Trade Facilitation

International Standards (ISO) & Business Development

Understanding trade and the importance of trade facilitation through MSTQ knowledge - based on a successful record of achievement and recognised as a leader within the United Kingdom, and regularly selected by Government institutions and NGO's to develop and deliver international MSTQ infrastructure projects with particular reference to SME engineering, and the agri-food supply chain.

Providing consultancy and training expertise to Governmental trade and industry departments and directly to local SME's - requiring certification against ISO 9001, ISO 22000 and or the British Retail Consortium (BRC) range of Standards, plus supporting specific product marks such as the Little Red Tractor. Supporting good manufacturing practice (GMP).

Delivering UK and international norms for MSTQ compliance with a focus on product inspection for market compliance, quality and environmental management systems, traceable calibration and manufacturing best practice, coupled with policy advice against ethical trade.

Supporting emerging and developing economies help themselves, through capacity building and creating effective conformity assessment structures.

Regulation & Standards - with vast trade expertise and practical working knowledge of product regulations, directives and the associated legal frameworks - discussing your product type and inspection approval requirements to ensure documented compliance against your international target market requirements.

Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) certification requirements are being rolled-out across the United Kingdom, the European Union and North America – in support of unhindered international free movement of products. Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) certification can be supported by accredited certification against ISO 9001.

For management and technical support against the ISO 9001 requirements email: iso9001@davidburns.co.uk

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Agri-Food Standards
Trade Standards
Removing Technical Barriers
Food Testing Standards
ISO 22000, BRC & AEO

International Trade Experience

Understand international markets and the importance trade facilitation through MSTQ compliance - over the years, contracted by the ASEAN, World Bank, UNIDO, CIDA, Crown Agents, RvA, SWEDAC, British Standards Institute, the UK Government and the European Commission (CEN) in countries worldwide, including: Albania, Argentina, Bosnia, Bulgaria, China, Denmark, Estonia, Falklands, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Jamaica, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lithuania, Latvia, Moldova, Mongolia, Mozambique, Pakistan, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Thailand, Ukraine, Uruguay and Vietnam. Personally proud to have facilitated trade through business to business trade links and friendships in support of socio-economic improvement.

Today, continually working with a wide range of international institutions and Government accreditation and approval bodies - technically underpinning MSTQ conformity infrastructure projects in support of UK trade facilitation - supporting SME industry and commerce, through technical knowledge transfer and target market understanding.

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