This seminar is geared to decision-makers of companies wanting to take full advantage of our Free Trade Agreements when sourcing products globally.
This seminar will cover:
- Existing FTA’s (with the U.S., Mexico and 13 other countries)
- How do they work
- The rules of origin
- The documentation required
- The responsibilities of the Canadian importer
- How to avoid penalties and non-conformities
- What to expect from upcoming FTA’s (CETA and TPP) and when
Speaker Bio: Christian Sivière
Following an international freight forwarding career of over 30 years in Europe and in Canada, Christian Sivière started an import-export consultancy in May 2010: Solimpex. Solimpex is principally active in two areas: – consulting to help SME’s grow internationally – training on topics related to international trade, such as logistics, international trading terms and customs compliance.
A CPMT accredited trainer (Québec designation), Christian lectures at College Champlain in Montréal, for the Canadian International Freight Forwarders Association in Toronto and gives seminars and webinars for other trade organizations. He is a member of the Québec Exporters and Manufacturers Association, the Supply Chain Management Association of Canada, the Belgium-Québec Business Circle, the Canadian German Chamber of Industry and Commerce in Canada, the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Canada and the Hong-Kong Canada Business Association.