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There are many restrictions in the UK now for clients wishing to send scrap abroad especially tyre s...

Under the new legislation we are adopting the uniformed labelling system. However what is not clear...

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Shipping dangerous goods abroad.

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VAT guide for exporters

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There are many restrictions in the UK now for clients wishing to send scrap abroad especially tyre s...

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

Richard Mullett, lawyer and director of The Legal Partners, explains how to get the best deal when u...

Carrier The transport company that owns the means of transport - in other words, the airline,...

VAT guide for exporters

Posted on 6 May 2015

Emily Coltman FCA, Chief Accountant with online accounting software provider FreeAgent and author of...

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on behalf of FreeAgent

Bill Russell, Head of the Bilateral Relations team at the UK Intellectual Property Office in London,...

Sandra Strong is one of the founding partners of Strong and Herd LLP, a widely respected import/expo...

Lesley Batchelor, Director General of the Institute of Export, explains why exporters need to take l...

To find out which documents are needed for the country you’re exporting to, it is worth checking out...

Why should I do business in Ukraine? Ukraine is one of the largest countries (by surface area)...

What is a harmonised code?

Posted on 29 April 2015

A harmonised code is a customs tariff code and a key element of customs declarations. The code ident...

What is a trading bloc?

Posted on 29 April 2015

There are a variety of ways in which countries can "protect" their domestic economies from competiti...

An export controlled or licensed product is one that is subject to control by the UK government’s Ex...

Hi, My name is Jamie from Hill Shipping, we are based in Kent. I would like to offer our services...

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The Bribery Act 2010 explained

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Large and fast growing emerging markets, such as India, pose unique challenges for UK companies. In ...

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Under the new legislation we are adopting the uniformed labelling system. However what is not clear is whether local language translation is required on pack for usage and ingredients? Our two department...

Question posted by a user

Shipping dangerous goods abroad.

Posted on 20 May 2015

I would like to find out more about shipping dangerous goods abroad. Could you please advise where can I find the best and up to date information?Thank youAgnes

Please may you help me with defining who is the exporter and the responsibilities in the following scenario:* We manufacture and assemble safety equipment and are based in the UK* We sell equipment to...

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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...

I need help with HMRC requirements for beer export to the Caribbean. Does anyone use a freight forwarder with experience of this?

HiI'm a comparatively new UK company. I've few export orders of fridge compressor scraps for UAE and Pakistan. Can anybody guide me if we need any special licence to export these items?Also is there any...

HiI am planing to import beer from Poland to United Kingdomjust wanted to know what kind of criteria do I have to meet to keep it all legal .I am not vat registered for now because I don't think I will...

I've been looking at the US and the barriers are pretty messy - particularly with regards to prior notification and food facility registration. Some of the technical processes involved appear to be cumbersome...

I would like to export chicken feet to China from Ireland and UK. I need to know the requirements and documents for exporting. Can you send me requirements please? Do I need to register an export company?...

We want to export 1 optical measurement system to Japan: commodity code 90 31 4990 00. Either we will send it for rental for 3 months and it will be returned to the UK, or it will be sold and exported....

Hi to everyone.We are a start up business that is a tour operator. We sell tours B2C online all over the world via internet.what vat we should charge our clients? 20%, 5%,, 0%?We buy goods and services...

We're a UK VAT registered company who are also registered for VAT in DE and have a new range of products which are going to be extensively drop shipped on behalf of our VAT registered distribution customers...

I am buying goods from Europe and send them to North Africa, how does the invoicing system work? ie; the seller will invoice me and i will invoice my clients what about the export documentation side how...

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Exporting pork products to Turkey

Posted on 30 March 2015

hello I am trying to export pork products to Turkey for the tourist trade I have customers ready to receive this product but I am having great difficulty with this as all pork products are rated at 225%...

Hi there,We are a small company that offers psychological assessments to aid employers to recruit the right candidate for a specific role. We have been approached by a member of our online network who...

Consultant/trainer is required for one-off project. We need someone to help us to register for VAT in AT / IT / FR / ES / NL and show us how to submit the regular returns. We have language skills in house,therefore...

Exporting IT equipment to Australia

Posted on 15 March 2015

I have an opportunity to export a customer engineered data storage system to an Australian Customer who will then use the equipment in Papua New Guinea.I need advice on export controls and on any import...

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We are a very young company who were lucky enough to exhibit at IFE and meet with international buyers.We have quite a lot of interest from China and the Middle East but need a crash course on export....

We have a consignment stuck in customs that needs this certificate to be released

Exporting formula babymilks to Vietnam

Posted on 22 March 2015

Me and a friend are considering exporting baby formula milk like Aptamil and SMA to Vietnam. There is a high demand for baby milk in Vietnam.We need advice on export controls and on any import duties,...

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