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Customs Clearance Form for Imported/Exported Goods Is Canceled Comprehensively from June 1st

For the purpose of implementing the requirements of theinstitutional reform of the State Council, further optimizing businessenvironment, and promoting trade facilitation, according to Decision of theGeneral Administration of Customs on Amending Some Rules and Regulations(Decree No. 238 [2018] of the General Administration of Customs), the issuesconcerning the comprehensive cancellation of the Customs Clearance Form forImported/Exported Goods are announced as follows:

Ⅰ For declaration of imported goods concerning statutoryrequirement of inspection and quarantine, the original customs clearance codeand number will not be written in the column of documents attached in thecustoms clearance form. Enterprises can declare to the customs through the customsand inspection declaration interface of “single window” (including the “singlewindow” connected to “internet + customs”). If enterprises need to use theseparate customs declaration interface and inspection declaration interface inthe “single window” or the enterprise client end for customs and inspectiondeclaration, the inspection and quarantine number on the electronic inspectiondeclaration receipt shall be written in the column of documents attached in thecustoms clearance form and code “A” shall be selected.

Ⅱ For declaration of exported goods concerning statutoryrequirement of inspection and quarantine, the original customs clearance codeand number will not be written in the column of documents attached in thecustoms clearance form. The data number of the original inspection declarationelectronic account on the electronic inspection declaration receipt shall bewritten and code “B” shall be selected.

Ⅲ For special cases where paper documents of inspectionand quarantine still need to be offered, they shall be handled as follows:

1. For imported animals, plants and related products,whose delivery certificates need to be offered during transportation, a paperNotice for Transfer of Imported Goods shall be provided.

2. For special goods like centralized export declarationor problems caused by computers or systems, a paper Inspection and QuarantineContact Sheet of Exported Goods shall be provided as needed.

Ⅳ The Customs sends release orders in a centralizedmanner, and then the operation units of workplaces under customs’ surveillanceshall provide services to enterprises for goods release according to theorders.  

Ⅴ This announcement is implemented since June 1 2018. TheAnnouncement of the General Administration of Customs and the GeneralAdministration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine onImplementing Online Verification of Customs Clearance Form (Announcement No. 68[2007] of General Administration of Customs) is abolished at the sametime. 

 

Hereby notify the above.

 

GeneralAdministration of Customs

May 29, 2018

 

Source: General Administration of Customs