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Webinar: Basics of Importing into the USA

Pacific Customs Brokers is hosting a webinar on the Basics of Importing into the USA. If you are a novice or you require some re-training on the physical movement of goods across the border, then this online event will be suited to you. The topics covered in this 60 minute overview will include parties involved in international trade, compliance considerations, completing accurate documentation, eligibility for NAFTA and other free trade agreements, and possible consequences of non-compliance. The information provided will give you the tools to navigate your shipment from the seller, through U.S. Customs and Border Protection and other government agencies, to the place of delivery.


Breanna Leininger, LCB, CCS
Licensed Customs Broker and Certified Customs Specialist with 10 years' experience in the import/export industry. Breanna is the Trade Compliance Supervisor with Pacific Customs Brokers (USA).

Topics Include:

  • Parties involved and their interaction
  • Considerations before you start importing
  • H.S. Tariff and classification and its impact
  • Free trade agreements and NAFTA
  • Step by step of the release process
  • U.S. Customs bonds
  • Entry of goods
  • Customs documents and requirements
  • U.S. Customs' methods of appraisement
  • Consequences of non-compliance
  • Q & A

Date and Time:

Thursday, September 11, 2014

8:30 am PDT (11:30 am EDT)

Registration Infortmation:

Fee: The cost of the Basics of Importing into the USA webinar is $55 CAD plus tax.

How to Register:

Submit the completed registration via email or fax with your payment information to:

Fax: 604.531.3120

Contact Information:

Trade Compliance Education Team
Phone 888.538.1566

Registration Deadline:

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
*24 hour cancellation notice is appreciated

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