United States Code

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§ 4051.
Definitions
In this subchapter:
(1)
CAFTA–DR article

(2)
CAFTA–DR textile or apparel article

The term “CAFTA–DR textile or apparel article” means a textile or apparel good (as defined in section 4002(5) of this title) that is a CAFTA–DR article.

(3)
De minimis supplying country
(A)
Subject to subparagraph (B), the term “de minimis supplying country” means a CAFTA–DR country whose share of imports of the relevant CAFTA–DR article into the United States does not exceed 3 percent of the aggregate volume of imports of the relevant CAFTA–DR article in the most recent 12-month period for which data are available that precedes the filing of the petition under section 4061(a) of this title.
(B)
A CAFTA–DR country shall not be considered to be a de minimis supplying country if the aggregate share of imports of the relevant CAFTA–DR article into the United States of all CAFTA–DR countries that satisfy the conditions of subparagraph (A) exceeds 9 percent of the aggregate volume of imports of the relevant CAFTA–DR article during the applicable 12-month period.
(4)
Relevant CAFTA–DR article

The term “relevant CAFTA–DR article” means the CAFTA–DR article with respect to which a petition has been filed under section 4061(a) of this title.

(Pub. L. 109–53, title III, § 301, Aug. 2, 2005, 119 Stat. 488.)
cite as: 19 USC 4051