With 16 years of working experience as a trade compliance consultant, Amanda Larkin has broad knowledge and unique insights in international business management and trade policies in addition to strong multilingual abilities. She has provided many different types of expertise and solutions for multinational companies conducting business related with China, including government relations, trade promotion, logistic assessment, customs compliance, export controls compliance implementation, license applications, standards and certifications, investigation and Chinese regulatory evaluation and analysis including taxation regulations, intellectual property right and encryption regulations, as well as agricultural related regulations.
In the area of export controls, Amanda has worked with both U.S. and Chinese companies in the following areas: Providing due diligence reports on Chinese end-users; Assisting in obtaining Chinese Importer Statements of End-User and End-Use; Assisting in classifying items under both U.S. and Chinese export control laws and obtaining both U.S. and Chinese export licenses; Developing and implementing compliance programs for clients in China to ensure they are meeting all requirements of U.S. and Chinese export control laws; Communicating with company leadership to promote and enforce export compliance policies in China; and Liaison with U.S. and Chinese officials responsible for the implementation and enforcement of export control laws.
Amanda graduated with her B.A. in Literature and Business from Beijing Foreign Studies University in China, and later obtained her M.B.A. from École Supérieure de Commerce de Lille in France (SKEMA). She speaks, reads and writes in Mandarin Chinese, English and French.