Maximizing Duty Savings by Leveraging Free Trade Agreements: How to Extract the True Benefits of FTAs to Optimize Profitability for Your Company

April 1, 2015 9:05am

Flora Sun
Managing Director, Greater China
Mayer Brown Consulting

Cathy Wang
APAC Trade Manager
Eaton (Shanghai)

Frank Xu
International Trade Compliance Manager, Asia Pacific
INVISTA Management (Shanghai) Co. Ltd.

  • Status update on what new FTAs China belongs to and is currently negotiating for
  • What benefit and risk your company will face based on the precedents with new countries, such as Singapore, Korea, Hong Kong and the European Union
  • What industries have limitation on FTA
  • What is the procedure to apply for an FTA, where you should go to file for FTA
  • What kind of certificate you need to apply to increase duty saving for your goods and business
  • What kind of benefits you will get for filing for different certificate of FTA
  • Meeting records retention requirements, and establishing internal controls to follow new FTAs and rule changes
  • Mitigating the penalties for incorrect FTA Claims
  • HS Code reconciliation between country of export and China
  • How consignment through Hong Kong creates “loss of origin”