What is the difference between re-exports and re-imports

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What is the difference between re-exports and re-imports

The term re import and re export are used in international trade commonly. Let us distinction between re exports and re imports with simple example below.
In simple terms, let me describe about re exports. If you categories exports as foreign goods and domestic goods, the export of foreign goods is called re-exports. This is the simplest method of understanding about re-exports. If any goods imported from another country (it becomes foreign goods) and thereafter exporting back, such goods are fell under re exports. For example, a machinery has been imported in to a country for testing purpose and after necessary testing, the said machinery is sent back. Here, the process of sending back such machinery is called re-exports.
If you categories imports as foreign goods and domestic goods, the import of domestic goods is called re-import. This is the simplest method of understanding about re-import. If any goods of a country is exported to another country and thereafter importing back the same goods, such goods are fell under re imports. For example, a machinery has been exported to a country for testing purpose and after necessary testing, the said machinery is returning back to the country. Here, the process of returning back such machinery is called re-imports.
In many cases re-imports and re-exports happen as the exported goods are not satisfied with quality measures, goods exported not matching with the buyer’s requirements, goods exported for specific purpose like project, exhibition etc.


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Vilas Naik: I have a problem as I have bought gold from Authorised Bank of qty 5.00 Kg, but i have utilised 2.00 kg and forgot to use balance qty in next shipments. According to authorised bank we have not used balance qty within stipulated period ie. 180 days, so will not get custom duty on remaining qty. Now, what can i do to get custom duty on balance gold qty.

sanjay: We received some shipments of Pharmaceutical products from India which were faulty etc. We now wish to send these back for rectification and return the same back to us. The manufactures are in India and they are willing to re-pack and rectify the products before re-shipping the same back to us. Kindly advise on the procedures etc as these goods should be treated as 'Bonded" and should have no duties levied etc as they are being re-exported back to us in the UK.

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