Vskills Certified Export Import (Foreign Trade)Professional (Govt. Certification)



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What is this course about


International Trade

Regulations of International Trade
Risks in International Trade
Top trading nations (2010 estimates)
Top traded commodities (Exports)

International Trade – WTO

GATT rounds of negotiations
Functions of WTO
Principles of the trading system

Export and Import

Advantages of Exporting
Disadvantages of Exporting
Ways of exporting
Making the export decision

Starting Exports – Important steps

Basic Requirements
IEC Number
Export License
Export Samples
Export Pricing
Steps for successful exporting

Role of Government Agencies

Director General of Foreign Trade
Export Promotion Councils
Board of Trade
Commodity Boards
Institutes for export promotion
India Trade Promotion Organization (ITPO)
National Centre for Trade Information (NCTI)
Export Inspection Council (EIC)
Export Credit Guarantee Corporation
Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics (DGCI&S)
Indian Trade Promotion Council (ITPO)
Federation of Indian Exporters’ Organization (FIEO)
Export Import Bank (EXIM)
Export Inspection Council
Customs and Central Excise Department
Marine Products Export Development Authority
Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority
Indian Council of Arbitration
Federation of Indian Export Organisations
Department of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics
Directorate General of Shipping
Freight Investigation Bureau
State Trading Corporation of India Limited (STC)
Major State trading organizations in India

Export Documentation

Pre-shipment Documents
Post Shipment Documents
Export Documents

Payment Terms

Payment in Advance
Letter of Credit
Documentary Collections
Open Account


Multi modal transport Rules
Sea and Inland Waterway Transport Rules
Trade Rules

Methods of Financing Exporters

Pre Shipment Finance
Post Shipment Advance

Export Assistance

Importance of Export Assistance
Export Promotion Measures in India
Eligibility for Export/Trading/Star Trading/Super Star Trading Houses
Rendering exports price competitive
Strengthening Export Marketing Effort
Special Economic Zones
Export Processing Zone /Export Oriented Units

Processing of an export order

Nature and Format of Export Order
Examination and Confirmation of Export Order
Central Excise Clearance
Pre-shipment Inspection
Appointment of Clearing and Forwarding Agents
Transportation of Goods to Port of Shipment
Port Formalities and Customs Clearance
Certificate of Origin and Shipment Advice
Presentation of Documents to Bank
Claiming Export Incentives

Product Development for Exports

Product Development
Planning for product development
Sourcing new ideas
The product development process
Market Research
Successful product planning
Packing and packaging

Export Marketing

Export Readiness
Identifying the right markets
Market Entry for Exports
Assessing Export Competitiveness

Forex and Risk Management

What is Foreign Exchange?
Foreign Exchange as a Financial Market
Foreign Exchange is an OTC Market (Over The Counter)
Rates of Exchange
Primary and Counter Currency
Market Maker and Market Taker
Bid/Offer Rate
Middle Rate
Cross Rates
Factors affecting exchange rate fluctuations
Major Currencies
Effect of fluctuations in exchange rates: exposure and foreign exchange risk
Risks of foreign exchange to exporters and importers
Managing risk

Electronic Data Interchange

EDI link ups
Indian Customs EDI System (ICES)

National Foreign Trade Policy

Foreign Trade Policy 2009-2014
Foreign Trade Policy 2015-2020

Containerization and transportation

Modes of Transport

Managing Quality in Exports

Services Quality
ISO 9000 Sstandards
List of Certification Bodies in India

What are the course deliverables ?

• Post registration get login credentials of your online profile
• Receive reading material
• Post preparation, schedule exam date and exam center from your online profile within six months of order date.
• Clear the exam and get hard copy and soft copy certificate with LinkedIn recommendation

Program Schedule

• No fixed dates.
• Prepare and appear for certification exam

Program Highlights

Benefits of Vskills Certification
• No Minimum educational qualification
• No time commitment
• Improve employability
• Certification valued and approved by Industry
• Become a part of Vskills Job centre for life
• Enriched professional experience by being a Vskills Alumni

Desired Course Seeker Profile

• No minimum eligibility
• No experience needed