TRADE SCHOOL LIBRARY

The Implications of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)
(November 20, 2020) 


Presented by Pete Mento, Global Customs and Trade Consultant

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is made up of 10 Southeast Asian countries, as well as South Korea, China, Japan, Australia and New Zealand. You may notice a particularly large market who ISN'T on this list. What will RCEP mean for the NAFTA region, the global economy and the Chinese Economy? (PDF Download)



DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed in this presentation are those of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily represent official policy or position of the Transported Asset Protection Association or of its members.


US Election Results and the Economic Fallout
(November 6, 2020) 


Presented by Pete Mento, Global Customs and Trade Consultant

The US election is happening November 3rd - and with it - more questions than answers. On Trade School this week, we will have hot take reactions to what’s happening. Special attention will be paid to the recent closures of the economies of Germany, France and the UK. We will also speculate on some of the likely US supply chain reactions the outcome. (PDF Download)



DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed in this presentation are those of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily represent official policy or position of the Transported Asset Protection Association or of its members.


New Chinese Export Controls Programs: Rare Earth Materials and the Trade War
(October 23, 2020) 


Presented by Pete Mento, Global Customs and Trade Consultant

China has just released a draft export controls program, that will have deep and broad impacts on US (and global) trade. As an importer of any kind, these restrictions could effect your ability to manufacture goods and support your clients.  You need to understand this breaking news. We will get in to the reasons why China took this step, and what you will need to do about it. (PDF Download)



DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed in this presentation are those of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily represent official policy or position of the Transported Asset Protection Association or of its members.


Export Enforcement Prep & Understanding Export Penalties
(October 09, 2020) 


Presented by Pete Mento, Global Customs and Trade Consultant

As the link between the Trade War with China and Export Enforcement continues to merge, it has become more and more important that trade professionals understand the incredible impact these rules have on your business. Let's face it, export controls are downright scary - let's take some of that fear away and replace it with knowledge and direction with this session. (PDF Download)



DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed in this presentation are those of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily represent official policy or position of the Transported Asset Protection Association or of its members.


Trade Policy and US Politics 2020
(September 25, 2020) 

Presented by Pete Mento, Global Customs and Trade Consultant

A great deal of attention is being paid to the US Presidential election this year, and with good reason. However, there are many other issues regarding politics and DC that we ought to be conscious of as November November 3rd approaches. In this session we will take a non partisan look at how various outcomes could effect the broader landscape of trade, logistics, global security and the macro economy. (PDF Download)



DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed in this presentation are those of the presenter(s) and do not necessarily represent official policy or position of the Transported Asset Protection Association or of its members.