PURCHASING FROM OVERSEAS - INCOTERMS 2010 and the cost implication on purchases; transit time; UK customs requirements. Tracking & tracing of incoming goods.
DUTY AND VAT ASPECTS OF IMPORTS - The methods of paying duty/VAT (deferment account); tariff classification rules (HS Codes); using import duty waivers and suspensions; MoD DODIM 77 equipment accounting rules (affects stores/goods receiving).
ORIGIN OF GOODS - extra-territoriality control; rules of origin related to import preferences (GSP, GSP+, EUR1); US re-export regulations.
CUSTOMS PROCEDURES - valuation rules (GATT/ WTO), Customs Procedure Codes (CPC), the use of special regimes, how to take advantage of using a customs warehouse, the MSS Reports and how to use them