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24 Apr 2024
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Circle transport in freight forwarding means that the price of transport is calculated assuming that the driver travels with the load to the designated place and returns empty. Whether the transport will be...

23 Apr 2024
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The SDS Safety Data Sheet (formerly MSDS Material Safety Data Sheet) is a document containing information on the physical, chemical and toxicological properties of chemicals and...

23 Apr 2024
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China has long held a leading position in the production and export of chemical products, providing a wide range of essential materials to industries around the world. The growing demand for Chinese...

20 Apr 2024
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In order to successfully start importing products from China, we first need to consider what specific products we would like to start importing. There are many product categories that can be successfully...

17 Apr 2024
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The transportation of goods is an integral part of the global economy, as millions of tonnes of cargo are transported by various modes of transport every day. However, despite the diligence in life as it is, a...

15 Apr 2024
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SDR - is a special unit of account created by the International Monetary Fund. The value of the SDR is calculated on the basis of a currency basket of the world's major currencies and its exchange rate all...

15 Apr 2024
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The Polish General Forwarding Rules (OPWS) is a written set of regulations in freight forwarding. It was created by the Polish Chamber of Forwarding and Logistics (PISiL). The regulations concern the rights and obligations of the forwarder and...

09 Apr 2024
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Transport on a RORO ship is aimed at oversized loads that do not fit into the standard containers found in maritime transport. In this case, cargo is loaded below deck....

09 Apr 2024
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What is container rolling? Container rolling means that containers have not been loaded onto the ship on which they were to sail and are moved to the next departure. In practice, it causes ...

06 Apr 2024
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Blank sailing is when a shipowner cancels a voyage entirely or skips a port where it was previously scheduled to stop. Most often, information about blank sailing is issued by the...

06 Apr 2024
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Every day, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), as many as 100,000 aircraft take off to carry 140,000 tonnes of various goods. This is a huge scale that shows how...

03 Apr 2024
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The 3D printer market has seen exponential growth in recent years, driven by advances in technology and growing demand across a range of industries. Companies and individuals alike are recognising the potential of technology...

29 Mar 2024
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An island in the North Atlantic, Iceland is one of the most fascinating and unique places in the world. However, it is not only its natural beauty but also its economic development that makes it...

28 Mar 2024
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The development of electric cars marks a significant shift in the automotive industry, with more and more people opting for environmentally friendly and sustainable transport options. As demand for...

28 Mar 2024
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In recent years, there has been a growing demand for prefabricated houses, which are cheaper and faster to build, in both developed and developing countries. As traditional construction methods are becoming...

27 Mar 2024
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The Middle Kingdom plays a key role in the global semiconductor market. China is one of the world's major semiconductor producers, making semiconductor imports important for...

26 Mar 2024
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The logistics industry plays a key role in the global economy, ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of supply chains. It is therefore a highly sought-after and competitive field for those wishing to start...

22 Mar 2024
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Flexitanks, as flexible transport vessels, bring with them both numerous benefits and challenges. Despite the increasing popularity of their use, there are a number of problems that can occur during...

22 Mar 2024
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More than 11 billion goods are transported globally every year. This is why container transport has developed so dynamically over the last 50 years. There are many types of containers used...

22 Mar 2024
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The Flexi tank, also known as flexitank or flexibag, is a rapidly growing alternative to traditional means of transporting and storing liquids. This innovative packaging solution has gained popularity...

22 Mar 2024
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With the development of technology, there is an increased awareness among consumers who want to take action to protect the environment. As a result, buyers want to pay more attention to specific labels and...

21 Mar 2024
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 MOQ, or minimum order quantity, is a term that is often used in the business world, particularly in the manufacturing and retail industries. It refers to what the minimum ...

20 Mar 2024
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The following article was prepared by Karol Czekałowski of prawochinskie.com.pl, through a collaboration between blogs on China and exports. Introduction: When buying or selling anything to...

14 Mar 2024
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In order to facilitate international transactions, the European Union has introduced the EORI (Economic Operators Registration and Identification) number, a unique identifier that is necessary for commercial operations with...

07 Mar 2024
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The global steel industry has seen significant growth in recent years, with China becoming a key player in the market. Chinese steelmakers have gained a reputation for competitive prices and large...

07 Mar 2024
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Importing from China has become a common way to source low-cost and diverse products for sale in the domestic market. However, before you embark on your import adventure, it is important to understand the...

06 Mar 2024
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In today's dynamic economy, companies of all sizes are constantly looking for ways to expand their business and increase profits. Importing from China provides an attractive pathway to access a wide...

26 Feb 2024
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Economic cooperation between Poland and Turkey is an important pillar of trade relations between the two countries, where an analysis of current import and export dynamics highlights the growing importance of this partnership. Turkey,...

16 Feb 2024
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Air transport from China to the UK is growing rapidly, providing a key link between two powerful economies - China's, the second largest in the world, and the UK's...

04 Feb 2024
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Japan has long been recognised as one of the world's leading economies. With a strong focus on technology, innovation and manufacturing, the Japanese economy has consistently shown resilience and growth....

01 Feb 2024
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Importing products from China has become a popular business practice for many companies around the world. The country's huge production capacity and competitive prices have made it a popular...

30 Jan 2024
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What is a heat pump and why should you import them from China? A heat pump is an innovative solution that contributes to energy savings and provides cost-effective heating....

29 Jan 2024
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Chinese jewellery manufacturers are known for their high quality products, attractive prices and a wide selection of designs and styles. One of the main advantages of importing jewellery from China is the ability to...

26 Jan 2024
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The rapid growth of Chinese imports is a significant factor shaping the global economy. Chinese products are undeniably making their presence felt in almost every field - from advanced electronics and fashionable...

19 Jan 2024
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Before importing goods from China, we must pay special attention to the correct booking of imported goods, so that everything is carried out in a legal manner consistent with Polish law.....

18 Jan 2024
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Modern international trade is becoming increasingly accessible, especially in terms of ordering goods from China. One popular delivery option offered by Chinese retailers is to use...

16 Jan 2024
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Importing from China to an individual is only possible if you are ordering the goods for private use and will not be marketed further. For example, we would like to order...

15 Jan 2024
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The transport trade fairs held in Poland are a very good opportunity to share your knowledge and experience gathered over many years in the TSL industry.....

06 Jan 2024
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There have been more than a dozen attacks on container ships in the Red Sea recently, causing the world's five largest shipping companies to decide to skip shipping through the canal....

20 Dec 2023
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In the world of textile and fabric imports, China has long established itself as a leading player. With its huge production capacity, competitive prices and diverse range of materials, Chinese textiles have become...

18 Dec 2023
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Non-floating cargo in sea, rail and air transport often involves a higher cost of transport. All because of the extra space that the cargo occupies, which does not ...

13 Dec 2023
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Maritime and air transport play a key role in Canada's international trade. The country is one of the world's leaders in both exports and imports, and its geographical location...

08 Dec 2023
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Australia, being an island nation, is dependent on sea and air transport to ensure the movement of essential goods and raw materials. In recent years, it has seen a significant increase in trade...

08 Dec 2023
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In recent years, China has become a major player in global trade, with its exports accounting for more than 12% of global exports. Goods from China are mainly transported to Europe....

07 Dec 2023
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Storage costs are inherent in sea, rail and air transport. They occur after a certain amount of free time has passed. In each of the aforementioned transports, the free time...

06 Dec 2023
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In today's globalised world, transport plays a key role in connecting businesses and consumers across continents. Among the various modes of transport, rail freight transport has become a viable and...

04 Dec 2023
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When importing or exporting goods, we may come across a customs search of our cargo. This often involves delays, additional costs and sometimes problems with the customs office in...

21 Nov 2023
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Exports play an important role in the Malaysian economy. As an export-focused country, Malaysia relies heavily on trade with other countries for its economic development. This.

21 Nov 2023
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Thailand is one of Asia's largest economies. According to the 2021 export data from Thailand, the country's exports were worth approximately US$293.68 billion. Thailand...

21 Nov 2023
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In 2022, the value of Vietnam's gross domestic product (GDP) was around US$406.45 billion and is expected to rise to US$725.5 billion by 2028....

19 Nov 2023
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Air transport is the fastest solution for transporting cargo from Poland to the USA. Compared to sea transport, although it may be a more expensive solution, its indisputable advantage is the much...

18 Nov 2023
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A dynamic development of Polish exports to the United States can currently be observed. The huge and exceptionally buoyant American market is becoming increasingly attractive to Polish entrepreneurs. Production costs...

16 Nov 2023
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It has been some time since the start of the war in Ukraine, but sea transport of goods to Ukrainian ports is virtually non-existent. The map below shows in time ...

15 Nov 2023
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India, with a population of an impressive 1.428 billion people (as of 2022), represents a remarkable field of economic experience. Their Gross Domestic Product, as estimated by the International Monetary Fund, has been...

13 Nov 2023
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There is no other invention that has so changed the face of the world as the aeroplane - these are the words of Alexander Klemin, one of the pioneers of aviation. Nowadays, air transport...

10 Nov 2023
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Temperature-controlled maritime transport is a key element of the global supply network, enabling the safe transport of cargo requiring special temperature conditions. We are mainly talking about the transport of pharmaceuticals, vegetables and...

09 Nov 2023
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This article discusses certification requirements, the registration process and other important information regarding the import of cosmetics from China to Poland. You will learn what certifications and markings Chinese...

08 Nov 2023
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China is the world leader in the production and export of toys. More than half of the world's toy production comes from this country. This means that in China you will find the largest selection of...

03 Nov 2023
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Lighting is one of the most frequently imported product categories from China to Europe. Most chandeliers, light bulbs, LED lamps or other lighting products come from China. It is possible to...

02 Nov 2023
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China is a huge potentate of various types of machinery from simple to highly complex production lines. Machinery from China is gaining global popularity due to its excellent quality and attractive prices. Their...

31 Oct 2023
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The Chinese market is a place with a huge number of consumers, and for this reason the number of manufacturers of all kinds, including tool manufacturers, is truly enormous. Walking into a market...

31 Oct 2023
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Importing furniture from China in has become a very popular practice in the furniture industry worldwide. Companies from different countries, both large and small, choose to...

25 Oct 2023
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In an era of globalisation and increasing trade between countries, transport from China is becoming increasingly important. This is why more and more people are considering the question of insurance for such transport....

21 Oct 2023
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Have you ever wondered what goods can be transported by rail from China? In an era of globalisation and increasing trade, rail transport has become one of the key elements in the chain of...

24 Sep 2023
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The transport of goods from China to Poland is an important link in the global supply chain. Choosing the right mode of transport is crucial as it affects costs, delivery times and...

15 Jul 2023
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What are INCOTERMS 2020 ? INCOTERMS rules are an international set of trade rules that apply worldwide. They are used in international transactions and Incoterms define the responsibilities,...

06 Jul 2023
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What are INCOTERMS 2020 ? INCOTERMS rules are an international set of trade rules that apply worldwide. They are used in international transactions and Incoterms define the responsibilities,...

05 Jul 2023
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What is a customs agency ? A customs agency is a private company that acts as an intermediary between the client and the authorities when carrying out imports, exports or other activities. A customs agency ...

04 Jul 2023
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When importing goods from China, it is worth considering creating your own brand for a particular product. China is a huge market where the largest manufacturers of all kinds of products are concentrated, from accessories...

03 Jul 2023
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In maritime transport, there are the terms demurrage and detention, which refer to additional charges associated with the use of a container. These are additional charges that we have to pay when we exceed...

01 Jul 2023
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China is a huge market where demand for all kinds of products can reach astronomical numbers. Just look at the number of products sold on Chinese shopping sites similar to...

30 Jun 2023
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When deciding to import batteries or accumulators from China, we must remember that these are dangerous goods and subject to restrictions. Each mode of transport will be governed by different...

29 Jun 2023
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What are INCOTERMS 2020 ? INCOTERMS rules are international trade rules that apply worldwide. They are used in international transactions and Incoterms define the scope of liability, cost...

21 Jun 2023
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What are INCOTERMS 2020 ? INCOTERMS rules are international trade rules that apply worldwide. They are used in international transactions to define responsibilities, costs and...

18 Jun 2023
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What are INCOTERMS 2020 ? INCOTERMS rules are international trade rules that apply worldwide. They are used in international transactions to define responsibilities, costs and...

16 Jun 2023
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Why did freight prices rise during the pandemic ? The pandemic in the world of sea, rail and air transport has turned everything upside down. Rates have gone from around US$1,000 ...

15 Jun 2023
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What are INCOTERMS? By way of introduction, INCOTERMS are international trade rules that apply worldwide. They are used in international transactions to define responsibilities,...

14 Jun 2023
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What are INCOTERMS ? INCOTERMS are international trade rules that apply worldwide. They are used in international transactions to define responsibilities, costs and risks ...

13 Jun 2023
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The incoterms formula DDP ( Delivered Duty Paid ) in practice means that the seller is responsible for delivering the cargo to the destination or to a point that we mutually agree upon.....

12 Jun 2023
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With any import from China, customs clearance is required for the goods to be released into the European Union. We can authorise a customs agency to represent...

11 Jun 2023
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What is shipment consolidation? When importing goods from China, it is often the case that the goods ordered come from different manufacturers. This is quite a problematic issue, because if ...

10 Jun 2023
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Sea transport is the most popular means of transport from the Middle Kingdom. This is primarily due to the price of the solution, which, given the current market situation, comes out the most favourable. In addition to the cheapest price in...

09 Jun 2023
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When importing goods from China, we must take into account the need to pay VAT and customs duties. In order to legally introduce goods from China for sale in the European Union...

07 Jun 2023
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The conflict between Russia and Ukraine is well underway and does not look set to end any time soon. We would like to look at this conflict from the perspective of transporting ...

06 Jun 2023
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When importing from China, we need every good to go through customs clearance in order to be released. It is advisable to complete the documents in advance so that when the goods are declared...

04 Jun 2023
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Air transport is currently the fastest form of transporting cargo from China. Unfortunately, the price is quite high and much higher than sea or rail transport. Freight rates ...

01 Jun 2023
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When thinking of buying a particular product in China, it is worth importing samples first before the final order. This is extremely important due to the fact that very many products...

31 May 2023
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The first day of the China Home Life Poland Fair began today. The fair will run from 31 May to 2 June 2023. Along with the Homelife fair, the fair takes place...

30 May 2023
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In the world of transport, it is extremely important to be fluent in terms that are used as the daily bread of the transport industry before loading or after unloading goods....

28 May 2023
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Rail transport from China has in recent years been one of the most common modes of transport next to sea transport. In 2020, a record amount was transported via China-Europe rail links....

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