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Provides a broad overview of the export-import process for the beginner: early considerations, the export/import sequence, the export enquiry and the indent, customs issues (including registration), transportation, commonly used trade terms (Incoterms® 2010), payment methods, export assistance programmes and the export/import service industry.
Module 1: The Export Import Process, Delivering Goods Internationally, Incoterms®2010, and Costing, Quoting and Indents (2 days)

Covers the import export procedure flow charts; international transportation (road, rail, sea and air) and related documentation; Incoterms®2010; marine/cargo insurance; export and import costing; sales enquiries, feasibility studies, indents, quotations and proforma invoices.

Module 2: Import Export Customs Procedures (2 days)

Covers customs registration procedures; the Harmonised System (HS) of product classification; the S A Customs Tariff and Schedules; ordinary import and export customs procedures; customs procedures pertaining to samples; duty refunds, drawbacks and rebates; bonded warehouses.

Module 3:  International Trade Risk Management, Payment Procedures and VAT & Exports (1 day)

Covers the financial risk elements of export and import; international payment methods (UCP 600, UCR 522) and their documentary requirements; foreign exchange transactions; export credit insurance, and VAT & exports.