Customs & Global Trade advisory


Global Trade advisory

Indirect Tax

Deloitte's global trade advisory specialists around the world can help businesses establish an international business strategy designed to manage costs and global trade regulatory requirements while leveraging innovative technology solutions.

Global trade advisory is a multi-faceted area that requires a high degree of pragmatic support. Deloitte advises businesses on both fiscal and non-fiscal regulations duties and taxes, as well as penalties and consequences related to non-compliance (e.g., REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals), Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism, Authorized Economic Operator and others).

Deloitte professionals help companies with a variety of global trade advisory needs, including post-merger integration support, by tracking duty risks and potential tax deductions, and by helping to identify consistent support for what is an arm's length or fair value for both customs and transfer pricing purposes.Deloitte’s  team include customs brokers, industry specialists, accountants, lawyers, supply chain specialists, auditors, economists and former government officials who have in depth knowledge of customs-related policies,  national regulations, and practices.

Our services include:

Business model optimization

  • Realigning for business transformation
  • Reconfiguring IT systems
  • Readying human resources 
  • Reorganizing legal, finance and tax structures
  • Business case

Accreditation / certification  support

  • Full self-assessment services for certification
  • Helping businesses to get ready for accreditation
  • Certification application support services
  • Remediation services with respect to accreditation
  • Use of Deloitte built certification technology (e.g. AEO Digiscan)

Merger and acquisition (M & A) due diligence

  • Conduct global customs compliance pre- and post-merger/acquisition due diligence
  • Provide support with post-merger/acquisition disclosures and remediation activities
  • Provide post-merger/acquisition integration support
  • Focus on M&A processes, people and technology
Global Trade Advisory training
  • Design and implement training programs for organizations
  • Develop and provide multi-jurisdictional customs regulations training including elearning courses

Valuation / Pricing services


Government relations support

  • Support clients with engaging/liaising with government authorities
  • Support clients with government audits