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NAFTA Workshop

Don’t Assume North American Imports are Duty Free... You May Be Surprised

Pacific Customs Brokers is offering a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Workshop for both Canadian & U.S. companies. We will assist you in understanding your responsibilities under NAFTA, and will provide you with practical tools for completing certification of your products. In addition, we will provide instruction on the Rules of Origin and classification of your goods under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule. This session will be of interest to: Business Owners, Operations Managers, Controllers, Purchasers, Logistics Supervisors/Coordinators and Production Managers importing and exporting within North America. This is a great opportunity for businesses with newly hired logistics staff to receive cost-effective training and/or refresh their awareness.

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*5 CCS points towards maintenance of the CCS designation will be awarded by the Canadian Society of Customs Brokers.



April Collier LCB, CCS - Licensed Customs Broker and Certified Customs Specialist with over 25 years experience in the Customs Brokerage Industry. April has been teaching Customs Brokerage classes for over 15 years and is a Senior Trade Compliance Advisor with Pacific Customs Brokers (USA).

Topics Include:

  • North American Free Trade Agreement
  • History of NAFTA
  • Rules of Origin
  • Non-Resident Importer
  • Eligibility Options
  • Regional Value Content
  • Country of Origin
  • Marking Determination Requirements
  • Post Entry Claims / Amendments (Canada & USA Variables)
  • Audit Verifications (Canada & USA Variable)
  • Case Studies

Date, Time and Location:

Thursday, February 21, 2013

9am - 2pm NAFTA Session

Pacific Customs Brokers - Seminar Room
101 - 17637 1st Avenue, Surrey, BC

Registration Information:

Workshop Fee: The cost for the workshop is $145 CAD plus tax (continental breakfast and lunch included).

Lunch is served at 12pm.

How to Register:

Complete the attached registration form and mail or fax with your cheque or credit card information to:

Pacific Customs Brokers
ATTN: Yvette Fox
101 - 17637 1st Avenue
Surrey, British Columbia
Canada V3S 9S1

Contact Information:

Pacific Customs Brokers
Phone 604.538.1566
Fax 604.531.3120

Registration Deadline:

Friday, February 15, 2013
*24 hour cancellation notice is appreciated