One of the strengths of the specialists of our company - is the examination of the prices of export, import and domestic contracts for the supply of goods and services for their compliance with the prevailing price level in the market.
For the examination, the customer submits to IIS an Application with the attachment of a draft contract, a competitive list or other justification for contract pricing (if possible).
Examination of contracts assumes that the customer submits to IIS a list of necessary documents for the examination of the contract.
The main condition for issuing an expert opinion on a contract is compliance with the export market price of goods, the prevailing market conditions and compliance with the terms of the contract. For the current situation in the world market, the price level is taken, which is formed on the basis of commercial offers or price lists of manufacturers, or alternative suppliers or dealers / distributors of manufacturers, as well as those indicated in available sources of information, incl. information publications, Internet resources received during the period of consideration of the application by consulting companies by fax, e-mail or other means of communication.
In order to avoid overestimating or underestimating the invoice value, a price check is carried out in accordance with the following rules:
a) IIS rejects the contract price agreed between the exporter and the importer only if they can prove that their assertion of an unsatisfactory price is based on a verification procedure that meets the criteria set out in subparagraphs (b) - (e);
b) IIS conducts a price comparison for the purpose of verifying the export price based on the price (s) of identical or similar goods with similar technical characteristics or parameters offered for export from the same country from which the export is carried out and the nearest neighboring countries , at the same time or nearly simultaneously, on competitive and comparable terms of sale, in accordance with normal trading practice, and without any discounts usually applied. Such a comparison is made based on the following:
c) When verifying the price, IIS will take into account the terms of the contract and / or the sales contract and the commonly applied qualifying factors related to the transaction; These factors include, but are not limited to, the stage of trading and the volume of sales, delivery times and conditions, price revision clauses, quality specifications, design specifics, special handling and packaging conditions, order size, cash sales, the effects of seasonal fluctuations, license fees or other payments for intellectual property and services provided under the contract, if, in accordance with accepted practice, they are not billed separately; they also include some elements related to the exporter's price, such as the contractual relationship between exporter and importer;
For price verification purposes, the following elements are not taken into account:
The value of the goods indicated in the expert opinion of the IIS company is advisory in nature for the customs authorities and may not coincide with the value subject to customs duties in the importing country.