An Introduction to Exporting

Wednesday 20th November 2019 from 9:30am
7th Floor, Municipal Building, Kingsway, Widnes, WA8 7QF


An Introduction to Exporting



International markets offer huge opportunities for UK businesses. Finding and developing new markets for products is a hugely valuable avenue for expansion and in some sectors in particular, global demand for British brands and products makes international trade an excellent means of growth. Selling internationally is very complex but – as with most things – easy with help and appropriate training. The Introduction to Exporting Training course covers all the basic key areas around exporting. The course will explain the requirements for documentation, plus an overview of country of origin and incoterms. 


The course will cover:

  • Exporting Basics
  • What is an Export ?
  • The export process 
  • Methods of payment -
  • Letters of credit / credit process/ Documentary collections
  • Exporters responsibilities
  • Freight forwarder 
  • Export controls
  • Export packing
  • VAT
  • Classification 
  • Tariff
  • Paperwork required when exporting
  • Export entry
  • C88 forms
  • Trade Agreements 
  • Preference/ Non Preference
  • Rules of Origin 
  • Preference Documents
  • EUR 1 / EC / Arab certificates 
  • Declaration
  • Approved Exporter 
  • incoterms 2010 


Who should attend? 

  • Export department 
  • New to exporting 
  • Freight forwarder 
  • Refresher course for experienced Exporters



The course will run from 9:30 – 4:00. Refreshments and lunch are provided.

This course is priced at £150 including VAT for Chamber Members and £200 including VAT for Non-Members. 


This course is now fully booked, however we can add you to the waiting list and we are now taking bookings for January. Please email 

For more information please contact the Chamber on 0333 358 3480. 

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