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Importing into the United States… A Guide for the Maquiladora Industry©
Rudy A. Piña

This how-to U.S. Customs primer is specifically written for importer’s of maquiladora goods. Plant managers, controllers, import/export managers and traffic managers who are not up to date on the numerous changes in the U.S. Customs Regulations resulting from the implementation of the Customs Modernization & Informed Compliance Act will find this book informative.

Table of Contents:
The United States Customs Service
The Customs Modernization & Informed Compliance Act
The Role of a U.S. Customs Broker
Preliminary Meeting with a Customs Attorney or Customs Broker
Initial Meeting with U.S. Customs Officials
The Legal Requirements of Importing into the United States
The Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States
U.S. Customs Duties
The Valuation of Imported Merchandise
The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Preparing for a NAFTA Origin Verification Visit
Preferential Tariff Provisions 9801.00.10, 9801.00.20, 9802.00.50, 9802.00.60 and 9802.0080
Determining the Country of Origin of a Good
Country of Origin Markings
Containers and Holders
Detentions, Seizures and Penalties
Import Quotas
The Export Administration Act
Common Mistakes Made by Maquilas
Frequently Asked Questions

This 197 page book costs $49 plus $4 shipping and handling. To order please complete the following form and return with a check payable to R.A. Piña & Associates, Inc.



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