Truelove, Meeghan
December 2006
Travel & Leisure;Dec2006, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p152
The article provides some insights into taxes and customs levied against imported goods, according to the United States Customs and Border Protection. Duty rates for individual items are determined by national interests and applied through a list of goods compiled by the Brussels, Belgium-based World Customs. Most of these tariffs concern commercial use, which accounts for the vast majority of imported goods.


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