About The Webinar

Under the Nairobi Protocol, U.S. imports of qualifying articles specially designed or adapted for the use or benefit of handicapped persons, as well as specially designed or adapted parts and accessories thereof, are eligible for duty-free treatment under HTSUS subheadings 9817.00.92 through 9817.00.96. In addition, such goods manufactured in China are exempt from the Section 301 tariff increase. This webinar will review important terms and conditions related to this duty-free treatment and how affected companies can take advantage of it.

Key Topics

  • Nairobi Protocol basics
  • general compliance requirements (reasonable care)
  • China 301 exemption
  • important terms and concepts, including handicapped persons, specially designed or adapted, acute or transient disability, therapeutic and diagnostic articles, and qualifying parts/accessories

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Larry T. Ordet

Managing Partner, Operating Committee

LARRY T. ORDET is a Managing Partner, Operating Committee with Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., resident in the Miami office. Mr. Ordet concentrates his practice on general customs compliance matters, with particular emphasis on tariff classification, country of origin, valuation, preference program and free trade agreement qualification, and penalty issues. He has worked extensively on WCO tariff classification issues involving the modification of the Harmonized System and related Explanatory Notes.



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