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Goods are considered originating if they have been produced in the member States wholly or partially from materials imported from outside the member States or of undetermined origin provided that:

  • The c.i.f. value of those materials does not exceed 60% of the total cost of the materials used in the production of the goods;
  • The value added resulting from the process of production accounts for at least 35% of the ex-factory cost of the goods;
  • Manufacture in which all the fruit and nuts of Chapter 8 used must be wholly produced


  • Manufacture in which all the products of this chapter are wholly produced - The origin of products of this chapter shall be the country in which the fruits and nuts grew. This excludes freezing, drying, and provisional preservation and processing of non-originating products of this chapter.