Embark on an enlightening journey through our Rules of Origin Workshop, meticulously crafted to demystify the complexities surrounding this crucial aspect of international trade.

This workshop provides participants with a comprehensive understanding of Rules of Origin, shedding light on key considerations that influence trade agreements and customs procedures.

Core Issues Explored:

  1. Product-Specific Criteria:
    Dive into the intricacies of product-specific criteria in Rules of Origin, exploring how the nature and characteristics of goods impact their origin status.

  2. Value Added Requirements:
    Gain insights into the value-added requirements stipulated by Rules of Origin, understanding how the determination of origin is linked to the manufacturing process and added value.

  3. Administrative Burden:
    Explore the administrative challenges associated with complying with Rules of Origin, considering the documentation and procedural requirements imposed on businesses.

  4. Difficulty for Small Businesses:
    Understand the unique challenges faced by small businesses in adhering to Rules of Origin, considering the potential barriers and complexities they encounter.

  5. Variability Across Trade Agreements:
    Navigate the landscape of variability in Rules of Origin across different trade agreements, recognizing the nuances that arise from diverse international trade pacts.

  6. Cumulation Issues:
    Explore the concept of cumulation in Rules of Origin, understanding how the accumulation of origin across multiple countries influences the determination of the final product's origin.

  7. Product Transformation:
    Delve into the concept of product transformation, gaining a nuanced understanding of how changes to goods impact their origin status under Rules of Origin.

  8. Change in Sourcing:
    Explore the implications of changes in sourcing materials on the origin status of products, considering the factors that influence the determination of origin.

  9. Understanding Maximum Non-Originating Material (MaxNom):
    Uncover the significance of Maximum Non-Originating Material (MaxNom) in Rules of Origin, recognizing its role in defining the permissible threshold of non-originating components in a product.

  10. Change of Tariff Heading (CTH):
    Understand the impact of changes in tariff heading on Rules of Origin, recognizing how alterations in the classification of goods influence their origin status.

Through engaging discussions, practical examples, and insightful group activities, participants will  gain a profound understanding of the intricacies of Rules of Origin and their implications for international trade.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Proficiency in understanding and applying product-specific criteria in Rules of Origin.
  • Capability to assess value-added requirements and their impact on origin determination.
  • Skill in navigating administrative challenges associated with Rules of Origin compliance.
  • Understanding the unique difficulties faced by small businesses in adhering to Rules of 
  • Competence in recognizing variability in Rules of Origin across different trade agreements.
  • Profound understanding of cumulation issues and their relevance in determining origin.
  • Skill in evaluating product transformation and its implications for origin determination.
  • Insight into the impact of changes in sourcing on the origin status of products.
  • Competence in understanding Maximum Non-Originating Material (MaxNom) and its 
  • Recognition of the influence of Change of Tariff Heading (CTH) on Rules of Origin

This workshop aims to empower participants with the knowledge and practical skills needed to  navigate Rules of Origin successfully, contributing to the overall efficiency of international trade  operations

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