the latest information on the new foreign trade regulations in september
The latest information on the new foreign trade regulations in September, and the updated regulations on import and export products in many countries
In September, a number of new foreign trade regulations were implemented, involving import and export product restrictions and fee adjustments in the EU, Pakistan, Turkey, Vietnam and other countries.
#New Regulations New foreign trade regulations that will be implemented from September 1. Barge surcharges will be levied in Europe from September 1.
2. Argentina has made preliminary anti-dumping rulings on China's vacuum cleaners.
3. Turkey has raised import tariffs on some electric vehicles.
4. Pakistan import ban on luxury goods
5. Amazon updates FBA delivery process
6. Sri Lanka suspends import of more than 300 goods from August 23
7. EU international procurement tool takes effect
8. Vietnam's Ho Chi Minh City implements new seaport infrastructure usage charges
9. Nepal begins Conditionally allow car imports
1. From September 1st, Europe will impose a barge surcharge
Affected by extreme weather, the water level in the key section of the Rhine, the most important waterway in Europe, has dropped to extremely low levels, which has also led barge operators to impose cargo loading restrictions on barges on the Rhine and impose a maximum of 800 US dollars / FEU. Barge surcharge.
Port of New York-New Jersey to charge container imbalance fees starting September 1
The Port Authority of New York-New Jersey announced that it will implement a container imbalance fee on September 1 this year for both full and empty containers. In order to reduce the large backlog of empty containers in the port, free up storage space for imported containers, and deal with the record freight volume brought by the transfer of freight on the west coast.
2. Argentina makes preliminary anti-dumping ruling on Chinese vacuum cleaners
On August 2, 2022, the Argentine Ministry of Production and Development issued Announcement No. 598/2022 dated July 29, 2022, regarding vacuum cleaners originating in China (Spanish: Aspiradoras, con motor eléctrico incorporado, de potencia inferior o igual a 2.500 W y de capacidad del depósito o bolsa para el polvo inferior o igual a 35 l, excepto aquellas capaces de funcionar sin fuente externa de energía y las diseñadas para conectarse al sistema eléctrico de vehículos automóviles) made an affirmative preliminary ruling on anti-dumping, preliminary It was ruled that a provisional anti-dumping duty of 78.51% of the free on board (FOB) price should be imposed on the products involved. The measures will take effect from the date of the announcement and will be valid for 4 months.
The product involved is a vacuum cleaner with a power of less than or equal to 2,500 watts, a dust bag or a dust-collecting container of less than or equal to 35 liters, and a built-in electric motor. Vacuum cleaners that operate with an external power supply and are designed to be connected to the electrical system of a motor vehicle.
3. Turkey Raises Import Tariffs on Some Electric Vehicles
Turkey issued a presidential decree in the Government Gazette on July 27, adding a 10% additional tariff to electric vehicles imported from non-customs union or countries that have not signed a free trade agreement, with immediate effect. Electric vehicles imported from China, Japan, the United States, India, Canada and Vietnam will increase the price of the additional tariffs. In addition, tariffs on electric vehicles imported from China and Japan were raised by 20%. Industry insiders in the country said that affected by this, the price of related electric vehicles will increase by at least 10%, and the Tesla Model 3 manufactured at the Shanghai plant and sold to Turkey will also apply.
4. Pakistan lifts ban on import of non-essential and luxury goods
On July 28, local time, the Pakistani government lifted the ban on imports of non-essential and luxury goods that began in May. Import restrictions on fully assembled cars, mobile phones and home appliances will continue.
Total imports of prohibited goods fell by more than 69 percent, from $399.4 million to $123.9 million, due to the ban on imports of non-essential and luxury goods, the Ministry of Finance said in a statement. The ban has also had an impact on supply chains and domestic retail.
On May 19, the Pakistani government announced a ban on the import of more than 30 non-essential and luxury goods in an effort to stabilize dwindling foreign exchange reserves and rising import bills.
5. Amazon Updates FBA Shipping Process
Amazon announced in June on the US, Europe and Japan stations that it will officially stop the existing “send/replenishment” process from September 1 and enable a new process “Send to Amazon”.
From the announcement date, when sellers create new shipments, the system will direct the process to "Send to Amazon" by default, and sellers can also access "Send to Amazon" from the delivery queue by themselves.
Sellers can continue to use the old workflow to create new shipments until August 31, but after September 1, "Send to Amazon" will be the only process for creating shipments.
It is worth noting that all shipments created by the old "ship/replenishment" process are also time-sensitive. The deadline given by Amazon is November 30, and the shipment plan that has been created before this day is still valid. Can be edited and processed.
6. From August 23, Sri Lanka will suspend the import of more than 300 kinds of goods
According to the South Asian Standard Research and Chengdu Technology Trade Measures, on August 23, the Ministry of Finance of Sri Lanka issued a government bulletin, deciding to suspend the import of chocolate, yogurt, and beauty products listed under the HS 305 code in the Import and Export Control Regulations No. 13 of 2022. And more than 300 kinds of goods such as clothing.
7. The EU International Procurement Tool comes into force
According to the Economic and Commercial Office of the Chinese Mission to the EU, on June 30, the EU Official Gazette published the text of the "International Procurement Instrument" (IPI). The terms stipulate that the IPI will come into force on the 60th day after the publication of the text in the Official Journal of the European Union, and will be legally binding on all EU member states after the entry into force. Economic operators from third countries may be excluded if they do not have an agreement with the EU to open the EU procurement market, or if their goods, services and works are not covered by this agreement and have not secured access to EU procurement procedures outside the EU public procurement market.
8. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam implements new charging standards for the use of seaport infrastructure
According to the Economic and Commercial Office of the Chinese Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, "Vietnam+" reported that Ho Chi Minh City's river port affairs stated that starting from August 1, Ho Chi Minh City will levy various projects, infrastructure structures, Fees for the use of seaport infrastructure such as service works, public facilities, etc. Specifically, for temporary inbound and outbound goods; transit goods: liquid cargo and bulk cargo not loaded in containers; LCL cargo is charged VND 50,000/ton; 20ft container is 2.2 million VND/container; 40ft container is 4.4 million VND /container.
9. Nepal starts to conditionally allow car imports
According to the Economic and Commercial Office of the Chinese Embassy in Nepal, the Republic Daily reported on August 19: The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supply of Nepal issued a notice that the import of automobiles has been allowed, but the premise is that the importer should open a letter of credit before April 26.