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 The Customs Clearance Integration starts from May 1

in the Ten Cities of the Nine Provinces

Source: 14:11, April 1, 2015


( Reporter Xiaoxia) In the morning of April 1, Shaanxi Provincial Information Office, Xi'an Customs District People’s Republic of China held a news conference, announcing that in order to implement China’s development strategy of the "belt and road " and accelerate reform of close integration of the regional economy and customs clearance, General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China has decided to initiate the reform of the customs clearance integration in such a customs district of the Silk Road Economic Belt as the nine provinces and ten cities including Shaanxi. .

From May 1 this year, such ten cities as Qingdao, Jinan, Zhengzhou, Taiyuan, Xi'an, Lanzhou, Yinchuan, Xining, Urumqi and Lhasa of the nine provinces, namely, Shandong, Henan, Shanxi, Shaanxi, Gansu, Ningxia, Qinghai, Xinjiang and Tibet will achieve the customs clearance integration. According to the actual needs, enterprises could choose port for customs clearance, transit and regional integration and so on. Within this region, the restrictions for inter-regional customs declaration will be cancelled; companies could declare customs procedures at all the customs districts. The ten customs districts will recognize each other’s customs enforcement, business could “be registered at one place and declare customs clearance at different venues. A tax bond guarantee could be valid in all the customs districts of the Silk Road economic belt. Enterprises could choose each customs supervision venue of the ports or territorial customs districts for business inspection, with the electronic information for goods release procedures and automatic release by gate. "China Customs Online Service Hall" and "12360" Hotline will provide clearance, manifest status inquiry, consultation and other public services.

According to the statistics from Xi’an Customs District, Shaanxi Province has maintained a rapid development of foreign trade for three consecutive years, the dependence on foreign trade increased to 9.5 percent last year. Promoted by the strategy of “belt and road”, Shaanxi’s export to Central Asia scored 1.24 billion yuan in 2014, an increase of 79.4% over the previous year.