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A Comprehensive Guide To International Trade                               Duration: 2 Days
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The 'gold standard' for import and export training, giving a practical and pragmatic detailed guide.

This course is a comprehensive guide for anyone engaged in the international movement of goods.  It covers in depth the processes and documentation of import, export, cross trades and chain transactions. The choices available and the practical and financial implications of those choices are explored in detail.

It is suitable for anyone new to export, import and cross trades and for those with more experience in a particular discipline but wishing to obtain a greater understanding of the wider physical, operational and financial implications for business in any industry or sector.    


The course is given from an integrated, pragmatic and practical viewpoint rather than an academic and theoretical one.  The emphasis is on avoiding difficulties and delays and achieving cost efficiency across the business disciplines involved.

The course content of the Introduction to Export and the Introduction to Import is covered and significantly expanded in this Comprehensive Guide.


Course content will include:

- worldwide and EU goods movements

- airfreight, seafreight, road, hand carry and courier shipments
- customs classification and valuation

- calculation and prediction of freight, duty and VAT costs

- options for relief from duty and VAT

- the use and implications of incoterms®2010

- the importance of goods origin

- customs regulations e.g IPR, OPR, RGR, Bonded warehousing, temporary import etc.

- export and import licencing

- product approvals

- documentation

- intrastats and the Export sales list (ESL)

- working with freight agents


Attendees will leave the course with a thorough understanding of how to successfully and legally move goods around the world, calculate costs, achieve cost control in the supply chain, utilise customs procedures that benefit their business, avoid costly delays, unexpected costs and legal tangles with overseas Authorities and suppliers and ensure a level of customer satisfaction that encourages repeat business.

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