Preference and Non-Preferential Origin

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This Preference and Non-Preferential origin training course will suit anyone involved in importing and exporting goods, arming you or your employees with the knowledge to efficiently trade internationally. Understanding this topic is essential to accurate reporting of international trade, leading to paying the correct taxes and duties. Getting this wrong can have significant implications and cost savings can be made when done correctly.

Key topics:

•Understand the terms "Preference" and "Origin", and the differences between Preference and Non-Preference.
•Principles of Free Trade Agreements.
•Use of Origin documents.
•Use of Preference documents.
•Principles of Origin and how it is calculated.
•Understand the 60% Rule, and how it is applied.
•Understanding "Ex Works" pricing.
•Direct transportation rules

Training Methods:

The trainer will use oral and visual presentation, reference to fictitious and real examples and participatory exercises to illustrate course content. The delegates will receive copies of the presentation on which notes can be made together with a workbook for future reference.

Who Should Attend:

This course is aimed at owner/proprietors of small businesses that manage their own import and export services and personnel who administer the documentation, sales, purchasing, despatch, logistics, Freight Forwarders and companies embarking on international trade.

Qualification criteria:

This course covers 1 module.

The Foundation Award in International Trade consists of 10 modules, identified as important elements of any overseas business development and vital for key employees involved in the fulfilment of overseas trade. To help with individual's professional development in international trade functions, achieving a merit or pass on 6 of those modules will complete the Foundation Award (NVQ Level 2).

Discounts available when booking courses for all 6 modules of the Foundation Award.


£281.25+VAT Members
£375.00+VAT Standard

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Cancellation Policy:

In the event of a booking being cancelled prior to the scheduled course date, the following charges will apply:

30+ days notice = 25%
14-30 days notice = 50%
<14 days notice = 100%

Bookings can be transferred to a later date but will incur a £10 administration fee.

November 14, 2019

Preference and Non-Preferential Origin

at Dorset Chamber of Commerce & Industry


Date: November 14, 2019
Time: 09:30 - 16:30


Dorset Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Lower Ground Floor, Chamber House, Acorn Office Park, Ling Road, Poole BH12 4NZ
Telephone: 01202 714807

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