Import Administration
Polyethylene Terephthalate (Pet) Film from United Arab Emirates (A-520-803)

Scope Description:

The products covered by each of these orders are all gauges of raw, pre-treated, or primed PET film, whether extruded or co-extruded. Excluded are metallized films and other finished films that have had at least one of their surfaces modified by the application of a performance-enhancing resinous or inorganic layer more than 0.00001 inches thick. Also excluded is roller transport cleaning film which has at least one of its surfaces modified by application of 0.5 micrometers of SBR latex. Tracing and drafting film is also excluded. PET film is classifiable under subheading 3920.62.00.90 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). While HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, our written description of the scope of these orders is dispositive.

Anticircumvention Determinations Made Between July 1, 2015, and September 30, 2015
Requestor: Polyplex USA LLC and Flex USA Inc.; PET film produced in Bahrain by JBF Bahrain from inputs (PET chips and silica chips) manufactured in the United Arab Emirates, and that is subsequently exported from Bahrain to the United States undergoes a process of completion or assembly that is not minor or insignificant and, therefore, should not be included within the scope of the order.