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Import Processes, Compliance and Documents

Thursday April 19, 2018 09:15 - 15:30

Durham County Cricket Club , Durham, DH3 3QR


1-day course – Price £350 (+VAT) (Chamber Global Members £240 +VAT)

This accredited course is designed to equip delegates with an increased knowledge of the commercial and contractual issues involved in importing goods in to the UK and an understanding of customs compliance responsibilities of the importer.

Who should attend this course?

Import directors and managers; shipping department and import personnel; freight forwarders; purchasing and procurement department managers and employees; management trainees; operations/logistics staff

Upon completion of a written revision paper, delegates will receive a BCC accredited certificate subject to a pass mark of 50%.

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Course topics

  • Introduction – What is an Import?
  • EC Trade
  • Managing the import process – restrictions; preparation and research; enquiries
  • Contractual and logistical considerations
  • Incoterms® 2010 rules
  • Methods of payment
  • The Integrated Tariff of the United kingdom
  • Classification
  • The Customs entry - responsibilities of the importer; valuations; Duty and VAT calculations
  • Managing the customs process

Brexit implications will be discussed throughout.

Bespoke Training

If you are unable to attend on the scheduled dates, we can bring this or any other international trade course to your place of work and tailor it to meet your company needs. Please call us to discuss. The charge for this will be from £100.00+VAT per hour for Global members.

Please note:

Please advise any dietary requirements at the time of booking.

There is free parking within the grounds but it is often limited and is subject to availability. On match days it will be particularly busy. There is a 'pay and display' car park opposite the entrance to the grounds. The current daily rate is around £4.00.

For further information or to book a place, contact the North East England Chamber of Commerce International Trade team 03003036322 or email


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