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Expand your knowledge on exporting to a new level with the diverse and expanding range of exporter-focused knowledge guides and resources available in this section. These cover a diverse range of trade-related subject matters and are designed specifically to provide the user with a broad overview of many important trade, customs and shipping related subjects.

Export Knowledge Guides

Our Export Knowledge Guide series aim to condense what are sometimes complex subject matters into a more digestible format, offering the time-constrained businessperson the opportunity to obtain an understanding and working knowledge in a diverse number of trade topics.
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Knowledge Guide: Better understanding the UK Tariff Schedule 

‘Better understanding the UK tariff schedule’ focuses on the new UK tariff schedule following the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union. It outlines what is new, explains what information is required by traders to establish the correct UK import tariff, the importance of accurate product classification in the Harmonized System (HS), how a trader accesses the UK tariff schedule online and through a practical example, how a product’s classification and correct tariff are established.  

Incoterms

Knowledge Guide: Better understanding the Incoterms 2020 – FCA

Better understanding the Incoterms 2020- FCA’ focuses on the ‘Free Carrier’ Incoterm as used in international trade, and goes into greater detail of the specifics of this Incoterm and how responsibilities, risks and costs are shared between a seller and buyer when contracting under this Incoterm.

Incoterms

Knowledge Guide: Better understanding the Incoterms 2020 – CIF

‘Better understanding the Incoterms 2020 – CIF’ focuses on the ‘Cost, Insurance and Freight’ Incoterm as used in international trade, and goes into greater details of the specifics of this Incoterm and how responsibilities, risks and costs are shared between a oterm as used in international trade, and goes into greater details of the specifics of this Incoterm and how responsibilities, risks and costs are shared between a seller and buyer when contracting under this Incoterm.

Incoterms

Knowledge Guide: Better understanding the Incoterms 2020 – DDP

‘Better understanding the Incoterms 2020 – DDP’ focuses on the ‘Delivery Duty Paid’ Incoterm as used in international trade, and goes into greater details of the specifics of this Incoterm and how responsibilities, risks and costs are shared between a seller and buyer when contracting under this Incoterm. 

Incoterms

Knowledge Guide: Better understanding the Incoterms 2020 – CFR

‘Better understanding the Incoterms 2020- CFR’ focuses on the ‘Cost and Freight’ Incoterm as used in international trade, and goes into greater details of the specifics of this Incoterm and how responsibilities, risks and costs are shared between a seller and buyer when contracting under this Incoterm. 

Incoterms

Knowledge Guide: Better understanding the Incoterms 2020 – FOB

‘Better understanding the Incoterms 2020 – FOB’ focuses on the ‘Free On Board’ Incoterm as used in international trade, and goes into greater details of the specifics of this Incoterm and how responsibilities, risks and costs are shared between a seller and buyer under this Incoterms. 

Incoterms

Knowledge Guide: Better understanding the Incoterms

‘Better understanding the Incoterms’ focuses on the concept of Incoterms as used in international trade, the relationship between Incoterms and trade risks, benefits and insurance, and the different Incoterms in use and changes made in the latest 2020 version. The guide also provides a schematic overview of the different kinds of Incoterms and how responsibilities, risks and costs are shared between a seller and buyer under the respective Incoterms.

Export Toolkit Resources

Find a selection of external exporter resources, links and reference material to help you navigate the complexities of international trade, ranging from legal texts, a UK tariff lookup facility, details of business organisations, representative sector bodies and many others.

Queries for clarification received by the UK Government relating to the new trade arrangements in respect of South Africa, under the UK-SACU+M Economic Partnership Agreement

External Training Resources

International trade can be a complex, yet rewarding, undertaking involving many moving parts, requiring know-how and understanding. Here, we provide you with a selection of external training resources and providers that offer training, up-skilling and further education on a range of international trade, customs and logistics topics.