Haiti HOPE/HOPE II/HELP: Unofficial Summary of Provisions Relating to Textiles and Apparel

This document is intended to provide informal guidance only. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is the final arbiter on whether imports of Haitian textiles and apparel qualify for duty-free treatment. 

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SHORT DESCRIPTION OF PROVISION
COVERAGE*
TRQ/QUANTITATIVE LIMITATION (IF ANY)
LEG. CITE
HTSUS IMPLEMENTATION
Value-Added TRQ for Apparel
Apparel articles wholly assembled or knit-to shape in Haiti; must meet applicable value percentage as defined in legislation
Total annual imports under this provision are limited to 1.25% of aggregate U.S. apparel imports in the preceeding 12-month period
19 U.S.C. 2703a(b)(1)
9820.61.25 or 9820.61.30
Woven Apparel TRQ
Apparel articles classified in HTSUS Chapter 62; wholly assembled or knit-to-shape in Haiti
Total annual imports under this provision limited to 70 million SME per year unless certain criteria as defined in legislation are met
19 U.S.C. 2703a(b)(2)(A)
9820.62.05
Knit Apparel TRQ
Apparel articles classified in HTSUS Chapter 61 except for certain exclusions for t-shirts, sweatshirts, and pullovers as outlined in legislation; wholly assembled or knit-to-shape in Haiti
  • Total annual imports under this provision limited to 70 million SME per year unless certain criteria as defined in legislation are met
  • Certain t-shirts, sweatshirts, and pullovers as described in legislation are excluded from duty-free treatment under this provision (HTSUS 6109.10.0004, 6109.10.0007, 6109.10.0012, 6109.10.0014, 6109.90.1007, 6109.90.1009, 6110.20.2040, 6110.20.2067, 6110.20.2069 and 6110.30.3040)
  • 19 U.S.C. 2703a(b)(2)(B)
    9820.61.35
    Brassieres
    Brassieres classified in HTSUS 6212.10; wholly assembled or knit-to-shape in Haiti
    19 U.S.C. 2703a(b)(3)(A)
    9820.62.12
    Other apparel articles (knit and woven)
  • Certain apparel as described in legislation (6102.20.00, 6102.90.9005, 6104.13.20, 6104.19.15, 6104.19.6010, 6104.19.8010, 6104.19.8060, 6104.22.0010, 6104.29.2010, 6104.32.00, 6104.39.2010, 6112.11.0020, 6113.00.9020, 6117.90.9040, 6202.12.20, 6202.19.9010, 6202.91.2011, 6202.92.15, 6202.92.20, 6202.93.45, 6202.99.9011, 6203.39.9020, 6204.12.0010, 6204.13.20, 6204.19.20, 6204.19.8010, 6204.19.8060, 6204.22.3010, 6204.23, 6204.29, 6204.32, 6204.33.20, 6204.39.80, 6204.42.3040, 6204.42.3060, 6204.43.4020, 6204.43.4040, 6204.44.4020, 6205.20.2016, 6205.30.2010, 6207, 6208, 6209.20.10, 6210.30.9020, 6210.50.9010, 6210.50.9050, 6211.20.1540, 6211.20.5810, 6211.41.0055, 6211.42.0040, 6211.42.0075, 6212.10 or 6217.90.9025)
  • Wholly assembled or knit-to-shape in Haiti
  • 19 U.S.C. 2703a(b)(3)(B)
    9820.61.40
    Luggage and similar items
    Articles classified in HTSUS 4202.12, 4202.22, 4202.32, or 4202.92; wholly assembled in Haiti
    19 U.S.C. 2703a(b)(3)(C)
    9820.42.05
    Headgear
    Articles classified in HTSUS 6501, 6502, 6504, or 6505.90; wholly assembled, knit-to-shape or formed in Haiti
    19 U.S.C. 2703a(b)(3)(D)
    9820.65.05
    Certain women's and girls' sleepwear
    Women's and girls' pajama bottoms and other sleepwear classified in HTSUS 6208.91.30, 6208.92.00, or 6208.99.20; wholly assembled or knit-to-shape in Haiti
    19 U.S.C. 2703a(b)(3)(E)
    9820.62.20
    Certain other apparel articles (knit)
  • Certain apparel classified in HTSUS lines included in legislation (6101.30.1000, 6101.30.1500, 6101.90.0500, 6101.90.9010, 6101.90.9020, 6101.90.9030, 6102.30.0500, 6102.30.1000, 6102.90.9010, 6102.90.9015, 6103.22.0010, 6103.22.0050, 6103.23.0005, 6103.23.0007, 6103.23.0025, 6103.23.0036, 6103.23.0037, 6103.23.0075, 6103.29.0500, 6103.29.0510, 6103.29.0520, 6103.29.1010, 6103.29.1015, 6103.29.1050, 6103.31.0000, 6103.33.1000, 6103.33.2000, 6103.39.1000, 6103.39.8020, 6103.39.8030, 6104.22.0010, 6104.22.0030, 6104.22.0060, 6104.23.0010, 6104.23.0020, 6104.23.0025, 6104.23.0036, 6104.29.0510, 6104.29.0560, 6104.29.1010, 6104.29.1050, 6104.29.2010, 6104.29.2012, 6104.29.2014, 6104.29.2022, 6104.29.2049, 6104.29.2051, 6104.29.2055, 6104.33.1000, 6104.39.2020, 6104.39.2030, 6104.44.2020, 6104.49.9010, 6104.49.9030, 6104.52.0010, 6104.52.0020, 6104.59.8010, 6105.90.1000, 6105.90.8010, 6105.90.8020, 6105.90.8030, 6106.20.1020, 6106.90.1010, 6106.90.1020, 6106.90.2510, 6106.90.2520, 6106.90.2530, 6106.90.3010, 6106.90.3020, 6106.90.3030, 6107.21.0010, 6107.21.0020, 6107.21.0030, 6107.22.0010, 6107.22.0015, 6107.22.0025, 6107.91.0030, 6107.91.0040, 6107.91.0090, 6107.99.1030, 6108.31.0010, 6108.31.0020, 6108.32.0015, 6110.11.0070, 6110.12.2070, 6110.12.2080, 6110.19.0070, 6110.19.0080, 6110.20.1031, 6110.20.1033, 6110.30.1050, 6110.30.1060, 6110.30.1550, 6110.30.1560, 6110.30.2051, 6110.30.2053, 6110.30.2061, 6110.30.2063, 6112.11.0010, 6112.11.0020, 6112.11.0030, 6112.11.0040, 6112.12.0010, 6112.12.0020, 6112.12.0030, 6112.12.0040, 6112.19.1010, 6112.19.1020, 6112.19.1030, 6112.19.1040, 6112.20.1010, 6112.20.1020, 6112.20.1030, 6112.20.1040, 6113.00.9015, 6113.00.9025 or 6113.00.9030)
  • Wholly assembled or knit-to-shape in Haiti
  • 19 U.S.C. 2703a(b)(3)(F)
    9820.61.45
    Made-up textile articles
  • Certain made-up textile articles classified in HTSUS lines included in legislation (5601.10.2000, 5601.22.0090, 5601.29.0010, 5601.29.0020, 5601.29.0090, 5701.10.9000, 5701.90.1030, 5701.90.2010, 5701.90.2020, 5701.90.2030, 5702.31.1000, 5702.31.2000, 5702.32.1000, 5702.32.2000, 5702.39.2010, 5702.42.2090, 5702.50.2000, 5702.50.4000, 5702.50.5200, 5702.50.5600, 5702.91.3000, 5702.91.4000, 5702.92.1000, 5702.92.9000, 5702.99.0500, 5702.99.1500, 5703.10.2000, 5703.10.8000, 5703.20.1000, 5703.20.2010, 5703.20.2090, 5703.30.2000, 5703.30.8030, 5703.30.8080, 5704.10.0010, 5704.10.0090, 5705.00.2005, 5705.00.2015, 5705.00.2030, 5807.10.0510, 5807.10.0520, 5807.90.0510, 5807.90.0520, 6301.30.0010, 6301.30.0020, 6301.40.0010, 6301.40.0020, 6301.90.0010, 6301.90.0020, 6301.90.0030, 6302.39.0010, 6302.60.0010, 6302.60.0020, 6302.60.0030, 6302.91.0005, 6302.91.0015, 6302.91.0035, 6302.91.0045, 6302.91.0050, 6304.11.2000, 6304.11.3000, 6304.19.3040, 6304.19.3060, 6304.91.0020, 6304.91.0040, 6304.91.0050, 6304.91.0070, 6304.92.0000, 6304.93.0000, 6304.99.1500, 6304.99.3500, 6304.99.6010, 6304.99.6020, 6304.99.6040, 6305.20.0000, 6305.32.0010, 6305.32.0020, 6305.32.0050, 6305.32.0060, 6305.39.0000, 6305.90.0000, 6307.10.1020, 6307.10.1090, 6307.90.3010, 6307.90.3020, 6307.90.8910, 6307.90.8940, 6307.90.8945, 6308.00.0020, 6406.10.7700, 6406.10.9020, 6406.10.9040, 6406.10.9060, 6406.10.9090, 9404.90.1000 or 9404.90.9505)
  • Wholly assembled or knit-to-shape in Haiti
  • 19 U.S.C. 2703a(b)(3)(G)
    9820.63.05
    Earned Import Allowance Program (EIAP)
    See OTEXA's website
    See OTEXA's website
    19 U.S.C. 2703a(b)(4)
    9820.62.25
    Short supply
    Apparel wholly assembled or knit-to-shape in Haiti where the component that determines the HTSUS classification of the good is made from a short supply fabric or yarn as provided in legislation
    19 U.S.C. 2703a(b)(5)
    9820.62.30


    *All provisions require that goods be imported directly from Haiti or the Dominican Republic.


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