Here the latest news on China advance manifest from MOL:
RE: Enforcement of China Customs Advance Manifest (CCAM) Regulation
Dear MOL Customers,
With regards to the official announcement made by the China Customs on September 25, 2014, we would like to bring to your attention the enforcement of the 24-hour Advance Manifest rule for all China import cargos (excluding Hong Kong and Macau) effective October 15, 2014. The 24-hour rule began its official trial run in 2009, and the new procedure is now strictly enforced for all China import cargos.
To comply with the CCAM regulation requirements, MOL again requests all customers to submit accurate and timely shipping instructions by the documentation cut-off dates advised by the MOL origin offices.
Effective December 1, 2014, an Advance Manifest Submission Fee (NSR) of USD 30 per BL will be applicable for every BL filed.
For amendment to BL after submission, an Advance Manifest Amendment Fee (NSC) of USD 40 per amendment per BL will be applicable.
The December 1, 2014 effective date applies to the following:
vessel sailing date for non Trans-Pacific shipments
cargo receiving date for Trans-Pacific shipments
For more information about CCAM, please refer to the following websites.
Decree NO.172 of the China Customs (English)
Decree NO.172 of the China Customs (Chinese)
CCAM Announcement of the China Customs (September 25, 2014)
For smooth transportation of your shipments, your immediate attention and compliance to the latest CCAM procedure is highly appreciated.
We will continue to collaborate with the China authorities and the manifest agent to keep you informed of any further updates. If you have any questions