritime and air space under its sovereignty, and the exclusive economic zone within which it exercises sovereign rights and jurisdiction in accordance with international law and its domestic law; and
(2) With respect to the United States,
(i) The customs territory of the United States, which includes the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico,
(ii) The foreign trade zones located in the United States and Puerto Rico, and
(iii) Any areas beyond the territorial seas of the United States within which, in accordance with international law and its domestic law, the United States may exercise rights with respect to the seabed and subsoil and their natural resources;
(p)Textile or apparel good. “Textile or apparel good” means a good listed in the Annex to the Agreement on Textiles and Clothing (commonly referred to as “the ATC”), which is part of the WTO Agreement;
(q)WTO Agreement. “WTO Agreement” means the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization of April 15, 1994;
(r)Wholly the growth, product, or manufacture of Jordan. “Wholly the growth, product, or manufacture of Jordan” refers both to any good which has been entirely grown, produced, or manufactured in Jordan and to all materials incorporated in a good which have been entirely grown, produced, or manufactured in Jordan, as distinguished from goods or materials imported into Jordan from another country, whether or not such goods or materials were substantially transformed into new or different articles of commerce after their importation into Jordan.
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