TRADE FACILITATION for GOODS and SERVICES
No longer restricted to the simple transactional processes and documentation related to moving goods, international trade facilitation now encompasses the specific cross-cultural stakeholder communication needed to support export of intangible outputs.
Trade Facilitation now includes provides focused assistance to professional and technical services, ICT, knowledge intensive manufacturing and fabrication, products, negotiating franchising agreements, and IP transfer and control.
Trade in services demand detailed knowledge of regulations, actual operating conditions, and knowledge of critical stakeholders and issues that are not part of the direct seller / buyer chain, for example impacted communities, indigenous groups or environmental considerations.
This expanded scope demands expert local knowledge of the culture, social context, language, and legal requirements related to the products and services, in addition to being able to file the right paperwork.
XPM is able to offer a full range of services through our network of qualified local associates related to equipment and process certification, licenses, standards compliance, and IP Registration, along with advice with respect to visas, permits and operating certificates.