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Annex 201.1

Country-Specific Definitions

For purposes of this Agreement, unless otherwise specified:

national also includes:

(a)

with respect to Mexico, a national or a citizen according to Articles 30 and 34, respectively, of the Mexican Constitution; and

(b)

with respect to the United States, "national of the United States" as defined in the existing provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act;

territory means:

(a)

with respect to Canada, the territory to which its customs laws apply, including any areas beyond the territorial seas of Canada within which, in accordance with international law and its domestic law, Canada may exercise rights with respect to the seabed and subsoil and their natural resources;

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(iii)

the islands of Guadalupe and Revillagigedo situated in the Pacific

Ocean,

(iv)

the continental shelf and the submarine shelf of such islands, keys and reefs,

(v)

the waters of the territorial seas, in accordance with international law, and its interior maritime waters,

(vi)

the space located above the national territory, in accordance with international law, and

(vii) any areas beyond the territorial seas of Mexico within which, in

accordance with international law, including the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, and its domestic law, Mexico may exercise rights with respect to the seabed and subsoil and their natural resources; and

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(i)

the customs territory of the United States, which includes the 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico,

(ii)

the foreign trade zones located in the United States and Puerto Rico, and

(iii)

any areas beyond the territorial seas of the United States within
which, in accordance with international law and its domestic law, the
United States may exercise rights with respect to the seabed and
subsoil and their natural resources.

PART TWO
TRADE IN GOODS

Chapter Three

National Treatment and Market Access for Goods

Article 300: Scope and Coverage

This Chapter applies to trade in goods of a Party, including:

(a)

goods covered by Annex 300-A (Trade and Investment in the Automotive Sector),

(b)

goods covered by Annex 300-B (Textile and Apparel Goods), and

(c)

goods covered by another Chapter in this part,

except as provided in such Annex or Chapter.

Section A - National Treatment

Article 301: National Treatment

1. Each Party shall accord national treatment to the goods of another Party in accordance with Article III of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), including its interpretative notes, and to this end Article II of the GATT and its interpretative notes, or any equivalent provision of a successor agreement to which all Parties are party, are incorporated into and made part of this Agreement.

2. The provisions of paragraph 1 regarding national treatment shall mean, with respect to a state or province, treatment no less favorable than the most favorable treatment accorded by such state or province to any like, directly competitive or substitutable goods, as the case may be, of the Party of which it forms a part.

3.

Paragraphs 1 and 2 do not apply to the measures set out in Annex 301.3.

Section B - Tariffs

Article 302: Tariff Elimination

1. Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, no Party may increase any existing customs duty, or adopt any customs duty, on an originating good.

2. Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, each Party shall progressively eliminate its customs duties on originating goods in accordance with its Schedule to Annex 302.2.

3. On the request of any Party, the Parties shall consult to consider accelerating the elimination of customs duties set out in their Schedules. An agreement between two or more Parties to accelerate the elimination of a customs duty on a good shall supersede any duty rate or staging category determined pursuant to their Schedules for such good when approved by each such Party in accordance with its applicable legal procedures.

4. Each Party may adopt or maintain import measures to allocate in-quota imports made pursuant to a tariff rate quota set out in Annex 302.2, provided that such measures do not have trade restrictive effects on imports additional to those caused by the imposition of the tariff rate quota.

5. On written request of any Party, a Party applying or intending to apply measures pursuant to paragraph 4 shall consult to review the administration of those measures.

Article 303: Restriction on Drawback and Duty Deferral Programs

1. Except as otherwise provided in this Article, no Party may refund the amount of customs duties paid, or waive or reduce the amount of customs duties owed, on a good imported into its territory, on condition that the good is:

(a)

subsequently exported to the territory of another Party,

(b)

used as a material in the production of another good that is subsequently exported to the territory of another Party, or

(c)

substituted by an identical or similar good used as a material in the production of another good that is subsequently exported to the territory of another Party,

in an amount that exceeds the lesser of the total amount of customs duties paid or owed on the good on importation into its territory and the total amount of customs duties paid to another Party on the good that has been subsequently exported to the territory of that other Party.

2.

No Party may, on condition of export, refund, waive or reduce:

(a)

an antidumping or countervailing duty that is applied pursuant to a Party's
domestic law and that is not applied inconsistently with Chapter Nineteen
(Review and Dispute Settlement in Antidumping and Countervailing Duty
Matters);

(b)

a premium offered or collected on an imported good arising out of any
tendering system in respect of the administration of quantitative import
restrictions, tariff rate quotas or tariff preference levels;

(c)

a fee applied pursuant to section 22 of the U.S. Agricultural Adjustment Act, subject to Chapter Seven (Agriculture and Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures); or

(d)

customs duties paid or owed on a good imported into its territory and substituted by an identical or similar good that is subsequently exported to the territory of another Party.

3. Where a good is imported into the territory of a Party pursuant to a duty deferral program and is subsequently exported to the territory of another Party, or is used as a material in the production of another good that is subsequently exported to the territory of another Party, or is substituted by an identical or similar good used as a material in the production of another good that is subsequently exported to the territory of another Party, the Party from whose territory the good is exported:

(a)

shall assess the customs duties as if the exported good had been withdrawn for domestic consumption; and

(b)

may waive or reduce such customs duties to the extent permitted under
paragraph 1.

4. In determining the amount of customs duties that may be refunded, waived or reduced pursuant to paragraph 1 on a good imported into its territory, each Party shall require presentation of satisfactory evidence of the amount of customs duties paid to another Party on the good that has been subsequently exported to the territory of that other Party.

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