Archive for Tag: de minimis

SILVER BULLET TO FIRE UP SMALL BUSINESS EXPORTS: PLURILATERAL AGREEMENT ON “DE MINIMIS”

For governments seeking to harness the promise of ecommerce to catalyze entrepreneurship, small business exports, and job-creation in their economies, unburdening small online sellers from arcane customs procedures and duties should be a top priority. The quick-fix is to raise de minimis levels – the maximum value of an import...

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Accelerating SME Trade in Asia-Pacific: De Minimis Plurilateral

Founder and CEO of Nextrade Group and Business 4 eTrade Development Co-Founder Dr. Suominen calls in this presentation for raising the threshold for de minimis, or the maximum value of an import that is exempt from customs duties and complicated rules of origin, as a means to accelerate SME trade in...

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