ITA341 - Trade Agreements and Customs Compliance I

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Subject Title
Trade Agreements and Customs Compliance I

Subject Description
Trade Agreements & Customs Compliance


Canada has trade Free Agreements with many countries and that list is growing yearly. It is important to be aware of the regulations and structure of these agreement for both importers and exporters as utilizing a Free Trade agreement can save money on imports, and increase a company?s export sales.

Credit Status
This course is a compulsory subject for the International Transportation and Customs Program.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:
1. Identify and discuss the multi-laterial Trade Agreements available to Canadian importers.

2. Identify and discuss the Free Trade Agreements available to Canadian importers/exporters.

3. Apply the rules of Origin of the North American Free Trade Agreement to determine if a
product qualifies under the agreement.
 
4. Demonstrate the effects of Free Trade Agreements upon other C.B.S.A. programs such as Refunds and Drawbacks.

5. Discuss the possibilites of future Free Trade Agreements with Canada.

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