Exporting to Latin America and the Caribbean
The Chamber are delighted to be supporting the LATAC Roadshow 2022 and are actively involved with the Cambridge session on Thursday 17 March.
Further details can be found below. We look forward to seeing you at this event.This week we also remind you of forthcoming training courses and our next International Trade Club event, plus we bring you the latest trade updates.
If you have any queries please email the International Trade team at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01223 237414.
International Trade Team Leader
Are you an experienced exporter thinking of expanding to a region full of vibrant markets?
If you’re considering exporting to Latin America and the Caribbean (LatAC), find out the latest on the business environment and export opportunities in the region from 14-17 March 2022, thanks to a Roadshow travelling round the country, organised by the Department for International Trade (DIT).
At the Roadshow, Her Majesty’s Trade Commissioner for LatAC Jonathan Knott and DIT Trade Specialists will be updating UK companies on the latest opportunities in the exciting LatAC markets.
Find out more and register >
Cambridgeshire Chambers of Commerce are supporting the event in Cambridge on Thursday 17 March.
Post-Brexit and Covid: VAT IT explores the new VAT landscape
Wednesday 23 February, 4.00-5.00pm
As UK Businesses start opening up again following the difficult period, VAT IT is using its 20 years’ experience to take an in-depth look at the new VAT landscape that has been created, post-Brexit and Covid.
In this webinar, we will highlight ways to boost your business's cash flow from previous T&E and AP expenses and the mechanisms you’ll need utilise now that the UK has left the EU, with some focus on the changes to French VAT requirements.
Join our team of expert advisors and Indirect Tax specialists to understand how your business could effectively use VAT reclaim to its advantage and plan ahead to benefit from the UK’s new global trading landscape.
Register here >
Wednesday 2 March, 9.30am-1.00pm
This course will explain Incoterms® and their importance in international trade contracts.
Bitesize Workshop: Documentation
Wednesday 2 March, 3.00-4.00pm
Get an overview of documentation requirements when trading internationally.
Last week, the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee issued a report on UK-EU borders. This included a call for additional support for SME traders.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has commenced a 12-week consultation on simplified processes and innovation in customs. They are seeking views on transit, the simplified customs declaration process and the customs intermediary sector. An HMRC webinar on the consultation will take place on Wednesday 2 March at 3.30pm.
DIT has published a revised list of trade deals in force between the UK and non-EU preferential trading partners.
DIT has reached an agreement with South Korea on semi-conductors supply chains. This took place as discussions are beginning on revisions to the UK-South Korea trade continuity agreement, particularly around rules of origin.