The Legal Metrology Registration Certificate, also called LMPC certificate, is mandatory for Indian importers of pre-packaged goods. Failure to register can lead to the goods being seized by customs. Read this guide to get an LMPC certificate and import smoothly.
To secure their payments in China and to avoid risks, importers must pick the right method of payment. Use this guide to see which mode is right for you.
For importers, buying goods from China comes with benefits as well as the risk of fraud – whether it’s ending up with substandard goods or losing money to fake companies. Don’t be a victim of a scam. Follow these best practices
Minimum order quantity ensures that suppliers make a profit on sales while buyers get the right products for the right price. However, buyers can still negotiate a lower MOQ in China. We’ll tell you how.
A high tariff wall, frequent duty rate changes, and a protectionist foreign trade policy are among the biggest hurdles standing in the way of Indian importers.
From under-developed infrastructure and complicated procedures to limited access to finance, multiple factors are preventing Indian exporters from reaching their full potential and making them less competitive in the global market.
China is the world’s factory, sending goods in all directions via sea. But recently, frequent maritime accidents have resulted in huge cargo losses, making shipping from the country a risky affair. The need for marine cargo insurance for your China shipments has never been more urgent than now.
One of the obvious challenges of trading with China or Chinese suppliers is overcoming the language barrier. Read on for tips on making your communication with them more effective.
For traders who source goods from Asian countries that have their own languages and cultures, a local freight forwarder brings many advantages. Follow these tips to make the right hire for your business needs.
Managing cashflow in the export business is a huge challenge. Follow this guide to make your transactions less of a risk & more of an opportunity.
Know about eBRC, the process to check and print the certificate on DGFT. Also learn about the roles & responsibilities of the Bank, exporter & DGFT. And what to do in case of an error.
Know about the Switch Bill of Lading, its role in shipping, best practices along with the features, concerns and risks.
Know about Export Promotion Councils in India, its roles, functions, benefits, types, current trends and how to register with them.
Know about the Harmonised System Code (HS Code), how to find the correct code for the product along with their importance, correct uses & the consequences of incorrect usage
Everything you need to know about the export of goods with payment of IGST, how to claim a refund, and common problems you might face during the refund process
Everything you need to know about the export of goods without payment of IGST, under bond/LUT, how to claim refund of input tax credit, and recent changes in the GST law
Know about General average & when is it declared. How does general average affects you as a cargo owner, importer & exporter? Conditions for cargo release & how to stay protected.
Know about the types & benefits of export incentives in India. Understand who implements these schemes, how they work and why they are important.
Read key cyber-security frauds affecting exporters-importers. Why SMEs should be alert? How SMEs can protect themselves when under attack? Useful tips to stay safe.
Post-shipment credit is a collateral-free finance option for exporters to manage their cash flow needs as they wait to be paid. Read this guide to know about the different types of post-shipment credit available to exporters, where exporters can avail of them, and how it will help their business