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Market Update: China Customs Advance Manifest (CCAM) Changes
May 31, 2018
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China Customs Advance Manifest (CCAM) Changes

Changes to CCAM Submission Requirements go into effect on June 1st, 2018.

Beginning on 01 June 2018 and as per the release of Order No. 56 [2017] by China Customs pertaining to changes in regulations to the CCAM, all parties with inbound or outbound cargo to or from China will be required to comply with the following additional regulatory requirements:china-customs-emblem

 

Additional Manifest Submission Requirements

• Submission must be made at least 24 hours prior to loading, for all vessels which are going to, via or out of any of the mainland ports in China
• Submission must also include an accurate and a total representation of all goods under the Bills of Lading (BL)

 

New Data elements Requirement
For Consignor (Shipper)

(Actual)

Company Name Mandatory
Company Code Mandatory
Phone Number Mandatory
AEO Status Optional
For Consignee (Actual) Company Name Mandatory if not “TO ORDER”
Company Code Mandatory if not “TO ORDER”
Phone Number Mandatory if not “TO ORDER”
Contact person Name and number Mandatory if not “TO ORDER”
AEO Status Optional
For Notify Company Name Mandatory if Consignee is “TO ORDER”
Company Code Mandatory if Consignee is “TO ORDER”
Contact person Name and number Mandatory if Consignee is “TO ORDER”


Note:
“Company Code” – code assigned to a registered shipper/consignee for conducting business in their country’s authority

Examples of Company Codes:

  • China – USCI (Unified Social Credit Identifier) or OC (Organization Code)
  • United Kingdom – Company Number or VAT Number
  • United States of America – CIK (Central Index Key) or EIN (Employer Identification Number)

If you think your shipments may be affected, have any questions related to this announcement, or need assistance, please contact us.  

Contact a UWL representative today at 440-356-5353 or connect with an expert via our website.