Also in the news...
Find out how to import firewood, such as logs and kindling, into England, Scotland and Wales (Great Britain).
If you’re a business that currently buys goods from or sells goods to countries outside the UK, or are planning to trade with Europe from January 2021, HMRC’s new tool can help you identify ways you might be able to make the customs process easier for cheaper for your business. This short video shows you how to use the tool.
If you’re a UK business thinking about moving goods into or out of the UK , this video is here to help you understand how customs intermediaries or agents can help you. For more information have a look at the guidance available on gov.uk.
If you're buying or selling goods abroad, you need to work out the amount of duty or VAT you owe. This short video tells you how to find out the ‘commodity code’ classification for your goods, using our Trade Tariff tool. Find out more on GOV.UK
You’ll need a licence to import or export certain types of controlled goods. You may also need to pay extra duty in the UK. Unsure if this applies to your goods? This short video explains more about the types of goods that are classed as controlled. Find out more on GOV.UK
Wafeek BMC helps companies around the world to grow
Wafeek Business Management Consultants (BMC), an elite business management consulting firm, specialises in setting up new businesses and improving the performance of existing companies. The company also creates and promotes economic and commercial events with its partners.
Wafeek BMC was established in the Business Park at RAK FTZ in September 2013, with operations in Canada, Algeria, Spain and the UAE.
“As a RAK FTZ-licensed company, I have the benefit of 100 per cent ownership of my company, the unlimited opportunities that are available in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), and the full support of the administration that allows you to become a key player in the development of the local economy,” said Ahmed Mir, General Manager and Founder of Wafeek BMC. “Moreover, RAK has the most important industrial park in the UAE and the GCC for many fields.”
Wafeek BMC assists investors in starting up companies, from selecting a business activity to helping the company get its licence. Because of its strategic geographical location between the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and South Asia, RAK is a preferred destination for business and investment. Wafeek plays a key role in business management by providing services to its clients to help them improve their way of doing business, ranging from planning to meeting financial targets.
The company also focuses on creating economic events such as professional exhibitions, international conferences and forums. It invites people from many different parts of the world to let them see what the emirate has to offer for investors who are willing to expand their operations in the lucrative Middle East markets. It also creates opportunities for tourists to enjoy a wonderful experience in one of the most attractive locations in the region.
With the continuous business solutions and support offered by RAK FTZ, Wafeek BMC aims to become a respected and successful consultancy firm that will encourage more economic development in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah.
Article supplied by RAK Free Trade Zone