Upcoming Events & Seminars

EFACW Event

EFACW Event: Export to China

Sponsored by the Export Finance Assistance Center of Washington
Date: Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Time: 8:30am - 11:30am
Location: Dorsey and Whitney: 701 5th Ave #6100, Seattle, WA 98104

China is the great economic success story of the past three decades. It’s Washington State’s single largest consumer of exports from our Evergreen State. With high economic growth, a growing middle-class, and many unsatisfied demands there’s no shortage of opportunities to grow through exporting there.

SPEAKERS: Thomas Taylor, East West Bank Lawrence Ward, Dorsey and Whitney Man Wang, Office of Economic Development & Competitiveness, Washington State Dept. of Commerce

This training is funded in part through the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) Grant awarded by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/export-to-china-tickets-36013286710

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EFACW Event: FOREIGN EXCHANGE, IC-DISC, AND INTERNATIONAL TAX CONSIDERATIONS

Sponsored by the Export Finance Assistance Center of Washington
Date: Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Time: 1:00pm - 3:30pm
Location: Greater Spokane Inc. 801 W Riverside Ave #100 Spokane, WA 99201

Currency volatility, even when pricing in U.S. dollars, can affect export sales. How? Tax incentives on the same export sales may increase profitability and how a business manages Value Added Tax.

1:00pm Introductions

1:15pm Foreign Exchange, Marc Wolpert, VP- Umpqua Bank

1:45pm IC-DISC Export Tax Incentive, Mehrdad Ghassemieh

2:15pm Break

2:30pm Tax Matters, including VAT, to consider when expanding into foreign markets, Joshua Warner,CliftonLarsonAllen

3:00pm Panel Discussion

4:00pm Conclude

This training is funded in part through the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) Grant awarded by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/foreign-exchange-ic-disc-and-international-tax-considerations-tickets-36012370971

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EFACW Event: Export to Canada

Sponsored by the Export Finance Assistance Center of Washington
Date: Thursday, September 21, 2017
Location: Consulate General Canada: 1501 4th Ave #600 Seattle, WA 98101

Canada has one of the most advanced and stable economies in the world and weathered the global recession comparatively well. In 2013, the World Economic Forum ranked the country’s financial system as the world’s most stable for the sixth consecutive year.

Benefits to Washington businesses exporting to Canada include:

Strengths of the Canadian market include:

Speakers:

Canadian Foreign Service

Royal Bank of Canada

Pacific Customs Brokers

This training is funded in part through the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) Grant awarded by the U.S. Small Business Administration.

This event has been re-scheduled for September. Please contact Bryan Petersen at bryan.petersen@efacw.org for questions.

Export Finance Assistance Center of Washington
Westin Building Exchange, 2001 6th Avenue, Suite 2600, Seattle, WA 98121 US
47.614353 -122.338864
Phone: (206) 256-6115