About the course
We address the concepts and procedures relating to the origin of goods and the rules for determining the economic nationality of goods. We do this by examining origin concepts and principles, international and EU legislation, methods of determining the origin of goods, Binding Origin Information (BOI) decisions and proof of origin.
What you learn
On successful completion of this topic, you will be able to independently handle standard and more complex situations and related tasks related to the origin of goods. This includes having a broad understanding and detailed knowledge of the following concepts and systems and being able to apply and use this knowledge in your daily activities as a Customs professional:
The Concept and Principles of Origin
You will gain a sound knowledge of the concept and principles of Origin, including the rules of origin and the differentiation between preferential and non-preferential origin. You will be able to apply the rules of origin in the context of your daily professional activities.
International and Union Legislation
You will be able to demonstrate a sound understanding of the international legislation relating to the origin of goods, including the WTO Agreement on Rules of Origin and the Rules of Origin under the Revised Kyoto Convention. You will also gain a broad and detailed knowledge of the relevant legislation regarding the origin of goods for both preferential and non-preferential origin as set by the Union Customs Code.
Determining the Origin of Goods
You will be able to determine the origin of goods using the appropriate methodology, particularly in cases where the goods have been produced or processed in multiple countries.
Binding Origin Information (BOI) Decisions
You will have a clear understanding of the processes and procedures relating to BOI applications and decisions You will have the ability to apply for a BOI decision and have a sound knowledge of the associated requirements and conditions.
Proof of Origin
You will be to identify and interpret documentary evidence of origin, including certificates of origin. You will also be aware of the Registered Exporters System (REX) that will be used to further facilitate proof of origin in the future.