Who gets benefits from this website?

    // Who is benefited by this web blog, www.howtoexportimport.com 1. Any one who is interested to start an export import business.   2. Any one who is interested to learn international trade of export and import.   3. Employees or management who have been working with import export companies.   4. Employees or management who have been working with shipping and freight forwarding companies. … Continue reading »



Is Letter of Credit LC safe for an Importer?

  // As we know, Letter of Credit is operated based on the guidelines governed by the rules and regulations of UCPDC 600 (Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary credit 600 which came in to effect as on July 1, 2007. In a letter of credit, the buyer’s bank guarantees payment of proceeds to the seller through his bank against presentation of documents as per the terms and conditions of Letter of Credit. We have discussed about the safety of letter … Continue reading »



79 Top Major Shipping lines worldwide and their web links

  // A directory of all major shipping lines operating worldwide. Please find below a list of shipping lines worldwide with their web addresses. I hope, these names of shipping carriers operating worldwide and their web links help you to contact them for various requirements. If you would like to add up any more name of shipping lines to this directory of shipping carriers, you may write below this article. ACL Atlantic Container Line   http://www.aclc … Continue reading »



How to settle dispute in International Business of Import and Export

DISPUTE SETTLEMENT IN EXPORTS AND IMPORTS BUSINESS Litigations and Arbitration in Export and Import Business. I hope this article helps all traders in a business especially those who are in to Import Export business - how to handle disputes in import and export trade? I sell goods to you, you buy them, you pay bill, you use my goods. Simple. Both are happy. Right? But is it that much simple in an international trade? I will say ‘YES’ depends up on how fast … Continue reading »



12 Major risks and solutions in Imports and Exports

  Risks and solutions in International Business   This article enlightens you about the various types of risks involved in international business. I have written a couple of articles about the risks and solutions in international trade. However, this article explains in detail about the risks and solutions in import export business.   Business always has risk. Right? Risk is one of the hindrances under business. I believe, removal hindrances is success of b … Continue reading »



Harmonized System Codes (HS codes) Chapter 01 to 97

Learn International trade online free .   What is HS code (Harmonized Tariff Schedule –HTS), Difference between HS code and Indian Tariff Code ITC , Difference between Schedule B, HS code and ITC code . Interested posts: How to get Export Orders? How to settle dispute in Exports and Imports? Import clearance procedures and formalities Bank finance to exporters as pre shipment finance Tips to exporters on Documentation What are the legal documents in exports … Continue reading »



Bank Pre shipment Finance to exporters

Bank Pre shipment Finance to exporters   I have written about Packing credit/Pre shipment credit, where in I have explained basic idea about Pre shipment Finance provided by bank.   What is Pre shipment loan? Any advance or loans or any credit extended to exporters by bank for the purpose of manufacturing,procuring,processing or packing of goods before shipment can be called Pre-Shipment finance. Pre shipment finance is also given as working capital expenses towards … Continue reading »



Dimension of Cargo Containers

Measurements of export Cargo Containers Here let us discuss about measurement of different types of containers . This information helps domestic and international trade to know more about the dimension specification of different types of containers.   These details surely support importers and exporters to plan before stuffing of goods to each type of container.   Dimension information about each types of container has been explained in separ … Continue reading »



Types of Export Containers

Types of Export Containers This post helps you to get information about different cargo container types used for transport of goods.   Different types of containers are used in domestic and international trade to move cargo from one location to another. Some types of containers are Standard Dry Containers, Open Top Containers, High cube Containers, Refrigerated Containers (Reefer Containers), GOH Containers (Garments on hanger contain … Continue reading »



Foreign Trade Policy 2014-19 (FTP 2014-19) delayed

Delay in announcement of new Foreign Trade Policy 2014-19 (FTP 2014-19) Foreign Trade Policy 2014-19 of India is delayed to announce for past eight months. It is fact that exporters are un able to take long term decisions on exports and imports as new Foreign Trade Policy 2014-19 of India yet to be released. According to authorities, this Foreign Trade Policy would be “different” compared to previous Trade Policies of India. I hope, the new foreign trade policy … Continue reading »



Airline code starting prefix with

    Prefix codes of Airlines starts with … AF 057 stands for which airlines? The code ZP 463 is meant for which airlines? What is the name of airlines for WY 910? Prefix TG 217 for which airlines? Airline prefix SQ 618 stands for? The prefix QR 157 meant for which airlines? What is the name of airlines for prefix NZ 086? What is MH 232? What is prefix LX 724? Air Way Bill KL 074 stands for? Air Way Bill prefix JL 131 stands for which airlines? AWB code GF 072 … Continue reading »



Difference between standard dry container and Open Top Container

Standard dry cargo container and Open Top Container This post explains about the difference between open top container and normal dry container.   Compared to standard dry cargo container, top part of container is opened or can be opened. Open Top Containers are used to transport over height or over lengthy cargo or both. For the purpose of flexibility to load and unload, open containers have end doors.   Oversized cargo such … Continue reading »



Difference between standard dry container and Flat rack container

  standard dry container and Flat rack container Let us discuss about Standard Dry Container vs. Flat Rack Container   The major difference between flat track container and normal dry container is that flat rack containers are suitable for heavy loaded cargo. Compared to general dry container, flat track containers are useful to load and unload goods from top or sides.   Collapsible and non collapsible containers are availab … Continue reading »



Difference between normal dry container and Plat form container

Compare  normal shipping  container and Plat form container How to differentiate Plat form container and normal container?   Compared to normal dry cargo container, plat form container does not have sides, ends and roof. So the loading and unloading is very easy in plat form containers unlike any other types of cargo containers.   Another difference between plat form container and general dry container is that, the heavy we … Continue reading »



Difference between standard dry container and high cube container

The difference between general cargo container and high cube container The difference between normal container and high cube container is explained in this post.   High cube containers are almost similar to other cargo containers except height. Compared to other standard containers, high cube containers are taller. The approximate height of high cube containers is 2896mm (9feet 6 inches) where as approximate height of other container 2591mm (8 feet … Continue reading »



Difference between normal cargo container and Reefer Container

Reefer Container and Dry Cargo container for export  import How to differentiate General Cargo Dry Container and Refrigerated Container. The major difference between normal dry container and reefer container is that the temperature conditions controlling system is available in reefer container. The normal dry containers are used to transport general dry commodities where as refrigerator containers are used to move products which require temp … Continue reading »



Difference between general dry cargo container and Tank Container

Compare general dry cargo container and Tank Container Let us discuss here about the difference between dry container and tank container. How to differentiate tanker container with normal dry cargo container? Normal cargo containers are used to transport almost all general dry cargo where as tank containers are used to move liquid products, powders and gas both hazardous and non hazardous products.   General dry cargo contain … Continue reading »



Comparison between GOH container and normal dry container

Difference  between GOH container and normal dry container What is the difference between general dry container and GOH container?   One of the main differences between a normal dry container and GOH container (Garments on Hanger contr) is that GOH container has facility to hang garments compared to dry containers. So, Garments On Hanger containers are flexible, greater loading capacity and minimizing transportation and handling costs.   … Continue reading »



Difference between dry cargo container and Tunnel Container

Difference between general  dry cargo container and Tunnel Container This post explains about the difference between Tunnel container and general dry cargo container.   Compared to normal dry containers, the Tunnel containers have eight feet ends at both sides which look like a tunnel when both sets of doors are open. In some locations, tunnel containers are also known as tunneltainers, double Enders container or double end door conta … Continue reading »



   
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