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NAFTA Rules of Origin

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Course Description

Are you claiming NAFTA? Learn whether your product should be shipped under the NAFTA Rules. Learn the rules to qualify and classify your goods under the NAFTA Agreement and review in detail the NAFTA Certificate of Origin Document. This seminar prepares a company for shipping into Mexico and Canada under the NAFTA rules, correctly complete and maintain the proper documentation to take advantage of the reduced tariffs under NAFTA.


Course Features

  • Teaching Time 6.5 hours
  • Class Size Small
  • Material 1 book
  • Certificate 1
  • NCBFAA or CEU 6.5 credits
Please note: USMCA has not been adopted. Until then, NAFTA is still the standing agreement and must be followed. We provide you with the knowledge you need to understand NAFTA, which is the basis for USMCA. A section of the day will be dedicated to compare/contrast NAFTA and USMCA.
PLEASE note: Basic understanding of the HTS and GRI is required for this course. If you are not familiar with tariff classification and GRI, we recommend you sign up for Tariff Classification prior to taking the NAFTA Rules of Origin.

What you will learn

  • Comprehensive review of the NAFTA Agreement
  • Step by step discussion on each rule of origin under NAFTA
  • Completing the NAFTA certificate as Producer or Exporter
  • Record keeping requirements
  • Other U.S. FTAs
  • Complete Course Agenda ...

Course will benefit

Exporters, Importers, Purchasing, Sales/Marketing, Logistics, Traffic, Customer Service , Credit Managers, Controllers, Engineering, Legal, Customs Brokers, Freight Forwarders.

Course will especially benefit anyone involved with or responsbile for:

  • Qualifying goods under NAFTA
  • FTAs
  • International Documentation
  • Compliance Rules and Regulations

Course Agenda

Please note: This course is taught by an international trade professional that has real world experience. Instructor has been in your shoes and understands your issues/concerns.

NAFTA Rules of Origin

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  1. NAFTA—OVERVIEW
  2. DEFINITIONS
  3. A CLOSER LOOK AT ORIGINATION
    1. Wholly Obtained
    2. Production From Non-Originating Materials
    3. Produced From Originating Materials
    4. Exemptions From Change In Tariff
  4. FINER POINTS OF ORIGINATION
  5. NAFTA AND SPECIAL SECTORS
  6. THE NAFTA CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN FORM
    1. NAFTA Certificate of Origin & Instructions
    2. An Exporter’s Form
    3. A Producer’s Form
    4. Manufacturer Affidavits
    5. Distributor Statements
    6. Country of Origin Statements for Non-originating Goods
  7. COUNTRY OF ORIGIN FOR MARKING PURPOSES
    1. Marking Requirements
  8. NAFTA STRATEGIES FOR BUSINESSES
    1. Voluntary Participation
    2. Supplier Solicitation
  9. APPEAL PROCEDURES
  10. COUNTRY OF ORIGIN MARKING RULES
  11. RECORD KEEPING, PENALTIES, DENIAL OF BENEFITS
  12. MAQUILADORA INDUSTRY
  13. ANNEX 401 SPECIFIC RULES OF ORIGIN
  14. REGULATORY COMPLIANCE AND ENFORCEMENT
  15. OTHER FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS
Some items on this agenda will only be mentioned or lightly reviewed due to time constraints. If you are in need of a longer discussion on a particular topic, please mention this to the instructor at the beginning of the class.

Reviews

This will impact my job performance by ensuring that I am issuing NAFTA's correctly. This was a great class!

– Anonymous

Instructor explained the why and how very well.

– Anonymous

John is very knowledgeable. Great class.

– Anonymous

Wonderful knowledge and great material - delivery of information.

– Forwarding Officer II – Houston

Arthur is a great teacher! Took time with everyone as a class and has a great personality.

– Houston

I have been in the industry over 25 years and am a Licensed Broker and thought this was a great refresher course! Great pace and I learned a lot. Been to several other training courses that didn't add much value, but this one was very beneficial! Great job!

– Cincinnati

Trudy is very knowledgeable and makes it fun for material which isn't so fun. Great teacher!

– On-Site

This class was very helpful and the trainer was great.

– Columbus

This is one of the best offsite training's I've had.

– St. Louis

The most beneficial part of the seminar was the chance to ask questions for discussion and verification. Also, the exercises to practice were great.

– Customer Service Rep. – Newark

Trudy was so knowledgeable and a great presenter!

– Customs Compliance Coordinator – Newark

The most beneficial part of the seminar was the discussion on break down and other elements for how goods originate. Very focused discussion.

– Director Purchasing, Minneapolis

This class gave me a better understanding and deeper knowledge of the rules. I thought it was all beneficial. I loved the class.

– Shipping and Receiving Administrator – Chicago

The general information given was most beneficial. The instructor tailored the content to the needs of the group.

– Contractor – Cleveland

All the information presented was beneficial. Trudy gave an excellent presentation. She answered all questions thoroughly.

– Import/Export Coordinator – Atlanta

The details given on the how and why. I needed to know the why and how so we can become compliant.

– Logistics Manager – Chicago

Paul is the man! Paul was very impressive. This is the perfect job for him.

– Logistics Analyst – Charlotte

Having the small group, able to get personal examples answered. & It should increase my workload, never knew how "off" I was.

– NAFTA - Pittsburgh

Full-Day Seminar

Price: $595 per person
Save $50 Early Registration
Time: 8:30am - 4pm Local Time
Two 15min breaks (am/pm), 1hr lunch

Each attendee will receive a copy of
NAFTA A Practical Guide to Regulation Documentation & Procedures
Author:
John D. Goodrich

NAFTA Book Cover
Book included with registration!
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*Register at least 1 month in advance for discount Certificate Issued Upon Completion Earn 6.5 CCS/CES NCBFAA Credits Earn 6.5 NASBITE CEUs