Cornwall Chamber can process Certificates of Origin, EUR1s and ATRs, certify invoices and other documents. Members get 50% discount on document processing - essential if you’re exporting outside EU. We can also advise on Arab and Egyptian documents, as well as the certification requirements for any other country you may need. Should you need to speak in depth about an export market, we can put you in touch with International Trade Advisers that specialise in exporting to countries all over the world.
If you have a website you are already one step ahead of growing your business globally. Cornwall Chamber of Commerce can help boost your sales and profits with exports. It is just as easy to get a new client overseas as it is in the UK and there is a wide range of FREE support to help you every step of the way. The Export for Growth programme is a great way for businesses throughout Cornwall to connect with new customers and expand your business internationally. Click here to find out how you can receive expert help and advice.
To find out more on the Export for Growth campaign, and how you can make the most of the support available to you and your business, just click here.
The free expert help available will not only help your business grow internationally but help make connections around the county. More information can be found via the link above.
Find out more on how local Cornish businesses are making the most of the current export opportunites available here. With key case studies from Tech company Headforwards and how Titan the Robot is becoming world renowned. Clicking here will take you to our Cornish Case Studies page.
As well as the case studies above which may be of use to you, click here to then view serveral Export presentations which provide key export advice. The information within these presentations are from a business perspective, but provide real case studies that may be just what you need.
e-z Cert - a new service for Exporters
e-z Cert is the latest electronic way of dealing with your export documents. You just login, complete the online application, submit and we return it to you the same day for you to print off onto a blank certificate! E-z! All of your previous applications are held in your account on the e-zcert website for you to go back to and re-use or edit as required.
For e-z Cert information, please go to:
“We regularly request Certificate of Origins for product we are exporting worldwide and we always find Lorraine and Norma at the Chamber, efficient, very helpful if there is a query and a pleasure to work with.” (Nicola Riddle, Office Manager, Ideal Foods Ltd)
Cornwall Chamber of Commerce can also provide new and experienced exporters with a licence to use ExportSavvy an easy-to-use learning and information tool for businesses that want to grow a sustainable enterprise through international trade.
For further information on ExportSavvy please call 01209 216006 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cornwall Chamber of Commerce team offers a comprehensive package of services aimed at helping you and your company succeed in international markets.
The Department for International Trade (DIT) also helps businesses export and grow into global markets. DIT help and provide help and support by:
Please visit the Department for International Trade (DIT ) and great.gov.uk for detailed information on guides to international markets, export finance, exhibiting overseas and other specialised services when exporting.
Please visit the following websites for more information on Export:
The UK’s export credit agency. UK Export Finance helps UK exporters by providing insurance to exporters and guarantees to banks to share the risks of providing export finance. In addition, they can make loans to overseas buyers of goods and services from the UK. UK Export Finance is the operating name of the Export Credits Guarantee Department (ECGD).
Export Britain is the online resource by the British Chambers of Commerce which showcases opportunities in key international markets, and links UK exporters to support available from British Chambers and business groups both in the UK and around the world.
HMRC provides assistance on matters relating to importing or exporting. Guides on these subjects can be found in the Imports and exports area of the GOV.UK website and provide assistance on a range of subjects from classifying goods to using online facilities.
For import and export general enquiries, including VAT information, you can call the helpline 0300 200 3700.
The British Chambers of Commerce Accredited Network is the leading private sector provider of export support in the UK.
The Enterprise Europe Network helps small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) make the most of business opportunities in the EU and beyond.
Have a look at the many services offered free of charge by their experts in around 600 member organisations, including Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Technology Centre’s, Universities and Development Agencies.
The Market Access Database (MADB) gives information to companies exporting from the EU about tariffs and import formalities in third country markets.
Department for Trade and Investment (DIT) staff provide expert trade advice and practical support to UK-based companies who want to grow their business overseas.
For help and information on commodity codes and tariffs you can visit “Finding commodity codes for import and export duty” or phone the tariff helpline on 01702-366- 077.
The Department for Transport has created a guide to the international regulations on the transportation of dangerous goods by air, sea, road, rail or inland waterway.
If you have any dangerous goods questions you can call the I.A.T.A Helpline on; 0154-390-6770.