International Trade Advice
Looking to overseas markets to grow your business is a big decision for any size organisation. To support you in your growth plans Devon Chamber offers International Trade advice and support, via our International Trade team and our involvement in Plymouth International Trade Club.
We deliver UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) services for businesses across Devon in partnership with Business West. In addition, our links with British Chambers of Commerce and the world-wide International Chamber network mean that we can help you access opportunities, training and advice to make exporting work for your business.
How we can help:
The International Trade Team at Devon Chamber of Commerce is able to offer a range of services to current and potential exporters in Plymouth and Devon. These services include:
- Documentation requirements
- Country information
- Assistance with export documentation
- Letters of Credit
- Specialist export / import training
- Access to UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) support
The team can also provide guidance on the following areas:
- HM Customs & Excise regulations
- Methods of payment
- Export Market Research
- Appointing Agents & Distributors
- Incoterms 2010
- ATA Carnets
When can I access International Trade advice?
International trade certification and advice is available Monday – Thursday 8.30am – 5pm and Fridays 9am – 4pm.
Read regular International Trade reports and advice on the Chamber Knowledge Hub.
events and training
New Incoterms® 2010: a BCC accredited training course for both experienced and new exporters
New Incoterms® 2010 This is the course for people who want a detailed and focused commercial view of the Incoterms standards. The main thrust of the course is how each...
Methods of Payment & Letters of Credit: A BCC Accredited Training Course for both experienced and new exporters
Methods of Payment & Letters of Credit (2 credits) This one day workshop covers the 5 main types of payment for exports, from advance payment to open account, including Sight...
Inward/Outward Processing: A BCC Accredited Training Course for both experienced and new exporters
Inward/Outward Processing Since the introduction of UCC in May 2016, many features of these cash-saving measures for exporters and importers have changed. This course is the accredited 'update'...