FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS
Dominican Republic 2 for 1
Earned Import Allowance Program
The Earned Import Allowance Program (EIA) provides duty-free entry from the Dominican Republic into the United States for certain apparel. For every two square meter equivalent (SME) of apparel assembled using U.S. yarn and fabric allows one SME to enter the U.S. duty-free using third party yarn and fabric.
Participating Companies: 12 (2017)
Credits Issued: 19,182,627 SME (March 2017)
Imports entered: $3.49 Million (Year Ending January 2017)
Public Comments on the Wholly Formed Requirement for Qualifying Woven Fabric Under the Dominican Republic Earned Import Allowance Program
Interim Procedures for the Earned Import Allowance Program
OTEXA Webinar: Introduction to the Dominican Republic’s Two-For-One Earned Import Allowance Program, March 11, 2009
Federal Register Notices
Legislative History and Text
If you have any questions about this program, please contact Rachel Alarid
at the U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Textiles and Apparel
at 202-482-3400 or by e-mail.