CBP Instructs to Mark Crimean Goods as “Made in Ukraine”

On April 23, 2014, U.S. Customs and Border Protect (CBP) Cargo Systems Messaging Service posted Message CSMS #14-000236 on its website instructing the trade to mark goods grown or produced in Crimea as “Product of Ukraine” or “Made in Ukraine.” 

“Growth, production, or manufacture of a good in Crimea is growth, production, or manufacture of a good in Ukraine.  Goods which are the growth, product, or manufacture of Crimea and other areas of Ukraine should be marked as “Product of Ukraine” or “Made in Ukraine”.  If the container of the imported good is marked, it may be marked, “Contents made in Ukraine” or words similar in meaning.” 

 If your require additional information, please contact Ms. Virginia McPherson, Chief, Trade Processes at virginia.h.mcpherson@cbp.dhs.gov