Sourcing Services > Customs Clearance
Origin (China) Customs handling
- Export customs clearance with China Customs
- Formalities required by other export regulatory government agencies, including export permit, export commodity inspection, and export quaranteen, etc.
- Export document and compliance management
Destination (US) Customs handling
- US Customs compliance consultation
- ISF filing - 24 hours prior to the sailing date from origin port
- Import document and compliance management
- Import Customs entry and release
or sourcing products from china, it is vital to address Customs compliance issues at the initial stage, making sure all government codes and regulations related to the products and the importation are clear. Requirements and rules of Customs and other regulatory agencies in both China and the US need to be carefully studied before proceeding on product development and the sourcing plan. Importer should never place a purchase order without thorough study of the compliance issues and concerns related to the products they intended to import.
If can be very costly if importer is not prepared for potential customs compliance issues. We have seen the lessons that Importer were notified at their surprise to pay 383% anti-dumping duty for hand trucks they shipped from China; Or, a food processing machines is rejected for entry by FDA at the discharge port, because of the toxic paint used on the machines; Or Customs release is hold for imported tractors because the VIN numbers are not registered.
We have solid experience dealing with thousands of products in most chapters of Harmonized Tariff Schedule. We have good knowledge to help importers with compliance concerns for most manufactured goods. Also we have built sufficient awareness about when it is necessary to seek assistance from professional customs broker, or even customs ruling. We are very familier with most kinds of customs procedures and document requirement for importation. We efficiently and effectively work with your suppliers in China to make sure they follow all compliance requirements.
Customs compliance may not just for the importer's side. It can be for the exporter's side as well. In this case, ChinaLINQ work with customs brokers in China to help if there is any issue.
It is to the importer great benefit now and in the future in keeping good customs records. Consult ChinaLINQ for your importation from China.