On Jan. 1, 2005, the U.S.– Australia Free Trade Agreement (FTA) entered into force. More than 99% of U.S.-manufactured goods exported to Australia immediately became duty free. Manufactured goods account for 93% of U.S. exports to Australia.
For the U.S. – Australia Free Trade Agreement, the importer, not the exporter, is required to make a claim of preferential tariff treatment under the FTA on the basis that the goods originate in the U.S. However, the importer or Australian customs authority may ask you to provide information to support a claim of preferential treatment.
An Australia Certificate of Origin should include:
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