Importer and Exporter

Importers or Exporters manage the operations of importing or exporting establishments.
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    Overview

    Importers or Exporters manage the operations of importing or exporting establishments.

    Day-to-day

    • identifies local and overseas business opportunities
    • develops and implements business plans, as well as the policies and procedures for marketing, operating, human resource, pricing and credit
    • determines the mix of products and services to be provided and negotiates conditions of trade
    • liaises with local and overseas suppliers and distributors about orders and products
    • researches regulatory and statutory requirements affecting the importing, exporting, wholesaling and distribution of goods
    • monitors business performance and prepares the estimates, financial statements and reports of operations.

    Considerations

    • Stressful

    To become an Importer and Exporter

    • You need extensive experience, or a formal qualification in commerce to work as an Importer or Exporter. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

      Take a Certificate IV in Business (Procurement)

    Skills employers are looking for

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