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Image: CSCB and NEI logosUnderstand Commodity Composition Rules and FTA Eligibility

Type: In-class seminar
Name: Free Trade Agreements and Rules of Origin
Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017
Place: Pacific Customs Brokers, 17637 1st Avenue, Surrey, BC
Presenter: April Collier
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm PT
Fee: $157 CAD plus GST (per attendee)

Tariff elimination on products traded among Free Trade Agreement (FTA) regions has boosted international trade but the rules of engagement for FTAs are severely complex. In this session, Canadian and U.S. importers learn how to determine eligibility under various FTA programs and gain a clearer understanding of the regulations and best practices for implementation.

Topics Include

  • History of NAFTA
  • Certifications and definitions
  • Rules of origin
  • Non-resident importing
  • Eligibility options
  • Regional value content
  • Country of origin
  • Marking determination requirements
  • Post-entry claims
  • Post-entry amendments
  • Audit verifications
  • Case studies

Attendee Comments

 "Good understanding of FTAs and their impact. Valuation information was good."   - P. Chivers, Manager Operations and Finance, Red Leaf Architectural Products Inc.

 "Very interesting speakers! Entertaining content."   - R. Lee, CEO, Eat Marketing

 "Well done. Educational and informative."   - E. Petronio, Sales / Purchasing / Repairs, Murray Latta Progressive Machine Inc.

 "Nice balance of examples and facts. Examples (and questions) helped build understanding."   - C. Danton, Warehouse and Distribution Manager, Jackpot Digital Inc.

Who Should Attend

Owners, Managers, Supervisors, Coordinators and Logistics staff of companies:

  • Seeking duty relief eligibility
  • Under review by CBSA or CBP
  • Responsible for customs compliance
  • Involved in completing customs documentation

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