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    Russian Food Law

    Starts from 6 November 2014

    Russian food legislation is in many ways similar but also uniquely different from EU food legislatio...

    FCO Standard Service

    Posted on 1 August 2014

    The address for FCO Standard Service legalisation applications to the Foreign & Commonwealth Off...

    Find a Notary Public

    Posted on 1 August 2014

    See the listing for our Notary Public, David Guille at the following link on the "Find a Notary" sec...

    David Guille, Notary Public & Director of Kobalt Notaries Limited gave an educational presentati...

    Berundi Joins the Hague Convention

    Posted on 1 August 2014

    On 10 June 2014, the Republic of Burundi acceded to the Hague Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishin...

    Notarising Romanian Documents

    Posted on 1 August 2014

    Kobalt Notaries Limited can assist with Notarising Romanian documents, which include: Declaratio...

    This new two-day modular course provides an overview of current USA and Canadian food labelling requ...

    Leatherhead’s two-day Everything European course aims to provide you with comprehensive coverage of ...

    Green light for Foreign Banks

    Posted on 1 August 2014

    On July 15, President Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino III signed the Republic Act (RA) No. 10641, upg...

    We're a new company about to start export to the USA. Our manufacturer is in China and they have ar...

    Looking at sending paving to Ngerulmud. Can anyone assist with the licenses that are needed for this...

    IP assistance

    Posted on 30 July 2014

    I am trying to determine whether the item I want to use IP against is covered by Annexe 73 of the HM...

    Alcohol Exports

    Posted on 28 July 2014

    Can you export spirits from the UK to other EU countries with only English labels ie no translation ...

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    Hot Off the French Trade Press - 25 July

    Posted on 28 July 2014

    Welcome to Hot Off the French Trade Press, a weekly round up of news items from French trade journal...

    Is your company prepared to comply with the Union Customs Code (UCC)? The UCC will be applicable whe...

    International Product Labelling

    Posted on 22 July 2014

    HiWe produce high quality energy drinks. Focusing on the emerging Latin American markets, is the lab...

    BritishAmerican Business’ national roadshow series is an initiative responding to the launch of the ...

    VAT Charges

    Posted on 22 July 2014

    If we have sent goods to EU or non-EU customer on behalf of a UK Buyer do we add VAT to the invoice ...

    Businesses across the Sheffield City Region are being urged to use the Overseas Business Network (OB...

    Exporting to Canada

    Posted on 19 July 2014

    I have a small niche business, supplying fossil replicas to educational establishments, museums etc...

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    FCO Standard Service

    Posted on 1 August 2014

    The address for FCO Standard Service legalisation applications to the Foreign & Commonwealth Off...

    Find a Notary Public

    Posted on 1 August 2014

    See the listing for our Notary Public, David Guille at the following link on the "Find a Notary" sec...

    David Guille, Notary Public & Director of Kobalt Notaries Limited gave an educational presentati...

    Berundi Joins the Hague Convention

    Posted on 1 August 2014

    On 10 June 2014, the Republic of Burundi acceded to the Hague Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishin...

    Notarising Romanian Documents

    Posted on 1 August 2014

    Kobalt Notaries Limited can assist with Notarising Romanian documents, which include: Declaratio...

    Green light for Foreign Banks

    Posted on 1 August 2014

    On July 15, President Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino III signed the Republic Act (RA) No. 10641, upg...

    featured story

    Hot Off the French Trade Press - 25 July

    Posted on 28 July 2014

    Welcome to Hot Off the French Trade Press, a weekly round up of news items from French trade journal...

    Businesses across the Sheffield City Region are being urged to use the Overseas Business Network (OB...

    In 2013, the Dutch government announced new measures against so-called Dutch conduit companies. Thes...

    featured story

    How to choose a translation agency | Guide

    Posted on 15 July 2014

    Exporting internationally is gaining a momentum with more and more companies looking at growing th...

    Continuing in this series of the Top 10 FAQs that UKTI receives, we’ll explore the next topic of UK/...

    Article posted by Diana Lau UKTI USA
    via UKTI USA

    This series will address the top 10 frequently asked questions that we in UKTI USA, regularly receiv...

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    Freight Forwarder with Warehouse space for storage.

    Posted on 11 July 2014

    If you’re involved with exporting or importing then Cargocall can help you save time and money in th...

    Product Inspection… Why Inspection?

    Posted on 30 June 2014

    What exactly is production inspection and why is it necessary? Inspection takes place during various...

    08.06.2014 One day, you will be able to sit back and relax as a robot car weaves through rush-hou...

    International words and brand names don’t always roll off the tongue. Is that a problem? The Guar...

    Leatherhead’s new Middle East & North Africa Food Law (MENA) training course, running on 26-27 J...

    Export and Import to/from the USA

    Posted on 17 June 2014

    The USA is one of the main trading partners for the UK. Therefore it is important to select the righ...

     1 July, Dublin, Ireland Ensure you know all there is to know about food labelling regulations with...

    SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) renewed its partnership with the International Labour Orga...

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    Is your company prepared to comply with the Union Customs Code (UCC)? The UCC will be applicable whe...

    On August 21st, the Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems will take place in Bogota, ...

    Surviving a Customs Audit

    Starts from 2 September 2014

    Essential guide on preparing your organisation for customs audits, includes a look at AEO requiremen...

    Generating Your First Export Orders

    Starts from 4 September 2014

    Generating Your First Export Orders focuses on your business and how you are currently dealing with ...

    Detailed look at the skills and procedures required to moving goods between different countries. Eli...

    Intrastat and EU Trade

    Starts from 9 September 2014

    Fully revised to reflect current practices. Did you know that failure to submit your Intrastat decla...

    How to develop and grow your export market? Export Connect conference is free to attend for manuf...

    Understanding Free Trade Agreements

    Starts from 10 September 2014

    Free Trade Agreements are taking over large areas of international trade.  This course is designed t...

    Working with CITES

    Starts from 12 September 2014

    This in-depth course is designed for those new to CITES (The Convention on International Trade in En...

    Customs Warehousing & Duty Reliefs

    Starts from 16 September 2014

    More companies than ever before are now considering a customs warehouse as a vital piece in their su...

    Introduction to Export

    Starts from 17 September 2014

    This key export training course is a must for anyone new to exporting goods and for those requiring ...

    How to Complete Customs Entries

    Starts from 18 September 2014

    This exciting new course has been specially designed to meet the modern needs of import/export busin...

    BritishAmerican Business’ national roadshow series is an initiative responding to the launch of the ...

    Customs Valuation Rules Explained

    Starts from 24 September 2014

    All goods need to be valued correctly for customs purposes whether it is a sale or free of charge mo...

    The Export Course

    Starts from 24 September 2014

    A useful follow-up to Export Essentials, or for those already experienced in export procedures.  Thi...

    Export Starter

    Starts from 24 September 2014

    Many clerks and managers involved in export have little or no formal training.  Most of the fundamen...

    This course is intended to provide a link for procurement and finance specialists to the world of in...

    This course is intended to provide a link for procurement and finance specialists to the world of in...

    Advanced Guide to Letters of Credit

    Starts from 25 September 2014

    Designed to enhance exporters knowledge of the payment system. A one-day practical workshop suitable...

    Achieving Successful Customs Audits

    Starts from 26 September 2014

    Customs audits are often viewed with fear and trepidation but there is no reason for this to be the ...

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    We're a new company about to start export to the USA. Our manufacturer is in China and they have arranged the shipment into Seattle. Our manufacturer has requested we file a ISF 10+2 at short notice....

    Looking at sending paving to Ngerulmud. Can anyone assist with the licenses that are needed for this and what taxes would one need to add on to this when dealing with infrastructural highway paving.

    Alcohol Exports

    Posted on 28 July 2014

    Can you export spirits from the UK to other EU countries with only English labels ie no translation of the labels into local language? In particular from UK to Spain. I am fully up to speed on under bond...

    IP assistance

    Posted on 30 July 2014

    I am trying to determine whether the item I want to use IP against is covered by Annexe 73 of the HMRC legislation.Part of the CN code is mentioned but not the full code.HMRC say I need to speak to DEFRA...

    EORI

    Posted on 8 July 2014

    Hi,What is an EORI number? Do you need one even if you're not VAT registered?Thanks

    Question posted by Anna Brown
    on behalf of AnnaBrown

    International Product Labelling

    Posted on 22 July 2014

    HiWe produce high quality energy drinks. Focusing on the emerging Latin American markets, is the labelling requirement for text to be in local languages (i.e. Portuguese) Or is English labelling products?...

    Storage server / Export License

    Posted on 14 April 2014

    We have a UK client, who opened their office in Bangalore. They purchased Dell servers from us for their Indian office. We shipped them on Friday and customs have put an Export License query. I check...

    VAT Charges

    Posted on 22 July 2014

    If we have sent goods to EU or non-EU customer on behalf of a UK Buyer do we add VAT to the invoice sent to our UK Buyer?Thank you

    Exporting to Canada

    Posted on 19 July 2014

    I have a small niche business, supplying fossil replicas to educational establishments, museums etc worldwide for the past 10 years (including US). We have had no problems with customs & excise in an...

    Temporary export to DRC

    Posted on 14 July 2014

    We need to temporay export some electrical test equipment for two days to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and they are not listed for ATA Carnet, what do we need to do.

    Export Documentation

    Posted on 11 July 2014

    I am confused about the requirements for export documentation, if any, to a non-EU country. The product, frozen vegetables from UK, are to be exported to the Far East directly from a UK port. I read...

    We be be exporting small qty's of ladies wear to Canada and need to know full document control information. Also it would be useful to obtain details of some Forwarding agents operating services to Quebec,...

    A company registered in England and Wales proposes to purchase goods in Cameroon and sell then to purchasers in Burkina Faso. The goods will be transported directly, without entering the UK.Are there...

    Do I need a W-9?

    Posted on 14 July 2014

    I run www.switchwise.com in the USA. It's an online energy price comparison service like www.switchwise.co.uk in the UK. Previously I owned www.ukpower.co.uk.Do I need a W-9 to be able to earn commissions...

    Import Duties & Taxes ex China to USA

    Posted on 15 July 2014

    We are a small british start up and manufacture pet products in China for sale in the UK. Recently we went on a trade mission to Miami, USA and a retailer whom we met is keen to stock our product. Instead...

    Hi, is there any protocol to follow with regard to sending alcohol samples to Austria ? Or can I simply send by parcel delivery and samples should arrive without being detained ?

    End User Undertaking (EUU)

    Posted on 14 July 2014

    I am seeking clarification/help on whether my company Flann Microwave Ltd need to request an end user undertaking statement from International customers. The current company policy is to always request...

    Fish exports to Serbia

    Posted on 26 June 2014

    HiIt is my understanding from our serbian customer is that our company has to be listed on a customs clearance register? Do you know of this register and how I can get my company on this list?Thank you

    Question posted by a user

    Dear all,I would like to know if there is anyone who has contacts in China which i can help in exporting of baby milk powder to China. My company does wholesale distribution of baby milk in Malaysia and...

    We have a company in Australia interested in stocking our products. Are there any things we should be aware of before agreeing to supply this prospective client.

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