Global Trade News Summary – Happy Monday!

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Export Compliance Best Practices – Webcast Q&A

On March 5, 2015, Integration Point and Page Fura, an international trade law firm, presented an hour-long webcast on the topic of Export Compliance Best Practices.  Topics covered included establishing “C” suite support, building cross-departmental relations, highlighting what export control lists are available, discussing Export Control Numbers (ECN) in the different countries and the variations that exist as well as several other topics.  There were many questions asked during the webcast that we were not able to cover, and the presenters have taken the time to answer some of those for us now.

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Global Tariff Classification from A to Z

“The tariff classification of goods is a key element in foreign trade.” While this statement is very true, why should tariff classification be important for your company?   Not only that, but what are the consequences of incorrect classification?  Or maybe you are just starting to work with tariff classifications and need to know what is required and who is responsible for what part of the classification process.  Regardless of where you are in the classification process, understanding the importance and requirements is key to maintaining compliance.

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Global Trade News Summary – Happy Monday!

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CBP C-TPAT Portal 2.0 Webcast: General Question & Answers

On January 15, 2015, Integration Point teamed up with US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to bring you the latest updates on CBP’s Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) Portal 2.0.  There were many questions asked during the webcast that we were not able to cover, and the presenters have taken the time to answer some of those for us now.  Responses to the questions have been provided directly by CBP and are presented below without edit or alteration.  Please note that a due to the fact that a number of questions require lengthy explanation, CBP refers the user to the CBP Portal 2.0 User Manual for a more specific explanation (and screen shots).  The User Guide can be found at http://www.cbp.gov/border-security/ports-entry/cargo-security/c-tpat-customs-trade-partnership-against-terrorism/portal-resource.

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Global Trade News Summary – Happy Monday!

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