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(e) Notwithstanding the provisions of subdivision (c) of this note, articles provided for in a provision for which a rate of duty of "Free" appears in the "Special" subcolumn followed by the symbol "NP" in parentheses are those designated by the President to be eligible articles for purposes of section 915 of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015. An article described in this subdivision is eligible for this treatment if--

(i) (1) the article is the growth, product or manufacture of Nepal; and

(2) in the case of a textile or apparel article, Nepal is the country of origin of the article, as determined under section 102.21 of the Code of Federal Regulations (as in effect on February 24, 2016),

(ii) the article is imported directly from Nepal into the customs territory of the United States; and

(iii) the sum of the cost or value of the materials produced in, and the direct costs of processing operations performed in, Nepal or the customs territory of the United States is not less than 35 percent of the appraised value of the article at the time it is entered.

An article shall not be treated as the growth, product or manufacture of Nepal for the purposes of this subdivision by virtue of having merely undergone (A) simple combining or packaging operations, or (B) mere dilution with water or mere dilution with another substance that does not materially alter the characteristics of the article. For purposes of subdivision (iii) above, the cost or value of materials produced in, and the direct costs of processing operations performed in, the customs territory of the United States and attributed to the 35 percent requirement under such subdivision may not exceed 15 percent of the appraised value of the article at the time it is entered.

5 Automotive Products and Motor Vehicles Eligible for Special Tariff Treatment. Articles entered under the Automotive Products Trade Act are subject to the following provisions:

(a) Motor vehicles and original motor-vehicle equipment which are Canadian articles and which fall in provisions for which the rate of duty "Free (B)" appears in the "Special" subcolumn may be entered free of duty. As used in this note--

(i) The term "Canadian article" means an article which originates in Canada, as defined in general note 12.

(ii) The term "original motor-vehicle equipment", as used with reference to a Canadian article (as defined above), means such a Canadian article which has been obtained from a supplier in Canada under or pursuant to a written order, contract or letter of intent of a bona fide motor vehicle manufacturer in the United States, and which is a fabricated component originating in Canada, as defined in general note 12, and intended for use as original equipment in the manufacture in the United States of a motor vehicle, but the term does not include trailers or articles to be used in their manufacture.

(iii) The term "motor vehicle", as used in this note, means a motor vehicle of a kind described in headings 8702, 8703 and 8704 of chapter 87 (excluding an electric trolley bus and a three-wheeled vehicle) or an automobile truck tractor principally designed for the transport of persons or goods.

(iv) The term "bona fide motor-vehicle manufacturer" means a person who, upon application to the Secretary of Commerce, is determined by the Secretary to have produced no fewer than 15 complete motor vehicles in the United States during the previous 12 months, and to have installed capacity in the United States to produce 10 or more complete motor vehicles per 40-hour week. The Secretary of Commerce shall maintain, and publish from time to time in the Federal Register, a list of the names and addresses of bona fide motor-vehicle manufacturers.