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Rules of Origin Georgia

EU-Georgia trade rules of origin:

a) Under GSP preferences

b) Under the Association Agreement

Check the rules of origin applying to your product at My export

KEY AREAS

Tolerance

Cumulation

Direct transport

Duty drawback

Vessels conditions

Product specific

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Introduction to Rules of origin

Legal text of the rules of origin applicable to Georgia

Proofs of Origin Georgia

This page provides an overview of the specific elements of the EU rules of origin under the Deep and comprehensive free trade area established between the EU and Georgia. (see Association Agreement between the EU and Georgia, Protocol I, pages 612 - 735).

See also: EU Rules of Origin (overview)

Tolerance

Tolerance is fixed at 10% of the ex-work price of the product for all products, except for textile and clothing, for which specific tolerances in weight or in value will apply (cf. Annex I to Protocol I).

See also: General rule of Tolerance or De Minimis

Cumulation
  • Bilateral cumulation with the EU (see Protocol I, Article 3)
  • Cumulation with Turkey (see Protocol I, Article 3)

See also: General rule of Cumulation

Direct transport

Evidence of the direct transport will have to be brought to the customs authorities of the importing country.

See also: General rule of Direct transport or Non-Manipulation

Duty drawback

Duty drawback is not authorized.

See also: General rule of Duty drawback

Vessels conditions

The EU rules of origin make a distinction between fish captured within the territorial seas of the partner country and fish captured beyond. In the first case, the product will be considered as originating without additional conditions. In the second, the product will be considered as originating only if it was captured by vessels:

  • which are registered or recorded in Georgia or in a Member State,
  • which sail under the flag of Georgia or of a Member State,
  • which are owned to the extent of at least 50 % by nationals of Georgia or of Member States or by a company with its head office in that republic or in one of the Member States, of which the manager or managers, Chairman of the Board of Directors or of the Supervisory Board, and the majority of the members of such boards are nationals of Georgia or of the Member States and of which, in addition, in the case of companies, at least half the capital belongs to Georgia or to the Member States or to public bodies or nationals of Georgia or of the Member States,
  • of which the master and officers are nationals of Georgia or of the Member States, and
  • of which at least 75 % of the crew are nationals of the Georgia or of the Member States.
Product specific rules of origin

List of processing which should be carried out on non-originating materials to gain the originating status is included in Protocol I, pages 634-725.