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Manufacturing companies deal with Importing and Exporting on a regular basis.

However, this topic is still considered as a difficult topic for a lot of companies in their daily operations. Chinese foreign trade regulations are complex and companies which do not know how to handle import or export obstacles can end up with losing valuable time and money. VDMA China offers an Import-Export Training for our member companies in this topic.


Language: English/Chinese


Price: RMB5,900 (excl. 6%VAT) per person


  • Event Information:2 full days with in total 4 modules: April 9th - 10th, 2019
  • Module 1 and 2 focus on Export: Selection of Incoterms, payment terms, partial shipment or not, calculation method, logistics, tax headaches
  • Module 3 and 4 focus on Import: Permanent conflict HS Code vs. Tariff, bonded arrangement, three/four party contract via EPZ, special products import (second hand machines, CCC, etc.), Logs with barks inspection standard, ATA Carnet



The training will be complemented by practical case studies and the content can be modified accordingly to the needs of the participants. You will have the chance to ask specific questions related to your business and discuss solutions in a group of mechanical engineering companies.


  • Note:This event is offered by VDMA in cooperation with German Mechanical Engineering Commercial Services (Beijing) Co., Ltd. Shanghai branch office ("GMECS SH")
  • The event enquires minimum 6 people. If the minimum number is not reached one week prior to the session, the training will be rescheduled.
  • The second Import&Export Training will be held on September 17th-18th, 2019

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