Adjustment to China Customs Advanced Manifest (CCAM) Regulations

China Customs has released Order No. 56 [2017] which adjusts the already existing “China Customs Advanced Manifest” requirements for air and sea freight shipments to and out of China with effective date 1st June 2018.
The purpose of this security filing is to provide the Chinese customs authorities with advance shipment data in order to improve their ability to detect suspicious shipments prior to their physical arrival in China.
The carriers are obliged to submit defined freight data elements to the Chinese authorities 24 hours before loading of the container vessel (sea freight) or 4 hours prior to arrival for air freight shipments. In order to be able to carry out the CCAM filing prior to the prescribed deadlines, please kindly ensure that you provide DACHSER with the requested data within the deadlines given to you by your DACHSER branch office.

Required (additional) data elements

  • Shipper`s company code*
  • Shipper`s phone number
  • Shipper`s Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) status (optional)
  • Consignee`s company name
  • Consignee`s company code*
  • Consignee`s phone number
  • Name of contact person for Consignee
  • Phone number of contact person for Consignee
  • Consignee`s Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) status (optional)
  • Notify Party`s company code (mandatory if Consignee is “to order”)
  • Notify Party`s phone number (mandatory if Consignee is “to order”)

*company code is the 18 digit Unified Social Credit Code (USCC) (for Chinese companies) or the VAT number for European companies.

In case you need further information in relation to this topic please do not hesitate to contact your local DACHSER branch office.

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