25.05.2018

China Customs Announcement 56 will effect on 01 Jun 2018


Chinese Customs Announcement No 56 will be valid from 1st June 2018.

According the announcement some shipment information will be mandatory:

1.    Shipper’s and Consignee’s full contact details, including contact telephone number for shipper and consignee.
2.    Valid commodity name. See examples in the attachement.
3.    Company identification number, e.g. European VAT number for shipper and Chinese business registration number of consignee (USCC), see list in the attachment.

Airline is responsible to provide all needed information to Chinese authorities 4 hours prior  flight arrival. Lacking information can cause manual customs clearance requirement or it can be even basis on return of the shipment to the origin.

How to fill in the correct information?

Instructions and examples are listed in the attachment.
Please open the attachment thru this link.

For further information, kindly contact Cargo Support, cargo.support@finnair.com.