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Glossary term:

Cumulation

Provision under trade agreements that allows for goods originating in country A and further processed or added to products originating in country B, to be considered as originating from country B.

Therefore, it provide producers with flexibility in terms of sourcing inputs and parts, allowing them to use inputs and parts from suppliers located in other partner countries and still qualify for preferential tariffs. There are four types of cumulation: bilateral, diagonal, regional and full cumulation.

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Rules of origin

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