Imports Law and Legal Definition

Imports means “all goods physically brought into the U.S., including: 1) Goods of foreign origin, and 2) Goods of domestic origin returned to the U.S. without substantial transformation affecting a change in tariff classification under an applicable rule of origin.” [15 CFR 30.1; Title 15 -- Commerce And Foreign Trade; Subtitle B -- Regulations Relating To Commerce And Foreign Trade; Chapter I -- Bureau Of The Census, Department Of Commerce; Part 30 -- Foreign Trade Regulations; Subpart A -- General Requirements]