This webinar will provide attendees with specific information that manufacturers, importers, and exporters need to know about USMCA, including the requirements to take advantage of duty-free treatment when shipping across the territory borders, new certification procedures, minimum data requirements, and more.
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Beyond Borders: Understanding the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA)

July 09, 2020
1:30 PM to 3:00 PM EST

Kaitlin Baird
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On July 1, 2020, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) will replace the 26-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). While USMCA retains most of NAFTA's rules, several changes to the specific rules of origin are notable. This webinar will provide attendees with specific information that manufacturers, importers, and exporters need to know about USMCA, including the requirements to take advantage of duty-free treatment when shipping across the territory borders, new certification procedures, minimum data requirements, and more.
Damon V. Pike
Principal
International Tax – Customs and International Trade Services
BDO USA, LLP

Travis Fournier
Manager
International Tax – Customs and International Trade Services
BDO USA, LLP

Charmaine Goddeeris
Senior Manager
Customs and International Trade Services
BDO Canada, LLP
 
Learning Objectives: 
  • Differentiate between NAFTA and USMCA
  • Apply the "tariff shift" rule to a Bill of Material
  • Plan for the new Labor Value Content requirement for automotive goods
  • Understand “Substantial Transformation” as it relates to the Section 301 tariffs for Chinese-origin goods used in USMCA territory production
 
Delivery: This webinar will be delivered via te BDO Online CPE Network
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Prep: None
Credits: 1.5 in the field of Specialized Knowledge
Program Level: Basic
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