Import Essentials - Step by Step guide

  • Factors to be considered to ensure successful importing
  • The vital sources of information and importer must use
  • Record keeping and administration 
  • Placing the import order – “getting it right –right from the start”
  • The import licence and other legal considerations
  • The importance of the commodity code – a study
  • Building up the final import price and ensuring all costs are covered
  • An overview of the methods of payment and when they would be required
  • The import route (the seven steps)
  • Incoterms 2010
  • Dealing with forwarders and calculating freight charges
  • Cargo Insurance considerations
  • Documentary content – what the terms mean
  • The common import documents – with examples
  • Customs’ clearance procedures
  • Paying duties and VAT – including calculating charges
  • Suspension and relief from duties and VAT
  • The impact of the Uniform Customs’ Code – and AEO Status
  • How importers can benefit from temporary import procedures
  • Customs’ warehousing
  • Inward Processing relief
  • Other procedures
  • Keeping statistical records 
  •      Lunch provided

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