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MSBC Seminar: Importing Step-by-Step Procedures & Requirements Workshop

Markham Small Business Centre

Thursday, 21 November 2019 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (EST)

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Seminar Title: Importing Step-by-Step Procedures & Requirements Workshop

This session will help you to understand the logistic movements in different modes of importation and will explain the Step-by-Step importing procedure:

  • How to classify proper Tariff  Classification of imported goods and understand the need to apply for a ruling in advance
  • How to determine Origin, Valuation and Duty Rates for various  Tariff Treatments
  • How to find out duties and taxes applicable on imported goods and understand Free Trade Agreements, Starting July 1, 2018, certain goods originating from the U.S. are subject to a surtax that apply tocommercial shipments
  • When to apply “Duty Deferral Programs”
  • How to apply Corrections and Adjustments
  • What you need to prepare before Importing
  • Useful online resources and links

Guest Speaker: Amelia Ng

Amelia Ng is a retired Canada Border Services Agency, Senior Trade Compliances & Verification Officer whose career includes 14 years in Client & Services Division and 20 years specializing in import auditing of commercial commodities and trade with Revenue Canada Customs & Excise. In 2011, Amelia received The Best Ontario Regional Community Service Award from Canada Border Services Agency for her outstanding service to the community. During her tenure with Canada Border Services Agency, Amelia interfaced with 90 government agencies across 3 government levels to host hundreds of public workshops on importing/exporting customs and regulations.

Aside from her 34 years of government service, Amelia actively hosts community-wide importing/exporting workshops, business workshops and new immigrant workshops. Her tremendous experience allows her a great understanding of business operations, business integration with other industries, and government programs supporting businesses.


Have questions about MSBC Seminar: Importing Step-by-Step Procedures & Requirements Workshop? Contact Markham Small Business Centre

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IBM Innovation Space - Markham Convergence Centre
3600 Steeles Avenue East
Markham, ON L3R 9Z7

Thursday, 21 November 2019 from 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (EST)

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Markham Small Business Centre

Markham Small Business Centre (MSBC) is an office of the City of Markham in partnership with the Government of Ontario, we are a member of the provincial Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE).  MSBC provides free and confidential business advice and information to entrepreneurs and small business owners through:

  • Group information/consultation sessions
  • One-on-one appointments
  • Educational seminars
  • Responding to business inquiries


Specializing in start-up and early stage growth, on topics such as:

  • Start-up regulations
  • Business planning
  • Marketing research and strategy
  • Understanding business financing
  • Business taxation
  • Youth entrepreneurship grants and programs


Let us help your business start or grow: | 905-477-7000 x6722 |

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