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How to successfully navigate export procedures for the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector

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Join us as we demystify key export processes in moving your goods overseas, such as customs data requirements and procedures, shipping paperwork, export documentation, and transport procedures.

What you’ll learn

  • an overview of the main processes and procedures involved with selling goods overseas
  • understand the paperwork and documentation requirements
  • learn which Incoterms and commodity codes may apply to your goods when selling internationally


During this session, we will cover a brief overview of the following topics, to equip you with the knowledge necessary to navigate the complexities of selling your fast-moving consumer goods internationally:

  • Incoterms
  • Customs data requirements (commodity code and origin)
  • Shipping paperwork
  • Customs procedures
  • Export documentation
  • Transport procedures

Bring your burning questions along, as there will be the opportunity to ask our international trade experts, all your questions on shipping and customs issues.


David Hooper

Managing Director, Hooper and Co International Trade Consultancy Ltd and Independent Freight Solutions Ltd

David is an accomplished international trade professional with over 20 years of experience. His expertise lies in providing training, advice, and consultancy to businesses engaged in international trade, specialising in customs, logistics, and the practical aspects of global commerce. 

Additionally, he serves as Non–Executive Director of Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce.

Vera Grantham

UK Export Academy Adviser, Department for Business and Trade

Vera has many years of international trade experience working across industry sectors.

Prior to joining the Export Academy team in 2022 she worked as an International Trade Adviser in the North West. And before that Vera was International Trade and Documentation manager at North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce. 

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