About The Webinar

Special provisions allow commercial samples of textiles, apparel, bags, and footwear to be imported into the United States duty-free but very specific requirements must be met for goods to qualify. This webinar will outline requirements for duty-free treatment and how companies can comply.

Key Topics

  • salesman samples
  • prototypes
  • Section 321 for samples
  • temporary importation under bond
  • carnet
  • value of samples
  • quantities
  • invoice and entry requirements
  • post-importation disposition of samples

Please note we do not accept payment via American Express.


Elise Shibles

Partner, Advisory Committee; Textiles & Apparel Practice Leader; Forced Labor Practice Leader

ELISE SHIBLES is a Partner, Advisory Committee with Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A., resident in the San Francisco office. She leads the firm’s Textiles and Apparel Practice as well as its Forced Labor Practice. She advises and counsels clients on trade agreement and preference program requirements for a variety of different types of goods under U.S. and non-U.S. trade programs including USMCA, QIZ, ASEAN-China and EU-Vietnam, among others. She also has extensive expertise in all aspects of textile and apparel trade and policy including classification, origin, marking, Section 301 tariff mitigation, drafting and reviewing proposed legislation, and strategy for trade negotiations. 



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