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Duty Drawback and Foreign-Trade Zones

Date and Time

Thursday, November 8, 2012
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM


  • Bike Factory


Grand Valley State University/Van Andel Global Trade Center presents...

Duty Drawback and Foreign-Trade Zones

Companies importing and exporting materials or components into the United States for manufacture and subsequent distribution or export sales outside the US market have a few programs to assist in reducing costsif a business is paying customs duties, these can either be deferred, refunded, reduced or waived.

At this seminar, learn about how duty drawback and foreign-trade zones work, and find out how to evaluate which programs might be the best solution for your company. Hear from experienced trade specialists about the benefits and challenges they encountered managing each type of program. Gain valuable firsthand information on what is required for implementation in your business.

Topics covered:
- How do duty-drawback programs and foreign-trade zones work?
- What are the pros and cons of each program?
- How to determine which program is the best fit?
- What ongoing management is required?

Who should attend?
- Import/Export Managers, Supervisors and Coordinators
- Trade Compliance Managers
- Senior Administrative, Operational, and Finance Executives
- International Planners and Purchasing Agents
- Legal/Contract Administrators
- International Traffic and Logistics Managers, Supervisors, and Coordinators





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