Day one of seminar will help better understand, through simple examples and workshops, the rules that are required to classify products in the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) or Schedule B. Importers or exporters can be subject to severe penalties if they use incorrect numbers for their imported or exported products. This seminar will assist in helping to minimize errors in classification of products and better prepare companies for import/export audits from the government. This seminar will focus on:
History and Legal Text of the HTS
Structure of the Harmonized System
Differences between HTS and Schedule B
General Rules of Interpretation
Additional U.S. Rule of Interpretation
General Notes (summary of trade agreements and more)
Workshops (covering numerous products)
Day 2 - Import Documentation and Procedures
The second part of this seminar will provide an overview of the import documentation and procedures, U. S. customs and border protection organization, entry process, post entry procedures and trade regulations.
Who will Benefit:
Compliance personnel completing the NAFTA Certificate of Origin
Freight Forwarders/Customhouse Brokers
Compliance personnel classifying goods under the HTS or Schedule B and qualifying goods under free trade agreements, ex. NAFTA and others.