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Webinar: Country of Origin & the New Tariff Environment

As trade tensions between the world's two largest economies continue to escalate, importers in the U.S. must consider supply chain adjustments that will to mitigate adverse tariff impact.

Audience: Open industry. All apparel and footwear industry professionals, regardless of AAFA membership, are encouraged to participate.

Description:

As trade tensions between the world's two largest economies continue to escalate, importers in the U.S. must consider supply chain adjustments to mitigate the adverse impacts of tariffs. KPMG's Trade and Customs experts will unpack CBP's Country of Origin rules to ensure your company makes the right moves in response to Section 301 tariff impact, and in the most cost-efficient way possible. AAFA’s Executive Vice President, Steve Lamar will open the webinar with a debrief on the current trade policy landscape, including a look at ongoing trade talks between the U.S. and China.

Attendees of this webinar will:
  • Understand CBP country of origin rules generally.
  • Understand the application of these rules in the Section 301 tariff environment.
  • Evaluate strategies for adjusting supply chains to mitigate tariff impact.

  

Speakers:

Donald Hok
Senior Manager
KPMG

Donald Hok is a Senior Manager in the KPMG Trade and Customs practice with over 10 years of international trade experience. A former Customs officer and attorney, Donald brings unique insight to CBP's origin rules both as written and as applied.


Jack Zeller
Manager
KPMG

Jack Zeller is a Manager in the KPMG Trade and Customs practice with broad experience assisting clients in the Section 301 tariff environment. As a leader in KPMG's market efforts around tariff disruption, Jack is keenly aware of the variety  strategies available to importers seeking to reduce tariff impact and risk.

Moderator & Speaker:

Steve Lamar
Executive Vice President
AAFA



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When
2/20/2019 2:00 PM - 2/20/2019 3:00 PM
Where
Online