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Summary of matters needing attention when exporting

by:VIPUTRANS     2020-09-04
  Different countries have different requirements and regulations on the import and export of goods. We must understand the details of each country's import and export so that there will be no problems at critical times.

1. Countries that need to declare AMS

United States, Canada, Mexico, Philippines

(The U.S. does not need to declare the ISF regulations and must be provided to the U.S. Customs 48 hours before sailing, otherwise there will be a fine of USD5000, AMS fee of 25 USD/ticket, and 40 USD/ticket if modified). From July 1, 2016, all goods imported into the Philippines must be declared AMS in advance. In addition to the original EBS, CIC will add an additional AMS surcharge. Goods to the Philippines require AMS declaration in advance

2. Countries that need to declare ENS

All member states of the European Union, ENS costs 25-35 US dollars per ticket. 

3. Countries where wooden packaging needs to be fumigated

Australia, United States, Canada, South Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Israel, Brazil, Chile, Panama.

4. Countries that need to do certificate of origin

Cambodia, Canada, UAE, Doha, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka. 

5. Indonesian regulations

The final consignee must have the right to import and export, otherwise the import cannot be cleared. Therefore, it will take about one month to modify the bill of lading.

Sixth, Saudi regulations

All goods imported to Saudi Arabia must be shipped on pallets and the country of origin and mark must be printed on the packaging. And since February 25, 2009, all goods arriving in Hong Kong that violate this regulation without using pallets will be fined SAR1,000 (US$267)/20’ and SAR1,500 (US$400)/40’ respectively. By the guests themselves.

7. Brazilian regulations

1. Only three originals of the full set of bills of lading are accepted. The amount of freight must be displayed on the bill of lading (only US dollars or Euros can be used). 'TO ORDER' bills of lading are not accepted. The contact information (telephone, address) of the consignee must be displayed on the bill of lading. );

2. The CNPJ number of the consignee must be displayed on the bill of lading (the consignee must be a registered company), and the consignee must be a company registered in the destination customs;

3. It is not possible to pay on collection, and it is not possible to collect more money at the port of destination. The wooden packaging must be fumigated, so the LCL quotation needs more attention. 

8. Mexican regulations

1. To declare the AMS bill of lading, the product code must be displayed, as well as the AMS information and packing list invoice;

2. Notify displays third-party notifiers, which are generally freight forwarding companies or CONSIGNEE agents;

3. SHIPPER shows the real consignor and CONSIGNEE shows the real consignee;

4. The product name cannot display the general name, but the detailed product name should be displayed;

5. Number of pieces: It is required to display the detailed number of pieces. For example: there are 50 cartons of goods in 1PALLET, not only 1 PLT, but 1 pallet containing 50 cartons;

6. The bill of lading must show the origin of the goods, and the bill of lading is changed to the bill of lading after the ship is opened, and a fine of at least USD200 will be generated.

9. Chile attention

Chile does not accept telex bills of lading, and wooden packaging must be fumigated. 

10. Attention to Panama

Telex bill of lading is not accepted, the wooden packaging should be fumigated, packing list and invoice should be provided;

Transit via COLON FREEZONE to Panama (PANAMA), the goods must be stackable and can be operated by forklift, and the weight of a single piece cannot exceed 2000KGS.

11. Attention to Colombia (COLOMBIA)

The shipping amount must be shown on the bill of lading (only US dollars or Euros can be used).

12. India warning

Regardless of FOB or CIF conditions, regardless of whether the bill of lading is 'TOORDER OF SHIPPER', regardless of whether the bill of lading is in your hand, the Indian side can not make payment and is technically legal. In the import declaration BILL OFENTRY (import declaration manifest) and As long as the Indian customer’s name is displayed on the IGM (Import Goods Manifest), you have lost the cargo rights, regardless of whether the bill of lading is in your hand, so be sure to pay 100% in advance as much as possible. 

13. Russia

1. The payment must be timely, or you are a long-term cooperation, otherwise it is recommended to pay first! Or more than 75% must be paid in advance.

2. After the goods arrive at the port, there must be two reminders: one reminds customers to pay, and second reminds customers to pick up the goods! Otherwise, after the goods arrive at the port or the station, no one picks up the goods and the customs hacks the goods, or you have to pay high fees and customers can release the goods without bill of lading through relationships. Sometimes this market is justified and unclear. !

3. In view of the procrastination of the Russians, it is important to remember that whether it is prepayment, delivery, or final payment, all must be urged.

14. Kenya

The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) began to implement the Pre-Export Standard Compliance Verification Program (PVOC) on September 29, 2005. Therefore, since 2005, PVOC has been adopted as a pre-shipment verification method. Products in the PVoC catalog must obtain a Certificate of Conformity (CoC) before shipment. The CoC certificate is a mandatory customs clearance document in Kenya. Without this certificate, the goods will be refused entry after they arrive at Kenyan ports.

15. Egypt

1. For goods exported to Egypt, the Commodity Inspection Bureau implements pre-shipment inspection and supervision. 


2. Regardless of whether the commodity inspection is legally required, the customer is required to provide a renewal voucher or receipt, a formal inspection authorization letter, packing list, invoice, and contract. 

3. Then go to the Commodity Inspection Bureau to handle the customs clearance form (the statutory commodity inspection can get the customs clearance form in advance), and then make an appointment with the commodity inspection personnel of the Commodity Inspection Bureau to go to the warehouse to supervise the installation. (To make an appointment a few days in advance, you need to consult with the local Commodity Inspection Bureau)  

4. After the Commodity Inspection Bureau staff arrive at the warehouse, they will first take photos of the empty containers, and then check the number of boxes for each shipment, check one ticket for one ticket, and take a photo for one ticket, and then go to the Commodity Inspection Bureau. Change the customs clearance form before you can arrange the customs declaration.


5. Approximately 5 working days after customs clearance, go to the Commodity Inspection Bureau to obtain a customs clearance pre-shipment inspection certificate at the port of destination. Foreign customers can use this certificate to handle customs clearance at the port of destination. 


6. For all goods exported to Egypt, the corresponding documents (certificates of origin and invoices) must be certified by the Egyptian embassy in China. The stamped documents and pre-shipment inspection certificates can be cleared and picked up at the destination port of Egypt. The embassy recognizes After customs declaration or after the export data is confirmed. 

7. The Egyptian Embassy’s certification is about 3-7 working days, and the pre-shipment inspection certificate is about 5 working days. For other customs and commodity inspections, you can consult local officials. When talking about customers, market personnel must set aside their own safe time to operate accordingly. . (The above content is for reference only)
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