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The Basics: Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ)

  • DateJune 01, 2022
  • Time1:00 PM EDT
  • Duration1 hour
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About this Webinar

Why use a Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) as part of your import process? An FTZ can make your importing processes more efficient – and more cost-effective.

This webinar will cover the basics of a Foreign-Trade Zone, including:
• Types of zones
• What FTZs are used for
• Types of activities that take place in a FTZ
• Understanding the cost-savings benefits of a FTZ
• Provide an overview of the parties involved, zone status, forms, daily process flow and more.

Who Should Attend?

Individuals or Corporations who are involved in the import or export of goods and who may benefit from storing, exhibiting, manipulating, destroying, assembling, manufacturing or processing goods in U.S. Foreign-Trade Zones, and for those companies looking at different ways to save costs.

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Our experts

Arthur Cha: Senior Consultant, Global Trade Consulting

Arthur Cha is responsible for the application and activation of Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) and consulting regarding import compliance, cost mitigation and project management.

Arthur joined Livingston in September 2021 and has 15 years of custom broker experience and dealing with CBP Partner Government Agencies (PGAs). He specializes in FTZs, U.S. Import & Customs Regulations, U.S. Import Operations, Drawback, Tariff Classification, country of origin, protests and post-entry amendments.

Prior to joining Livingston, Arthur was Trade Compliance Manager for a multinational, multi-billion conglomerate that specializes in electronics.

Arthur is a Licensed Customs Broker and a Certified Customs Specialist (CCS).

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