`FOB` means the value of free boarding determined in the manner defined in paragraph 1 of Annex I; For the purpose of determining whether a good originates from a Party, all indirect materials, such as electricity and fuels, plant and equipment or machinery and tools used in the manufacture of such goods, are considered to be originating goods, whether or not they come from non-Parties, and their value shall correspond to the costs recorded in the accounts of the manufacturer of the export goods. 1. Packaging and packaging materials intended for retail sale shall not be taken into account when presented at the same time as the packaged product, when it is verified that all non-originating materials used in the manufacture of a product fulfil the criterion corresponding to a change in the tariff classification of that product. Unless otherwise provided, products which satisfy the origin requirements laid down in Rule 3 and which are used in a Contracting Party as materials for a good eligible for preferential treatment under those provisions shall be considered as products originating in that Party when the working or processing of the product has taken place. After India became an ASEAN sectoral dialogue partner in 1992, India recorded an increase in its trade with ASEAN compared to its trade with the rest of the world. Between 1993 and 2003, bilateral trade between ASEAN and India increased from $2.9 billion in 1993 to $12.1 billion in 2003, at an annual rate of 11.2 per cent.  Much of India`s trade with ASEAN is destined for Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, with which India has strong economic relations.  (b) The customs authority of the importing Party may request from an importer, in accordance with its national laws, regulations and administrative provisions, information or documents on the origin of the imported goods before requesting the retroactive control referred to in point (a). 10. (a) The AIFTA certificate of origin shall be issued by the issuing authority of the exporting Party at the time of export or within three working days of the date of transfer, where the products to be exported can be considered as products originating in that Contracting Party within the meaning of these Rules.
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