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Learning to love (and leverage) FTAs

Only 30% of companies fully use all of the Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) available to them. It’s one of the many startling findings in the Thomson Reuters Global Trade Management survey, conducted in partnership with KPMG, exploring significant trends impacting international trade and supply chain professionals today.

Charts show FTA utilization and FTA challenges according to global trade experts

Thomson Reuters Tax executive and Global Trade expert Taneli Ruda speaks about why companies underutilize FTA’s – and how your organization should be making the most of them.

Don’t leave money on the table: How to make the most of Free Trade Agreements

“Even large companies tend to underutilize FTAs. Sometimes this is driven by lack of knowledge, but more often by concerns about the difficulty of compliance and fear of penalties. With more FTAs coming on stream every year, not using FTAs is going to mean a major competitive disadvantage.” Hoon Sung, head of FTA, Thomson Reuters, ONESOURCE Global Trade


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