Import and Export Diagnostics
ensuring you are compliant with your international trade activities
With the continued updates around trading internationally it has never been more important to ensure your documentation is compliant. Our course next Thursday will look at the procedures and paperwork for import/export activities in more details to ensure you are meeting all the requirements.

You will find below our training courses for the remainder of the year which are designed to ensure your teams are up-to-date in all aspects of international trade. 

Also this week we promote forthcoming events and links to the latest trade updates. 

If you have any queries, please get in touch with our International Trade team by emailing or telephone 01223 237414.

Karen Cash
International Trade Team Leader
Is your company compliant with trade documentation?

By attending our training course next week you can ensure that your company has the knowledge to guarantee your trade documentation is compliant should a HMRC Auditor arrive at your door.

Import & Export Diagnostics
Thursday 24 November, 9.30am-1.00pm

This course will ensure your company has the right tools to be compliant in the new world of UK/International Trade.

It will shows companies how to look at their SOPS and compliance, going through key areas of procedures and compliance, preparing for trading internationally either by exporting or importing.
Register here
The Chamber can also offer a Customs and Supply Chain Health Check designed around the current UK Customs audit checks.
Get in touch with the International Trade Team for more information by emailing or telephone 01223 237414.
Inward and Outward Processing
Thursday 1 December, 9.30am-1.00pm

This course will cover special procedures and the benefits of using IP and OP in your compliance.
Understanding Rules of Origin
Tuesday 6 December, 9.30am-1.00pm

This course will explain all aspects of Rules of Origin and Trade Agreements and how to understand and comply with them to help companies be more competitive in export markets.
Understanding Commodity Codes
Tuesday 13 December, 9.30am-1.00pm

By attending this course we will ensure you:

  • Are aware of what a commodity code is and what it is used for
  • Understand the process of how to classify goods
  • Successfully classify a range of goods
  • Understand the importance of getting your commodity codes correct.
You can view the full list of all our courses on the Chamber website.

Courses can also be tailored to meet your company’s specific requirements. For more information about a bespoke course for your company, which can be delivered remotely or in person, please contact the Chamber on 01223 237414.
UK Trade and Export Finance Forum
Thursday 17 November
Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London

The UK Trade and Export Finance Forum brings together finance and business leaders for a full day of presentations, case studies, panels, workshops, and networking.

The Forum will cover the latest developments in export and trade finance and explore the importance of realising the export potential of emerging net zero technologies.

Register here.

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) UK

Taking place from Monday 14 - Sunday 20 November, GEW celebrates entrepreneurship through events, activities and competitions taking place across the nations of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland as well as countries around the world. Shevaun Haviland, British Chambers of Commerce Director General, will be a keynote speaker at the official launch, full day conference on Monday 14 November.

See more information and register here to attend virtually or in person.

Chile: Open for Business
Tuesday 22 November, 4.00-5.00pm

Have you ever considered Chile as the next country you export to?
The opportunities are vast and Chile is definitely Open for Business!

We are delighted to be working with the British Chilean Chamber of Commerce and Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce to bring you this informative online session.

Register for your free place here.

Doing Business in Colombia, Mexico and Brazil
Wednesday 23 November, 3.00-5.00pm
Organised by the British and Colombian Chamber of Commerce

Join experts from member firm JA Del Rio together with VBR Brasil to provide in-depth analysis of the business and legal opportunities across Colombia, Mexico and Brazil. Presentations are strongly encouraged for individuals who are doing business or looking to do business in Latin America.

Register here. 
The World Trade Organisation’s World Trade Report 2022 was published at COP-27 in Sharm El Sheikh, with a focus on trade in goods and services which mitigate the effects of climate change. The report found that if tariffs and non-tariff barriers were reduced, green exports could increase by five per cent by the end of the decade and lower carbon emissions too. Click here to see comments from the British Chambers of Commerce on the report.

UK trade negotiations with Canada, Mexico, Israel, the Gulf Co-operation Council and accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) continue at pace.

Revised anti-dumping duties have been put in place by UK Ministers on wire-rod steel products originating in China. Commodity codes of goods subject to the revised duty arrangements are set out in the notice issued by the Department for International Trade (DIT).
Contact the Chamber

01223 237414 •
Cambridgeshire Chamber of Commerce
Clifford House, 2 Station Yard, Oakington, Cambridge, CB24 3AH