What is a telex release?

There are cases where the shipper or exporter surrenders their original bills of lading at the load port. After the bills have been handed over, instruction will be given to…

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SOLAS and VGM

As a shipper, it is your responsibility to provide the carrier with a precise and authentic total weight of the container to be shipped. It is no secret that many…

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Routed Export Transactions

Routed export transactions International trade comes with a whole lot of abbreviations and terms. Among all that, is the routed export transaction. What does a routed export transaction mean? Well,…

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What does GSP stand for?

GSP, which is short for Generalized System of Preference is a program formulated with the aim of encouraging economic security in developing countries all through the world. Beneficiary countries, like…

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Deemed Exports

What does "Deemed Export" mean? Export of technology and intangible components from one country to another or within the United States is possible. Under the EAR, deemed exports refer to…

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Certificate of Free Sale

Several nations around the world require manufacturers to submit a Certificate of Free Sale, which is also known as “Certificate to Foreign Governments” or “Certificate for Export”. This certificate of…

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Is perfume flammable?

Perfumes comprise of differing levels of ethyl alcohol which is a flammable liquid, hence categorized as hazard class 3. Three packaging groups (PG) are available to highlight the level of…

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EAR99 – US Export Control Basics

Let's talk about US Export Controls There used to be a time when any discussion on export controls was by default a discussion on US export controls. However, in today's…

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