Project Description


Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)

Webinar Date and Time: Wednesday, September 29, 2021 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM (CST)

Free Trade Agreements (FTAs)

There are many Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) currently in place, and always more on the horizon. But what does this all mean to importers and/or exporters?

This session will greatly benefit new importers and exporters looking to learn about nuances, requirements and advantages that surround the use of Free Trade Agreements. It will also help experienced importers and exporters to refresh their knowledge and understand if an FTA may impact their supply chain and sourcing or exporting decisions.

On the Agenda

  • What is a Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

  • Rules and Requirements of FTAs
  • Certificates and Certifications
  • Claiming preferential treatment
  • Recovery
  • Timelines and Deadlines
  • Compliance
  • Q&A Period


  • Cost: $30.00 CAD


Bob Cowie

Vice-President of Global Trade Services

Bob is one of the longest serving associates at GHY, joining the company in 1972, where he was mentored by the previous generation of the company’s leaders. He is also one of the most accomplished experts in the garment and textile trade in Canada, with extensive knowledge of customs regulations and customer requirements.

Cheryl Bedarf, CCS

Corporate Trainer

Cheryl is the Corporate Trainer for GHY International, with over 20 years of experience in the brokerage industry, covering a variety of different roles, giving her a depth of well-rounded knowledge required by a trainer.

Get in Touch

We’re here to guide you every step of the way. If you have any questions or concerns, please reach out to us.

Call Us: 1.800.667.0771

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