How to use this book
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This manual is also relevant to exporters, importers, freight forwarders and their office support staff, who may not be seeking an NVQ.
International trade is complex with many separate factors affecting it. The sequence of chapters in this book builds up the coverage of those factors, with particular reference to meeting the requirements of the IT AS units and elements. Each chapter covers:
2 'Background to international trade': facts, figures and country statistics 3 'Preparation and research': checking resources, checking demand and keeping well
price 6 'The role of HM Customs & Excise': their impact on exports, imports and forwarding 7 'Import controls and procedures': particular rules which affect principal import quotas 8 'Documentation': the need for good documentation and how to produce it 9 'Payment methods': the different methods and the effect for exporter and importer
make money 13 'Pricing and promotion': setting prices and arranging promotion and packaging 14 'Better exporting': making exporters fully effective 15 'Better importing': making an importing operation fully effective 16 'Legal issues of contract': the legal issues and obligations in international contracts 17 'International distribution': moving goods into an export market and selling them there 18 'Licensing and joint ventures': formalizing and managing a licensing and joint venture
partnership 19 'Certification services': for staff who might wish to specialize in these services 20 'Electronic commerce': an indication vf the impact of this on international trade 21 'Sources of further information in the UK': extensive information sources 22 'Document descriptions with samples': key documents, with guidance for completing
All the documents appear in Chapter 22 on pages 267. Throughout the chapters there are references to documents and some documents are referred to in more than one chapter. It is, therefore, easier for the reader to refer to documents as required when they are in the one chapter.