Learn How To Determine Country Of Origin For International Trade

Understanding substantial transformation is at the core of determining products’ Country of Origin. The determination of Country of Origin – International Trade Rules is not intuitive. It is determined by regulations and legal cases from today and the past century.

What is “Substantial Transformation” versus “Simple Assembly” according to the U.S. Customs Regulations and the Federal Trade Commission? Your expert instructor will answer this question and others using real-world examples in our Country of Origin Course. 

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$395
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Small Class

This means there is more time for you to grow and get the knowledge and answers you need to succeed. We highly encourage participation and questions throughout the class.

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Receive a PDF of the full PowerPoint used in the webinar.

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COUNTRY OF ORIGIN
9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Central Time) – Webinar
Attendees will receive the speaker’s presentation

I. KYOTO CONVENTION – WORLD CUSTOMS ORGANIZATION

II. REASONS FOR RULES OF ORIGIN

• Identify the country of origin for marking and tariff purposes
• Determine qualification for U.S. government procurement
• Establish “originating goods” status under free trade agreements

III. SUBSTANTIAL TRANSFORMATION

• Purposes for which the substantial transformation standard is used
• Elements of substantial transformation, “a new and different article of commerce with a name,
character or use distinct from” a finished product’s materials. • Judicial and administrative precedent
• Assembly operations
• Changes in electronic functionality
• Recent development

IV. FREE TRADE AGREEMENTS AND THE TARIFF SHIFT STANDARD

• Determining originating goods status under NAFTA and other trade agreements • Application of the tariff shift rules
• Application of the NAFTA Marking Regulations

V. FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION “MADE IN USA” REQUIREMENTS

• Qualified and unqualified claims of U.S. origin • Review of cases

  • Country of Origin – International Trade Rules
  • Our Country of Origin Determination course will introduce you to the Kyoto Convention World Customs Organization and describe its relevance to you.
  • Country of origin determines whether a product is subject to anti-dumping, countervailing or  Section 201, 232, and 301 duties when it’s imported into the U.S. Country of origin determines whether a product is eligible for duty-free treatment when exported to your customers’ foreign location.
  • If you are using Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), you already know that Country of Origin Determination is the core of every FTA! This course highlights the importance of documenting the Country of Origin for components as well as the finished product.
  • Definition of Country of Origin as issued by:
    • U.S. Customs & Border Protection
    • Federal Trade Commission
  • What is Substantial Transformation vs. Simple Assembly?
  • Country of Origin & Additional Duties: Anti-dumping – Section 232/301 duties

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Read Technical Information on Rules of Origin from the WTO.

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