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      (i) 35 percent when the build-up method is used, or

(ii) 45 percent when the build-down method is used.

21. A change to subheading 9615.90 from any other heading.

22. A change to heading 9616 from any other heading.

23. A change to heading 9617 from any other chapter.

24. A change to heading 9618 from any other heading.

Chapter 97.

1. A change to subheadings 9701.10 through 9701.90 from any other subheading.

2. A change to headings 9702 through 9706 from any other heading.

30 United States-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act.

(a) Originating goods under the terms of the United States-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement (UBFTA) are subject to duty as provided for herein. For the purposes of this note, goods of Bahrain, as defined in subdivisions (b) through (h) of this note, that are imported into the customs territory of the United States and entered under a provision for which a rate of duty appears in the “Special” subcolumn of column 1 followed by the symbol “BH” in parentheses are eligible for the tariff treatment and quantitative limitations set forth in the “Special” subcolumn, in accordance with sections 201 through 203, inclusive, of the United States-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (Pub. Law 109-169; 119 Stat. 3581). For the purposes of this note, the term “UBFTA country” refers only to Bahrain or to the United States.

(b) For the purposes of this note, subject to the provisions of subdivisions (c), (d), (e), (g) and (h) thereof, a good imported into the United States is eligible for treatment as an originating good of a UBFTA country under the terms of this note only if --

(i) the good is a good wholly the growth, product or manufacture of Bahrain or of the United States, or both;

(ii) for goods not covered by subdivision (b)(iii) below, the good is a new or different article of commerce that has been grown, produced or manufactured in the territory of Bahrain or of the United States, or both, and the sum of--

(A) the value of each material produced in the territory of Bahrain or of the United States, or both, and

(B) the direct costs of processing operations performed in the territory of Bahrain or of the United States, or both,

is not less than 35 percent of the appraised value of the good at the time the good is entered into the territory of the United States; or

(iii) the good falls in a heading or subheading covered by a provision set forth subdivision (h) of this note

and--

(A) each of the nonoriginating materials used in the production of the good undergoes an applicable change in tariff classification specified in such subdivision (h) as a result of production occurring entirely in the territory of Bahrain or of the United States, or both; or

(B) the good otherwise satisfies the requirements specified in such subdivision (h); and

and is imported directly into the territory of the United States from the territory of Bahrain and meets all other applicable requirements of this note. For purposes of this note, the term “good” means any merchandise, product, article or material.
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 (c) Value of materials.

(i) Except as provided in subdivision (c)(ii) of this note, the value of a material produced in the territory of Bahrain or of the United States, or both, includes the following:

(A) the price actually paid or payable for the material by the producer of such good;

(B) the freight, insurance, packing and all other costs incurred in transporting the material to the producer’s plant, if such costs are not included in the price referred to in subdivision (c)(i)(A) above;

(C) the cost of waste or spoilage resulting from the use of the material in the growth, production or manufacture of the good, less the value of recoverable scrap; and

(D) taxes or customs duties imposed on the material by Bahrain or the United States, or both, if the taxes or customs duties are not remitted upon exportation from the territory of Bahrain or of the United States, as the case may be.

(ii) If the relationship between the producer of a good and the seller of a material influenced the price actually paid or payable for the material, or if there is no price actually paid or payable by the producer for the material, the value of the material produced in the territory of Bahrain or of the United States, or both, includes the following:

(A) all expenses incurred in the growth, production or manufacture of the material, including general expenses;

(B) a reasonable amount for profit; and

(C) freight, insurance, packing and all other costs incurred in transporting the material to the producer’s plant.

(d) (i) For purposes of subdivision (b)(i) of this note, except as otherwise provided in subdivision (e) of this note for textile and apparel articles, the expression “good wholly the growth, product or manufacture of Bahrain or of the United States, or both” means--

(A) a mineral good extracted in the territory of Bahrain or of the United States, or both;

(B) a vegetable good, as such a good is provided for in the tariff schedule, harvested in the territory of Bahrain or of the United States, or both;

(C) a live animal born and raised in the territory of Bahrain or of the United States, or both;

(D) a good obtained from live animals raised in the territory of Bahrain or of the United States, or both;

(E) a good obtained from hunting, trapping or fishing in the territory of Bahrain or of the United States, or both;

(F) a good (fish, shellfish and other marine life) taken from the sea by vessels registered or recorded with Bahrain or with the United States and flying the flag of that country;

(G) a good produced exclusively from products referred to in subdivision (F) on board factory ships registered or recorded with Bahrain or with the United States and flying the flag of that country;

(H) a good taken by Bahrain or the United States, or a person of Bahrain or of the United States, from the seabed or beneath the seabed outside territorial waters, if Bahrain or the United States has rights to exploit such seabed;

(I) a good taken from outer space, if such good is obtained by Bahrain or the United States, or a person of Bahrain or of the United States, and is not processed in the territory of a country other than Bahrain or the United States;

(J) waste and scrap derived from–

(1) production or manufacture in the territory of Bahrain or of the United States, or both; or
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    (2) used goods collected in the territory of Bahrain or of the United States, or both, if such goods are fit only for the recovery of raw materials;

(K) a recovered good derived in the territory of Bahrain or of the United States from used goods and utilized in the territory of that country in the production of remanufactured goods; and

(L) a good produced in the territory of Bahrain or of the United States, or both, exclusively--

(1) from goods referred to in subdivisions (A) through (J) above, inclusive, or

(2) from the derivatives of goods referred to in such subdivisions,

at any stage of production.

(ii) Cumulation.

(A) An originating good, or a material produced in the territory of Bahrain or of the United States, or both, that is incorporated into a good in the territory of the other country shall be considered to originate in the territory of the other country.

(B) A good that is grown, produced or manufactured in the territory of Bahrain or of the United States, or both, by one or more producers, is an originating good if the good satisfies the requirements of subdivision (b) of this note and all other applicable requirements of this note.

(iii) Packaging and packing materials and containers for retail sale and for shipment.

Packaging and packing materials and containers for retail sale and shipment shall be disregarded in determining whether a good qualifies as an originating good, except that the value of such packaging and packing materials and containers has been included in meeting the requirements set forth in subdivision (b)(ii) of this note.

(iv) Definitions. For the purposes of this note:

(A) The term “direct costs of processing operations,” with respect to a good, includes, to the extent they are includable in the appraised value of the good when imported into Bahrain or the United States, as the case may be, the following:

(1) all actual labor costs involved in the growth, production or manufacture of the good, including fringe benefits, on-the-job training and the cost of engineering, supervisory, quality control and similar personnel;

(2) tools, dies, molds and other indirect materials, and depreciation on machinery and equipment that are allocable to the good;

(3) research, development, design, engineering and blueprint costs, to the extent that they are allocable to the good;

(4) costs of inspecting and testing the good; and

(5) costs of packaging the good for export to the territory of the other country.

The term “direct costs of processing operations” does not include costs that are not directly attributable to the good or are not costs of growth, production or manufacture of the good, such as: (I) profit, and (II) general expenses of doing business that are either not allocable to the good or are not related to the growth, production or manufacture of the good, such as administrative salaries, casualty and liability insurance, advertising and salesmen’s staff salaries, commissions or expenses.

(B) The term “material” means a good, including a part or ingredient, that is used in the growth, production or manufacture of another good that is a new or different article of commerce that has been grown, produced or manufactured in Bahrain or of the United States, or both.
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    (C) The term “material produced in the territory of Bahrain or of the United States, or both” means a good that is either wholly the growth, product or manufacture of Bahrain or of the United States, or both, or a new or different article of commerce that has been grown, produced or manufactured in the territory of Bahrain or of the United States, or both.

(D) The term “new or different article of commerce” means, except as provided in this subdivision, a good that--

(1) has been substantially transformed from a good or material that is not wholly the growth, product or manufacture of Bahrain or of the United States, or both; and

(2) has a new name, character or use distinct from the good or material from which it was transformed,

but a good shall not be considered a new or different article of commerce by virtue of having undergone simple combining or packaging operations, or mere dilution with water or another substance that does not materially alter the characteristics of the good.

(E) The term “simple combining or packaging operations” means operations such as adding batteries to devices, fitting together a small number of components by bolting, gluing or soldering, and repacking or packaging components together.

(F) The term “recovered goods” means materials in the form of individual parts that result from--

(1) the complete disassembly of used goods into individual parts; and

(2) the cleaning, inspecting, testing or other processing of those parts that is necessary for improvement to sound working condition.

(G) The term “remanufactured good” means an industrial good that is assembled in the territory of Bahrain or of the United State and that--

(1) is entirely or partially comprised of recovered goods;

(2) has a similar life expectancy to, and meets similar performance standards as, a like good that is new; and

(3) enjoys a factory warranty similar to that of a like good that is new.

(H) The term “substantially transformed” means, with respect to a good or a material, changed as the result of a manufacturing or processing operation so that--

(1) (aa) the good or material is converted from a good that has multiple uses into a good or material that has limited uses;

(bb) the physical properties of the good or material are changed to a significant extent; or

(cc) the operation undergone by the good or material is complex by reason of the number of processes and materials involved and the time and level of skill required to perform those processes; and

(2) the good or material loses its separate identity in the manufacturing or processing operation.

(v) A good shall not be considered to be imported directly into the territory of the United States from the territory of Bahrain for purposes of this note if, after exportation from the territory of Bahrain or of the United States, the good undergoes production, manufacturing or any other operation outside the territory of Bahrain or of the United States, other than unloading, reloading or any other operation necessary to preserve the good in good condition or to transport the good to the territory of Bahrain or of the United States.
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(e) Textile and apparel articles.

(i) Except as provided in subdivision (ii) below, a textile or apparel good that is not an originating good under the terms of this note, because certain fibers or yarns used in the production of the component of the good that determines the tariff classification of the good do not undergo an applicable change in tariff classification set out in subdivision (h) of this note, shall be considered to be an originating good if the total weight of all such fibers or yarns in that component is not more than seven percent of the total weight of that component. Notwithstanding the preceding sentence, a textile or apparel good containing elastomeric yarns in the component of the good that determines the tariff classification of the good shall be considered to be an originating good only if such yarns are wholly formed in the territory of Bahrain or of the United States.

(ii) Notwithstanding the rules set forth in subdivision (h) of this note, textile and apparel goods classifiable as goods put up in sets for retail sale as provided for in general rule of interpretation 3 to the tariff schedule shall not be considered to be originating goods unless each of the goods in the set is an originating good or the total value of the nonoriginating goods in the set does not exceed ten percent of the value of the set determined for purposes of assessing customs duties.

(iii) For purposes of this note, in the case of a textile or apparel good that is a yarn, fabric or group of fibers, the term “component of the good that determines the tariff classification of the good” means all of the fibers in the yarn, fabric or group of fibers.

(iv) For purposes of this note, the term “textile or apparel good” means a good listed in the Annex to the Agreement on Textiles and Clothing referred to in section 101(d)(4) of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act (19 U.S.C. 3511(d)(4)).

(f) Indirect materials.

Indirect materials shall be disregarded in determining whether a good qualifies as an originating good, except that the cost of such indirect materials may be included in meeting the 35 percent value-content requirement of subdivision (b)(ii) of this note where applicable. An “indirect material” means a good used in the growth, production, manufacture, testing or inspection of a good but not physically incorporated into the good, or a good used in the maintenance of buildings or the operation of equipment associated with the growth, production or manufacture of a good, including–

(i) fuel and energy;

(ii) tools, dies and molds;

(iii) spare parts and materials used in the maintenance of equipment and buildings;

(iv) lubricants, greases, compounding materials and other materials used in the growth, production or manufacture of a good or used to operate equipment and buildings;

(v) gloves, glasses, footwear, clothing, safety equipment and supplies;

(vi) equipment, devices and supplies used for testing or inspecting the good;

(vii) catalysts and solvents; and

(viii) any other goods that are not incorporated into the good but the use of which in the growth, production or manufacture of the good can reasonably be demonstrated to be a part of that growth, production or manufacture.

(g) Interpretation of rules of origin.

For purposes of interpreting the rules of origin set forth in subdivision (h) of this note--

(i) the specific rule, or specific set of rules, that applies to a particular heading or subheading is set out immediately adjacent to the heading or subheading;

(ii) a rule applicable to a subheading shall take precedence over a rule applicable to the heading which is parent to that subheading;

(iii) a requirement of a change in tariff classification applies only to non-originating materials; and