Article ID: 000059716 Content Type: Product Information & Documentation Last Reviewed: 11/07/2022

How to Determine if Intel® Solid State Drives' Country of Origin (COO) Complies with Trade Agreements Act (TAA)


Information about TAA compliance of Intel® SSDs and steps to request compliance confirmation for a given COO

  • Unable to identify the country of origin of Intel® SSD
  • Unable to validate if trade agreements are in place when purchasing Intel SSDs

In order to determine if there are any specific trade agreements in place, such as TAA (Trade Agreements Act), based on applicable custom regulations, send an email to with the following information:

  • Detailed request
  • Intel product identifying information: Name/Model/Part Number
  • Country where Requestor is located
  • Country where Product was or will be imported if different from above
  • Approximate date of purchase
  • If the Intel SSD is going to be purchased as part of a system, confirm with your system supplier for TAA compliance information.
  • If the Intel SSD will be purchased individually, be aware that Intel has availability for SSDs with Taiwan as the country of origin. At the time of the procurement request, you should ensure that you request SSDs with a country of origin Taiwan.
Additional information

Background on the US Trade Agreements Act (TAA):

TAA refers to the Trade Agreements Act (19 U.S.C. & 2501-2581), which is intended to foster fair and open international trade.

The TAA contains a list of products and requires that the U.S. Government acquire those products only if they are “Made or substantially transformed in the U.S. or a TAA designated country".

You can view a list of products and TAA designated countries.