World Customs and Trade Forum
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President, GTC Commerce, Inc./ Managing Director for Asia, Trusted Trade Alliance, LLC


         Zhaokang JIANG is the managing director and partner of GTC International Group which holds GTC Consulting and Legal Services (Beijing, Shanghai and HK) and GTC Commerce (US, China and Europe (under planning)).  He works with multinational clients in key business areas including IT, aerospace, retailing, energy, chemical, automotive, medical, electronics, textile, E-commerce and consumer products.  His areas of expertise include resolving customs and international trade compliance issues, increasing business efficiency through formulation of supply and trade chain compliance and efficiency strategies in China, US and throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

         Mr. Jiang focuses his services on customs, import and export, intellectual property rights, foreign exchange regulation, supply chain security and facilitation, foreign direct investment, e-commerce, trade remedies, and international tax law issues.

         Mr. Jiang is a former officer of the Chinese Customs Service. Throughout his tenure with the Chinese Customs Service, Mr. Jiang acted as a customs representative for numerous trade negotiations, including the Sino-U.S. intellectual property rights agreement. He led the task force for 2000 Customs Law revision, and drafted the regulations on Customs Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights and other major Chinese Customs and trade regulations. Additionally, Mr. Jiang has served as an international consultant with the U.S. Customs Service, the Asian Development Bank and the United Nations Development Program in projects focused on Customs and foreign trade law reform, Customs modernization and trade facilitation in China.

         He also had experience working for a US-based law firm in Washington, DC and Beijing, and, while based in Singapore, as Customs and Trade Counsel, Asia-Pacific in a major multinational company.