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Importers and Exporters

Importers and exporters buy commodities from overseas for the home market and sell home-produced commodities to overseas markets.

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About this Career

£25,922

Average salary

New workers start around £13,855.72. Normal pay is £25,922 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £49,356.48.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Advises home and overseas producers on the likely future demand for their goods.
  • Carries out customs clearance procedures for imports, arranges their storage and delivery and sells them personally or through a commodity broker.
  • Arranges for shipment of commodities overseas and ensures that insurance and export licences are in order.
  • Obtains orders from buyers and arranges payment by bill of exchange, letter of credit or other means.
  • Investigates and evaluates home and overseas demand for particular commodities.

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Our colleges

Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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