ICAI - Invitation to Commercial /Industrial Organisations
March, 23rd 2010
Invitation to Commercial /Industrial Organisations involved in International Trade# for Associating to impart Practical Training of 30 Days to Candidates of Post Qualification Course in International Trade Laws and WTO.
As you may be kindly aware that with a view to develop a base of expertise and specialized skills amongst the membership of the Institute in various agreements of WTO, The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India had introduced a Post Qualification Course in International Trade Laws and World Trade Organisation for the members of the Institute i.e., Chartered Accountants.
This Course aims to equip them with technical competence to gain an insight into various phenomena that determine and influence international trade under the aegis of the World Trade Organization. However, apart from theoretical education, in order to gain better understanding of the ground realities, candidates of the Course are also required to undertake Practical Training for a period of 30 days in organisations/authorities enriched in imparting such requisite training to the Candidates. During this practical training, the candidate shall choose a minimum of three areas in which he shall do detailed practical work. Suggested list of areas would include Anti-dumping, Anti-subsidies, Safeguards, Textiles and Clothing, Agriculture, Rules of Origin, International Dairy Agreement, Disputes Settlement, Trade in Services, TRIPS, TRIMs and SPS, Competition law.
We are sure that your Organization would empathise with the need to have a professionally trained reservoir of competent professionals duly adept in all aspects of WTO related issues. As your Organization would be involved in international trade and WTO related issues and going by the need to have professionally trained manpower in WTO related issues; we are sure that your organisation would come forward to provide 30 days practical training to the Chartered Accountants who have passed Part I Examination of the Post Qualification Course in International Trade Laws and WTO.
#For the purpose aforesaid, the Commercial/industrial organisations both within and outside India should have a paid up capital of not less than Rs.5 crores or an average annual turnover of Rs.50 crores during the last three years.