What is wharfage?

Wharfage refers to the charges that are applied when we use the wharf to load or unload the cargo. Wharfage charges are collected by the port authorities to use their…

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GST vs VAT

GST and VAT are terms used almost interchangeably by many businesses. In many ways these terms refer to the same type of tax. Countries do not usually have both GST…

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ODM and OEM

ODM is short for Original Design Manufacturing and OEM is short for Original Equipment Manufacturing. They may sound similar and many professionals use the terms interchangeably. However, these are two…

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Export General Manifest (India)

EGM, or the Export General Manifest has to be filed with the Custom authorities before the freight forwarder's transport (carrying cargo for delivery to other countries) departs from India or…

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UK Export controls on software

Export control regulations in the UK cover controls on software and technology. If the software is of a controlled nature, you may need a license to export it out of…

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Export Controls in Singapore

Singapore defines export controls on strategic goods that are related to the development, manufacture and utilization of nuclear, biological and chemical weapons. The export controls also cover missiles that have…

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