Glossary term:

Proof of origin

Document declaring that the goods fulfill the rules of origin laid down in a certain preferential trade arrangement, thus supporting the claim for preferential treatment under that preferential trade arrangement. There are different types of proof of origin, depending on the preferential trade arrangement such as a certificate of origin issued by the customs administration or public authority or a statement on origin / an invoice declaration / an origin declaration made out by an exporter.

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Rules of origin

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