Preferential Treatment Law and Legal Definition

According to 19 CFR 10.212 [Title 19 Customs Duties; Chapter I U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security; Department of the Treasury Part 10 Articles Conditionally Free, Subject to a Reduced Rate, Etc.; Subpart D Textile and Apparel Articles under the African Growth and Opportunity Act], preferential treatment means "entry, or withdrawal from warehouse for consumption, in the customs territory of the United States free of duty and free of any quantitative limitations."