Global Trade News Summary – Happy Monday!

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Free Webcast: Tariff Classification Best Practices in China

Knowing what needs to be done for proper product classification, to ensure no violations, can be tedious work regardless of the country.  China, as an example, offers its own set of elements that must be followed to maintain compliance.  Organizations must utilize not only the China Tariff Schedule and General Rules of Interpretation (GRIs) when classifying products, but also understand the relationship of those classifications with other government requirements.  Plus, companies must know how to secure pre-classification opinions and rulings while constantly working to clarify tariff discrepancies that are found between Ports and Customs interpretations.  Why is the China classification process so different and what can your organization do to improve the determination of tariff classifications?

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Union Customs Code Webcast Q&A – Final Questions Answered

Recently Integration Point held a webcast on the European Union’s (EU) Union Customs Code (UCC) and what organizations need to know now that we are almost one year away from implementation.  The presenters were from the United Kingdom’s HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) team that has been working on the UCC. During the webcast there were several questions that we were not able to answer due to time. The panel agreed to provide answers to those questions to be posted here.  Today’s post is our last in this series and covers general questions asked about the UCC.

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FTA News from Around the World – April 2015 Round Up

With regulations ever changing and updates constantly being made, we understand keeping up with new regulations affecting global trade can be challenging. Therefore, Global Trade News has taken the information that we have gathered over the last month from governments around the world, and compiled it into a monthly summary, posted here for you. You can access this information, along with all related FTA posts at any time by visiting the Free Trade Agreement category on this blog.

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Have You Registered? Exports, FTAs, & Classification Seminars in Chicago Next Month

If you haven’t registered for the upcoming trade compliance seminars in Chicago next month, time is running out and space is filling up!  Integration Point will be hosting 3 days of trade compliance seminars June 23 – 25, 2015, in downtown Chicago.  The seminars will focus on making sure your export program is healthy, looking at free trade agreements beyond NAFTA and how to understand Rules of Origin, and providing best practices and hands-on exercises for establishing a solid product classification program in your organization.

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Global Trade News Summary – Happy Monday!

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