Import and Export Advisory Package

Service Description

Do you have a product that’s a great fit for international markets? Maybe you’ve identified product gaps in Canada that you can fill by importing from other countries? Meet one-on-one with an experienced international trade advisor and prepare your business for the international marketplace, whether you’re looking to expand your existing import/export business or start a new one.

Have an international trade advisor guide you through the step by step processes and considerations for both importing and exporting.

Benefits

  • Discussion of tax and duty rates

  • Importance of tariff treatments and Harmonized System (HS) Codes

  • Pathfinding for learning about restrictions, regulations, trade barriers

  • Direction to the appropriate agencies for labelling requirements, permits

  • Advice on best practices for working with a logistics agent, customs brokers, and other service providers

  • Understanding means of payment, trade terms

  • Considerations for the costs of inspections, warehousing

  • Step by step processes and guidance

  • Understanding the importance of researching the market you want to enter

  • Discussion of tax and duty rates

  • Importance of tariff treatments and Harmonized System (HS) Codes

  • Pathfinding for learning about restrictions, regulations, trade barriers

Service Offered By

These 60-minute sessions are booked in advance on a first come, first served basis.

Due to high demand, please be advised the first availability for booking an Import or Export advisory appointment will be 6-8 weeks. We apologize for the delay and any inconvenience this may cause.

Small Business BC’s advisory services are delivered online via Zoom, or over the phone. For instructions on how to optimize your Zoom setup, click here.

  • Price: $159.00
  • Length: 1 Hour
  • Subject: Import/Export
  • Language: English
  • Stage of Business: Start-Up, Growing
This service may be taken by phone or video call
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