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Import and Export Related Links

Import and Export Related Links

ATA Carnet countries
British Chambers of Commerce
Department for International Trade - Export Control Organisation
Department for International Trade - Exporting is Great

Market access database giving information on overseas tariff codes and duty rates and detailed guidance on some countries Customs paperwork European Commission

Direct link to the EC site at Brussels includes future trends and Customs regulations Tariff and quota information EU TARIC


Foreign and Commonwealth Office site giving country information including travel advice.

Access to Customs regulations can download Customs notices and forms ISPM 15 – Forestry Commission


The Directorate General for Trade's integrated system for the management of licences for imports of textiles, clothing, footwear and steel to the EU UK/EC Tariff Schedule

UK Trade Statistical Information and Intrastat details

Link to HMRC Statistical office a must for anyone involved in tariff classification or submitting Intrastat or for those who wish to accept trade statistics

United Nations Committee of Trade and Development USA Customs

US Department of State

Customs sites around the world

WTO website giving GATT regulations, and general world trade information

British International Freight Association Covertax

Strong & Herd's trading associate for up to date guidance and information on UK VAT: with contacts in the Member States of the European Union.

Training and Consultancy in Business Techniques in particular Negotiation Skills

International Trade service

Credit rating advice

Export Credit Guarantee Dept

European Commission website to assist companies wishing to sell to the EU or import goods into the EU.

Export, import and Customs procedures software solutions provider

Letters of credit training site with updated information.

Credit insurance and market information

Information on freight services in the Far East. Advice on domestic transit, air freight and sea freight shipments to and from the area.

Pre-shipment inspection including GOST certificates

Pre-shipment inspection information, procedures and guidance.

Shipper's guide to seafreight services to and from any country in the world.

A commercial supplier of export documents (SITPRO approved)

Dangerous goods and aviation security courses


Online magazine and portal for international business developers, their advisers and consultants

Exportaid provides help and advice on international trade issues to customers around the world

GuruOnline International Trade in association with the Institute of Export offer instantly streamed, free online videos on all aspects of international trade from industry experts.

The professional body for exporters and importers and the only organisation that can grant professional qualifications.

Independent associate to Strong & Herd covering consultancy and training in the areas of international trade finance.

Quality Assurance, International Standard Training and Authorised Economic Operator courses Oceanic Resources

Recruitment The Israel Export & International Cooperation Institute

UK Company List

UK Company List provide free listing to companies in the UK, click on the above link for further information

Struggling to make sense of the new UK International Trading and Customs arrangements?

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