Beginner’s Practical Guide to Import (non BCC)

About the course

This course is recommended for beginners who are new to international trade. This course will also be beneficial to businesses who have just started importing and provides an opportunity to understand basic import processes.


What we will cover

  • Import definition and the process flow
  • Getting ready to import to include
  • Commodity Codes
  • Origin
  • Incoterms
  • Goods valuation to include duties / taxes
  • The International purchase order & documentation
  • Commercial invoice
  • Packing lists
  • Preference documents
  • Shipping methods & how to request a shipping quotation
  • Information for a shipping quotation
  • Booking the shipment and clearance instructions
  • Import declarations – the basics
  • Record keeping and checks

Duration – The course will run as a half-day session

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