19 U.S. Code § 4051 - Definitions

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In this subchapter:
(1) CAFTA–DR article
The term “CAFTA–DR article” means an article that qualifies as an originating good under section 4033 (b) of this title.
(2) CAFTA–DR textile or apparel article
The term “CAFTA–DR textile or apparel article” means a textile or apparel good (as defined in section 4002 (5) of this title) that is a CAFTA–DR article.
(3) De minimis supplying country
(A) Subject to subparagraph (B), the term “de minimis supplying country” means a CAFTA–DR country whose share of imports of the relevant CAFTA–DR article into the United States does not exceed 3 percent of the aggregate volume of imports of the relevant CAFTA–DR article in the most recent 12-month period for which data are available that precedes the filing of the petition under section 4061 (a) of this title.
(B) A CAFTA–DR country shall not be considered to be a de minimis supplying country if the aggregate share of imports of the relevant CAFTA–DR article into the United States of all CAFTA–DR countries that satisfy the conditions of subparagraph (A) exceeds 9 percent of the aggregate volume of imports of the relevant CAFTA–DR article during the applicable 12-month period.
(4) Relevant CAFTA–DR article
The term “relevant CAFTA–DR article” means the CAFTA–DR article with respect to which a petition has been filed under section 4061 (a) of this title.


(Pub. L. 109–53, title III, § 301,Aug. 2, 2005, 119 Stat. 488.)
Termination of Section

For termination of section by section 107(d) ofPub. L. 109–53, see Effective and Termination Dates note below.
References in Text

This subchapter, referred to in text, was in the original “this title” meaning title III of Pub. L. 109–53, Aug. 2, 2005, 119 Stat. 488, which enacted this subchapter and amended section 2252 of this title. For complete classification of title III to the Code, see Tables.
Effective and Termination Dates

Section effective on the date the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement enters into force (Mar. 1, 2006) and to cease to have effect on the date the Agreement ceases to be in force with respect to the United States, and, during any period in which a country ceases to be a CAFTA–DR country, to cease to have effect with respect to such country, see section 107 ofPub. L. 109–53, set out as a note under section 4001 of this title.

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