Optimising the benefits of ASEAN trade with effective trade compliance and operational excellence
Recent developments in international trade such as the upgrading of the ASEAN-China Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA), the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), US Export Control Reform (ECR), ASEAN Economic Community blueprint and other developments have remodeled the trade landscape for countries across the world and in Asia. As governments and policymakers continue to work towards free trade, how can organisations optimise trade partnerships and agreements, and ensure that their compliance practices enable and not hinder their businesses and opportunities?
Did you know?
- 70% of organisations are not fully optimising trade pacts and are paying more than necessary in tariffs and duties.
- There are roughly 400 free trade agreements (FTAs) in effect. 36% of organisations say they use one or two, while 25% of organisations say they don’t use FTAs at all.
- Yet, two-thirds of the survey respondents said they expect global trade to become more complicated over the next 3 to 5 years.
(Source: International survey by Thomson Reuters and KPMG)
How do you manage complex and changing regulatory requirements, manual processes and disparate systems to achieve operational excellence?
Get up to date with the latest developments, regulations, risks and opportunities at the 2nd Annual Customs & Trade Compliance Asia Summit, happening on 29-31 March 2016, in Singapore, where we bring to you associations, legal and advisory services, and leading practitioners who will lend their expert insights, advice and best practices to help you adapt and refine your customs and trade compliance practices to capitalise free trade.
Benefits of attending
- Hear from a good range of speakers from associations, legal and advisory services and leading practitioners, providing you with a holistic view of trade developments and their implications on your supply chain strategy and compliance practices
- Opportunity to discuss and make sense for your business, the competing trade narratives posed by the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)
- Learn upfront, about the latest ASEAN Economic Community blueprint (2025) and its implications on ASEAN trade.
- Gain a competitive edge through supply chain excellence, by leveraging insights into opportunities in manufacturing hubs across emerging Asia
- Address and resolve key challenges in trade optimisation and operational excellence