Who gets benefits from this website?

    // Who is benefited by this web blog, www.howtoexportimport.com 1. Any one who is interested to start an export import business.   2. Any one who is interested to learn international trade of export and import.   3. Employees or management who have been working with import export companies.   4. Employees or management who have been working with shipping and freight forwarding companies. … Continue reading »



Difference between imports and re imports

  //   What does the term Imports mean? What is Re Imports?   How to differentiate between re Imports and Imports?   What does Imports mean?   In a simple language, Imports mean movement of goods to a country from another country. I have written a detailed article and redefined exports and imports in this website. You can go through the same to have a good idea of the meaning of exports and exports in simple … Continue reading »



Is Letter of Credit LC safe for an Importer?

  // As we know, Letter of Credit is operated based on the guidelines governed by the rules and regulations of UCPDC 600 (Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary credit 600 which came in to effect as on July 1, 2007. In a letter of credit, the buyer’s bank guarantees payment of proceeds to the seller through his bank against presentation of documents as per the terms and conditions of Letter of Credit. We have discussed about the safety of letter … Continue reading »



How to settle dispute in International Business of Import and Export

DISPUTE SETTLEMENT IN EXPORTS AND IMPORTS BUSINESS Litigations and Arbitration in Export and Import Business. I hope this article helps all traders in a business especially those who are in to Import Export business - how to handle disputes in import and export trade? I sell goods to you, you buy them, you pay bill, you use my goods. Simple. Both are happy. Right? But is it that much simple in an international trade? I will say ‘YES’ depends up on how fast … Continue reading »



Foreign Exchange Fluctuation Risks in Export Import Trade

  Foreign Exchange Fluctuations Risks in International Business I have written a couple of articles about exchange rate fluctuations in export import business in this web blog. I am providing links of those articles also below this article. You can go thorough those articles also to have more information about exchange rate fluctuations in foreign market and its impact in international business. Normally export invoices are made in foreign currencies. If the exporter has … Continue reading »



12 Major risks and solutions in Imports and Exports

  Risks and solutions in International Business   This article enlightens you about the various types of risks involved in international business. I have written a couple of articles about the risks and solutions in international trade. However, this article explains in detail about the risks and solutions in import export business.   Business always has risk. Right? Risk is one of the hindrances under business. I believe, removal hindrances is success of b … Continue reading »



Harmonized System Codes (HS codes) Chapter 01 to 97

Learn International trade online free .   What is HS code (Harmonized Tariff Schedule –HTS), Difference between HS code and Indian Tariff Code ITC , Difference between Schedule B, HS code and ITC code . Interested posts: How to get Export Orders? How to settle dispute in Exports and Imports? Import clearance procedures and formalities Bank finance to exporters as pre shipment finance Tips to exporters on Documentation What are the legal documents in exports … Continue reading »



Trade Facilitation Agreement ( TFA) and India

Derailing WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement (Bali Package) as India kept on hold?   The World Trade Organization,  WTO failed to implement   its first landmark deal since its inception in 1995 as the deadline for signing the Trade Facilitation Agreement ended on Thursday 31st July, 2014 , where India not signed on it.   US Secretary of State John Kerry and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker have held series of meetings with Indian leaders includ … Continue reading »



Documentation and procedures to import Live Animals

How to import Live Animals?   This post provides information on – how to import live animals like bullocks, buffaloes, goats, ducks,geese,turkeys and guinea fowls,whales,dolphins and porpoises,swine, dogs, cats, macaws and cockatoos, bees, poultry, parrots, pigeons, canaries and finches, mules, asses, bulls, calves etc. Apart from regular procedures and documentation to import goods, the special requirements to import live animals are explained in this article. The ex … Continue reading »



Garments on Hanger container (GOH container)

Garments on Hanger container (GOH container) In this post the details of Hanger Container are shown. This details about GOH containers includes the use of Garment on Hanger Containers, types of Garments on Hanger Containers and a short specification about GOH containers are explained.   GOH containers are available in 20’ and 40’ . In some countries, Garments On Hanger Containers (GOH containers) also known as hangtainers. The G … Continue reading »



Tank Container

Tanker Container A brief idea about tank containers is explained here. This summary about Tanker containers includes use of tank containers, capacity of tanker containers and types of tanker containers are mentioned.   Tanker containers are also manufactured as per international standards by maintaining quality, safety and environment issues. Each hazardous chemical package has to be mentioned UN number, … Continue reading »



Refrigerated Containers

Refrigerated Containers Here a short description about Refrigerated containers is mentioned. The details include the use of reefer container, types of refrigerated containers and brief details about the specification of reefer container.   What is Reefer Containers?   Electrical power supply is connected to the refrigeration unit which is fitted in the reefer container. The refrigeration unit is arranged in such a way … Continue reading »



HIGH CUBE CONTAINERS

HIGH CUBE CONTAINERS In this post a short details about high cube containers are explained. The summary on high cube containers includes its manufacture details, use of high cube containers in shipping and a brief description about specification of high cube containers.   High cube containers are almost similar to other cargo containers except height. Compared to other standard containers, high cube containers are taller. The approximate height of … Continue reading »



PLATFORM CONTAINERS

PLATFORM CONTAINERS In this post a short explanation about platform containers are explained. The details about platform containers include the use of platform containers, a brief specification of platform containers, and types of platform containers for movement of cargo.   Like other containers, platform containers are also manufactured with steel and hard wood. A Platform container does not have sides, ends and roof, which lo … Continue reading »



FLAT TRACK CONTAINERS

FLAT TRACK CONTAINERS   Here, we discuss a brief description about Flat Track Containers, use of Flat Track Containers, different types of flat track containers and specification details of flat track containers.   Flat track containers are made of steel and floored with soft wood. The walls can either be fixed or collapsible. 20’ and 40’ Flat Track Containers are available in sizes. Since the container is flat track, proper lashing of cargo is req … Continue reading »



OPEN TOP CONTAINERS

OPEN TOP CONTAINERS In this article, quick details of open top containers are mentioned. These details includes manufacture details of open top containers, different types of open top containers and use of open top containers.   All types of general cargo (dry cargo) can be transported in Open Top Containers. Normally the wall Open Top containers are manufactured in steel. However, the floors are made with wood.   What … Continue reading »



DRY CARGO CONTAINERS

  Dry cargo shipping containers   In this post a brief summery of dry cargo container is explained. The details includes use of dry cargo, manufacture details of dry cargo containers and a short summary about dry cargo shipping containers and types of dry cargo containers. A dry cargo container is normally airtight, effectively preventing any outside element from damaging the goods that are shipped. Most of standard dry cargo containers are made of steel … Continue reading »



How to import Prepared vegetables, Prepared fruits, Prepared nuts

      Tips to importers of Prepared vegetables, Prepared fruits, Prepared nuts      A basic idea about about formalities and procedures to import Prepared vegetables, Prepared fruits, Prepared nuts etc from other country are explained in this category ‘Import procedures’. These details are given to enlighten importers, a general tips to import goods from overseas countries applicable to almost all countries worldwide. O … Continue reading »



Guidelines to importers of Prepared Cereals, Prepared Flour, Prepared starch and Prepared Milk

  Import processes to buy Prepared Cereals, Prepared Flour, Prepared starch and Prepared Milk A basic idea about about formalities and procedures to import Prepared Cereals, Prepared Flour, Prepared starch and Prepared Milk from other country are explained in this category. These details are given to enlighten importers, a general tips to import goods from overseas countries applicable to almost all countries worldwide. Once after reading this article, … Continue reading »



   
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