RICHARD CHUNG CPA CGA
PRESIDENT & CEO
Mr. Richard Chung is a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA & CGA) and the founder of RC International Trade Consultants (RCITC). He is a seasoned professional with an accredited and diverse background in international trade and in financial accounting, cost accounting and auditing, both in the public and private sector.
Richard has over 23 years’ experience as a Senior Investigator with the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) in conducting numerous anti-dumping and countervailing investigations in Europe, North and South America, Mexico and in Asia.
He is acknowledged as an expert in the interpretation of provisions of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA) and Regulations, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures (SCM) and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
During his career with the CBSA, Richard was recognized as one of the most experienced and knowledgeable senior officers with exceptional investigative skills. He was responsible for the design and development of the templates of the questionnaires currently being used by the CBSA in anti-dumping and countervailing investigations initiated by Canada. He was also regularly called upon to coach and mentor the new investigators, particularly on the on-site verification techniques.
Shortly after his retirement from the CBSA in 2008, Richard established RC International Trade Consultants (RCITC). As President & CEO of RCITC, Richard has been actively involved as lead consultant in many anti-dumping and countervailing proceedings and overseeing the entire operations of the company.
Richard has become one of the most active and successful counsel for foreign exporters, foreign governments and importers in Canada’s dumping and subsidy investigations, particularly those involving products from Asia.
Richard is acknowledged by his peers and the international trade consulting community as an expert in providing strategic and practical advice to his clients on all matters relating to the application of Canada’s trade remedy legislation.