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A New International Trade Service

Certificate of Conformity or CoC is a mandatory document which is necessary for Customs clearance of exports to many countries around the globe.

Intertek Certificates Are Available Through Sussex Chamber Of Commerce

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Unsafe and unreliable imported products can result in injury, death or damage to property. This is the reason why most countries around the world have strengthened requirements in place to ensure their consumers are protected from sub-standard products and goods. 

Sussex Chamber of Commerce are working in partnership with Intertek who are authorised to issue or facilitate the Certificate of Conformity for exports to Algeria, Botswana, Cameroon, Gabon, Kenya, Kuwait, Nigeria, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and Uganda. The Certificate of Conformity shows that the goods being exported comply with the relevant technical regulations and national, regional or international standards of the country of import. protecting the health, safety and environment of citizens from substandard imported goods and giving them the assurance they need in their local market. 

The Certificate of Conformity is a mandatory document which is necessary for Customs clearance:

  • Certificate of Conformity for Exports to Algeria, Armenia, Belarus, Botswana, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Kenya, Kuwait, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia and Uganda.
  • Certificate of Inspection for Exports to Egypt
  • SONCAP Certificate for Imports into Nigeria

To acquire a Certificate of Conformity please call us on  T: +44 (0) 1444 259 259 or email

Growing Your Business Internationally

Sussex Chamber of Commerce is working in partnership with East Sussex County Council to bring you 4 key International Trade events. Be prepared to learn about new opportunities in high growth emerging markets and the export support you can access to help your business grow internationally. These events will give you practical advice, invaluable resources and the contacts needed to grow your business, and begin the next step of your export journey.

Following a recent survey these events have been tailored to suit businesses needs. Whether you’re a novice and looking at the export markets or an expert and wish to explore new markets, our events will help you take your business to the next level. There will be lively panel discussions, informative updates and of course plenty of time for networking.


Attend our business events and you can expect to:
• Learn about the opportunities in high growth markets
• Be better equipped to break down barriers
• Be better prepared to expand your business

Implications of Brexit on International Trade

Friday 8th September 2017 – 8am - 11am, Hastings Centre, Hastings

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E-commerce Worldwide

Monday 6th November 2017 – 8am - 11am, Buxted Park Hotel, Uckfield

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International Payment Security

Wednesday 17th January 2018 – 8am - 11am, The View Hotel, Eastbourne

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Logistics & Freight Forwarding

Tuesday 6th March 2018 – 8am - 11am, Dale Hill Golf Club, Wadhurst

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Membership of Sussex Chamber of Commerce is a great way to tap into the experience, skills and practical support you need to develop strategies, adopt best practice and find the people who can help you drive your business forward. We provide a range of networking opportunities and sector based forums aimed at helping you grow your business connections and share knowledge and ideas. You can develop your skills through a variety of training courses, and there are many ways in which to engage with members, through our magazine, website and social media channels. We have extensive international networks and can assist businesses with their requirements and export documentation. We influence key decision-makers in local and central government and are regularly consulted for feedback from the business community when policy is being developed, locally and nationally.

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