Korea has been actively involved in FTA negotiations with over 80 countries in accordance with 2003 FTA roadmap. At the present, Korea is running FTAs with Chile, Singapore, EFTA, ASEAN, India, EU, Peru and US.
FTA strengthens global competitiveness of exporting companies by preferential customs treatment between FTA partner countries.
However, exporting companies should comply with product-specific regulations of each FTA in order to have customs benefits of preferential origin for their exporting products, and the companies should also understand the benefits from FTA are always accompanied by risks such as penalties from post-verification.
FTA related services offered by Deloitte Anjin LLC include origin management system implementation, advisory on anti-dumping and anti-circumvention, and advisory on acquisition of Customs Approved Registered Exporter and Authorized Economic Operator (AEO).
Exporting companies should comply with product-specific regulation of each FTA in order to have customs benefits of preferential origin for their exporting products. Also, exporting companies should be able to prove how they comply with the FTA regulations such as calculation of preferential origin and supporting documents.
In order for the exporting companies to have FTA readiness system, Deloitte provides full range of consulting services from analysis of current process to the establishments of to-be process with the references of global best practices, and provides the clients with best solutions to implement company's FTA readiness system successfully.
· Origin Management System Implementation
· Origin Management Process Establishment
· Strategic Readiness for Post-verification
Exporting and importing companies are exposed to anti-dumping duty due to sales with less than normal value, and the companies with imposed anti-dumping duty are in risk of anti-circumvention.
Failure in proper response may ultimately result in failure in market competition. Deloitte provides professional advisory services to help the clients have timely responses to such risks.
· Advisory on Anti-dumping Investigation
· Advisory on Anti-circumvention Investigation
· Implementation of Anti-dumping Monitoring System
Exporting companies who have Customs Approved Registered Exporter qualification do not need to submit additional documents such as a copy of exporter permit and invoice when they apply for certificated of origin (CO) with the Customs Authorities.
In case of Korea-EU FTA, companies who like to issue CO should have the qualification for Customs Approved Registered Exporter. Deloitte provides full range of advisory services from preparation of application documents for the qualification to respond to the evaluation process by the Customs Authorities.
Deloitte AEO program handles all aspects of the AEO authorization process for trading companies and supports the clients to join the AEO program successfully by providing strategy for acquiring high marks for documentation and implementation in AEO evaluation process. Depending upon the needs from the Customs Authorities, Deloitte can also call upon the expertise of the Deloitte global network in tax, process documentation, testing internal controls and implementation assistance in whichever country the clients wish to be certified.