EUR1s for Serbia
We can now issue EUR1’s for Serbia, guidance can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/trade-with-serbia
Retrospective EUR1’s can be issue for goods that were in transit but arrived in Serbia after the date the agreement was agreed the 14 May.
For further information please speak with our International Trade team on 01223 237414 or email email@example.com
Simplicity vs. Complexity: Managing VAT and Customs Compliance when using Amazon FBA
Amazon FBA has made Europe an accessible selling ground for many non-EU distance sellers and eCommerce merchants. However, while its storing and distribution facilities have made fulfilment simpler, complexities around VAT and customs obligations are still complex. It’s important to be aware of your VAT obligations, shipping and customs requirements so that your business can avoid penalties and stuck goods.
See a Q&A from VAT IT Reclaim on our website here >
Now that we have left the EU single market, the British Chambers of Commerce and ChamberCustoms teams have created a series of updated guides to help businesses understand:
The Guides are focused on practicalities and helping businesses to understand the actions they need to take. You will learn what these concepts are, how they apply to you now we have left the EU single market. The Guides provide an overview, with links to more detailed information.
- Rules of Origin https://www.britishchambers.org.uk/page/e-guide-rules-of-origin
- Tariffs https://www.britishchambers.org.uk/page/e-guide-tariffs
If you have any specific questions please get in touch with our International Trade team on 01223 237414 who can provide expert help in trade facilitation matters.
EVENTS & TRAINING
Step by Step Understanding a Customs Declaration
Wednesday 26 May, 10.00am-2.30pm
The training course will highlight what you need to know to complete customs declarations accurately and efficiently both import and export of goods, including taking you through step-by-step guidance on completing the SAD C88 form.
Anything to Declare - 175 days later?
Thursday 3 June, 2.00-3.00pm
Now that the deadline is looming for making a full declaration for EU imports that arrived after 31/12/20, businesses need to get ready to declare. This webinar will provide the answers.
If you have imported from the EU since January, this webinar will help you to understand your responsibilities and if you’re on track to start making full declarations from 1 July.
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Letters of Credit
Tuesday 8 June, 10.00am-2.30pm
This workshop covers the five main types of payment for exports and will give delegates a better understanding of how important it is to getting it right first time avoiding delayed payment of goods exported.
Crossing Continents - Moving goods under Transit
Thursday 22 July, 2.00-3.00pm
The volume of goods being exported from the UK under the Common Transit Convention has increased significantly since Brexit.
Join us to find out answers to these questions and hear from our Director of Trade Facilitation and Chamber Customs and also experts from HMRC.
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Tariff Free Trade - Global Britain Explained
Thursday 9 September, 11.00am-12.00pm
Since the end of the transition period the UK government has signed trade agreements with over 80 countries and has the aspiration to agree a deal with many more including Australia, New Zealand, India, the USA as well as to accede to the CP-TPP. Governments make trade deals and businesses make trade.
In this webinar we will aim to help businesses understand what these agreements can mean for their international trade plans. Whether you are an importer or an exporter, tariff free trade can increase your competitiveness, margin, and market access opportunities. Our experts will provide guidance on what to look for, selecting great markets and winning competitive advantage.
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