New manifest rule cargo from Spain to Yantian
Since last year and in accordance with Decree No.172 of General Administration of Customs, China Customs announced a new rule of advanced manifest filing on maritime container cargo from Spain to Yantian, as well as other worldwide ports.
Shanghai and Xiamen were the first port to implement the new manifest format.
Since 1st june also Yantian launched the advanced manifest regulation wich has to be applied to all cargo from Spain to Yantian.
Even actuarlly customers are use to this operative, allways are significant changes to our current shipment processes, and we would like to remind you about:
Deadline of filing Advance Manifest 24 hours before loading from a port in a foreign country/territory.
Customers will be requested to submit Shipping Instructions (SI) within a suitable timeline prior documentation cut-off date to allow BL completion and submission to China Customs.
In order to comply with the rule, NFS will require complete and accurate shipping instructions before the documentation cut-off times.
Please contact our customer service representative for your exact documentation cut-off.
A No Doc / No Load policy will be implemented by NFS for shipments where shipping instructions are not submitted by the required documentation cut-off time.
China Customs Responses
The following responses are expected from China Customs.
Submission Acknowledgement – Acceptance or Rejection.
Do Not Load (DNL) message if and when the shipments submitted do not pass Customs scrutiny.
Do Not Unload (DNU) message if and when the shipments submitted do not pass Customs scrutiny after Customs has received and accepted the advance manifest.
Advance Manifest Submission and Amendment Fee
an Advance Manifest Submission (AMS) fee of USD 30 per BL will be applicable for every BL filed.
You may also refer to the following websites for more information:
For more information about this regulation about cargo from Spain to Yantian, please visit the links, and we will continue to update customers if there are any further developments on the new regulations. For any information concerning this rule or other information you need, please also refer to our SUPPORT department.