When U.S. exporters think about export compliance, they tend to think about complying with U.S. trade regulations. However, it is important not to overlook the rules and regulations that may be imposed by the customs authority in the country of import.
Depending on the terms of sale agreed upon, the exporter may be responsible for clearing their goods through foreign customs. Even if the foreign buyer is clearing the goods through customs, the exporter wants to help ensure they can do so as quickly as possible. It helps establish a long-term relationship.
Today’s article explains what kinds of import regulations exist and how to find out more information on specific country requirements.