The BOC Blast 240 – NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR EXPORTS TO CHINA

NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR EXPORTS TO CHINA

ADJUSTMENT TO CHINA CUSTOMS ADVANCED MANIFEST (CCAM) REGULATIONS

Advisory, Customer Services

General Administration of Customs China (GACC) has released Order No.56 [2017] to adjust the Advanced Manifest rule (GACC advisory in Chinese) to ensure smooth customs clearance and effectively strengthen customs’ implementation of safe entry and risk prevention for import and export goods into/from China.

The rule will be effective from 1st June 2018 and includes the implementation of following.

1.China Customs Advanced Manifest (CCAM) enforcement wherein Advanced Manifest must be submitted to China Customs 24 hours prior to cargo loading on vessels sailing to/from China mainland ports.

2.The manifest data must be accurate and complete for all goods under the Bill of Lading (BL).

3.Full details of the Shipper and Consignee (or Notify Party if Consignee is To Order) must be provided in the shipping instruction (SI). Due to this adjustment in policy, Enterprise codes are newly required as follows.

In accordance with China Customs requirements, we will require the following information upon booking for cargo destined to China to ensure that shipments will not be delayed or denied entry into the People’s Republic of China:

o Shipper contact name and phone number

o Shipper Tax ID or Unified Social Credit Code (USCI)

o Consignee contact name and phone number

o Consignee Tax ID or Unified Social Credit Code (USCI)

To comply with the above regulatory requirements and ensure no delays with China Customs clearance, please ensure to provide the data in your shipping instruction (SI) for vessels loading to China from 1st June 2018 onwards. Please follow the documentation cut off as advised by your nearest booking office.

We will keep you informed of any further development.

If you have any questions, please contact your BOC Representative.

Thank you for your support.