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Jordan Free Trade Agreement (JOFTA)

Information for U.S. Exporters is available through the Department of Commerce at:

The Jordan Free Trade Agreement (JOFTA) went into effect on December 17, 2001. Under the agreement virtually all Jordanian goods enter the United States duty free. The Jordan FTA does NOT provide a merchandise processing fee (MPF) exemption.

Learn more about how to claim preference on these goods at Can My Good Benefit From a Free Trade Agreement?

JOFTA Information Table

Jordan FTA Summary
Jordan Free Trade Agreement Summary

Data Elements for the Jordan FTA Certification of Origin - 19 CFR 10.704

Importers under the Jordan FTA should be prepared to submit to CBP a certification (a.k.a. declaration) as specified in 19 CFR 10.704 showing how the good meets the requirements of the FTA. Also see the “Importer Requirements” section of the Jordan Free Trade Agreement Implementation Instructions.

Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) - Jordan FTA General Note 18

This is a current link to the general note, including the Rules of Origin, Definitions and Value.

NOTE: On the USITC link, select the “General Notes; General rules of Interpretation; General Statistical Notes,” link, followed by “General Note 18”.

Jordan FTA Quotas

Goods of Jordan are not subject to Quota.

Additional Resources and Regulations:

Last Modified: May 31, 2023