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Tools related to origin certification

The origin of goods is one of the crucial elements for international trade. Recognizing the various purposes in which the origin of goods plays a vital role, the Customs administrations around the world must implement rules of origin in an effective and efficient manner.

The WCO Guidelines on Certification of Origin are based on the studies on origin certification and offer practical explanations. The Guidelines aim to provide useful guidance for the Members to design, develop and achieve robust management of origin-related procedures.