Compliance White Papers

In-depth examinations of key issues in world trade and trade compliance for importers and exporters.


Are You Taking Advantage of the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone?

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The Chinese government officially established the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone (PFTZ) on September 29, 2013 in order to provide an experimental field for policy and administrative reforms designed to facilitate trade and simplify China’s complex trade regulations.

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eBook: Trade Compliance Needs Attention

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The value of exports is on the rise, but so is the need for more attention to trade compliance. The World Trade Organization reports that the value of world exports increased by nearly five times in the 18 years from 1993 to 2011. With this increase, the complexity and importance of trade compliance continues to rise exponentially.

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eBook: Level the Playing Field in World Trade

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With the multitude of trade regulations, many companies are turning to trade treaties such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership to address the barriers that exist at the national regulatory level. If they are successful, companies within partnership countries will have easier market access and less bureaucratic red tape.

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White Paper: Automating the Import Supply Chain

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New GTM technologies are increasingly important to automate global operations across procurement, logistics and trade compliance business processes.
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Benchmark Report: Best Practices for Managing Export Compliance

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Without a program in place to monitor and interpret the complex trade regulations that exporters have to deal with every day, companies who operate and ship internationally face potentially devastating fines and penalties.
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eBook: Getting Started in Exporting

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WT100’s new eBook, Getting Started in Exporting, provides all of the necessary information for navigating the complexities of exporting while complying with regulations.
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White Paper: The ROI of Automating Trade Compliance

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Did you know that organizations can realize productivity savings of up to 90% through effectively managing and automating their trade compliance program?
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Assurance of Supply: A Top Concern for Manufacturers

Every manufacturer has an assurance of supply problem to some extent due to the complexity of global sourcing. For years, manufacturers were blessed with high margins but margins have grown paper thin. You can’t fill up your distribution centers with excess inventory – not only is there a cost factor but the pace of business and consumer buying trends causes goods to quickly turn obsolete. Assurance of supply provides the speed and agility that is essential to being able to compete in today’s market.


Speaker info: Diane Palmquist, VP Manufacturing Industry Solutions


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