Covid-19: What you need to know

Covid-19 is impacting global supply chains around the world as businesses grapple with a wide range of support from Government and a rewiring of international trade flows.

In this 1-hour webinar, the Institute of Export & International Trade advise Exporters and importers on what they can do to mitigate for the impact of the coronavirus on their trade.

It covers:

  • Impacts on trade and supply chains
  • Specific business impacts
  • The changing nature of supply chains
  • Steps that businesses should consider, from a trade perspective
  • Professionalisation and training

If you’re working from home during the outbreak, you are advised to take the opportunity to gain important export skills through online training.

The Institute has a suite of online learning options including the online customs declarations trainingUK Customs AcademyInternational Trade Surgeries and Masterclass Webinars.

The Institute has also developed a tailored International Trade Surgery which provides businesses with a bespoke report and action plan based on their needs and an analysis of current processes and protocols.

You can find out more and book your surgery at or call 01733 404 400.

We couldn’t get to everyone’s questions during the webinar, but if you are a member of the Institute of Export & International Trade, you have free access to our technical helpline, through which you can call on our experts for accurate and detailed responses to all your export questions:

With membership you can gain discounts on the IOE&IT’s training courses, free use of its technical helpline service, daily bulletins and updates about the key issues in Global Trade, access to events and networking opportunities, professional recognition and more.

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