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Masterclass: Exporting into Africa, 14-15 August, Jhb

This two-day workshop will cover the real-world application of how to effectively handle the technical aspects relating to exporting into Africa.  It is highly practical and will also highlight potential problems that could arise from incorrectly applying these technical processes and how to evade the pitfalls relating to the unique nature of Exporting into Africa.

Delivered by the Master Trainer for the International Chamber of Commerce for Africa, the workshop is aimed at providing delegates with an understanding of current best inter-processes, South African government statutory requirements, the benefits offered by trade agreements such as SADC, EAC, COMESA and SACU and how to implement up-to-date export administration processes within every organisation.

Workshop Highlights:

  • The International Trade Cycle for exports into the African continent & understanding the Global Value Chain
  • The Incoterms ® 2010, with the focus on the risk, costs & responsibility for both the seller and buyers when dealing in Africa.
  • The statutory requirements for SARS and the SARB to ensure compliancy and avoidance of fines.  This includes the latest SARS R316 revision
  • Trade agreements including- SACU, SADC, EAC and COMESA-  and the Tri-partite agreement – what are the benefits?
  • International methods of payment & finance – securing payment when exporting into Africa
  • Export documentation – covering the A – Z of all international trade documentation
  • International transportation incorporating, sea, road, rail and air freight – and Marine Insurance, understanding the complexities of moving goods into the African continent
  • Practical exercises are included in this workshop which will provide delegates with the necessary information and practical skills which can be easily implemented in the work-place.

ICC Accreditation:

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)is the largest, most representative business organization in the world. Its’hundreds of thousands of member companies in over 120 countries have interests spanning every sector of private enterprise. Linda Bird (Holtes) is the Master Trainer for the International Chamber of Commerce for Africa on the Incoterms ® 2010 rules. On conclusion of the two-day workshop, certificates will be issued to attending delegates.


Our Delegate Comments:

Excellent 2 days with you Linda learnt a lot and those useful tips will most definitely implemented. My new found statement:"Documents drive trade" Love it!

      -Amanda Martin, Kamoto Copper Company

Just need to thank Linda for her excellent delivery, clearly a very knowledgeable and professional individual. Exports (as it turns out) is very complex and not for the faint hearted!

      - Desrae Cheary, Bidvest Food Africa

Thanks to Linda! She has given clarity on most things expected from us. Information was most useful and instructor was excellent.

      - Muriel Mtshemela, Instrotech

I will leave this workshop with an extended knowledge of Exports and better understand how to manage the export side of our company

      -Donna Allin, Mungo


For more information, please visit www.vicenda.co.za or contact:

Email: karl@vicenda.co.za

Tel: 010 500 1006