Petra Závalová is a customs expert with more than 15 years of experience and extensive knowledge in the field of customs law. She joined Deloitte in March 2012 and is responsible for customs projects in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Prior to joining Deloitte, she worked for more than eight years at the General Directorate of Customs, where she dealt with the tariff classification of goods. She also represented the Czech Customs Administration at meetings of the Customs Code Committee of the European Commission in Brussels. Within the scope of her activities at Deloitte, Petra focuses primarily on the issues of the tariff classification of goods, origin of goods and implementation of customs regimes. Petra also leads client workshops and represents clients during inspections carried out by Customs Authorities. She also has vast experience in determining VAT rates and her clients include both multinational and local companies from various industries.