Fiber Tariffs

The two links below contain the tariff rates for manufactured fibers listed in Chapters 54 and 55 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule published by the U.S. Customs Service.

U.S. Staple Tariffs | U.S. Filament Tariffs

The normal-trading-relation (NTR) tariff is shown in Column 1. The following abbreviations are used for free trade agreement rates in effect that are lower than the NTR rate:

Generalized System of Preferences:  A, A* or A+
U.S.-Australia Free Trade Agreement:  AU
Automotive Products Trade Act:  B
U.S.-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act:  BH
Agreement on Trade in Civil Aircraft:  C
North American Free Trade Agreement:
Goods of Canada, under the terms of general note 12 to this schedule:  CA
Goods of Mexico, under the terms of general note 12 to this schedule:  MX
U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement:  CL
African Growth and Opportunity Act:  D
Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act:  E or E*
U.S.-Israel Free Trade Area:  IL
U.S.-Jordan Free Trade Area Implementation Act:  JO
Agreement on Trade in Pharmaceutical Products:  K
Dominican Republic-Central America-U.S. FTA Implementation Act:  P or P+
Uruguay Round Concessions on Intermediate Chemicals for Dyes:  L
U.S.-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act:  R
U.S.-Morocco Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act:  MA
U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement:  SG
U.S.-Oman Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act:  OM
U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act:  PE
U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act:  KR
U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act:  CO
U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act:  PA

There are no Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) tariff removals in effect for manufactured fiber.

Useful links: The Office of Textiles and Apparel in the U.S. Department of Commence has a website on trade data, export country information, quotas, and much more: http://otexa.ita.doc.gov/. A complete listing of the entire set of tariff databases for the 18 pacific rim countries in APEC is at www.apectariff.org.

Note: FiberSource and its sponsors, the American Fiber Manufacturers Association and the Fiber Economics Bureau, do not represent the tariff information displayed as official or authorized. We therefore disclaim any liability for the accuracy of the information contained herein. Please refer to the official published version of the manufactured fiber Tariff Schedule as issued by the U.S. government for an authoritative version.