The Hong Kong Shippers Council today will ask the United States Customs Service to delay its latest security initiative until local exporters and forwarders have time to make adjustments.
Emery Worldwide's customs brokerage unit has announced that its ImPower programme, which eliminates manual report preparation, is available via its Web site www.emeryworld.com.
Extra staff at Chek Lap Kok have made Customs and immigration operations more efficient, the Government said yesterday.
The United States Government is believed to have a secret hit list of 54 Hong Kong companies to target with tighter import controls.
Federal Express is to launch next week an electronic shipping document, Internet Ship, in Asia, which it expects eventually will replace hand-written airway bills for Customs clearance.
CUSTOMS authorities in Taiwan plan to set up a special area by next June to speed up customs clearance for products moved by courier companies.
The new practice will cut the...
TAIWAN plans to privatise its customs clearance system in July next year, causing increases in some charges which have remained unchanged for three years.
A KEY figure in the airports industry has warned that China's economic growth will be hit unless it swiftly develops the necessary information technology and customs clearance infrastructure to...