What is Trump’s 45% tariff on Chinese imports, and how can I avoid it?

President Trump has also threatened to impose a 45% tariff on Chinese imports – how would this work, and what would be your options to bypass it?

Jen Diaz and Taylor Jones

Jen Diaz and Taylor Jones

Jennifer Diaz is the founder of Diaz Trade Law, a law firm specializing in Customs and International trade law. Jennifer regularly assists clients with issues relating to the import and export of merchandise to and from the United States and expediting supply chains with robust pre-compliance programs. Ms. Diaz is an expert in working with the many Federal agencies that regulate trade, including the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP). Ms. Diaz is the editor of the prominent Customs and International Trade Law Blog, and author of the Top 10 Tips When Importing/Exporting. Email Jennifer (info@diaztradelaw.com) for your free copy today. Taylor Jones is a native of Roanoke, Virginia, with a B.A. in International Affairs from George Washington University. She is currently a 2017 Juris Doctorate Candidate.

Does the Donald Trump era mark the end of multilateral trade?

While President Trump is not a big supporter of multilateral trade deals, the rest of the world might still continue negotiating new ones without the U.S.

Trevor Fairlie

Trevor Fairlie

Trevor Fairlie is a researcher at the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, specializing in Trade, Investment and Innovation. Trevor is currently working towards his Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) designation, and is a JD Candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. His expertise includes trade and investment in the Asia Pacific, as well as Japanese and Korean domestic politics. Trevor can be reached at trevorfairlie@gmail.com or @trevorfairlie on Twitter. The views expressed in this article are Trevor's alone, and not those of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada.

5 ways importing and exporting will be more challenging in Trump’s America

Here are five ways Trump is expected to make change the landscape for global importers and exporters:

Jennifer Nesbitt

Jennifer Nesbitt

Jennifer Nesbitt is a New York-based freelance copywriter. A former journalist and graduate of Penn State University, Jennifer now writes about a variety of topics, including business, technology and marketing. She is passionate about helping companies develop their brands by providing compelling copy that adds value to their online presence.

What a Trump presidency would mean for international anti-corruption efforts

For those of us working in the field of compliance and good governance, there is concern about what lies ahead for anti-bribery efforts and the hard-fought improvements we’ve seen so far this century.

Alexandra Wrage

Alexandra Wrage is the President and Founder of TRACE International and the author of Bribery and Extortion: Undermining Business, Governments and Security, co-editor of How to Pay a Bribe: Thinking Like a Criminal to Thwart Bribery Schemes and the host of the training DVD Toxic Transactions: Bribery, Extortion and the High Price of Bad Business produced by NBC. Ms. Wrage has written three compliance guidebooks and is a guest blogger for Corporate Counsel. She speaks frequently on topics of international law, anti-corruption initiatives and the hidden costs of corruption. For more information, visit www.TRACEinternational.org.

FACE OFF: Obama VS Sanders, Trump and Clinton on the TPP

As the debates rage on and the U.S. gets ever closer to selecting a new President, it’s time once again to look at the opposing viewpoints on the TPP.

Pamela Hyatt

Pamela Hyatt

I am a Content Marketing Specialist for the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). You can find some of my work on TradeReady.ca. My background is in copywriting, journalism and social media. My passion lies in connecting people to the stories that are most important to them.

What if Trump wins? Implications for the U.S. and global economy

Donald Trump, now the favoured U.S. Republican contender for the presidential nomination, has surprised critics and galvanized middlebrow support with his ‘make America Great Again’ campaign rhetoric.

Gavin Luymes

Gavin Luymes

Gavin Luymes is a freelance writer working for Ashton College, an accredited post-secondary institution offering focused, flexible education options for those wanting to upgrade their skills or change careers. When not writing, Gavin enjoys spending time on the slopes and in the hills.

10 global trade trends we’ll be watching in 2018

What should you look out for or expect in the international business world in 2018?

FITT Team

FITT Team

The Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing international business training, resources and professional certification to individuals and businesses. We offer the only international business training programs and related professional designation (CITP®|FIBP®) endorsed by the World Trade Centers Association and the Canadian government. And our international business training solutions have become the standard of excellence for global trade professionals across Canada and around the world.

8 ways supply chain management will change in 2018 (Part 1/2)

2018 will see a need for every supply chain manager to become agile enough to adapt to rapid technological developments as they come – or flounder in the wake of those that do.

FITT Team

FITT Team

The Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing international business training, resources and professional certification to individuals and businesses. We offer the only international business training programs and related professional designation (CITP®|FIBP®) endorsed by the World Trade Centers Association and the Canadian government. And our international business training solutions have become the standard of excellence for global trade professionals across Canada and around the world.

Could the UK really join NAFTA?

As a post-Brexit UK faces serious hurdles to reaching a trade deal with the EU, rumours abound over the possibility of a UK-NAFTA trade bloc. But is this a likely scenario or a real long-shot?

Jennifer Nesbitt

Jennifer Nesbitt

Jennifer Nesbitt is a New York-based freelance copywriter. A former journalist and graduate of Penn State University, Jennifer now writes about a variety of topics, including business, technology and marketing. She is passionate about helping companies develop their brands by providing compelling copy that adds value to their online presence.