Business culture in India

Business culture in India

Every country has its ways of conducting business. Formalities typical in your motherland can be considered rude in another, so make sure to educate yourself on the expected business etiquette before meeting with your foreign partners. In India, English is the language used when doing business, but the culture is entirely different from Western countries. …

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Customs code

Customs code

Commodities in circulation are identified across different systems. A tariff nomenclature provides codes for products that have to be classified for import or export purposes. The importer must pay all duties arising from the import process. What is the customs code in the tariff nomenclature? What is the customs code? The customs code is a …

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Transport in pandemic times

Transport in pandemic times

Transport is a key driver of economic development. It is said that transport services are fundamental in times of increasing globalization. Thanks to the means of transportation, goods can be exchanged between countries, creating business opportunities. 2020 was a challenging year for this industry – especially at the end of the year, significant difficulties in …

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US Holidays 2021

US Holidays 2021

Every country has its traditions, which should always be taken into account when making business deals. A regular day in one country can be a national holiday in another. In the US, ten days of the year are considered federal holidays, meaning all non-essential government offices and banks, as well as the stock market, are …

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Holidays in Germany 2021

Holidays in Germany 2021

Every importer planning to establish cooperation with a German business partner should first get acquainted with Germany’s public holidays’ calendar. Holidays often cause difficulties in communication with partners and frequent delays in the delivery of goods. Some of them do not have fixed dates and are celebrated at a different time every year. Therefore, it …

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Shipment of goods by sea from the USA

Shipment of goods by sea from the USA

The United States is one of the main European Union’s trading partners. From the USA, mainly cars, industrial machinery, fuels, optical and medical devices, and pharmaceutical products are shipped. Goods from the USA can be imported both by air and sea. The choice depends primarily on the price and transit time. Besides, the factory or …

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Holidays in Turkey 2021

Holidays in Turkey 2021

In Turkey, there are 14.5 days of public holidays. It is said to be one of the highest numbers worldwide. Whether you plan to go to Turkey as a tourist or a businessperson, check holidays in Turkey of 2021. If you happen to be in Turkey during the public holidays, you may face some difficulties. …

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TIR carnet

TIR Carnet

Many types of documents are used in international transport. One of them is a TIR carnet – an international customs document used when moving goods between at least two customs territories. TIR carnet Usually, under the TIR procedure, the goods are sealed by the customs authorities where the load or a part load of goods …

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