Exporting to the US

Exporting to the US

In recent years, trade between the European Union and the United States grew substantially. Navigating the US market is not the simplest, and here you can find the basics of exporting to the US. US-EU trade The United States is the largest economy in the world, as well as the biggest importer. Recently China overtook …

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Shipping from Turkey to the UK

Shipping from Turkey to the UK

Trade between Turkey and the UK has grown by 70% during the last decade. In 2019, the value of goods bought by importers in the UK from Turkey was approximately 12.1 billion US. The development of trade between these countries is mainly due to their Trade Agreement, which influences, e.g., tariffs on various goods. The …

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Customs transit

Customs transit

Transit procedures are one of the things that contribute to increased international trading opportunities. After the Second World War, international entities hoped for simplifying the process of transporting goods, especially in Europe. As a result, the TIR transit procedure and others were established. Therefore, there are many types of customs transits. Customs transit Customs transit …

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Shipping from China to Germany

Shipping from China to Germany

As Germany is in the center of both Europe and the European Union, it is China’s key trading partner. For the last several years, China and Germany have maintained a strong trade relationship. In 2020, China was Germany’s most important trading partner, with total bilateral commerce valued at about 212 billion euro. Both countries emphasize …

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Shipping from Japan to the US

Shipping from Japan to the US

Japan is the fourth-largest importer of goods in the world. Ever since the 20th century, Japan and the US have maintained a close partnership, especially in terms of trade. As a result, Japan is the US’ fourth-largest goods trading partner as of April 2021, both in exports and imports. Japan is famous worldwide for its …

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Shipping from Turkey to France

Turkey is a center for a wide range of products, whether it is food, clothing, raw materials, or machinery. On the other hand, France is one of the largest importers in Europe and mainly imports transport equipment, computers, and chemicals from Turkey.  There are three ways of shipping cargo from Turkey to France: by sea, …

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Shipping from the US to Germany

Shipping from the US to Germany

Germany is the largest importer of products from the US in Europe, with 53 billion dollars in exports over the last twenty years. The two countries are very well-connected, and if you are interested in importing products, you need to get to know the process well. Here, you will find all the basics of shipping …

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Shipping from China to Italy

Shipping from China to Italy

In the last decade, China has become one of Europe’s main trading partners, both in terms of export, as well as import. With China being the EU’s main import partners as of 2020, it is no surprise that Italy also maintains close ties with China. In 2020, China was Italy’s third-largest import partner, behind Germany …

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Shipping from the US to Australia

Shipping from the US to Australia

The United States is Australia’s largest trade partner, and the number of imports went up by 91% since 2005. If you’re interested in shipping from the US to Australia, you should get familiar with routes and the transit time. How to ship from the US to Australia? There are two options available: shipping by sea …

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General average

General average

Maritime accidents are unforeseen. If such an accident occurs, shipowners may declare a general average. Many beginner traders are unfamiliar with this term and the consequences. In this article, we present the most important information about the general average and some solutions that can help minimize the losses if it happens to your containers. General …

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