How to look up HS tariff code

We have published several guides about doing HS classification using WCO's classification rules and we always urge traders to classify their products following these rules. Nonetheless, WCO's General Rules for…

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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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