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Resources

E-Certify

eCertify, the efficient way to process Certificates of Origin, saves you time and money.

Mailing or sending couriers to get your Certificates of Origin stamped is both inefficient and costly.That is why we have adopted the next generation eCert technology as our standard to process your Certificates of Origin. With eCert, Exporters and Freight Forwarders now have a seamless and streamlined electronic solution providing real value in cost savings and efficiency gains. So eliminate your paper-based processing of Certificates and start saving time and money today!With eCert you will:

  • Eliminate courier costs
  • Reduce administration costs
  • Reduce errors
  • Improve turnaround time
  • Receive prompt notification of acceptance or rejection

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World Trade Center Association

The World Trade Center Charleston is a part of the World Trade Center Association, a global business association of more than 330 World Trade Centers in more than 90 countries linked to over one million member companies globally. The World Trade Center Association stimulates trade and investment opportunities for international businesses looking to connect globally and prosper locally.

Membership in World Trade Center Charleston connects a company with the world’s largest business-to-business international trade association and you’ll gain reciprocal benefits from the hundreds of world trade centers around the world.


 International Trade Organizations

Trade Assistance and Government Programs

Importing and Exporting

International Trade Resources

  • CONEXX/American Israel Business Connector
  • globalEDGE Country Insights – Current information on the business climate, news, history, political structure, economic landscape, and relevant statistical data are provided in a region and country-specific information in more than 200 countries.
  • Tradeport – Provides export and import tutorial
  • Kompass – A business-to-business search engine, like a yellow pages of foreign manufacturers. Kompass is a paid service, but a great deal can be found in its free format.
  • Export.gov – Export Basics – From the Feds, Export.gov contains numerous resources, including an Export Readiness assessment, a blog, online videos, a webinar, and more.

Compliance

  • U.S. International Trade Commission – HTS Online Reference Tool. A chapter-by-chapter listing of HTS Codes and notes.
  • U.S.Treasury – Sanctions Programs and Country Information. A guide compiled by the U.S. Treasury, detailing the various embargos levied on different countries.

Trade Agreements

  • Trade.gov – Status of U.S. Free Trade Agreements (January 2014). A PDF provided by International Trade Administration detailing U.S. FTAs.
  • Office of the U.S. Trade Representative – Trade Agreements. A Resource detailing information on U.S. Free Trade Agreements, Investment Frameworks, Bilateral Investment Treaties, and more.

 


Questions? Contact Therese Gordon at 843.805.3007

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