Customs clearance in the USA

Customs clearance in the USA

When importing into the USA, understating the US’ customs clearance procedure is a must. Customs clearance in the USA is overseen by the United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP), its primary border control organization. It is required to present the CBP with multiple documents and to pay due duties. Is a Customs Broker needed? …

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AGRIM and AGREX licenses

AGRIM and AGREX licenses

AGRIM (Agricultural Imports) and AGREX (Agricultural Exports) licenses are related to the process of import and export of some agricultural products from or to countries outside the European Union. Both AGRIM and AGREX fall under Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) regulations. AGRIM and AGREX licenses The list of products subject to the AGRIM or AGREX requirements …

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Port of Rotterdam

Port of Rotterdam

Port of Rotterdam is the largest seaport in Europe. It owes its leading position in the EU and worldwide to its exceptional accessibility, even for the largest seagoing vessels. In addition, the port’s infrastructure enables the distribution of all kinds of cargo. Port of Rotterdam In 2018, the port received 4,499,591 containers, accounting for 7,571,434 …

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Photovoltaic panels

Photovoltaic panels

Solar energy is one of the most efficient sources of clean energy. It represented the second-largest absolute generation growth of all renewable technologies – the solar PV generation increased by 22% in 2019. The photovoltaic market is continuously developed, and the cost of panels is getting lower over the years. We present you essential information …

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Do I need an EORI number?

EORI number

The EORI number is a contractor’s registration and identification number. It is necessary for a bill of entry of both entering and leaving European Union goods. In practice, this means that without an EORI number, you cannot legally import or export products from the Community. To whom EORI applies? Owning an EORI number is required …

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VOCC vs. NVOCC

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Other terms useful to the ones handling the import of Asian goods, transport, or logistics are VOCC and NVOCC. These two describe the status of maritime carriers. There are some substantial differences between VOCC and NVOCC, which are explained below. VOCC (Vessel Operating Common Carrier) To put it simply, VOCC is a public maritime carrier …

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Shipping from Japan

Shipping from Japan

One of the top export countries in the world is Japan (ranked 5th). It is the 4th largest goods trading partner for the US in 2019. Japan is also the 7th largest partner for the EU exports of goods. It is also Australia’s 3rd largest source of goods imports, including machinery and transport equipment, as …

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