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Avoiding U.S. & Foreign Customs Duties on Aircraft & Aircraft Parts/Repairs: the WTO Aircraft Agmt.

Thursday, January 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm • Organized By U.S. Department of Commerce/U.S. Commercial Service (U.S. Export Assistance Center)
Online Event


World Trade Organization Agreement on Trade in Civil Aircraft

  • What aircraft and aircraft parts are covered by it?
  • What countries signed it and what are their obligations?
  • How do U.S. aerospace exporters benefit?
  • How can U.S. importers, such as MRO shops, enter aircraft parts into the United States duty-free under this agreement?

These any many other questions will be answered during a special webinar explaining the WTO Aircraft Agreement.  Speakers include:

Fred Elliott, International Trade Specialist, Aerospace Team, U.S. Department of Commerce: focusing on the market opening provisions of the agreement for U.S. exporters

Christian Klein, Executive Vice President, Aeronautical Repair Station Association: focusing on the mechanics of importing aircraft parts duty free into the United States, such as by MRO shops