Export Import

Navigating the Complexities of Global Trade Compliance

International trade can offer significant growth opportunities for businesses, but it also comes with a host of regulatory and compliance challenges. The complexity of global trade compliance can create costly delays, supply chain disruptions, and legal liabilities. To avoid these

Shipping flowers for Valentine’s Day

Shipping flowers for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is perhaps the biggest day in the calendar for the global flower industry with over $20 billion in exports annually. Throughout the years, roses remain a popular staple of the Valentine’s Day market. Red roses are by tradition the

advantages of exporting

6 Advantages of Exporting for Businesses and Companies

Entering international markets is a long and complex process that requires companies to allocate numerous resources in terms of time and money. However, it is a rewarding effort because exporting is also the fastest way to internationalise a company—a strategy that

New tax for non-reusable plastics in Spain

Spain’s Law 7/2022 of 8 April 2022 on waste and contaminated soils (“LRSC”) introduced a new tax on non-reusable plastic packaging, which will be effective as of 01-01-2023.   The Plastic Packaging Tax is defined as a tax of an indirect nature

demurrage detention

Difference between demurrage and detention

Containers are normally owned or leased by shipping lines that provide them to their customers (shippers or merchants) for the safe and fast door-to-door transport of their goods. Because the cost of using the container during door-to-door transportation is included


Which is the best country to export your goods into Europe

Owing to the international regulations of the European Union, trade between EU countries is not considered an import/export. For products from outside the EU, importers are subject to different rules and requirements for products entering the EU market, which often


Three benefits of near sourcing your supply chain

Near-Sourcing is a term used to describe a business placing some of its operations close to where its end-products are going to be sold. This is the direct opposite of outsourcing, which has been the leading trend for manufacturers in