Downstream Producer Law and Legal Definition

Downstream producer is a firm that performs additional, value-added production processes for a firm or subdivision, including a firm that performs final assembly or finishing. (19 U.S.C.S. § 2272(c)(3)). See also Former Emples. of Warp Processing Co. v. United States DOL, 31 Int'l Trade Rep. (BNA) 1230 (Ct. Int'l Trade Feb. 20, 2009).