Global Trade Strategies, Inc.


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Damon Pike

About Global Trade Strategies, Inc.

Global Trade Strategies, Inc. is a boutique firm headquartered near Atlanta, Georgia, which specializes in customs and international trade regulation, consulting, and trade data management.

The firm helps multinational companies navigate the complex rules governing the cross-border movement of goods and services, with the goal of minimizing duty, VAT, and excise tax payments, while maximizing corporate customs and trade compliance (including compliance with the Export Administration Regulations and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations) to eliminate the risk of costly and time consuming audits, investigations, and penalty cases.

Special emphasis (for which the Firm is a recognized global authority) is placed on harmonizing income tax transfer pricing policies vis-à-vis customs valuation requirements as part of designing in-house customs and trade compliance programs. We offer a multitude of other services to address any customs and trade problem that arises. The Firm also has a well-established informal network of customs and trade advisors in every major trading jurisdiction to deliver results no matter where issues surface.