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Andrew Siciliano

Andrew Siciliano

Partner, Trade & Customs, U.S. National Practice Leader, KPMG US

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  • Surveys and Analysis
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Articles and News

Reports and Studies

New chief trade officer's first 100 days
The KPMG Trade & Customs practice helps companies keep up with changing global trade regulations while processing transactions in real time without compromising compliance.
Export Controls & Sanctions Survey Report - 2021
In February 2021, KPMG engaged export controls and sanctions professionals at more than 100 multinational firms to gather their input to better understand how export controls and sanctions programs are organized, the most relevant global regulations with which they must comply, the regions/countries they export from and to, and their primary exports, among other items.
Transfer Pricing and Trade Compliance Survey - 2020
Tax and trade compliance departments are regularly juggling competing priorities. To help benchmark current practices, KPMG conducted a market survey. Nearly 120 companies responded providing information about trade implications caused by transfer pricing adjustments within their organization.
2019 Tariff Survey Infographics
How are tariffs impacting organizations? Over 100 trade and operations professionals share their insights.
Duty drawback industry benchmarking
This survey gauges the impact of Duty Drawback as a mechanism to recover increased punitive tariffs by section 201 and 301 as well as the effect of regulatory changes enacted by the Trade Facilitation and Enforcement Act.
Trade Enforcement Survey 2018 
This report provides the finding of how industry peers are prepared for, or managing, U.S. Customs and Border protection reviews and audits.
First sale for export retail industry benchmarking
This report provides the findings of the FSFE Survey conducted by KPMG in 2018.
How to make the case
Remember that time when your goods were held at the port, and your staff rushed the paperwork to Customs, only to find you had declared an incorrect classification, valuation, or preferential origin? Or that time when a review uncovered systemic noncompliance errors that required a disclosure and payment of duties owed? We do and would prefer not to see it again.

Surveys and Analysis

2021 Export Controls & Sanctions Survey

Balancing business priorities and risk realities - In February 2021, KPMG engaged export and sanctions professionals at multinational firms to gather their input on a variety of business-critical issues.

Blockchain Solutions for Duty Drawback

Duty drawback is one of the most complex areas of global trade. Our blockchain solution helps pre-validate data in one location, helping you to efficiently and smoothly validate and file your drawback claims.

External Publications

Creating Supply Chain Value with FTZs

In this article, Trade & Customs leaders from KPMG discuss how the Foreign Trade Zones programme can offer a host of operational benefits and financial savings to businesses – US or non-US – importing into the United States.

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