15 items that the customs will inspect during the customs clearance

By justchinait
August 20, 2020

Customs inspection of cabinets will incur some additional fees, but the customs do not collect these fees, but the fees charged by the terminal, such as hanging cabinet fees, demolition fees, etc, because the customs inspection only has this cost, so the terminal generally calls these fees This is the customs inspection fee, and the terminal will issue a formal invoice. Therefore, SHIPPER pays these counter checks. Usually, customs will have an inspection notice before the inspection, and there will be an inspection report after the inspection.

Inspection is an essential means of customs supervision. Customs declaration is only a procedure. The customs will conduct spot checks on some sensitive product names based on their own experience and policies. Of course, spot checks are sometimes performed without any reason. During the inspection, the box will be opened to see whether it is consistent with the customs declaration information, product name, quantity, declared value, and other information, whether there is tax fraud, evasion of commodity inspection, and incorrect HS code classification.

Common inspection errors include:

01 Check the product name

The more error-prone thing here is the scientific name and common name of the product, and then the Chinese product name and actual product name translated from multiple meanings of English words sometimes do not match.

02 Check specifications

The error-prone point is that some factory customers put up the carton packaging specifications, and many specifications require one the largest and the smallest, and then there are two specifications for irregular product lengths, and one is above.

03 Check the quantity

It is the total quantity. Errors are caused by under-reporting and over-reporting, especially for tax refunds. The reason for the frequent errors here is that the customs declaration information is made in advance, and the data had changed and forgot to update when the container was loaded.

04 Check the weight

There are two places where weight is more prone to error.

The first is that the gross weight and net weight of bulk goods are 3%-5% higher than the actual weight.

The second is that products priced by weight only know the gross weight, but the net weight is calculated.

Many customers have total weight, and the net weight is reversed by the formula of gross weight minus net weight divided by the number of pieces not exceeding 1 or 2 kg, which results in the difference between the actual net weight. Yes, I once encountered a customer who used this method to calculate the wrong net weight. In the final inspection, the customs did not need to open the box and weigh the problem. The reason was that each of the custom-made cartons had a box mark and a box mark. The single room’s gross weight and net weight are all on the list, which is entirely incompatible with the importance of the customs declaration. This is too sloppy. It is estimated that the cartons were made in advance.

05 Check the number

The error-prone part is that the tail box, samples, and gifts are not counted. Once a customer shipped out a container of self-produced goods, and when the vessel was loaded, five boxes of other products bought by the customer were installed at the door of the cabinet, the total number of pieces There is no sum.

06 Checkmark

Some products have marks, some do not, and some scores will reflect some products. Logo information, if any, must be reflected in the customs declaration.

07 Check for infringement

As everyone knows, pay attention to distinguish between famous brand, imitation brand, brand, tag, R logo, and Logo.

08 Check the source of goods

Some factories will disclose the source information or advertising information of some products when packaging, especially when tripartite trade is prone to wrong origin information or destination information, uniquely triangular trade to Russia, do not make mistakes about the origin information. Otherwise, it cannot be cleared.

09 Check classification

Check whether the customs code is accurate, and the classification of multi-functional products should be correct. For example, a tablet with a call function should be classified as a mobile phone instead of a tablet.

10 Check the old and new

Old things cannot be exported. Flat cabinets and open-top cabinets are exposed to rain in the open. It is easy to make people misjudge that they are old, and many things in the moving and immigration offices are old.

11 Check price

The code corresponding to each type of goods imported and exported by the customs has a price range in the customs system. There are generally two ranges: the price range of the local export port and the other is the national price limit range, especially for imports. The price review is unusually strict at the time, and the export time is relatively good.

12 Sampling and inspection

This is relatively rare and is generally chemical products that cannot be judged by the naked eye and require laboratory tests.

13 Check the car body

Check the container trucks that consign containers during transportation between China and Hong Kong.

14 Check the cabinet

When inspecting the container, there is no careful inspection, and no problems can be found. Usually, it is carefully inspected when individual containers are used.

15 Whether to clip

The container contains some products not declared by the factory.

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