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International Trade Session Scheduled for October

Friday, September 16th, 2011

In partnership with the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Evolutions in Business, the International Trade Resource Center (ITRC) will hold a seminar, International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR): Overview and Licensing Issues, on Tuesday, October 18 from 9am to 3:30 p.m. at ITRC’s offices at 172 Pembroke Road in Concord.

This seminar is a must for any business that currently exports defense-related goods or plans to do so in the future as it will be a comprehensive review of export licensing considerations for weapons and other defense-related products. Export compliance officers, freight forwarders, international sales and marketing staffs, international customer service, engineers and technicians, and purchasing and supply management are encouraged to attend as it’s not always obvious what items and technical data fall under ITAR.

The seminar will cover a variety of ITAR licensing issues including the products and activities subject to ITAR; registration requirements, the types of ITAR licenses available and the license review process and exemptions; US Munitions List (USML), dual-use products, re-exports and transfers, penalties for ITAR violations and recent updates to the regulations. Attendees will learn how to classify defense-related articles, technology and services; what the record-keeping requirements are; and about the importance of compliance with restrictions on end-use, end-users and foreign nationals.

Cost for the event is $95 per person. For online payment and registration, go to exportnh.org and click on Calendar of Events, then Event and Seminar Registration. To pay by check, please make it out to SNHU/IIB and mail it to: P.O. Box 1856, Concord, NH 03301.

For more information or questions, contact Ellie White at 603-271-8444 or ellie.white@dred.state.nh.us.

Day-Long Seminar Critical for Exporters

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

On Thursday, September 22 from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., the International Trade Resource Center (ITRC), in cooperation with Evolutions in Business, will offer a seminar, “Export Controls and Licensing Under the EAR” at its headquarters at 172 Pembroke Road in Concord. This full-day seminar will help participants understand the requirements under Export Administration (EAR) and Export Administration Act, how to determine whether a license is needed, procedures of obtaining a license, as well as other crucial information on navigating and complying with the EAR regulations.

In 2010, a total of approximately 2,200 New Hampshire businesses exported nearly $4 billion in 2010. With new regulations and, it’s critical that businesses that are currently exporting or that plan to do so in the near future know their obligations under these acts. Failure to obtain a license, if one is needed, for either the production or the destination of the product can result in both civil and criminal penalties—and, as an exporter, it is the responsibility of the business to determine if a license is needed.

The seminar will cover topics including: what items and activities are subject to the Export Administration regulations; the steps that need to be taken to determine export licensing requirements for a product; how to navigate the Commerce Control List (CCL); the proper classification of products; when you can export or re-export without a license; export clearance procedures, enforcement and record-keeping; new regulations and updates, and much more.
The seminar will be presented by Jeanette Reed, Vice President and CEO of Evolutions in Business, who has 20 years of experience in advising, training and counseling defense, security and commercial corporations on export and import regulations.

Cost for the seminar is $95 per person. For online payment and registration, go to www.exportnh.org, click on “Calendar of Events”, and then “Event and Seminar Registration.” To pay by check, make it out to SNHU/IIB and mail it to: P.O. Box 1856, Concord, NH 03301. For more information or if you have questions, contact Ellie White at 603-271-8444 or email ellie.white@dred.state.nh.us.

Commercial Encryption Export Regulations Seminar Scheduled

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

With security being of paramount importance in today’s world of international trade, the New Hampshire International Trade Resource Center (ITRC) will host a “Commercial Encryption Export Regulations” seminar on January 27th from 9-11:30 a.m. at the New Hampshire Division of Economic Development (172 Pembroke Road).

export-encryptionEncryption products are widely used to protect sensitive information. The U.S. Government maintains export controls on encryption items including encryption software, technology and other products to protect U.S. national security and foreign policy interests. Manufacturers and exporters of encrypted items may need to obtain a license to export their products, requiring a great deal of knowledge regarding current rules and regulations.

In this seminar, participants will learn how to identify a product that needs an export license, how to register, self-classify and file a License Exception ENC classification request, how to keep proper records and how to adjust to new amendments to EAR regarding encryption items.

The session will be presented by Jeanette Reed of Evolutions in Business.

The cost for the session is $55 and includes a light breakfast. For details, please visit www.exportnh.org/calendar/registration.aspx. For questions, contact Ellie White at (603) 271-8444 or ellie.white@dred.state.nh.us

Administered by the New Hampshire Division of Economic Development’s Office of International Commerce, the ITRC plans, develops and administers programs for international trade promotion and foreign market development.  For more information about the ITRC, call (603) 271-8444, or visit their website at www.exportnh.org

Export Documentation Seminar Offered to NH Businesses

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

The New Hampshire International Trade Resource Center will host a seminar titled “Export Documentation” on December 14th from 9 am to 12:30 p.m. at 172 Pembroke Drive in Concord. Registration and breakfast will begin at 8:30am.

exportingThe seminar is designed to help those who are considering exporting their products, and answer questions such as: How do you ensure that your products get from your facility to your customer without any issues? What about getting paid? Do you know what forms you need to fill out, and how? Packaging, labeling, documentation and insurance are crucial to a successful interaction with international customers.

Speakers will include Jeanette Reed of Evolutions in Business, a firm that specializes in training companies in export regulatory compliance, and Cal Clucas of Dachser USA, one of the world’s largest freight forwarders.

The half-day seminar will cover everything businesses need to know to handle the logistics of exporting, including proper documentation; Automated Export System (AES) Filing Mandate; government-required recordkeeping; Incoterms 2010 (note that new changes are effective 1/1/11); methods of payment; the Denied Persons List (DPL) and Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) lists; determining the Export Control Classification Number (ECCN); classifying products (Schedule Bs, Harmonized Tariff Schedule, ECCN); commercial invoices; bills of lading; certificates of origin; and the role of the freight forwarder.

To register and pay online, go to http://www.exportnh.org/registration.aspx. To register and pay by check (payable to SNHU/IIB), mail your check to: ITRC Seminar, PO Box 1856, Concord, NH 03301-1856. For questions, call Ellie White at 603-271-8444 or email ellie.white@dred.state.nh.us.

International Trade Resource Center Offering NAFTA Training Seminar

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has created the world’s largest free trade area, linking 444 million people producing $17 trillion worth of goods and services. In an effort to help local companies maximize all the opportunities this trade agreement offers, the New Hampshire International Trade Resource Center will be holding a NAFTA Training Seminar on Monday, March 8th from 9 a.m.-noon at the New Hampshire Division of Economic Development (172 Pembroke Road).

naftaA trade agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada, NAFTA eliminates tariff or duty rates on most goods of U.S., Mexican or Canadian origin and increases market access and investment opportunities within the free trade area by liberalizing trade restrictions amongst the three nations.

This seminar, led by guest speaker Jeanette Reed, Vice President of Evolutions in Business, will help participants understand the principles of NAFTA, determine if their products qualify and gain insight into necessary documentation.

Please visit  www.exportnh.org/calendar/registration.aspx to register. For questions, contact Katy Reno at (603) 271-8444 or katy.reno@dred.state.nh.us.