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Growing Global 2017

PROFILING THE REGION’S COMPETITIVENESS AND CONNECTIONS What does globalization mean for St. Louis? Why and how does St. Louis connect to the world? As the national debate around globalization evolves, Growing Global 2017 will examine the impact of the international movement of goods, people and investments on the local economy. We invite you to be […]

CCIT Session 9: Module 6 Customs Classification & Valuation

Chancellor’s Certificate in International Trade Session 9: Module 6 Customs Classification & Valuation Instructor: David Forgue Date Tuesday, September 5, 2017 Failure to intelligently comply with Customs laws can result in excess duty payments, financials penalties and supply or delivery disruptions. This course discusses tariff classification rules and how indirect payments, royalties, freight and shipping […]

CCIT Session 9: Module 5 Export Control & Risk Management

Chancellor’s Certificate in International Trade Session 9: Module 5 Export Control & Risk Management Instructor: Arijana Hoormann Date Monday, August 7, 2017 Various international agreements have established export control standards on specific categories of goods to ensure security and safety for nations, economies, environments and wildlife. This course provides an overview of recent global events […]

CCIT Session 9: Module 4 International Business Culture

Chancellor’s Certificate in International Trade Session 9: Module 4 International Business Culture Instructor: Larry Taylor Date Monday, July 3, 2017 Today’s global business enterprise requires a fine-tuned awareness and understanding of culture. International collaborations have often failed because of cultural misunderstandings, miscommunications and missteps. This course will introduce you to the concept of culture and […]

Trump & Trade – Where to Now?

Having a hard time keeping up with the latest on NAFTA, the border tax, Ex-Im Bank, Rules of Origin, new tariffs and EU/Brexit? Learn which trade policy changes are likely to happen, gain insights on how proposed changes may affect employers, companies, exports, imports, costs and customers and understand what companies can do to ensure […]

China in 2017: Challenges and Opportunities For American Companies

Sponsored by Baker McKenzie, US-China Business Council, World Affairs Council and World Trade Center St. Louis  China remains an important market for American companies, but the opportunities of the market continue to come with significant challenges. From the overall US-China bilateral relationship, to China’s domestic policies, to the obligations American companies have in complying with both […]

CCIT Session 9: Module 3 International Ocean & Air Transportation

Chancellor’s Certificate in International Trade Session 9: Module 3 International Ocean & Air Transportation Instructor: Arijana Hoormann Date Monday, June 5, 2017 This course covers the issues of moving goods from one country to another within the terms of a sale agreement and without incurring unexpected expenses. Learn to securely and affordably transport products, choose […]

2017 International Business Dinner

Presented by St. Louis Regional International Partnership Program Keynote Speaker Mr. Ed Monser, President, Emerson “The Global Economy and the Future of Trade Agreements” 2017 St. Louis International Ambassador Awardee Mr. Tim Nowak, Executive Director, World Trade Center St. Louis 2017 Global Pioneer Award Winner MasterClock Date Thursday, May 18, 2017 Time 5:30-7:00 pm Exhibitors […]

Vietnam: Gateway to Southeast Asia

Join us to learn about trade and investment opportunities in Vietnam and Southeast Asia. Missouri and Illinois exported $3.3 billion to ASEAN countries in 2016 while export sales growth to the region continues to climb and grew 4% from 2015 to 2016. Promising industry sectors include manufacturing, machinery and equipment, agribusiness, IT and high tech. Discover […]

CCIT Session 9: Module 2 International Transactions

Chancellor’s Certificate in International Trade Session 9: Module 2 International Transactions Instructor: Paul Toskin Date Monday, May 1, 2017 This course discusses credit, operational, and foreign exchange risk in international trade transactions, and describes methods commonly used to mitigate these risks. Learn to recognize how credit, operational, and foreign exchange risk can arise in international […]