‘Olympic Trade Effect’: Countries bidding to host the Olympics send a signal that they are ready to open up trade. Leading economists believe that there was strong evidence of the Olympics having a large positive effect, north of 30 percent, on exports of hosting nations. This points towards that the China Winter Olympics 2022 will boost export and import from the nation.
Global import price levels could increase by 11% due to global demand surge and limited supply. Several factors point towards an increase in freight rates while importing goods from China across the next few months. We advise booking freight containers from China now to avoid getting caught up in the upcoming cycle of capacity squeezes.
Engineering goods remain India’s most exported commodity in 2021 so far while pharma exports have posted a strong showing in the face of the Covid-19 crisis.
Obtain insights on how Indian commodities exports are expected to perform in the next year, at a time when container scarcity and skyrocketing freight costs are hurting exporters. Likewise, learn what impetus the government is offering.
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.
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.
Steel Prices in India have doubled in the last year, causing a storm of trouble for small-scale steelmakers
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 Foreign Trade Agreements, its importance, benefits and how to claim FTA benefits. Also learn about what India is doing to strengthen its FTAs.
Learn about the strengths, challenges & untapped potential of India’s agricultural export sector. Also discover the top 10 agricultural export commodities and the predictions for 2021
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
Read to know about the Global container crisis. How did it Start and its impact on India. What measures have been taken to curtail the crisis.
Know about the incident which blocked the Suez canal and how would it impact the global shipping industry. Will container freight charges increase or stay constant.
Know about the impact of India-China Conflicts, trade Statistics and the government Measures to withdraw dependence on Chinese products.
Learn how to ensure your foreign buyer pays you in full & on time. Along with the pros & cons of the most common international payment terms. And what to do if the buyer refuses to pay.
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 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.
Get latest updates on what a container rollover crisis is. The reasons for the fallout and impact of cargo rollover. Know how you can prevent it and what to do when cargo is rolled.
Find out what CBM is and how to calculate CBM for your cargo. Learn to calculate CBM for Ocean Freight, Air Freight and road (truck LTL) freight. Calculate CBMs per pallet.
Find out all the factors impacting custom clearance, rules and policies you need to be aware about and steps involved in custom clearance.
Know in detail what an AD code is. Why does an exporter need an AD code? How to apply for an AD code and how to register for customs. Find out how to modify it.
Know about the abandoned goods and why are the cargo abandoned. What happens with abandoned goods and who is liable. How to avoid being stuck and what to do when stuck with abandoned goods.
Learn about brand awareness & its benefits for export import business. How to build an international brand using social media strategies & attract foreign buyers.
Find the sample email templates for import-export business. How to make a product pitch, send a business proposal or quote, update the client on an ongoing transaction, deal with queries, troubleshoot, negotiations etc
A complete & step by step guide to the shipment planning and documentation process. The documents required for shipment planning and optimise the shipment process.
Know about the best 35 digital resources needed to do an import/export business successfully. Learn where to look for buyers, trade finance to preparing & filing trade documentation and get ready.
This article covers the great export challenge: How to find international buyers. Learn how to find trustworthy foreign buyers for your export products and how to explore new markets across the world for your export business.
Get detailed information about the role of a Container Freight Station (CFS) in shipping. Know it's meaning, functions, and charges.
Complete guide to the types of dangerous goods and shipping them safely, including the precautions to follow and documentation required.
What is a reefer and how does it work? Types of reefers, latest techniques to ship perishables, and temperature-sensitive cargo in refrigerated containers.
A detailed list of ten shipping documents that importers and exporters require for customs clearance of their goods.
Choose the right cargo container for your ocean freight and optimise your international logistics costs.
An import/export manager must have these essential skills to be successful.
Learn about the Bill of Lading, its meaning, importance, the different types and the information it contains. Understand the risks of not filing a Bill of Lading accurately.
The novel coronavirus pandemic has not only hit the human population but also destructively hit the Indian economy. This is the first time in history where the Indian economy has almost brought to a lockdown.
Know the importance of place, product description, customer satisfaction, transport feasibility, product demand, marketing, costing, insurance, capital and resource requirement
Looking to build a relationship with your consignee? Read more about these key communication factors to build a strong relationship between a consignee and consignor.
Learn all about the Certificate of Conformity (CoC) and the SASO Certificate of Conformity for Saudi Arabia.
An overview of how Cogoport is helping simplify international logistics for exporters and importers.
Wondering how to take your business to new heights? Read our blog article on the advantages of trade finance, which is a preview of our upcoming webinar.
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