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Why Consider Letters of Credit Seminar?

As we see our exports increasing, our international accounts receivable balances are increasing too. Many exporters fear the many mysteries and risks associated with selling their goods to foreign buyers, including those mysterious international banks. How do we insure that we will receive payment for all of those shipments? How can we get paid faster and with lower bank fees? Just what is the difference between a Documentary Collection and a Documentary Credit? Is a...
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John Goodrich

CBP Proposes Broker Continuing Education Requirement

CBP announced on May 2nd, that it is proposing a continuing education requirement for licensed customhouse brokers. Active brokers will be required to undertake 40 hours of continuing education during a 3-year period. CBP is committed to ensuring that educational options exist that are low-cost and do not require travel. While classroom training such as GTC's will apply, CBP is also proposing that webinars, prerecorded training and participation in CBP or industry symposia and conferences...
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LillyS

C-TPAT member exports to receive expedited EU customs clearance

This article was written by  Sidley Austin LLP  and first appeared on the  International Law Office. On January 31 2013 the United States and the European Union implemented the mutual recognition arrangement for their respective supply chain security programmes. US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) administers the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT), which is now recognised as equivalent to the European Union's Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) programme. Should they elect to allow CBP to share...
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Denise Valles

And the winner is....

Winner of a Brand New iPad mini Announced.. We are thrilled to announce that Rachel Neville is the lucky winner of Global Training Center’s Giveaway and is walking away with a new iPad mini. Rachel will be attending our seminars with instructor Mr. John Goodrich and Ms. Catherine Petersen. Attendees who registered with Global Training Center between January 1-January 31 were automatically enrolled into a drawing. Global Training Center had many entries and drew 1...
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John Goodrich

NAFTA Solicitation: The Annual Disaster of the Forms

If you export goods under the NAFTA, how do you know they qualify for the program? As a NAFTA exporter your company has an obligation to determine if the goods it is exporting meet the NAFTA rules of origination. If your company did not manufacture the goods, it is necessary to identify the producer of those goods and to obtain a NAFTA certificate of origin or an equivalent manufacturer’s affidavit from them showing that the...
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Janet, Firstly, U.S. NAFTA regulation is found primarily in Section 181 of 19 CFR. Section 181.11 speaks to a certificate of orig... Read More
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 11:04
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