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How to release imported goods arrived at Destination customs location?
  What happens, once import cargo arrived at destination port customs location? Import cargo at Customs bonded Area Who regulates import cargo arrived at Customs location? What are the procedures to take out imported goods from customs bonded area, once arrived at destination port? What is the role of custodian of cargo on imported commodities? Can carrier of cargo stop taking delivery of import cargo from a customs location? I am trying to make you unde Continue reading »
Is EDF required for export to neighboring countries in India?
  EDF Export Declaration Form) for export to neighbouring countries by road, rail or river   EDF means Export Declaration form.  If any exports from India is carried out to neighbouring countries by rail, road or river, EDF form has to be submitted by exporter or his Customs House Agent at the customs station situated at border, if movement by barges, country craft or road transport.  If exports from India is being carried out by rail, EDF is submitted at de Continue reading »
Schemes for Exporters of Agricultural and Processed Foods in India
  APEDA Trade promotion schemes Financial assistance from APEDA   The following information extracted from APEDA website, the links given below:   FINANACIAL ASSISTANCE SCHEMES:   Infrastructure development: Scheme Component for Infrastructure Development Guidelines and SOPs for the Common Infrastructure Development Projects  Check List for Preparation of DPR for Common Infrastructure Projects APEDA's Financial Ass Continue reading »
How does trade fairs benefit to Exports and Importers?
  Advantage of Trade fairs,  bridges gap between buyer and seller   Trade fairs are beneficial in the following ways: (1) In countries where media advertising is not permitted, fairs and exhibitions have a particularly important role in trade promotion. (2) International fairs bring together at a convenient place potential buyers and from all over the world and facilitate broader communication and information dissemination. (3) Fairs and exhibitions provide the Continue reading »
How to transfer fund from one country to another?
5 methods of doing International Payments:   How can a fund from one country to another be transferred?  How does sale of goods against Export/Import remit to the seller?  What are the methods of transfer of fund from one country to another?   There are five important methods to effect international payments.  What are they?   Telegraphic Transfer: By this method, a sum can be transferred from a bank in one country to a bank in another part of Continue reading »
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Difference between GSP and GSTP
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Policies Issued by ECGC
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Procedures for Online Generation of Shipping Bill
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Role of Clearing and Forwarding Agents
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Procedure for Obtaining Marine Insurance Policy
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Features of Post-shipment Finance
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Meaning of Export Finance
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Post-shipment Procedure
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Certificate of Measurement under exports
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Certificate of export inspection
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GR, Guaranteed Remittance
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Significance of Bill of Lading for Importers
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Importance of Export Pricing
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Process to select International market
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Selection of Products for Exports
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Registration Process for Exports in India
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Different categories of exporters
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Advantages of Indirect Exporting
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Methods of Exporting
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Advantages of Air Transportation
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Is transhipment permitted if Airway Bill is one
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Right of Consigner on Airway Bill
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Airway Bill Neither Document of Title nor Negotiable Document
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Purposes of Airway Bill in Exports and Imports
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Facilities available at Dry Port
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Dry Port, what does it mean?
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Freight Rate Structure under International trade
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Types of ships
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Voyage Charter under International Business
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Tramp shipping in International Trade
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Bulk cargo and General cargo for Exports
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Central Excise Clearance for Exports in India
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Quality Control and Pre-Shipment Inspection under International trade
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Packing and Marking in Export Import
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Letter of Credit process
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Any fixed charges for Customs brokers?
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Optional services of CHA in India
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Essential services of Clearing and Forwarding Agents in India
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In process Quality Control under Quality inspection of export
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Consignment wise pre inspection procedures under Export
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Parties to Marine Insurance
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Types of risks in International Trade
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Line of Credit means under Import and Export
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Post-shipment Credit in Foreign Currency
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Advance Against Undrawn Balances under Export
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Advance Against Export Bills
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Negotiation of Export Documents under Letters of Credit
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Shipment on Consignment Basis under Import and Export
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Revocable and Irrevocable Credit
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Collection of Bill under Export Import Trade
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Trade marks under Export Import Business
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Bank Certificate of Payment under International Trade
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Trust Receipt in Export Import Trade
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Bill of Entry under Imports in India
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Importance to the Shipping Company
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Bill of Lading and Exporter
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Who can lodge claim based on Bill of Lading
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Bill of Lading, more facts
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Certificate of Measurement
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5 types of Shipping Bills
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Why Shipping Bill for export in India?
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Why Consular Invoice in International Trade?
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Procedures to get Consular Invoice for Export Import
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Significance of Commercial Invoice in International Trade
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Importance of Commercial Invoice in Export and Import
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When is Proforma Invoice generated?
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Deemed Exporters in India
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Does bank allows reduction of export invoice value?
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Is change of buyer (consignee) allowed by bank in International trade
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Bank guidelines for writing off of export bills in India
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Direct dispatch of export documents to buyer
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Advance payment for export, RBI guidelines
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Can realization of export proceeds be in INR in India?
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Amendment to Customs Drawback, new notification Feb 2016
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Extending the Indian Customs Single Window to other locations
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What are the measuring rods included in Transaction value of imported goods?
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What is Rule 3(2) of the Customs Valuation (Determination of Value of Export Goods) Rules, 2007?
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What is Rule 10 of Customs Valuation (Imports) explained?
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What is Section 14(1) of Indian Customs Act, 1962?
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Terms used in banking business such as Special Drawing Rights,Special Purpose Vehicle,Spyware,Speculation etc
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Terms used in banking business such as Wholesale Price Index,Wire transfer,Yield to maturity,Zero Coupon Bonds etc
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Terms used in banking business such as Unit trust,Universal Banking,Validation Proceedings, Value at Risk etc.
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Terms used in banking business such Tax-Free Savings Account,Tax Avoidance, Tariff etc
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Export Promotion Councils and Commodity Boards, product wise
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Apparel Export Promotion Council
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Wool and Woollens Export Promotion Council
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Wool Industry Export Promotion Council
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Tobacco Board
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TEPC,Telecom Equipment and Services Export Promotion Council
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JPDEPC,Jute Products Development and Export Promotion Council
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Tea Board
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SRTEPC,Synthetic and Rayon Textiles Export Promotion Council
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SQEPC,Sports Goods Export Promotion Council
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Spices Board
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SHEFEXIL,Shellac and Forest Products Export Promotion Council
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SEPC,Services Export Promotion Council
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Rubber Board
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HEPC,Handloom Export Promotion Council
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PEPC,Project Exports Promotion Council of India
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Powerloom Development and Export Promotion Council
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Plastics Export Promotion Council
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Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council
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Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA)
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Indian Silk Export Promotion Council
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Indian Oilseeds & Produce Export Promotion Council
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GJEPC,Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council
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FIEO,Federation of Indian Export Organization
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Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts
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Export Promotion Council for EOUs and SEZs
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EPC,Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council
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EEPC INDIA,Formerly Engineering Export Promotion Council
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Council for Leather Exports
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Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council
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Coir Board
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Coffee Board
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CDB,Coconut Development Board
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Cashew Export Promotion Council of India
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Carpet Export Promotion Council
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CHEMEXCIL, Basic Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals & Cosmetics EPC
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Who are authorized to issue Certificate of origin under India Thailand FTA Early Harvest Scheme (EHS)
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Who are authorized to issue COO under India South Korea Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA)
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Authorities to issue Certificate of Origin under India Singapore Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA)
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Who are authorized to issue COO under SAARC Preferential Trading Arrangement or SAPTA Preferential Trade Agreement
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Authorities to issue Certificate of origin under India Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement(ISLFTA)
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Offices to contact for Certificate of origin under India MERCOSUR Preferential Trade Agreement
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Office to contact for COO under India Malaysia Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement
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Who are authorized to issue Certificate of origin under India Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
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How to get Certificate of origin under India Chile Preferential Trade Agreement
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Authorized agencies to issue Certificate of origin under India ASEAN Trade in Goods Agreement
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Authorized offices to issue COO under India Afghanistan Preferential Trade Agreement
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Who are authorized to issue Certificate of origin under Global System of Trade Preferences (G S T P)
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Authorized agencies to issue Certificate of Origin under Asia Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA)
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Who are authorized to issue Certificate of origin under Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Scheme?
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Authorized agencies to issue Certificate of origin under SAFTA
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GSP, a brief guide to exporters
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How to get non preferential Certificate of Origin, state wise
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All Foreign Trade Agreements of India
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Preferential Trade Agreements of India
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Free Trade Agreements of India
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India - South Korea Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA)
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India and ASIAN Trade Agreement
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SAARC Preferential Trading Arrangement or SAPTA
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India Chile Preferential Trade Agreement
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India MERCOSUR Preferential Trade Agreement
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India Afghanistan Preferential Trade Agreement
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Global System of Trade Preferences (G S T P)
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Asia Pacific Trade Agreement (APTA)
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India Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
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India Malaysia Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement
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India Singapore Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA)
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India Thailand FTA Early Harvest Scheme (EHS)
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South Asian Free Trade Area Agreement (SAFTA)
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India Sri Lanka FTA Agreement, ISLFTA
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India Bhutan Agreement on Trade, Commerce and Transit
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Validity period of DGFT Authorisation, Licence, Certificate, Authorisation, Permissions, and CCPs
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EDI and on EDI ports, separate application to DGFT
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How to get duplicate copies of Export Import Authorization
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Preferential Trade Agreements in India
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Address of government offices for Special Economic Zone
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DGFT and its regional authorities with jurisdiction
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Specimen format of LUT for DGFT
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List of Towns of Export Excellence
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LC payment under Duty credit scrip and Export Obligation
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How to claim scrips from DGFT, if eBRC, EP copy of shipping bill lost?
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How to get Certificate of Origin non preferential in West Bengal?
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Is import of Cheque Books and Ticket Forms allowed in India?
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Office to contact in Rajasthan for Certificates of origin non preferential
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Is IEC compulsory for Exports and Imports in India?
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How to get Certificate of Origin non preferential in Meghalaya?
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How to get Certificate of Origin non preferential in Madhya Pradesh/Chatisgarh?
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Office to contact in Jammu and Kashmir for Certificates of origin non preferential
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Guidelines to close an EOU, EHTP or STP units part 1
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How to execute Bank Guarantee or LUT with DGFT
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Free Sale and Commerce Certificate used for Medical and Surgical purpose
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Export Promotion Council (EPC) and Commodity Boards
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List of items and their Crime Controlled ECCNs number, US Department
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Conversion of EP copy of shipping bill from one Scheme to another
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Certificates of Origin for Exports
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Office to contact in Haryana for Certificates of origin non preferential
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Office to contact in Assam for Certificates of origin non preferential
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List of Agencies Authorized to issue Certificate of Origin (Preferential)
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How to get Certificate of origin to export Tea
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No authorization, No bond, security or ATA carnet for exhibits and samples
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Electronic filing of import export documents, electronic exchange of documents, electronic payment and more
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Functions, powers and duties of APEDA
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Certificate from CITES to import or export
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How to obtain Certificate of Food Safety and Standard Authority
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No Objection Certificate (NOC) from Commodity board in import export
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Permission from Atomic Energy department under export import trade
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Animal Quarantine Certification for Export or Import
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Certificate from wild life protection board to export import
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Pre Shipment inspection Certification (PSI)
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NOC from Drug controller to export and import
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Permission from Department of Animal Husbandry and dairying
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Penalization by re-exporting
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Kimberly Process Certificate (KP certificate) to export rough diamonds
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Import authorization from Foreign Trade office
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Diamond Dollar Account (DDA)
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Airline code starting prefix with
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Risks Arising out of Foreign Laws under international business
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Types of Insurance policies covered by Credit Guarantee Insurance Companies.
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What are the credit risks covered and not covered under Standard Policies under Import and Exports
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Foreign Exchange Fluctuation Risks in Export Import Trade
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How to start an export import firm in India Part 3
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Packing Credit, how important in Export business?
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Difference between Documentary credit and Documentary Bill
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How to settle dispute in International Business of Import and Export
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Bill of Exchange - A brief tutorial
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Export Under Claim of Rebate of Duty
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How does First Appraisement system of import customs clearance procedures work?
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What is Provisional Assessment in Import formalities in India?
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What is second appraisement of import clearance procedures
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What is self assessment in import customs clearance in India?
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What is the Procedure for importing goods through Post offices in India
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Difference between Purchase Order and Commercial Invoice
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Difference between Letter of credit and Bank Guarantee
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Difference between Purchase Order and Pro forma Invoice
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8 parties involved in an LC Letter of Credit - LC
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EEFC Account. Exchange Earners Foreign Currency Account
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Airport name/Country of Airport/ Airport Code number
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Beware of confusing airports worldwide
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Spelling error in LC? Is wrong spelling a discrepancy under Letter of credit?
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Airports with similar name in different countries.
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Non receipt of Cargo Arrival Notice, Can importer sue against shipping company
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Difference between Shipped on board and Received for shipment
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Tips to exporters on Documentation
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Any difference between Dry port and CFS.
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Difference between DAP and DDP.
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Difference between C&F C& I CIF
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Difference between ex works and FOB
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10 Tips to get export order - How to get Export order?
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Difference between Deemed exporters/Project exporters/service exporters in India
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Difference between merchant exporter and manufacturer exporter
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Airline Name, Airline Code and AWB prefix (Airway bill Prefix)
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A simple tutorial on high sea sale procedures and formalities in India
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7 Major Documents required for import clearance under high sea sale
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How to hide invoice value of original contract under high sea sale transactions
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Can high sea sales possible under air shipment?
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What is the difference between High sea sales and imports
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How does STP units work in India?
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Difference between bond execution and bond acceptance
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What is Inter Unit Transfer (IUT) in STP
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Re warehousing procedures under STP and EOU units.
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What is CT3 form. How to get CT3. Why CT3 required
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Advantages of a SEZ unit. Government benefits in India for a SEZ Unit.
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Difference between port of discharge and port of delivery.
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Any difference between DA and DP terms of payment
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Are two shipments of different buyers permitted to put together to one country.
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Can goods of different buyers to one country under one shipment be shipped?
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What is the difference between BAF and CAF
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Can two shipments under different schemes be under one BL/AWB to same buyer.
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Can two shipments under different schemes be under one Airway bill?
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Difference between DA and DP terms of payment
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Difference between DDP and DDU terms of delivery
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Can two shipments of different buyers of different place be shipped together to one location.
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Difference between EP copy and EC copy of shipping bill
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Difference between IGM and Bill of Entry
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Difference between GSP date and BL date or shipment date
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Master Collect House Prepaid Master collect House collect Master prepaid House prepaid Master prepaid House collect
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How does a Running bond work?
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What happens if Date difference in HBL and MBL
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Is ON BOARD CERTIFICATE required for LC negotiation
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Is THC same in all ports
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CFS charges for export and Import - ICD charges for export and Import
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Difference between exports and re-exports
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Difference between mother vessel and feeder vessel
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Export to India by courier
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The term FCL. What does FCL mean
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Difference between FCL and LCL
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Difference between importer and Consignee
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Difference between MBL and HBL. How does MBL work and How does HBL?
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Difference between IHC and THC
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What is IHC Inland Haulage Charges
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What is THC - Terminal Handling Charges
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Consol IGM manifest procedures
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DO in exports Delivery Order in Export trade
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Bank Release Order (BRO) in Imports
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DO in import -Delivery Order in import
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What is Crating in Exports and Imports
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Why does Palletization require?
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CTM Cargo Transfer Manifest
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Procedures to file IGM (Import General Manifest)
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POD Proof of Delivery How important in Imports
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Procedures to claim brand rate of draw back
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How many types of imports in India. Types of bills of Entry in India
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How to customs clear Cargo arrived in a port where in import license obtained for another port
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What is Fumigation in Export and Import
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How to get RCMC from Export Promotion Councils
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How to calculate chargeable weight under airfreight in exports?
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How to calculate CBM in LCL export shipments:
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What is Test Report in Import clearance?
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The legal strength of Bill of Exchange in International Trade. What is Bill of Exchange in International Trade.
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Why do carriers balance weight and volume while charging freight amount in Exports?
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The Role of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
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How and when to cancel Bank guarantee and bond.
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What is Bank Guarantee to customs in Import
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Mode of payments in international trade of Exports and Imports
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What is Bond execution with customs in imports and exports
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Documents required for import customs clearance
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How to prepare an Export Packing list. Contents of Export Packing list
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How to prepare an Export Invoice. Contents of Export commercial Invoice:
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How to prepare Purchase order
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Cargo Arrival Notice (CAN) Some facts.
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Vessel sailing in export business
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Exchange rate fluctuations in Exports
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How many types of shipping bills in export
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How to obtain GSP - Certificate of Origin?
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The role of Export Inspection Agency in Pre-shipment Inspection & Quality Control
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How to book empty container for factory/CFS/ICD/port stuffing
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What are the legal documents in exports
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Risks and solutions in export business
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Export bills discounting formalities.
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Register with Export Promotion Council
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Documents for exports . Why does documentation require in Exports and Imports?
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Documents against Acceptance How reliable the terms of payment in exports
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Is DP terms of payment safe in export business?
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How does Letter of Credit work?
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How to send export samples to foreign buyer? Tips to send samples to foreign buyer
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How to Choose a product for export business
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How to overcome Negative thoughts in export business
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Why prefer exports?

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