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Embassy Freight Services UK
Newsletter July 2017


Contact



Embassy Freight Services UK
Basildon office
Unit 1 Apollo Business Park
Basildon
Essex SS14 3 NW
United Kingdom
T + 44 (0) 1268 820461
seaimports@embassyfreight.co.uk
seaexports@embassyfreight.co.uk



Heathrow office
Building 554 Shoreham Road
London Heathrow Airport
TW6 3RG
United Kingdom
T +44 (0) 208 897 9142
airimports@embassyfreight.co.uk
airexports@embassyfreight.co.uk


Main ports of the UK


June 2017


The 3 main ports of the UK are :


Felixstone
South Hampton
Liverpool
 


Liverpool port is rapidly growing and the new London Gateway port is expanding with new services calling from the Far East.



Contact us for more information about oceanfreight.


Still congestion in Rotterdam and Antwerp


July 2017


As we already published on the newspage of our website, there is still congestion in Rotterdam and Antwerp.
Because of the extra waiting time (up to 3 days), several barge operators have implemented a congestion surcharge;
Don't hesitate to contact us at seaexports@embassyfreight.co.uk if you have further questions.


New Goods and Services Tax in India


July 2017


The government of India has implemented the GST (Goods and Services Tax) in India on 1st July 2017.
These GST will replace the previous taxes and exist of 4 different tariff groups. Take a look at our website for more information about these tariff groups.
These centralized new tax is applicable for sea- and airfreight and tariffs vary from 5% to 18 %.


Take a look at our country page about China


July 2017


Are you looking for information from and to China to handle all your import and export shipments ?



Take a look at our country page about China. You can find this on our website under Practical info.



Information about our different offices, the required transport documents and facts & figures can be found here.



We have also added a calendar with the Mainland China Holidays.



Don't hesitate to contact us if you require more information


Have a nice Summer!


July 2017


This is our last newsletter this summer. Most of you will enjoy a well-deserved holiday.



We wish you a beautiful Summer!


More information


July 2017


Visit our website for important news items.



Did you know that via our Logistics Glossary you can find definitions of hundreds of logistic terms such as HAWB and FAK.



This newsletter is not legally binding.
Embassy Freight cannot be held liable for any inaccuracies published in its newsletters.


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