Import Procedure

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SGS Societe Generale de Surveillance SA is short, translated as “SGS.” It was founded in 1887, is the world’s largest and oldest non-governmental third party quality control and technical appraisal of the multinational corporations. Headquartered in Geneva, the world no 251 branches, 256 specialized laboratories and 27 000 professional and technical personnel in 142 countries product quality inspection, monitoring and assurance activities. The company claims the world’s 23 countries (mainly developing countries) of the Government to implement SGS inspection include: Angola, Argentina, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central Africa, Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ecuador, Guinea, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia. Those based on SGS’s impartiality, scientific, and technical capabilities of the full authority of the trust, entrust the implementation of SGS on imported goods, “a comprehensive regulatory scheme before shipment” (English is the Comprehensive Import Super-vision Scheme, referred to CISS), namely trade development, and inhibit the illegal import and export activities. SGS cargo customs operation is authorized by the importing country customs authorities of the Government or the Government signed an agreement with SGS, the SGS-exporting countries in the handling of goods prior to shipment inspection, the approved duty-paid price (or settlement price), tariff classification (in the importing States with the premise of HS system), the implementation of import control requirements (such as whether to apply for import license in advance, etc.), previously the Customs by the importer after the goods arrive at the importing country’s import customs inspection work performed, SGS confirmed by the real , reasonably, the report issued by notary, or “clean report” (Clean Report of Finding, referred to as CRF), as imports of goods must be declared to...
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