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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Elliot House

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The course will cover a combination of documents and procedures and explain the content and the benefits of being aware of this information.

As with all aspects of business, being efficient and profitable is a very important factor to most. This course is suitable for companies new to importing and established companies who need to update their current procedures.

Key learning objectives and outcomes:

  • Be able to demonstrate an understanding of import documentation and procedures.
  • What should be considered before importing?
  • Understand the content of an import purchase order and instructions to the supplier.
  • What documentation is required to ensure import customs clearance?
  • Understand what determines how much duty and VAT is payable?
  • What information you should check on import documentation.
  • Be able to identify customs regimes and import controls.
  • Be aware of duty and VAT suspension regimes which benefit the importer.
  • Understand that the import of certain goods is controlled and where to go for sources of information and assistance.

Refreshments and training notes will be provided.

This course is accredited by the British Chambers of Commerce and delegates will receive one credit towards the Foundation Award in International Trade. You will need to achieve 6 credits to be awarded with the Foundation Award, a nationally recognised qualification.

This course is designed for

Whether you are new to importing or an experienced importer, there are always areas where you can improve your knowledge and subsequently your import procedures. This course gives attendees important knowledge of the key elements of import procedures. The course is ideal for people working in purchasing, import administration, finance, shipping administration or customer services.

Registration and costs:

Member rate: £155+VAT

Non-member rate: £195+VAT

You can register your interest here, or book directly on the GMCC website here.

If you have any questions on any of the above, please email exportbritain@gmchamber.co.uk

Please note, delegates have the option of doing this course coupled with the Export Customs & Procedures course in the morning from 9:30am to 12:30pm for the price of £280+VAT for members and £335+VAT for non-members. Please email exportbritain@gmchamber.co.uk for more details.

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