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Import Procedures – An Online Course

28/01/2021 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm – This introduction course is aimed at those involved in the importing of goods. The course will cover import documentation and procedures, commercial considerations, the importance of your purchase order, calculating VAT and duty, and how to reduce import customs clearance delays. Incoterms® and their impact on importing will be shown, along with an introduction to […]

How to Claim UK Origin – Online EU Transition Training

29/01/2021 @ 9:15 am – 12:15 pm – Understanding of the rules of origin when importing and exporting to Europe is something that companies that wish to trade with the EU need to understand. On the 29th January, International Trade Matters are delighted to be offering a half day, online training course with International Trade and Compliance Specialist Mike Court, and Managing Director […]

Exporting Services: Overseas – A Free Webinar

03/02/2021 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am – Are you a service provider? If so, do you wonder why the focus of export support is generally on goods? It shouldn’t be because there are great opportunities overseas for businesses that sell services too. We are delighted to announce that International Trade Matters Managing Director Linda Middleton-Jones and Export Specialist Frances Fawcett are delivering […]

Documentary Letters of Credit – An Online Course

09/02/2021 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm – This introduction course covers the eight main types of Letters of Credit used in international trade from advance payment, including Sight Documentary Collection, Documentary Letters of Credit. It includes the use of Bills of Exchange with and without documents. Over 75% of first presentations to banks against Documentary Letters of Credit are rejected, resulting in […]

Incoterms® For Sales – An Online Course

09/02/2021 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm – Incoterms® facilitate trillions of dollars in global trade each year. Incoterm rules are selected during sales negotiations and form part of the sales contract. This course covers the history and purpose of Incoterms®, how to use them correctly, practical issues to be considered, and commercial matters including the impact on costs and profitability. There are […]

Agents and Distributors – An Online Course

10/02/2021 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm – This course is designed for sales teams, administrators and managers planning international growth through Agents and Distributors overseas. The course covers the differences between Agents and Distributors, advantages and disadvantages of each, what to consider when appointing them, and an introduction to the legal implications. The course will also look at the importance of harmonising […]

Preference Rules of Origin – An Online Course

11/02/2021 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm – This introduction course is aimed at those involved in the administration of international trade to ensure an understanding of rules of origin, product classification and item valuation to meet the demands of international trade in both exporting and importing. Understanding origin, tariffs and valuation is essential for correct calculation of taxation and duties, and mistakes […]

Incoterms® – An Online Course

24/02/2021 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm – An introduction to Incoterms® and their importance to international trade. We will help you to understand the history and purpose of Incoterms®, how they are used, the practical issues to be considered, and sources of additional help and information. Commercial matters will also be discussed including the impact of Incoterms® on costs and profitability. The […]