China Customs enforces the 24-hour Advance Manifest rule
The China Customs announces on September 25, 2014 the enforcement of the 24-hour Advance Manifest rule for all China import cargos (excluding Hong Kong and Macau) effective October 15, 2014. The 24-hour rule began its official trial run in 2009, and the new procedure is now strictly enforced for all China import cargos, MOL said in its press release.
To comply with the CCAM regulation requirements, MOL again requests all customers to submit accurate and timely shipping instructions by the documentation cut-off dates advised by the MOL origin offices.
Effective December 1, 2014, an Advance Manifest Submission Fee (NSR) of USD 30 per BL will be applicable for every BL filed. For amendment to BL after submission, an Advance Manifest Amendment Fee (NSC) of USD 40 per amendment per BL will be applicable.
The December 1, 2014 effective date applies to the following:
vessel sailing date for non Trans-Pacific shipments
cargo receiving date for Trans-Pacific shipments