In order to further strengthen customs protection of intellectual property rights, effectively crack down on illegal export of infringing goods, and create a world-class business environment, shenzhen customs will launch a six-month special action on ipr protection code-named "longteng action 2019" from July 1, 2019. It is reported that this is the third consecutive year for shenzhen customs to carry out the special operation.
Filling in the "brand" on the customs declaration:
1. Those with R or TM logo must be branded.
2. If there is no R or TM logo on the product, but there are obvious letters or Chinese characters on the product or package, the brand may also be registered.
3. If there is no R or TM logo and no obvious letters or Chinese characters on the product or package, the product shall be unlicensed.
4. Intellectual property customs protection filing system inquiry website:
During the special operation, the shenzhen customs will according to the characteristics of the different transport channels and infringement of trade form, precision ShiCe, precise, to be cultivated to strengthen export enterprise intellectual property advantage, effectively protect the legitimate rights and interests of enterprises with foreign investment, to combat the illegal behaviour of deterring import and export links infringement, maintaining the order of fair and orderly import and export trade.
America's $200 billion tariff list could be applied for exclusion
On June 30th America's $200 billion tariff list can be applied for exclusion. June 19, the office of the United States trade representative (USTR) issued a notice, ready to formally start the $200 billion tariff list products exclusion process.
Us $200 billion tariff exclusion application
The site will be up and running from June 30, 2019. The deadline for applications is September 30, 2019.
What companies can apply for exclusion?
The application for exclusion of products shall be submitted by a us entity. It is recommended that each export enterprise contact the us importer or brand manufacturer for active participation and submit an application for exclusion in accordance with the above requirements after the formal initiation of the exclusion procedure.
It is worth noting that the effect of the product exclusion decision is retroactive. If the product is excluded, the part of the additional tariff already paid from September 24, 2018 will be refunded. USTR has phased out some of the 34 billion products in the list that will be subject to additional tariffs starting July 6, 2018.
USTR has phased out some of the 34 billion products in the list that will be subject to additional tariffs starting July 6, 2018.
|Schedule and Exclusion list of The United States imposed tariffs on China|
|Imposing||Tariff list||start imposing time||imposed rate||notes|
|34 billion||2018-7-6||25%||Five rounds have been eliminated|
|16 billion||2018-8-23||25%||Did not rule out|
|200 billion||2018-9-17||10%||Not excluded (10% still applies to goods that have been shipped from China before May 10, 2019 but have not arrived in the United States before June 15)|
|300 billion||To be determined||25%||Public hearing on June 17, 2019. Submission of rebuttal after hearing closes on June 24, 2019|
|Exclude||Discharge rounds||HTS corner number||Federal register number||Start elimination time||Belongs to the additional imposing list|
|First Batch||9903.88.05||83 FR 67463||2018-12-28||34 billon|
|Second Batch||9903.88.06||84 FR 11152||2019-3-25||35 billon|
|Third Batch||9903.88.07||84 FR 16310||2019-4-18||36 billon|
|Forth Batch||9903.88.08||84 FR 21389||2019-5-4||37 billon|
|Fifth Batch||9903.88.10||84 FR 25895||2019-6-4||38 billon|
|Exclusion invalidation instructions: "exclusion time" means that exports from China to the United States are exempted from additional tariffs within one year from that date. And, as of the date of the levy to impose tariffs have been during the period of post, can apply to the U.S. customs tariff tax return place to add (i.e., eliminate with retroactive effect).|
Since July 1, if this document cannot be provided for the export of chemical products to South Korea, customs clearance will not be possible and fines will be imposed
K-reach applies to companies that produce or import chemicals in South Korea and to foreign companies that export chemicals to South Korea. Foreign companies that do not export to South Korea but form supply chains with downstream companies that either export to or are based in South Korea could also be affected.
It is important to note that k-reach does not apply to the following situations:
Food, food additives, food containers and food packaging
Functional health food
Medical apparatus and instruments
Export shipping dock planner new implementation manifest the new charge standard
The charging standard of shipping export preloading new manifest in ningbo port will be implemented on July 1. Several freight forwarders have issued relevant notices.
Exports shipping dock planner new manifest the generation and transmission of a big increase in export booking forwarder shipping enterprise operating and a number of costs, in view of the objective conditions and new work harder, and in reference of the nation's other port practices, on the basis of combining with the actual situation of ningbo port, the shipping of the implementation of the customs requires new export dock planner manifest in the following standards:
Through online e-commerce system or between freight enterprise submit dock planner manifest EDI model, according to 30 yuan/ticket to the client or other agents charge;
If the prearranged manifest is submitted by paper or other means, the fee shall be 60 yuan/ticket to the principal or agent.
For special operations such as changing or deleting the shipping manifest after sending the prearranged shipping manifest, the consignor or the requesting party will be charged the fee for sending the shipping manifest, the fee standard is 60 yuan/ticket/time, the above fee does not include other charges of relevant shipping agents.
The fee will take effect from July 1, 2019.
The port of Shanghai has implemented paperless bill of lading for some shipping agents
Recently, Shanghai issued a notice: decision since July 1, 2019, on part of the ship generation begin to fully implement paperless import bill of lading, no longer accept paper bills of lading. Customers can be authorized by the electronic bill of lading information on port group accepts the center website (www.sipg.com.cn) directly deal with suitcase. Details of the notification are as follows:
Please pay close attention to the notice on paperless import bill of lading issued by the shipping agency by those enterprises that still use paper bill of lading, and be sure to record and open the permission of electronic bill of lading before July 1, so as not to affect the normal customs clearance.
Guangzhou cancelled the agency inspection service fee items
Guangzhou development and reform commission
Notice on canceling the service fee items of agency inspection and quarantine
Panicle hair reform  no. 379
Since August 1, 2018, the integrated declaration of import and export goods of the customs has been officially implemented. The original declaration and inspection declaration system has been integrated into one declaration system to realize one declaration and one customs clearance. In view of the fact that the agency inspection service fee is a double charge item in the same link with the agency declaration service fee, in order to optimize the port business environment and standardize the charging behavior, we have decided to cancel the agency inspection service fee item in the import and export link after study. The enterprises concerned shall not delay or refuse to implement it for any reason, nor shall they continue to collect fees in any other name.
This notice shall take effect from July 1, 2019.
Guangzhou development and reform commission
June 26, 2019
China and belarus formally implemented mutual recognition of AEO
In April 2019, the customs authorities of China and belarus formally signed the arrangement on mutual recognition of the enterprise credit management system of the People's Republic of China and the AEO system of the republic of belarus (hereinafter referred to as the mutual recognition arrangement).
The decision will take effect on July 24, 2019.
1. In accordance with the mutual recognition arrangement, the Chinese and white countries mutually recognize the "Authorized Economic Operator" of the other party's customs to facilitate customs clearance for the import and export goods of AEO enterprises of both parties.
Among them, the belarusian customs recognized the Chinese customs advanced certification enterprise as a mutually recognized AEO enterprise, and the Chinese customs recognized the belarusian customs as a mutually recognized AEO enterprise.
2. During the customs clearance of import and export goods, China and belarus give each other AEO enterprises the following facilitation measures:
Reduce document review; (I) application of a lower inspection rate; Giving priority to the inspection of goods that need to be inspected; Designate customs liaison officer for immediate communication to solve AEO customs clearance problems; Fast-track customs clearance, including priority clearance if international trade is disrupted and resumed.
Iii. Advanced certification enterprises of Chinese customs with import and export trade with belarus need to code AEO: AEOCN+ 10-digit enterprise code registered with Chinese customs.
For example, AEOCN0123456789 informs the importer or exporter of belarus to fill in the declaration in accordance with the regulations of the customs of belarus. The customs of belarus will give relevant convenience measures after confirming the AEO enterprise identity of the customs of China.
4. When the enterprise declares the imported goods of the "third type AEO enterprise" in Russia, it shall fill in the AEO code of the belarusian consignor in the column of "overseas consignor code" in the column of "overseas consignor code" in the column of "overseas consigner" in the import declaration form and the column of "consignor AEO code" in the water and air cargo manifest respectively. When an enterprise exports goods to AEO enterprises in belarus, it needs to fill in the AEO code of the consignee in the column of "overseas consignee" of the export declaration form and the column of "consignee AEO code" of the water and air cargo manifest respectively.
Fill in: "country code (BY) +AEO enterprise code (4 digits)", e.g. "BY1234". After confirming AEO's identity in belarus, the Chinese customs will provide relevant facilitation measures.
From July 1, a new batch of 8 categories will be transferred from the non-restricted import category to the restricted import category
In recent years, the import of "foreign garbage" has not stopped, increasing the load of regional environmental pollution, causing serious environmental pollution to some areas. So at the end of 2018, a public announcement four ministries and commissions such as ecological environment, to further adjust the catalog of import of solid waste management, such as iron and steel scrap, copper FeiSuiLiao, aluminum FeiSuiLiao eight varieties of solid waste from the non restrictive import class catalogue of solid wastes as raw materials to the restrictive import class catalogue of solid wastes as raw materials, since July 1, 2019.
From July 1, these goods tariff code most-favoured-nation tax rate cut
The temporary tariff rate adjustment plan for import and export in 2019 was implemented on January 1, 2019. The scheme adjusts the tariff rate of most-favoured-nation, tariff quota, agreement tariff rate, preferential tariff rate and export tariff rate.
Among them, the provisional tariff rates for imported goods, including 33 tariff rates, will be adjusted from July 1, mainly related to video recorders, camera components for mobile phones, high-definition cameras, infrared thermometer sensor components, integrated circuit testing and sorting equipment.
According to the agreement on tax reduction of information technology products, the fourth step tax reduction will be implemented on 298 information technology products starting from July 1, 2019, eliminating the provisional import tax rate of 14 products and narrowing the scope of application of the provisional import tax rate of one product.