World Trade Week Seminar

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Managing Your Trade Risk in Today’s Global Economy

May 18, 2010

Learn from Roanoke Trade Services, HSBC Bank, and U.S. Council for International Business strategies to avoid negative financial effects of trade risk. 

The United States Council for International Business invites you to join us for World Trade Week. World Trade Week NYC celebrates the transforming and vital impact that trade has on the New York economy.

Tuesday, May 18th: Managing your Trade Risk in Today’s Global Economy, 9:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. U.S. Council for International Business is pleased to host a team of experts to discuss risk management tools. As we begin to emerge from the economic downturn, the need for risk mitigation remains necessary to your importing and exporting profitability. While risk may be defined differently from company to company risk management is key to your successful import and export strategies.

Roanoke Trade Services: Regional Vice President, Dennis Gates will explain the different insurance products to facilitate and protect your international business transactions.

HSBC Bank USA: Vice President and Senior Regional Trade Manager, Andrea Ratay will discuss the outlook for global trade based on the Trade Confidence Index, ways to identify and define diversification, and trade payment solutions.

USCIB: Manager, Carnet Development, Amanda Barlow who will talk about how the merchandise passport can avoid costly duties, taxes and foreign currency fluctuations when making temporary entries for trade shows, client visits and/or product demonstrations.

Seating is limited and advance registration is required by Monday May 17th.  If you have any questions about the event please contact Ashlee Temple by phone 212.703.5067 or email

Seminar Location: Tuesday May 18th, 2010

USCIB 1212 Avenue of the Americas (at 48th St.), New York City 21st floor
Breakfast begins at 9:15. Session starts at 9:30 and concludes by 11:30 a.m.
For building security, please bring photo ID.

Staff Contact:   Glendy Sung

Vice President, Carnet Operations
Tel: 212.703.5073

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