Consolidated TPP Text – Annex 2-D: Tariff Schedule of New Zealand

General Notes

1. The provisions of this Schedule are generally expressed in terms of the Working Tariff Document of New Zealand, and the interpretation of the provisions of this Schedule, including the product coverage of subheadings of this Schedule, shall be governed by the General Notes, Section Notes and Chapter Notes of the Working Tariff Document of New Zealand. To the extent that provisions of this Schedule are identical to the corresponding provisions of the Working Tariff Document of New Zealand, the provisions of this Schedule shall have the same meaning as the corresponding provisions of the Working Tariff Document of New Zealand.

2. The base rates of duty set out in this Schedule reflect New Zealand’s Most-Favoured-Nation (MFN) rates of duty in effect on January 1, 2010.

3. In this Schedule, rates of duty expressed in monetary units shall be rounded to the nearest hundredth of a New Zealand dollar.

4. The following staging categories shall apply to the elimination of customs duties by New Zealand pursuant to Article 2.4.2 (Elimination of Customs Duties):

5. The annual stages referred to in paragraph 4 for the elimination of customs duties shall be equal annual stages, except:

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