import regulations for the middle east

Import Regulations for the Middle East

A beginner’s guide to import regulations for the Middle East Thinking of exporting to Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Kurdistan, Lebanon, Kuwait, Qatar and/or Syria?  Then it’s important to be aware that these Middle Eastern countries operate mandatory Conformity Assessment Programmes and that there are strict import regulations for the Middle East to consider.  Implemented to ensure…

exporting to saudi arabia

Thinking of exporting to Saudi Arabia?

Then it’s time to take steps to avoid the risks involved with customs compliance… If you’re thinking of exporting to Saudi Arabia then you’ll have read the recent Institute of Export 2017 Export Optimism survey with interest.  It showed that international trade is high on the agenda for British businesses, with 54% of firms crediting…

export document saudia arabia

Export Document Introduction for Saudi Arabia

Export Document Introduction: Saudi Arabia The Middle East’s largest country in sq. miles and second largest economy, Saudi Arabia, is a market that existing or up-and-coming exporters should play close attention to. Despite economic activity decelerating due to the ongoing cut in oil production, the outlook remains positive.  With economists agreeing that the government’s plan…

European Radio Equipment Directive (RED-2014/53/EU)

R&TTE Directive – Update for household appliance manufacturers

R&TTE Directive – Update for household appliance manufacturers On 13th June 2017, the new European Radio Equipment Directive (RED-2014/53/EU) will be enforced.  Referred to simply as the RED directive, it is a replacement for the existing Radio & Tele-communication Terminal directive (R&TTE-1999/5/EC) and impacts businesses in EU/EEA member countries manufacturing appliances using the radio frequency…

SASO Certificate of Conformity

Country of Origin Certificate: Exporter basics…

Country of Origin Certificate: Exporter basics… Arab-British documents, legalised invoices, European Community (EC) Certificate of Origin, EUR1 Movement Certificate, ATR Movement Certification.  No matter how you look at it, gaining a Country of Origin certificate and organising the associated documentation is a complicated labyrinth and many businesses struggle to understand the minimum requirement they should…