1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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IMPORTERS, EXPORTERS AND WHOLESALERS plan, organise and administer the activities of businesses conducting operations in importing, exporting and wholesale trade.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is a bachelor degree or higher qualification or at least 5 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • identifying local and overseas business opportunities
  • determining the mix of products and services to be provided and negotiating conditions of trade
  • researching regulatory and statutory requirements affecting the importing, exporting, wholesaling and distribution of goods
  • developing a business plan and implementing marketing, operating, personnel, pricing and credit policy and procedures
  • monitoring the performance of the business and preparing estimates, financial statements and reports of operations


This section contains the following subsection :
              1192-11 Importer or Exporter
              1192-13 Wholesaler

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