Shipping from Vietnam to the US

Shipping from Vietnam to the US

Vietnam is one of the fastest-growing economies in Asia, second after China on the entire continent. Thanks to the country’s efforts, advantageous location with a long coastline and proximity to China, as well as a large workforce, Vietnam has managed to become one of the best places for business and trade. Read about the methods …

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Export to Israel

Export to Israel

8,55 million people live in Israel. About 1/5 of the population is Arabic, and ¾ is Jewish. It is one of the few Middle Eastern countries that is a low-risk country when it comes to doing business. The country is 31st in the world in terms of GDP. Israel’s largest economic partners are the United …

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How to check ships’ locations?

how to check ship location

When using maritime transport, many importers encountered the problem of deliveries’ delays. In case of such a problem, specific web portals are allow us to check the location of the ship transporting our cargo. With their help we can find out where the selected vessel got stuck on its route and how long its delay …

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The Suez Canal blocked by the container ship Ever Given

Ever Given From Tuesday, the 23rd of March, the mega-container ship Ever Given (owned by Evergreen) has been blocking the ship traffic in the Suez Canal near Suez in Egypt. The ship was sailing from the Port of Tanjung Pelepas in Malaysia to Rotterdam in the Netherlands. According to a shipping agent GAC, it ran …

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FCR document

FCR document

FCR (Forwarder’s Certificate of Receipt) is an international trade document. It is issued by members of the International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA in short), a non-government organization representing forwarders from all over the world. Who is a forwarder? A forwarder is a person or a legal entity dealing with organizing cargo shipping and …

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Cargo containers – types and sizes

Cargo containers - types and sizes

When transporting cargo by sea, it is essential to pick the right type and size of a container. It is important to do so, so the cargo will not be damaged during shipping. It is also easier to load and unload the cargo. What kinds of containers and sizes are there? Cargo containers types and …

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Customs duty from the United Kingdom

Customs duty from the United Kingdom

Trade between the European Union and the United Kingdom is characterized by the predominance of export to the UK. Nevertheless, the interest in imports only rose from 2018. However, there was a drop in 2019, and the value of imports was about 294 billion pounds. The main reason behind it was Brexit and the related …

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Shipping from Korea

Shipping from Korea

In 2020, the revenue of South Korea’s exports amounted to as much as 512 billion dollars. The United States is the second-biggest export country with 73 billion, and the European Union with a total of 47 billion in 2019. The most frequently imported goods were machinery and appliances, transport equipment, and chemical products. Below, you …

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India National Holidays 2022

India National Holidays 2022

Being one of the fastest-growing economies globally, India attracts more and more importers’ attention worldwide. In 2019, India was the 10th largest supplier of imported goods both for the EU and the US. In order to plan the cooperation with Indian partners properly, one should pay attention to numerous national holidays that affect business in …

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Packing list

Packing list

A packing list, also known as a bill of parcel or delivery list, is one of the vital import documents. It is used when importing goods from outside the EU to an EU country and contains information on the products loaded onto the given means of transport. In this article, we introduce the packing list …

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