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COSCO SHIPPING Lines Announces:

- New China Advance Manifest Regulations and Requirements- UPDATE

(Details for All Listed Below)


China Customs Order No. 56 (2017)
Adjustment to China Customs Advance Manifest (CCAM) Regulation


May 31, 2018

Dear Valued Customer,

On May 4th, we sent a notice advising you of additional China advance manifest requirements that will become effective on June 1st, 2018. This is an update to that notice, which provides more details for your convenience. Please ensure you are fully prepared for these new regulations in order to ensure a smooth transition on June 1st.


**Please re-check with us for the most recent documentation cut-offs, as your shipment may have been booked prior to notice of the amendment of the CCAM regulation**

The following data must be provided when submitting your shipping instructions for CCAM filing.

1)  Shipper Code as per below – Mandatory (Example: EIN+EIN Number)

Country

 ISO Country Code

Identifier

United States of America

US

EIN

United States of America

US

CIK

Canada

CA

CORPORATION NUMBER

Canada

CA

EIN

Panama

PA

TRADE REGISTER NUMBER

Mexico

MX

RFC

Mexico

MX

CIK


2)  Shipper Phone Number – Mandatory

3)  Shipper AEO status (Authorized Economic Operator) – Optional (If shipper has this number, we suggest to provide it
in order to help expedite the transaction.)

4)  Consignee’s Company Name - Mandatory

5)  Consignee’s Company Code - USCI (Unified Social Credit Identification) OR OC (Organization Code) – Mandatory

6)  Consignee’s Phone Number - Mandatory

7)  Name of Contact Person for Consignee including Phone Number - Mandatory

8)  Consignee’s AEO status - Optional

9)  Notify Party’s Company Code - USCI (Unified Social Credit Identification) OR OC (Organization Code) - Mandatory if
Consignee is “To Order”.

10)  Notify Party’s Phone Number - Mandatory if Consignee is “To Order”.


Additional Notes:
•  
Information is transmitted 24 hours prior to vessel ETD from Port of Load. Make sure you submit your information timely.

• If we do not receive the information required according to the regulation based on our published documentation cut-offs, all responsibility and liability of costs incurred is for the account of the Shipper. We require this information no later than 24 hours (working day) prior to Port of Load Cut-Off.

• This applies to all shipments transiting China as well as destined to China.    

•  COSCO will send reminders for missing information; however it is the shipper’s responsibility to provide timely.  

•  If information provided is not complete, China Customs will reject the transmission. Ensure all information is complete upon submission.
 
•  If a Shipper or Consignee is a natural person instead of a company, you should provide the person’s transport document information; passport number (PASSPORT+ passport number) and/or Chinese ID number (ID+XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX).

•  COSCO will not verify the company code and shipper or booking agent is responsible to provide accurate Shipper and consignee’s company code on SI.

•  Generic descriptions such as “Agricultural Products”, “Freight All Kinds”, “Chemicals”, etc., should be avoided, and will be rejected. Please ensure you have detailed commodity description. (See below table for more examples).

Non Acceptable

Acceptable

Agricultural products(农产品)

 Long grain(籼米)

Aid consignments(援助的货物)

 

Animals(动物)

Live horses(活马)

Apparel(服装)

Dresses(连衣裙)

Appliances(电器)

TV set(电视机)

Ceramic products(陶瓷产品)

Refractory bricks(耐火砖)

Chemicals, hazardous(化学品,危险)

Red phosphorus(红磷)

Electronics(数码产品)

Video games(电子游戏机)

Equipment(设备)

 

Flooring(地板)

Wood Flooring(木地板)

Foodstuffs(食品)

Sweet biscuits(甜饼干)

Freight of All Kinds(各类杂货)

 

Gifts(礼品)

 

Iron(铁)

Iron Pipes(铁管)

Leather Articles(皮革制品)

Leather Handbags(皮革手提包)

Machines(机器)

Cuting-off machines(切割机)

Meat(肉)

Meat of swine(猪肉)

Mineral Products(矿产品)

Edible salt(食用盐)

Oil(油)

Lubricating oils(润滑油)

Personal Effects(私人物品)

 

Pipes(管)

Plastic Pipes(塑料管)

Plants(植物)

Orchid(兰花)

Plastic Goods(塑料制品)

Lavatory covers(马桶盖)

Rubber Articles(橡胶制品)

Tires(轮胎)

Sporting goods (体育用品)

 

Steel(钢)

 

Textiles(纺织品)

 

Tools(工具)

Screwdrivers(螺丝刀)

Wood(木头)

 

Wooden articles(木制品)

 

Animal products(动物产品)

 

Rubber articles(橡胶制品)

 

Glass articles(玻璃制品)

 

 

Non Acceptable

Simple letter,such as:AAAAA,Bbb, etc

Simple number,such as:12345, etc

Simple Chinese words,such as:树、皮等


We thank you for your cooperation and we will continue to send updates regarding CCAM as they are provided to us.
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Please contact your COSCO SHIPPING Lines sales representative, our North American Operations Center (NAOC) at 1-866-830-2550 or our Long Beach, CA Service Center at 1-866-502-6726 for bookings and availability.

Thank you for being a valued customer.
We appreciate your business and continued support.

COSCO SHIPPING Lines (North America), Inc
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COSCO SHIPPING Lines (North America), Inc.
North America Operation Center
15600 John F. Kennedy Blvd. Suite 400
Houston, TX 77032
Tel: 866 830 2550
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