To the extent that a product is not included in the ATIGA list of 2000 products subject to specific requirements, exporters and producers have the opportunity to apply either the regional value criterion or the modification of the tariff classification criterion: with the introduction of the AEC and the increasing harmonisation of regional standards, the importance of regional supply chains cannot be overestimated. Ongoing progress towards regional integration is expected to continue, further reduce trade barriers and reduce the impact of compliance on businesses across the region. While ASEAN`s outlook is optimistic, success will ultimately depend on the ability of market participants to understand and seize the opportunities offered by agreements such as the ASEAN trade agreement. Dezan Shira Associates employs qualified professionals with long experience in entering the market and starting businesses and is uniquely positioned to help companies maximize their business and grow throughout the region. The vast majority of trade agreements contain rules of origin to prevent third parties from freeing up the sacrifices these parties have made. These rules determine who can claim the benefits of a particular agreement and under what circumstances those parties can do so. The difference relates to the origin provisions of products benefiting from preferential prices, i.e. rates lower than those generally accepted at the international level. These rules of origin include the first three questions, the criteria for the origin of the goods or the original criteria, the criteria for delivery or implementation, as well as the rules of procedure.
In general, there is no big difference between the two regulations. The only difference is that the initial destination of tariffed goods is less than the generally accepted tariff. The de minimis principle allows products that do not have original products and are unable to meet their relevant changes to tariff classification requirements to receive preferential tariff treatment under specific conditions. Some products may be considered originating under ATIGA if: previously, the procedure has been referred to number 229 / PMK.04 / 2017, which not only concerns ASEAN trade agreements, but also includes several other international trade agreements. Some of the international trade agreements that are governed there, such as. B: ATIGA guidelines use the Harmonized System (SH) of customs classification as a means of clarifying product differences and setting standards that certain products must meet.