About Us New Overseas Traders, a Fair Trade company in business since 1987, sources, selects and imports a range of beautiful gifts, furniture and a range of household items for retailers across the UK and Europe. Behind every product is a story of local people driving their local economy. All goods are manufactured by hand, aiding local employment in India and with minimal use of electricity.

As well as supplying hundreds of independent retailers across the country, New Overseas Traders has three retail shops, called The India Shop, in Salisbury and Wantage.


Making a purchase could not be easier. Just browse our Catalog, and click on any items that you wish to buy and put them into the shopping cart.

Orders are always proforma; payment must be received before the goods are dispatched. Payment is requested only once the goods are packed and ready for dispatch. The goods are then held for 10 days.

All goods are subject to VAT are supplied to trade only.

All goods remain the property of New Overseas Traders until paid for in full.

Payment can be made by bank transfer, credit/debit card over the phone or cheque.

European customers can make the Euro payment to our Euro account.

Shipping And Handling Carriage is paid on orders over £175 for the UK MAINLAND

UK Non-Mainland, Ireland, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Luzembourg, Netherlands: Carriage free on orders over £300 (€390) excluding VAT (except on orders for furniture, newspaper bags or wooden flooring where it will be charged at cost.

Other destinations, carriage charged at cost, agreed before dispatch.

There is no minimum order however minimum carriage payable:

Packet: £3.50

Carton: £6.95 + vat for UK Mainland. Elsewhere by arrangement.

Carriage by post is at your risk. Transit insurance will not be affected unless requested in writing.

Export carriage is at cost which we can quote upon confirmation of your order.

Delivery Schedule We aim to despatch your goods within 5 working days.
Back Orders Subject to availability orders are delivered in part of in full. In case of non delivery no claim can be accepted for loss of profit.
Tax Charges All goods are subject to VAT.

Customers in the EU should give us their VAT/TVA number otherwise we must charge VAT.
Credit Card Security We know of no documented cases of credit card fraud using our shopping system over the Internet. All credit card numbers are encrypted in the software when the order is placed using 128 bit encryption. They are only decrypted after they reach our computer. They are not held in clear text on any web site.
Guarantee Under the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) regulations 2000 you have the right to cancel for any reason your contract with us within seven days of receipt of the goods
Reaching Us If you need to reach us, please email us on info@newoverseastraders.co.uk, alternatively, you can call on 01672-851166 (or write to us at New Overseas Traders. Honeystreet Mill, Honey Street Village, Pewsey Vale, Wiltshire, SN9 5PS). UK
Privacy Policy New Overseas Traders do not disclose buyers information to third parties. Cookies are used on this shopping site, but only to keep track of the contents of your shopping cart once you have selected an item.
Returns Policy All goods are handmade. If you are not satisfied with the quality we will take them back, provided the goods have not been displayed or sold.

Our textiles are machine washable on a cold and gentle cycle. Continuous exposure to bright sunlight will accelerate the fading process. Drying in a hot tumble dryer may result in shrinkage. Deep coloured textiles or rugs should not be placed on light coloured surfaces due to the possibility of colour transfer.
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