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 duty regimes to help importers.
- Import documentation and procedures
- Calculating VAT and duty
- Customs regimes and import controls
- Changes coming in January 2021
- Sources of help and advice
Who should attend?
This introduction course is suitable for administrators, managers, directors, and owners of businesses who need to purchase from overseas.
The course is valuable for both newcomers wanting an introduction and overview, and experienced staff needing a refresher on current requirements. It will also be valuable for companies who are already importing so they can ensure they have the correct processes in place and are meeting their compliance obligations.
Each course can also count as a credit towards the British Chamber of Commerce Foundation Award in International Trade. Candidates attending six or more courses and obtaining six or more credits receive the Award.
For more information and to find your local participating chamber, please contact us on:
T: +44 (0) 1398 332881 or +44 (0) 7734 366855