The objective of this training is to provide the participants with a detailed knowledge of the various Regional and Bilateral Free Trade Agreements (FTA) that has been signed by ASEAN member countries and Malaysia and how these FTAs seek to promote trade, investment, economic development and enhance competitiveness of Malaysian exporters and importers with particular emphasis on Preferential Certificate of Origin (PCO) and claiming of Preferential Tariff.
The training will also seek to provide participants with the detailed knowledge of the Rules of Origin (ROO) required to be satisfied in order to obtain the Preferential Certificate of Origin (PCO) and its related procedures. Further the training will also highlight the customs procedures and formalities to be complied in order to claim of preferential tariff and the consequence of non compliance. It will provide an insight into areas of examination adopted by Royal Malaysian Customs Department (RMCD) to verify the authenticity of PCO and related documentation. The program will also highlight Self Declaration and Self Certification Mechanisms and issues related to discrepancies in declarations.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This course is suitable for all traders, manufacturers, importers, exporters and other business community who want to take advantage of benefits offered by FTAs in reducing costs, expanding into new markets and to remain competitive.
Power Points Presentation, Discussions and Case Studies.
Introduction to Free Trade Agreements
Terminologies used in FTA’s
Regional and Bilateral Free Trade Agreements
Rules of Origin
Procedures to obtain PCO
Implementation of Origin Criteria
Customs Examination on Preferential Tariff
- description & quantity
- invoice / third party invoice
- origin criteria
- tariff code
- abbreviation used
- consignment criteria
Verification Procedures by RMCD
Operational Certification Procedures (OCP) for Rules of Origin
Accuracy of Tariff Classification on Export Declaration
Application for Customs Ruling on Origin
P. Nadaraja was formerly with the Royal Malaysia Customs (1981-1997) as a Senior Officer of Customs having served in various units and his key areas of focus includes customs administration, import and export procedures, classification, valuation, licensing and compliance matters. He posses an indepth knowledge of various customs legislations including Customs Act, Sales Tax Act, Service Tax Act, Excise Act and other subsidiary legislations. He has vast experience in Customs matters and has been a guest lecturer at the Royal Malaysia Customs Academy in Malacca on various occasions to deliver lectures on various aspects of Customs laws and procedures.
In 1997 he left the Customs Department on optional retirement for private practice as an Advocate and Solicitor.
He is now involved in legal practice and at the same a time is actively involved in conducting seminars and workshops on customs matters. He has also conducted in house training for various companies including statutory bodies and has advised and consulted upon by companies on issues such as customs and sales tax valuation, classification, service tax matters, drawback, refunds, exemptions and others. He was officially appointed by the Customs Department to conduct Basic Customs Course for forwarding agents during the year 2005 – 2007.
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