FTA Concludes Trade Visit to China and South Korea

Beginning of December, representatives from the Foreign Trade Association (FTA), including Ferry Den Hoed, FTA President; Christian Ewert, FTA's new Director General; and Jan Eggert in his new capacity as FTA Senior Consultant for International Trade, concluded a successful business trip to strengthen commercial ties with business partners in China and South Korea.

C5's Customs Compliance Forum

On 17 - 18 November, C5 will host its 8th Advanced Forum on Customs Compliance held in Partnership with HMRC. The Forum comes at a critical time - with the implementation of the UCC just around the corner, companies are re-evaluating internal customs procedures to ensure they are meeting the new requirements, making the most of duty relief programmes and they are paying the correct amount of customs duties. Highlights of the Forum include:

FTA Presents its 2014 Annual Report

The Foreign Trade Association (FTA) launched its 2014 Annual Report, a publication that showcases the key achievements in a landmark year for the organisation, as it continued to consolidate its position as the leading international association of retailers, importers brand companies and national associations advocating for free trade and sustainable supply chains.