United States

(6) Imported property (A) Countries maintaining trade restrictions or engaging in discriminatory acts If the President determines that a foreign country— (i) maintains nontariff trade restrictions, including variable import fees, which substantially burden United States commerce in a manner inconsistent with provisions of trade agreements, or (ii) engages in discriminatory or other acts (including tolerance of international cartels) or policies unjustifiably restricting United States commerce, the President may by Executive order provide for the application of paragraph (1)(D) to any article or class of articles manufactured or produced in such foreign country for such period as may be provided by such Executive order. Any period specified in the preceding sentence shall not apply to any property ordered before (or the construction, reconstruction, or erection of which began before) the date of the Executive order unless the President determines an earlier date to be in the public interest and specifies such date in the Executive order. (B) Imported property For purposes of this subsection, the term “imported property” means any property if— (i) such property was completed outside the United States, or (ii) less than 50 percent of the basis of such property is attributable to value added within the United States. For purposes of this subparagraph, the term “United States” includes the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the possessions of the United States.


26 USC § 168(g)(6)

Scoping language

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