certificate of origin for Chile's duty-free quota-free scheme
for least-developed countries
Communication from Chile
The following communication, dated 3 December 2020, is being circulated at the request of the delegation of Chile.
Chile's Duty-Free Quota-Free (DFQF) scheme for least-developed countries (LDCs) entered into force on 28 February 2014 and was notified on 10 April 2014 (G/C/W/695 and WT/COMTD/N/44).
All LDCs designated as such by the United Nations are eligible for preferential treatment under the DFQF scheme. The list of beneficiary countries will be reviewed every three years by Chile's Ministry of Finance.
The Annex to this document contains the format for the Certificate of Origin relating to the DFQF scheme, as found in Decree No. 1.432.
The Certificate of Origin - which may be drawn up in English, French, Spanish or Portuguese and will be valid for a period of one year from the date on which it is issued - must be certified by the competent authority in the beneficiary country. In this regard, LDCs wishing to benefit from preferential treatment under the DFQF scheme are invited to submit to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com the name and official seal of the certifying authority, as well as the name(s) of officer(s) authorized to issue Certificates of Origin.