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Take a look through our blog and keep up-to-date with the latest insight into all things export. All posts are written by the Acorn International team.
BY: Fiona Parsons 09 May 2022
From 1 May 2022, the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Hanoi will become the 78th guaranteeing organisation member of the World Chambers Federation (WCF)/ATA international guarantee chain.
BY: Catherine Stephens 08 April 2022
From 1st April 2022, the prices we charge for all our export services have changed. This includes the prices of our Letters of Credit, Certificates of Origin, ATA Carnets and more.
BY: Catherine Stephens 16 March 2022
British Chambers of Commerce useful links on Ukraine Click here to find a list of useful links for support on Ukraine
BY: Catherine Stephens 14 February 2022
An ATA Carnet acts as a 'passport for goods’, simplifying the customs process and replacing all the usual customs documents for temporarily exporting goods.
BY: Catherine Stephens 12 October 2021
The 31st December 2020 saw the United Kingdom leave the European Union. Since then, trading rules with the EU have changed, but with a deal only being announced a week previously on Christmas Eve, businesses are still trying to understand exactly what exporting to, and importing from Europe will look like from now on.
BY: Catherine Stephens 05 March 2021
Rules of Origin (RoO) are the rules to attribute a country of origin to a product in order to determine its "economic nationality".
BY: Catherine Stephens 22 February 2021
ATA Carnets were not previously needed for UK businesses travelling into other EU countries, but since 1st January 2021, firms can choose to use an ATA Carnet when transporting certain good
BY: Catherine Stephens 06 January 2021
The UK left the EU on December 31st, meaning trade with Europe has changed in several ways.