Before food and cosmetics export to China, all overseas exporters, manufacturers, and
domestic importers must apply China Customs registration in advance, after obtain the
GACC registration number, then can going through the customs clearance procedures.
So far, there are more than 300,000 overseas exporters and manufacturers, 50,000 Chinese importers have registered with China Customs.
Transcustoms.com provide express online China Customs registration
service, can obtain GACC number for overseas exporters and manufacturers within 1~2 week.
Before exporting to China, many kinds of goods need to apply for Pre-market Approval from the Chinese Government Agency.
These Pre-market Approval process usually need a few weeks, months, or even years, So you need to arrange in advance before shipping.
Otherwise, without such Approval, even if the goods have arrived at the China Customs, they will not be cleared normally, and the goods will be detained in the port till get such approval, or even be returned, causing you huge losses.
Since Aug 1, 2018, China Customs has used new 13-digits
HS code for Customs Declaration;
If use incorrect HS codes for China Customs declaration,
will resulting in the Customs Clearance failed, Cause additional
Clearance time, more storage costs, substantial fines ,
administrative penalties, even face Civil or Criminal