SAP&DC’s International Trade Training Seminars

SAP&DC’s International Trade Training Seminars

SAP&DC’s International Trade program is co-sponsoring an impactful training program aimed at enhancing the capabilities of companies engaged in exporting their products to global markets. This initiative underscores SAP&DC’s commitment to fostering economic growth and empowering businesses within the region to thrive in the international arena.

Scheduled for May 22, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at 200 Innovation Blvd., Room 243, State College, this comprehensive training event offers invaluable insights and practical guidance to enable companies to better serve their overseas clientele. The event is open to all interested parties, with no registration fee required. However, registration must be completed by May 15 to secure a seat.

Seminar One: Exporting Repairs, Warranties, Samples & Replacements – 8:30 – 12:00

Not all shipments are alike. This training will review specific documentation, valuation, and classifications needed when exporting items after repair, under warranty, samples, or replacements. If not handled properly, shipments can result in delays, penalties, seizures, and unhappy customers.
This program will cover…

• how to prepare a commercial invoice for specific scenarios.
• how to determine valuation.
• how to properly classify products using the Harmonized System.
• Electronic Export Information (EEI) filing requirements.
• and much more!

Includes continental breakfast, refreshments, course materials, and certificate of completion.

Seminar Two: Classification Under the U.S. Harmonized Tariff and Schedule B – 1:00 – 4:00

An understanding of the Harmonized System is essential for importers and exporters alike!
Proper classification is a regulatory requirement under the Customs Modernization Act and export control regulations. This program is ideal for new staff, a refresher for seasoned staff, or for those involved in determining eligibility for Free Trade Agreements.
At the end of this training, you will understand…

• the Harmonized Systems and when to use the Harmonized Tariff or Schedule B.
• the General Rules of Interpretation, General Notes, and Trade Preference Provisions used to correctly classify your imports for advantageous duty rates.
• how product modification, trade agreements, and preference programs can reduce duty paid.
• how to obtain rulings from the government.
• what tools are available to help with classification.
• how to avoid fines, penalties, overpayment of duties, and other compliance problems.

Includes: snacks, refreshments, course materials, and certificate of completion.
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Presented by SEGA-COG, North Central Regional Commission and Southern Alleghenies Planning and Development

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