BIS decision tool: Direct product, de minimis rules

BIS decision tool: Direct product, de minimis rules

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Commerce Department has made available a web-based tool for determining whether non-U.S. made items (located outside the United States) are subject to the Export Administration Regulations.

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Use of the BIS decision tool is voluntary, and it is intended to serve as a checklist to identify and verify the key eligibility and compliance requirements of the direct product rules and the de minimis rules. The decision tool is not appropriate for non-U.S. made items that are inside the United States because these items are subject to the Export Administration Regulations whether they are wholly non-U.S. made or not.

The decision tool provides a series of prompts in the form of questions and answers.


For more information, contact a professional with KPMG’s Trade & Customs practice:

Douglas Zuvich | +1 (312) 665-1022 |

Andrew Siciliano | +1 (631) 425-6057 |

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