global trade

customs classification

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What are the consequences of misclassification?

A common misconception is that misclassifying products with inaccurate tariff codes has minimal consequences. ...

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When classification goes wrong for a toy importer

In a recent tribunal between HMRC and Star Images Enterprises, a licensed dolls and figures importer, the comp...

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Five key considerations for international trade for 2024

What is the number one trade challenge for businesses trying to ship their goods internationally? Data – ...


The importance of compliance in global trade at IOE&IT’s Membercon

This last week the CORE team were at the Institue of Export and International Trade Membercon 2023 event in Li...

Trade dinner

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CORE meets Export Minister Andrew Bowie at IOE&IT Trade Dinner

On 30th November senior policy makers and business leaders from the UK’s leading export and supply chain com...

customs classification

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Five benefits of outsourcing your customs classification

Customs classification is complex. Whether you are classifying one or a thousand different SKUs you can quickl...

HS code

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The high price of using incorrect tariff codes

There’s been plenty of reports of shipments arriving at borders with the wrong tariff code assigned but what...

custom classification

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What is a HS Code?

The HS Code is a six-digit code that identifies a commodity. HS code is short for Harmonised Commodity Descrip...