New Zealand Customs Service has issued a reminder to NZ importers to ensure they correctly declare the origin of inbound goods on import entries — particularly from Western Sahara.
“In the case of imported goods originating from Western Sahara, the country code ‘EH’ should be input in the import entry’s origin field,” stated the agency.
You may have good insurance, pay the premiums on time but then have the insurance claim denied because your employees were not trained to meet the requirements.
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If I had this info before I imported for the first time I’d saved lots of time & money
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Last week’s Commentary column explored the supply chain friction that is occurring with container detention charges one of the central issues.
In recent times, where container depots around Auckland have been full, and the truckers working for importers and forwarders have been unable to de-hire empties, arguments have erupted when detention notices have been issued.
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Import rules change on a regular basis. Find out what can cause extra delays or fees.
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One of the biggest E-commerce firms Alibaba has announced plans to establish a local office.
Alibaba Group Australia and New Zealand regional general manager Maggie Zhou confirmed that the business expects to achieve a stronger local presence.
Around 90% of the dry goods 20-foot containers (TEU) imported into New Zealand come in full with imported product.
However, around 30% of 20-foot containers (TEU) leaving New Zealand do so empty.
The shipper or shipping line that works out to close the imbalance gap would not only be making a significant contribution toward the nation’s trade surplus but to the national supply chain. The 30% of empty boxes pose a growing issue.
Wednesday, 29 May 2019 at 1 pm (NZ Time)
This is a FREE educational business webinar to help NZ importers & exporters.
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Freight importers & exporters should be worried about the cost of containers abandoned overseas for which they may be liable and how to implement safeguards to prevent this situation occurring.