Take a look again at the most important news and start the week fully informed with the news that Global Trade News brought to you last week in Twitter:

  • Will you be attending the KPMG Trade & Customs Update Seminar on Apr 29, 2015? Register here http://bit.ly/1IXYYsV  pic.twitter.com/7wtuRIvo57
  • US President plans to remove Cuba from a list of state sponsors of terrorism. http://bit.ly/1G3ZB6P 
  • Philippine Customs Sets Rules On Regulated Imports List. http://bit.ly/1EMs67p 
  • #Thailand - Ministry to regulate export of dual-use ítems. http://bit.ly/1IOW2SX 
  • National Farmers Federation throws weight behind True Aussie export labels http://ab.co/1PQQUj6 
  • Heard @ Trade Compliance Seminar in Singapore -- Decision trees are a great and effective tool for compliance audits
  • Heard @ Singapore Compliance Seminar - don't let your trade compliance manual become a dust collector! Review & update regularly
  • Heard at Trade Compliance Seminar in Singapore - when creating a trade compliance manual, talk to those that do the work
  • Final day of seminars in Singapore - focus is establishing a trade compliance program for your company. Do you know the 7 areas needed?
  • EFTA Parliamentary Committee discusses TTIP in Washington. http://bit.ly/1J3ShWc 
  • @ FTA Seminar in Singapore...did you know...Singapore MCS needs to be submitted at least 7 working days before export?
  • Heard @ FTA Best Practices Seminar in Singapore: Self-Certification for FTAs is the trend for the future, even in Asia-Pacific.
  • Which form (AK, D, E, AJ, AI or ANNZ) to use when applying for CO in ASEAN countries? Attendees @ FTA Best Practices Seminar are finding out
  • From FTA Best Practices Seminar in Singapore: In BOM Analysis remember it is FOB value at header level and CIF value at line level.
  • Second day of Integration Point Trade Compliance Seminars in Singapore and the focus is free trade agreement best practices.
  • EU to chair the next round of plurilateral talks on services. http://bit.ly/1PIm0cB 
  • Heard @ Integration Point Classification Seminar -- Pay attention to punctuation in tariff schedules -- a comma isn't always a comma.
  • From the Integration Point Classification Seminar - 90% of work in classification is knowing what it is and what it is used for
  • Heard @ Classification Seminar: Classification is about making sure you have a standard way to classify products regardless of the product
  • Heard @ Integration Point Classification Seminar - Tariff Classifications really boils down to record keeping
  • Heard @ Integration Point Classification Seminar..Japan import and export schedules are published as separate lists
  • Heard @ Integration Point Classification Seminar - Argentina & Turkey are the only 2 countries with 12 digit HS numbers
  • Integration Point is hosting 3 days of trade compliance seminars in Singapore this week. Day 1 - Classification Best Practices
  • Uruguay/Brazil meeting to attempt an advance in Mercosur/EU trade talks. http://bit.ly/1Osq674 
  • #Canada: Harper Government Announces Modernization of Free Trade Agreement with Chile. http://bit.ly/1anj4kw