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New Rules on Hand Carries Into China

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Hand carried carnet goods at baggage claimThe Chinese carnet authorities have issued new regulations governing the entry of hand-carried goods into China.

The new procedure outlines the process of registering those hand-carried items with the Council for the Promotion of International Trade which is the Chinese carnet guaranteeing association. The registration must be done within 3 days of clearing the goods through Chinese customs. This is in addition to presenting the goods and getting the carnet validated by Chinese customs upon arrival. Details of the procedure are available in the most recent China Advisory. Carnet Specialists can be consulted prior to departure from the U.S. should carnet users have questions or concerns about this new procedure: 800.ATA.2900.