Na­tional Cham­ber work­shop on ‘Im­port pro­ce­dures and doc­u­men­ta­tion’

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - NEWS -

The Na­tional Cham­ber of Com­merce will con­duct a one-day work­shop on ‘Im­port pro­ce­dures and doc­u­men­ta­tion”with Spe­cial at­ten­tion on WTO Goods Val­u­a­tion Agree­ment, WTO Trade Fa­cil­i­ta­tion Agree­ment (TFA) and Goods Clas­si­fi­ca­tion and Har­mo­nized Sys­tem on Fe­bru­ary 28 from 8.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. at the Na­tional Cham­ber Au­di­to­rium, Colombo 10.

The work­shop is de­signed for those who are in­volved in im­port­ing, buy­ing and sourc­ing from over­seas in­clud­ing sales, pur­chas­ing, pro­duc­tion and ac­counts staff. It pro­vides an overview of the prin­ci­ples in­volved in suc­cess­ful im­port­ing, tips on how to avoid prob­lems and en­sure smooth run­ning of con­tracts, prof­itably and gives prac­ti­cal in­for­ma­tion that will help pro­tect your Com­pany’s in­ter­ests and max­i­mize your op­por­tu­ni­ties in the in­ter­na­tional mar­ket.

Sub­jects that would be touched on are: In­tro­duc­tion to im­ports, plan­ning, in­ter­na­tional trad­ing, sales con­tract, im­ports re­stric­tions, terms of sale, in­coterms, pay­ment terms (in­clud­ing Let­ter of credit and doc­u­ment col­lec­tions), clear­ance of com­mer­cial cargo through Cus­toms sea cargo and air cargo, clear­ance of gift parcels, un­ac­com­pa­nied pas­sen­gers bag­gage, sam­ples through Cus­toms, Free Trade Agree­ments, WTO goods val­u­a­tion agree­ment , WTO Trade Fa­cil­i­ta­tion Agree­ment (TFA) goods clas­si­fi­ca­tion.

The re­source per­son will be T. Ravien­drara­jah, Di­rec­tor of Cus­toms with over 34 years’ ex­pe­ri­ence in this trade.

For fur­ther de­tails con­tact Cham­ber on 4741788.

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