International Trade

Saudi Arabia Update

We have been informed by the Royal Embassy of Saudi of Arabia, that as with immediate effect all documents electronically stamped will now no longer be accepted. Therefore,  all documents […]

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Should shipments under Incoterms® Rules Delivered Duty Paid (DDP) terms be used?

Should shipments under Incoterms® Rules Delivered Duty Paid (DDP) terms be used?


We advise companies to avoid DDP unless there is a very good business reason to use it […]

We believe in British Made Products

We believe in British made products. That’s the powerful message delivered by Latin American Trade and Investment Association Chair Ricardo Carioni to a packed room comprising the best of […]

Department of International Trade: INTERNATIONAL MINISTERIAL VISITS

The Department for International Trade (DIT) is taking an innovative new approach by publishing a list of the countries the International Trade Secretary and his Ministers will be visiting […]

Notice 143: a guide for international post users

This notice explains what happens when you import or export goods by post through Royal Mail or Parcelforce Worldwide. It also applies to gifts received through the post. Please […]

Travellers’ Tales

On a recent business trip ‘down under’ accompanied by my wife Paula, we had a 10pm late evening flight booked from Perth to Brisbane. Having arrived in good time […]


Accountants and business advisers Cassons are once again joining forces with the East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce to provide backing to local businesses trading worldwide.

The firm has […]

A special day for East Lancashire’s INTERNATIONAL BUSINESSES

On the weekend when the Chamber’s International Trade Club celebrated its 60th anniversary businesses in East Lancashire gathered to celebrate the success of local businesses who trade internationally

The International […]

ERDF funding up for grabs.

SME’s interested in accessing a travel grant to visit overseas markets should contact Stef Heywood on 01254 356454 or [email protected]

We’ve just heard the good news about our ERDF […]

New EU free trade agreement with Canada approved.

Lancashire’s exporters now have a fantastic opportunity to avail themselves of the EU’s newest free trade agreement with Canada. Canada has long been regarded as a stable export […]