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 Collège Marie-Victorin 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.