Adjustment to China Customs Advanced Manifest (CCAM) – GACC announcement No.56 - 2017-Effective 1st June 2018 (for all Chinese Ports)

 

Dear Valued Customers,

Please be advised that from 1st JUNE, Enforcement of advanced manifest submission (24Hours prior to Loading) for goods (local Import + Transshipment) discharged in ALL Chinese ports is effective without grace period. Please be careful to follow the timeline of S.I/manifest correctly. For those customers who often have x-stuffing, the container/booking miss-matching must be informed to carrier to fix in system before deadline of S.I submission. Fine/penalties/Rolling containers will occur if the regulation is violated.

“General Administration of Customs Peoples Republic of China (GACC) has released announcement (2017) No.56  adjusting rules on Manifest Data declaration items.

New requirements will allow P.R. China Customs to enhance the safety/security risks controls performed over inbound/outbound vessels and goods by means of strengthened Data declaration.

Main adjustments consist in:

  • Enforcement of advanced manifest submission (24Hours prior to Loading) for goods (local Import + Transshipment) discharged in ALL Chinese ports
  • Original Manifest data submitted must contain a detailed, complete and accurate goods description (same must be reflected under all Bills of Lading).
  • Additional data elements must be included :

 

 

New Data elements

Requirement

For Consignor (Shipper)

Company Code

Mandatory

Phone Number

Mandatory

AEO Status

Optional

For Consignee

Company name

Mandatory if not "To Order"

Company code

Mandatory if not "To Order"

Phone Number

Mandatory if not "To Order"

Contact person Name and number

Mandatory if not "To Order"

AEO Status

Optional

For Notify

Company code

Mandatory if Consignee "To Order"

Phone Number

Mandatory if Consignee "To Order"

 

New rule will be enforced on June 1st 2018 (date of loading at Foreign POL for inbound Shipments/at Chinese POL for outbound shipments).No grace period has been announced.

We rely on you to ensure a strict compliance with the above rules.

Thanks for your support so far.