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Are wood products eligible in AGOA?

Published on April 29, 2016

Yes, there are wood products that are eligible under AGOA and GSP. Please find some examples below:

4409.10.65 Coniferous wood dowel rods, continuously shaped along any of its edges or faces, sanded, grooved or otherwise advanced in condition
4409.20.65 Non coniferous wood dowel rods, continuously shaped along any of its edges or faces, sanded, grooved or otherwise advanced in condition
4412.19.50 Plywood of wood sheets, n/o 6 mm thick each, with outer plies of coniferous wood, nesi, surface covered, nesi
4421.90.20 Wood dowel pins, sanded, grooved or otherwise advanced in condition
4421.90.40 Wood blinds, shutters, screens and shades, not consisting of wooden frames in the center of which are fixed louver boards or slats

For more information on products that can be exported under AGOA and GSP duty free, please click the link https://hts.usitc.gov/ When you see the following codes in the tariff column you will know it is duty free;

A (GSP preference -which is duty free)
D (AGOA eligible product)  
A+ (Lesser developed beneficiary also duty free)

Read the Guide to United States Furniture Compliance Requirements.

Read the full guide on how to determine if your product is eligible for duty-free access to the U.S.