THIRTY-SEVENTH MEETING

OF THE

CUSTOMS COMMITTEE OF THE COUNCIL FOR TRADE AND ECONOMIC

DEVELOPMENT (COTED)

 

Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

26-30 September 2016

 

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

1. Savingram No. 379/2016 dated 5 August 2016 - Thirty-Seventh Meeting of the Customs Committee of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) - Convening Word Acrobat PDF
2. Attachment I to Savingram No. 379/2016 - Provisional Agenda

5 September  2016

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Attachment II to Savingram No. 379/2016 - List of Recommended Hotels

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DOCUMENTATION

  MERGED WORKING DOCUMENT - Word Acrobat PDF
1.

ITEM 1 - OPENING REMARKS

 

ITEM 2 -ADOPTION OF AGENDA

 

ITEM 3 - PROCEDURAL MATTERS

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2.

ITEM 4 - ESTABLISHMENT OF THE CARICOM SINGLE MARKET AND ECONOMY:

   
3. 4.1     Report on the Preparation of the Harmonized Customs Legislation and Regulations Word Acrobat PDF
4. 4.2    Status Report on the Project: Comprehensive Review of the Common External Tariff and Rules of Origin Project Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachment to 4.2 - Terms of Reference - Consultancy to Conduct a Comprehensive Review of the CARICOM CET and Rules of Origin Word Acrobat PDF
5. 4.3    Status of Haiti’s Accession to the Regime for Trade in Goods in CARICOM Word Acrobat PDF
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4.4       Development of a CARICOM Harmonized Customs Procedure Manual

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  Attachment to  Item 4.4 - Executive Summary - Fiscal Management Program in the Caribbean - Canada Funded Project – IMF (FAD) - FAD_CCO_2015_01 Customs Administration Component Development of a CARICOM Harmonized Customs Procedures Manual Word Acrobat PDF
7. ITEM 5 - INTRA-REGIONAL TRADE IN GOODS:    
8.

5.1    Transposition of the Common External Tariff (CET) based on the 2017 H.S.

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  Attachment I to 5.1 - WCO AMENDMENTS TO THE HARMONISED SYSTEM NOMENCLATURE EFFECTIVE, 1 JANUARY 2017   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment II to 5.1 - TABLE CORRELATING THE 2012 VERSION OF THE 2017 VERSION OF THE HARMONISED SYSTEM   Acrobat PDF
  Attachment III to 5.1 - DISCREPANCIES WITH THE REVISED CET BASED ON HS 2017 Word Acrobat PDF
  Attachments I-II Covers Word  
9. ITEM 6 -  TARIFF CLASSIFICATION:    
10. 6.1    Classification of Plantation White Sugar Word Acrobat PDF
11. 6.2    Classification of Liquid Sugar Word Acrobat PDF
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6.3  Disaggregation of the Heading 25.23 to Separately Identify Hydraulic Cement and Non Hydraulic Cement

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6.4    Classification of Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

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Attachment to 6.4 - New Headings and Descriptions for Vehicles in the CET Based on the HS 2017 Word Acrobat PDF
14. ITEM 7 - RULES OF ORIGIN:    
15. 7.1    Issues with respect to the Operation of the Origin System Identified by Member States Word Acrobat PDF
16. 7.2    Time Period for Signature and Dispatch of CARICOM Certificates by the Certifying Authority Word Acrobat PDF
17. ITEM 8 - TRADE AGREEMENTS:    
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8.1    Update on implementation of the CARIFORUM-EU Partnership Agreement

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  Attachment to 8.1 - Update on the Implementation of the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement Word  
19. ITEM 9 - TRADE FACILITATION:    
20. 9.1    Proposal to Develop a CARIFORUM Single Administrative Document Word Acrobat PDF
 

Attachment to Item 9.1 - Terms of Reference - Consultancy Services to Develop a Regional Single Administrative Document (SAD) for CARICOM Member States and CARIFORUM Countries

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21. 9.2    Proposal for the establishment of a Regional Trade Facilitation Committee (RTFC) Word Acrobat PDF
 

Attachment to Item 9.2 - Implementation of the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement in the Caribbean Community

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22. ITEM 10 - CUSTOMS VALUATION Word Acrobat PDF
23. ITEM 11 - ENFORCEMENT ISSUES Word Acrobat PDF
24. ITEM 12 - ANY OTHER BUSINESS Word Acrobat PDF
25. 12.1 - Imports of Liquid Shortening - (Proposal from Trinidad and Tobago) Word Acrobat PDF

SUBMISSIONS BY MEMBER STATES

  Submission by Jamaica   Acrobat PDF
       

BACKGROUND DOCUMENTATION

1.

Information in relation to Item 5 - Classification Rulings – HS Committee 57th Session

 

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2.

Revised Common External Tariff of the Caribbean Community based on 2017 Harmonised Commodity Description and Coding System

WORD Version

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3.

Draft Report of the Thirty-Sixth Meeting of the Customs Committee of the COTED, Guyana, 22-23 October 2015

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4.

Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas  

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