Export Administration and Payments Workshop….

Tuesday 27th March 2012  Venue: Hilton Hotel Belfast  09.15 – 16.30

This workshop on Export Administration and Payments is organised by Enterprise Europe Network NI, and run by the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce.  It offers practical advice and guidance on export issues, enhancing participants’ ability to efficiently administer the export order process from receipt of an enquiry to delivery of the goods or services.

Why attend?

Participants will gain an understanding of the processes listed below. They can then work on these issues in one-to-one follow-up sessions with an appropriate adviser.

  • How to understand and use the specialist terms used in international trade.
  • How to apply the appropriate Incoterms to export contracts.
  • How the documentary procedures involved in the physical distribution of goods internationally affect companies.
  • How to ensure compliance with the mandatory requirements of HM Revenue & Customs, banks, carriers and other third parties.
  • How to insure export shipments against both cargo and credit risk.
  • How to identify appropriate sources of information to estimate both buyer and country risk.
  • How to select and operate the most appropriate method of payment.
  • How to operate the selected method of payment mechanism efficiently and successfully including best practice for Letters of Credit.
  • How to measure and mitigate foreign exchange risk.
  • How to measure and manage the credit risk in export.

Who should attend?

Practitioners with operational level responsibility for export business or senior managers who want a more thorough understanding of the practicalities of export administration and payments.


09.15 Registration
09.30 Introduction: Enterprise Europe Network
09.45 The new Incoterms® 2010 rules
10.00 How to complete export documentation, HMRC, VAT etc
11.00 Break
11.15 Commercial invoices, international insurance
12.00 Group Exercise
12.30 Lunch
13.00 Methods of international payments and country buyer and seller risks
13.30 Letters of Credit and how they operate
15.00 Break
15.15 Foreign currency payments and managing credit risk
16.00 Group Exercise
16.30 Questions and close


Follow up Session

Attendees may avail of a 2-3 hour mentoring session where applicable. 

Presenter Ed Murphy East Lancs Chamber of Commerce 

Venue: Hilton Hotel 4 Lanyon Place Belfast

Cost: £75 including VAT

Further Information: Louise Wallace Tel: 028 9069 8174 Email: louise.wallace@investni.com

Source: enterpriseeuropeni.com