Documents and the International Trade Transaction

Global Value Chain

Documents and the International Trade Transaction

Which documents do you need to meet legal and regulatory requirements and avoid financial penalties or customs issues on your cross-border shipments? Learn how to properly complete, submit, and manage all required documents, dotting every “I” and crossing every “T”.

You’ll learn:

  • Which documents are needed throughout your goods and services transactions
  • Where to find and access each necessary document
  • Which stakeholders will interact with each document
  • Document compliance guidelines

Free resources included:

  • Downloadable PDF covering all key concepts in the unit
  • Video content featuring a Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) exploring key concepts and providing practical context through real-world examples

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