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National Chamber to stage 1-day workshop on ‘Export procedures under the new GSP Plus concession’


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A one-day workshop on export procedures and documentation, with special attention on enhanced market access under the new GSP plus concession, will be conducted on Friday, 30 June from 9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. at the chamber auditorium, No. 450 D.R. Wijewardene Mawatha, Colombo 10.

The course provides a perfect understanding of exports for new staff and a comprehensive revision to experienced staff to get updated with the latest procedures and understanding of day-to-day work related to exports.

The workshop will touch on:

  • Introduction to Export and Export Planning
  • Introduction to International Trading
  • Determining Export Requirements/Export Restrictions
  • Enhanced market access under the new GSP Plus concession
  • Incoterms 2010 - A review of the main ones
  • Classification of Export Documents
  • Role of Freight Forwarders in Exports
  • Logistics and Physical Distribution Activities
  • Customs Export Procedures
  • Port Procedures
  • Customs - Privileged Facilities

It will be beneficial for those involved in sourcing goods from overseas, including sales, purchasing and  provide a good overview necessary for senior managers, how to avoid problems and ensure smooth running of contracts, profitably.

Participants will gain an understanding of the necessary skills to ensure due diligence, seek quotations and place orders efficiently, ensure correct documentation for customs clearance into Sri Lanka including VAT compliance and complete costing to ensure profitable trading. A certificate will be presented to all participants. 

The resource person will be Sri Lanka Customs Deputy Director of Customs T. Raviendrarajah, who has over 30 years of experience at Sri Lanka Customs in various departments.

A participant pack includes course handouts, a certificate, lunch and refreshments. For further details contact the chamber on 4741788 or email Nirmani on nirmani@nationalchamber.lk or nishanthi@nationalchamber.lk.


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