Category Archives: General Administration of Customs

Shanghai Customs Helps Robot Industry Get Benefit from Reform

GAC. With whir of rotary machine out from the bright windows of a clean plant, when entering the 1,000-square-meter workshop, people see mechanical arms conveying steel plates and parts without human presence; it was not a scene shown in science fiction, but one shown in Shanghai Baoshan Robot Industrial Park. Shanghai Wusong Customs House guides local leading robot manufacturers to customs

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Review of China’s Foreign Trade in the First Half of 2016

GACC. According to China Customs statistics, China’s foreign trade value ñ stood at RMB11.13 trillion in the first half of 2016, a drop of 3.3% year-on-year (similarly hereinafter). Exports amounted to RMB6.4 trillion, down by 2.1%. Imports decreased by 4.7% to RMB4.73 trillion. Trade surplus increased by 5.9% to RMB1.67 trillion. In June, China’s foreign trade totaled RMB2.04 trillion, down by

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Shenzhen Customs Seizes 12 Smugglers with Gold Bars

Customs. 08/05/2016.  Recently, by risk analysis, Shenzhen Customs at Shenzhen Bay port seized 76 gold bars of the same size weighing 76kg from within 12 outward passengers’ pockets of trousers or skirts. Averagely each (of 5 Hong Kong passengers and 7 mainland passengers) carried 6-7 hidden bars. Later, Guangdong Jewelry Test Center identified those gold bars as AU999.9 pure gold, worth

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Qingdao Customs Seizes 1,513 Pieces of Intellectual Property Right Infringing Shoes and Bags

Custom. 07/12/2016.  On June 28, Qingdao Customs announced that recently 1,513 pieces of exported shoes and bags were detained suspected of infringement on the exclusive trademarks “CHANEL” “LOUIS VUITTON” “NIKE”, “PRADA” and “GUCCI”. On May 5, a company declared to Yantai Customs (affiliated to Qingdao Customs District) to export casual shoes, purses and wallets. By cargo inspection, customs officers found out

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Review of China’s Foreign Trade in the First Half of 2016

GAC. 07/13/2016.  According to China Customs statistics, China’s foreign trade value stood at RMB11.13 trillion in the first half of 2016, a drop of 3.3% year-on-year (similarly hereinafter). Exports amounted to RMB6.4 trillion, down by 2.1%. Imports decreased by 4.7% to RMB4.73 trillion. Trade surplus increased by 5.9% to RMB1.67 trillion. In June, China’s foreign trade totaled RMB2.04 trillion, down by

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Gongbei Customs Publicizes Its Policies for Companies

GACPC. As the wholly-owned subsidiary of U.S. Emerson Electric, one of Fortune Global 500, Emerson Electric (Zhuhai) Company Limited faced a lot of problems when it first started in Zhuhai City. “Thanks to timely help from the Customs, we were able to solve some urgent problems,” said Zhong Zhuyan, Senior Logistics Supervisor of the Company. Based on enterprise actual conditions,

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Gongbei Customs Seizes Infringing Model Cars

GAC. On April 18, Jiuzhou Customs House (affiliated to Gongbei Customs District) detained a batch of infringing model cars. By investigation, these models infringed trademarks of “Ferrari”, “FORD and its mark”, “HONDA”, “JAGUAR and its mark”. Recently, a company from Zhongshan declared ordinary trade of 8,796 sets of model cars, valued at USD29, 600 intotal. But the Customs House found

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China to Simplify Approval Process for Gold Imports, Exports

MOFCOM. May 4, 2016 – 18:19 BJT (21:19 GMT)   CRI English.  China will test a new policy that aims to make the import and export of gold a lot easier, according to a statement jointly issued by the People’s Bank of China and the General Administration of Customs. The new policy, set to be tested from June 1, will allow gold

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Vice Minister Sun Yibiao Meets with Swiss State Secretary for Economic Affairs

GACC.  04/18/2016. On April 8, Vice Minister Sun Yibiao met with Ms. Marie-Gabrielle Ineichen-Fleisch, visiting Swiss State Secretary for Economic Affairs at the headquarters of China Customs. The two sides reviewed progress in Customs cooperation since the implementation of the China-Switzerland Free Trade Agreement and exchanged views on issues related to the implementation. Vice Minister Sun proposed to increase coordination through

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Mr. Huang Shengqiang Hosts the First Port Leaders’ Meeting of China, Russia and Mongolia

03/09/2016. On February 2, Mr. Huang Shengqiang, Head of National Port Administration Office of the General Administration of Customs of China hosted the First Port Leaders’ Meeting of China, Russia and Mongolia in Beijing. To materialize the Framework Agreement on the Development of China-Russia-Mongolia Border Port Cooperation, the three parties reached broad consensus through in-depth discussion on cooperative mechanisms, joint research

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