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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Import from China – The guidebook

Import from China

Import from China is a long and complicated process. It requires good preparation and familiarization with the reality in China. Many factors make up the whole process. Starting from supplier search and verification for the transport of goods and customs clearance. Each of these stages requires knowledge that is necessary to avoid fraud or additional, …

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What is a release for free circulation?

release for free circulation

Imports of goods from outside the European Union’s customs territory to a state member require customs clearance. For customs procedures, it is necessary to submit many documents and to pay customs duties and import sales tax. For the goods to be available legally on the target market, they must go through an authorization procedure. After …

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Rail traffic between the Port of Duisburg and Wuhan resumed

The coronavirus and restrictions implemented to fight with the pandemic have affected many industries. It has disturbed the supply chain, forcing a part of the transportation of goods to halt. As the COVID-19 subsides in China, many businesses have resumed work. Even Wuhan, considered to be the epicenter of the coronavirus, has reconnected with the …

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Poland-China – Logistical connections

Poland-China logistical connections Poland has a strategic location in the center of continental Europe, neighboring with Russia, Lithuania, Belarus, Ukraine, Slovakia, Czechia and Germany. It comes as not a surprise that Poland is the transit country for the main transport corridors between Asia and Europe. Poland connects with China mainly by maritime, rail and road …

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HS Code for food

HS Code for food

Knowledge of HS customs codes is necessary when importing or exporting goods. That is because the appropriate nomenclature code allows the product to be identified and the customs duties to be determined subsequently. Food is one of the most important areas of the economy. Due to its direct impact on human health and life, it …

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What to do when there is no CE?

Lack of CE marking on a product requiring its application is a common problem for importers. This means that it will not be possible to introduce this product to the European market (countries of the European Economic Area and Turkey). What to do if a product does not have the required CE marking? What is …

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Silk Road – disseminating an idea

The Belt and Road Initiative, also called the New Silk Road, refers to the world-famous Silk Road, which originated from the Han dynasty. China at that time traded goods with Europe – hence such a reference. Currently, the Chinese are focused on promoting a new idea. Check how they promote the New Silk Road. Joint …

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Freight Trains from China – list of countries

freight trains from china

Freight trains from China, according to the New Silk Road, are currently reaching many countries around the world. The Chinese are now betting on rail transport. It is shorter than sea transport and cheaper than air transport. In the article below, we will present to which countries currently freight trains from China arrive. Where do …

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